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Biscuits walk off against Smokies

(Tennessee Smokies)  LHP Rob Zastryzny turned in his best Double-A start, as he unfurled seven innings of one-run baseball. However, Tennessee’s offense could not get going. In the ninth, LF Granden Goetzman smacked a one-out, walk-off RBI double to give the Montgomery Biscuits a 2-1 win over the Smokies on …

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Byron, 18, wins CWTS at Kansas

(MRN) William Byron was in the right place at the right time Friday night at Kansas Speedway, advancing from third place to Victory Lane after contact on the final lap sent front-runners Johnny Sauter and Ben Rhodes up the track and toward the wall as Byron motored past. The night’s …

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Kyle Busch takes SCS race at Kansas

(MRN) Kyle Busch passed Tony Stewart for his final lead of the night thirty-seven laps from the finish and kept the Number-18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in front the rest of the way Saturday at Kansas Speedway, notching his third victory of the season. Busch started sixth, took his first …

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Local Sports Update May 9th

High school spring sports tournaments are underway. Here is how area teams fared this weekend. On the baseball diamond, the District 3AAA tournament on Friday saw Central beat Anderson County 7-6 and Karns beat Clinton 11-1, with both of those games at Karns. At Gibbs on Friday, Powell no-hit the …

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Local Sports Update May 6th

Thursday was a busy day for local sports so let’s get right to the scoreboard. The District 3AAA softball tournament began Thursday at Anderson County. The homestanding Lady Mavs handled Karns 12-3 while Gibbs shut out Campbell County 15-0. Karns and Campbell County square off Saturday at 10 am in …

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Local Sports Update May 5th

High school athletes are getting ready for District tournaments around East Tennessee. The District 3AAA baseball tournament gets underway on Friday with games at two sites: Karns and Gibbs. Friday at 5:30 pm at Karns, Central faces Anderson County, followed by Clinton and the homestanding Beavers. At 5:30 Friday at …

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Smokies rally, but fall 8-7 at home

The Smokies put together a comeback that was highlighted by a three-run home run by 1B Kelly Duggan in the fifth inning after they fell behind early, but ultimately it was the Braves who came out on top by the score of 8-7. With the loss the Smokies fall to …

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Local Sports Update May 4th

Here is a look at Tuesday’s local sports scoreboard. On the baseball diamond, the Clinton Dragons defeated Campbell County 5-4 in the play-in game of the District 3AAA tournament. With the win, the Dragons qualify for the double-elimination tournament that starts Friday while the loss sent the Cougars packing until …

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Peanut-free night at Smokies Park

Potentially deadly food allergies affect an estimated one in every 13 children, and many adults as well. Those allergies can keep them from taking part in activities many of us would never think about– like attending a baseball game. At most games, peanuts cover the floor and the concession stand. …

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