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XFS: Sadler wins after last-lap crash

(MRN)  After six straight victories by Sprint Cup drivers to open the season, X-FINITY Series regulars have taken their series back in recent weeks with two wins in the last three races – including Elliott Sadler’s dramatic victory on Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. Sadler tapped the rear bumper of …

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SCS: Keselowski survives crash-filled Sunday

(MRN)  Brad Keselowski snapped Carl Edwards’ two-race winning streak on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, surviving a near-record number of cautions to notch his second victory of the season and take a firm hold on one of the sixteen spots available in the post-season Chase. Keselowski started seventh and led a …

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Local Sports Update April 29th

Here is a look at Thursday’s local sports scoreboard. On the high school baseball diamond, Webb downed Anderson County 12-3; Bearden blanked Oak Ridge at Farragut 3-0; Farragut beat Gibbs 6-5; Union County goy by Cumberland Gap 2-1; Rockwood shut out Oliver Springs 12-0; Harriman swept a doubleheader from Scott …

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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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