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Baseball, softball, soccer seasons start

High school’s spring sports seasons began in earnest on Tuesday after Monday’s wet weather delayed some action. On the baseball diamond, Clinton evened its record at 1-1 by shutting out Gibbs 7-0. The Anderson County Mavericks opened their season with a 2-1 win over Central. Oak Ridge beat Halls 5-1 …

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XFinity: Busch dominates…again

Kyle Busch led all but twenty-five of two hundred laps on Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway, marching to his third straight victory. Busch started third in the Number-18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, had his first lead by Lap-6 and beat runner-up Erik Jones to the checkered flag by two-point-two seconds. …

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Sprint Cup: Harvick edges Edwards in photo finish

Kevin Harvick survived a full-contact side-by-side duel with Carl Edwards on the final lap Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway, claiming his first victory of the season in a photo finish. Harvick led the field on the day’s final restart and pulled away before a fast-closing Edwards reeled him in and …

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State tournament wrap-up, day 2

The girls’ high school basketball state tournaments continue through Saturday in Murfreesboro. On Thursday, day two of the event, quarterfinal play wrapped up in Class A and Class AA. In the first game of the day, Harriman’s first trip to state since their only other appearance in 2003, ended when …

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