Home / Local Sports (page 10)

Local Sports

Boys’ high school basketball state tournament results Wednesday

Boys’ high school basketball state tournament results Wednesday March 14: AAA quarterfinals:  Whitehaven 53 Powell 36…Memphis East 52 Blackman 33…Clarksville NE 56 Riverdale 36…Bearden 61 Mt. Juliet 43. AAA semis Friday: Clarksville NE vs. Whitehaven…Bearden vs. Memphis East. A quarterfinals: North Greene 82 Oakdale 72 (OT)…Douglass 70 Clay County 67. …

Read More »

Spring sports underway for high schools

High school spring sports get underway this week. Here is a look at how some area teams fared on Day One of the new season. On the baseball diamond, Halls shut out Clinton 20-0, Oak Ridge squeaked by Anderson County 6-5, Powell knocked off Central 8-2 and Lookout Valley doubled …

Read More »

XFS: Keselowski stands tall in desert

(MRN) Brad Keselowski took his final lead of the race twenty-two laps from the finish and kept the Number-22 Team Penske Ford in front the rest of the way to claim victory on Saturday at I-S-M Raceway in Phoenix. Keselowski started on the front row, finished third in the opening …

Read More »

MENCS: Harvick wins third straight

(MRN) Kevin Harvick continued an early-season march through the NASCAR schedule with his third straight victory on Sunday, winning at I-S-M Raceway in Phoenix. Harvick’s path to victory was much different in Arizona than the one he had traveled the previous two weeks in which he led two-thirds of the …

Read More »

Smokies release 2018 promotional schedule

(Tennessee Smokies pres release)  The Tennessee Smokies have announced their 2018 promotional schedule for the upcoming season. The team also announced that individual game tickets will go on sale on March 14 on all platforms offered by the Smokies. The promotional schedule includes 17 firework shows throughout the season, theme nights, and …

Read More »

High school basketball girls’ state tourney update

Day 2 of TSSAA Girls’ State Tournament at MTSU: A Quarterfinals: Unaka 61 Wartburg 54…Summertown 52 Dresden 29. A Semifinals Friday: Huntingdon vs. Greenfield…Summertown vs. Unaka. AA Quarterfinals: Westview 41 Alcoa 36…Haywood 67 Gatlinburg-Pittman 56…Upperman 62 East Nashville 51…Macon County 75 Cheatham County 55. AA Semifinals Friday: Macon County vs. …

Read More »

State tourney underway at MTSU

Here is how Day One of the TSSAA Girls’ Division I Basketball Tournament played out on Wednesday. AAA Quarterfinals: Bearden 77 Arlington 50…Riverdale 77 Ravenwood 50…Bradley Central 56 Daniel Boone 27…Houston 70 Mt. Juliet 54. AAA Semifinals Friday: Bearden (29-7) vs. Riverdale (34-1)…Houston (27-5) vs. Bradley Central (33-0). A: Greenfield …

Read More »

Mr., Miss Basketball winners announced

The top girls and boys basketball players in five classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association were honored by being named the winners of the Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards. The awards presentation took place on the floor of Murphy Center on the campus of MTSU on Tuesday, March 7 …

Read More »

Boys’ hoops teams punch tickets for state tourney

The boys’ field has been set for next week’s state basketball tournament in Murfreesboro following Monday night’s substate games, which saw five of the six Region 2 teams who played punch their tickets to MTSU. In Class AAA, Region 2 runners-up Powell sprang the upset in Johnson City, knocking off …

Read More »