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Local Sports Update April 28th

Here is a rundown of Wednesday’s local high school baseball and softball action. On the baseball diamond, Catholic downed Clinton 7-2 in Knoxville; Anderson County was shut out for the third consecutive game, this time by Central 6-0; and Oak Ridge celebrated Senior Night by beating Campbell County 12-2. On …

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Smokies sweep Bay Bears, earn day off

(Tennessee Smokies) After a slow start the season, 3B Jeimer Candelario broke out of his slump in a big way over the last few days. The 22-year old blasted wrapped up his stellar series with a three-run home run and collected a career-high-tying six RBI, as the Tennessee Smokies tallied …

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Local Sports Update April 27th

Here is a look at Tuesday’s Local Sports Scoreboard. On the high school baseball diamond, Clinton won its fourth game in a row after snapping an 11-game losing streak, as they won at William Blount 1-0. Elsewhere, Karns shut out Anderson County for a second straight night, beating the Mavericks …

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Young, Blackburn honored by Southern League

The Southern League announced Monday that Tennessee Smokies IF Chesny Young and RHP Paul Blackburn have been named the circuit’s Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for the time period between April 18-24. This is the second consecutive week that a Tennessee player has taken home Player of the …

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Local Sports Update April 26th

Here is a look at Monday’s Local Sports Scoreboard. On the baseball diamond, Karns crushed Anderson County 16-0; Central got past Oak Ridge 7-6; Gibbs shut out Campbell County 10-0 and Powell nipped Halls 4-3. Oliver Springs took game one of a doubleheader with Scott County 7-5 but dropped game …

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Smokies win 4th in a row, down Bay Bears 6-5

(Tennessee Smokies) After failing to drive in a run since opening night, 1B Victor Caratini reasserted his presence in a big way. The switch-hitter racked up a career-best four RBI, including the go-ahead, two-run double in the top of the sixth inning, as the Tennessee Smokies tallied their fourth-straight victory …

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Local Sports Update April 25th

Let’s wrap up your Local Sports weekend. Friday on the high school baseball diamond, Carter beat Campbell County 13-1; Karns dealt Union County an 8-1 defeat and Rockwood knocked off Sale Creek 9-5. Saturday saw Anderson County beat Seymour 5-1 and Heritage 9-3; Oak Ridge beat Gatlinburg-Pittman 3-0, then beat …

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SCS: Edwards wins for second time in a row

(MRN) Carl Edwards nudged race leader … and teammate … Kyle Busch out of the way on the final lap of Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway – driving on to his second straight victory and giving Joe Gibbs Racing a sweep of the first three short-track races …

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