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SCS: Harvick dominates late, wins at Bristol

(MRN)  Kevin Harvick lived up to an old nickname of “The Closer” on Sunday at Bristol, taking command in the second half of the race and leading the final seventy-one laps to notch his second victory of the season. The race ended some twenty-three hours after it originally started on …

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Wildcats roll over Dragons 56-21

The high school football season kicked off Thursday night in Clinton but the only ones celebrating were from Oak Ridge as the Wildcats throttled the Dragons 56-21. Oak Ridge’s Tee Higgins—a Clemson University commitment—lived up to the hype, catching two passes (both for touchdowns) and picking off two passes on …

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Oak Ridge 56 Clinton 21 (Stats)

Oak Ridge     21-28-7-0—56 Clinton           0-  7-7-7—21 Scoring Oak Ridge—Tee Higgins 51 pass from Johnny Stewart (Carson McGhee kick), 11:01, 1st Oak Ridge—Stewart 4 run (McGhee kick), 8:25, 1st Oak Ridge—Jordan Graham 2 pass from Stewart (McGhee kick), 2:29, 1st Clinton—Demarea Whitt 9 pass from Luke Harrison (Garrett Zody kick), 11:07, …

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Smokies’ rally falls short, 11-7

LF Chesny Young tied a season-best with four hits, while Kelly Dugan added a pinch-hit, two-run home run, but it was not enough for the Smokies. Jacksonville scored three in the first and fifth and added five more in the seventh, as the Suns defeated Tennessee, 11-7, on Thursday night …

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Smokies drop opener to Suns 5-1

(Tennessee Smokies)  RF Ian Happ had a stellar night at the plate – reaching base all four times – but his effort was not enough. Jacksonville smashed two home runs and churned out 15 hits, as the Suns defeated the Tennessee Smokies, 5-1, on Wednesday night in front of 2,465 …

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Kennedy wins Bristol Truck Series race

(MRN)  Ben Kennedy held off a late challenge from Brett Moffitt to notch his first career victory on Wednesday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kennedy started thirteenth in his Number-33 G-M-S Racing Chevrolet and led just twenty laps … but they were the ones that counted most, at the end …

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Former UT player, Clinton coach Honea passes

Ken Honea, a starting blocking back on Tennessee’s final single-wing team in 1963 and former Clinton High School football coach, died Tuesday in Chattanooga at the age of 73. He came to Tennessee after a stellar career at Chattanooga’s City High. Honea lettered at Tennessee three seasons (1961-63), playing not …

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