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Smokies drop game one of crucial series

(Tennessee Smokies) The Smokies couldn’t find the big hit on Wednesday night, losing to the Lookouts 8-1. Tennessee mustered seven hits in the series opener while Chattanooga tallied 14 base knocks. Tennessee turned to Trevor Clifton on the mound with the Smokies needing to win four-of-five from the Lookouts in …

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AC baseball coach Downs resigns

Anderson County High School baseball coach and assistant principal Ben Downs has announced his resignation. Downs, who has spent the last 10 years guiding the Mavericks’ baseball team has accepted an administrative role in the Alcoa city school system. We wish Ben nothing but the best of luck and good …

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Smokies drop third in a row heading into pivotal series

(Tennessee Smokies) A series that started so promising, ended even more unpleasantly after Tennessee’s 8-7 loss against Jackson Tuesday night. After Jackson had taken the early 2-0 lead, Tennessee countered with three runs of their own in the third inning on a bases clearing RBI double by Jason Vosler. Rudy …

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Smokies fall at Jackson, 6-5

(Tennessee Smokies) Tennessee has been used to delivering the walkoffs in recent weeks, but tonight it was the Generals who kept responding to the Smokies punches in a 6-5 victory. Jen Ho-Tseng helped out his own cause in the third inning, singling with two outs and keeping the inning alive. …

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XFS: Keselowski passes Larson late for win at Pocono

(MRN) Brad Keselowski stalked race leader Kyle Larson down the stretch on Saturday at Pocono Raceway and made his move on the last lap, charging into the lead and taking the checkered flag for his thirty-fifth career victory and first this season. Monster Energy Series drivers continue to dominate the …

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Smokies win 2 of 3 at Jackson over weekend

FRIDAY: Yasiel Balaguert homered and doubled, AND Trevor Clifton tossed another solid outing in the Smokies 4-2 win over the Jackson Generals on Friday. Clifton tossed five innings of two run baseball. Ryan McNeil closed the game by striking out Colin Walsh  with a runner on first to give the Smokies …

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