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Smokies skewer Jumbo Shrimp thanks to 5-run 7th

(Tennessee Smokies) Tennessee exploded for a five run seventh inning and received a quality performance from Brett Anderson who rebounded nicely after a tough start in a 9-3 win. Anderson made rehab start number five of the season for Tennessee and struggled through his first inning of work. Jacksonville sent …

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Smokies blasted in opener at Jumbo Shrimp

(Tennessee Smokies)  Coming off back-to-back quality starts, Preston Morrison had his shortest outing of the second half, and the bullpen failed to weather Jacksonville’s offensive storm in a 10-6 loss. Jacksonville sent eight batters up to the plate in a three run first inning and seven more to the plate …

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CHS multi-sport complex coming along

The Hollingsworth Sportsplex, the multi-use facility being built on the campus of Clinton High School, is still on schedule to be ready for use by early September. The new facility will be used by not only the school’s football, baseball, softball, wrestling and soccer teams, but also by the school’s …

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New faces in new places

Anderson County High School has a new baseball coach and it will be familiar face to local sports fans. Anderson County native and member of the ACHS Class of 2007 Cory Stooksbury has been named to replace Ben Downs, who stepped down earlier this summer after ten years. Stooksbury was …

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Smokies walk-off (again) against BayBears

(Tennessee Smokies)  Cael Brockmeyer delivered a walk-off RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning, allowing Daniel Spingola to score, giving the Smokies a 3-2 win over the BayBears. With the win, Tennessee took the series over Mobile. Kyle Hendricks, Cubs’ Game 7 starter in last year’s World Series …

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XFS: Busch dominates in New Hampshire

(MRN)  In Loudon, New Hampshire, the NASCAR X-finity Series was able to do the one thing that they haven’t been able to accomplish since June twenty-fourth at Iowa Speedway, finish a race on the day it was scheduled. Kyle Busch won the Overton’s 200 Saturday afternoon from the pole, in …

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