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Local Sports Update April 21st

It was a light night for local sports on Wednesday. On the high school baseball diamond, Clinton ran its winning streak to three in a row with an 11-0 win over Union County; Karns beat Campbell County 12-2 and Central topped Gibbs 5-1. Tonight the NHL playoffs continue and first …

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SCS: Edwards triumphant at Bristol

Carl Edwards lead two-hundred and seventy-six laps to pick up his first win of the 2016 season and fourth win at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Sunday’s Food City 500. Starting from the pole, Edwards maintained good track position throughout the race, piloting his Number-19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to …

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OR’s Nickle to walk on at Virginia Tech

Oak Ridge High School’s All-State punter Brandon Nickle will be taking his talents to Blacksburg, Virginia this fall as he has accepted preferred walk-on status from Virginia Tech. With only punter on the Hokies’ roster, Nickle could step in and compete right away for the starting punter’s job. Nickle accepted …

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Local Sports Update April 12th

Checking out Monday’s high school baseball scoreboard, we see that Oak Ridge topped Anderson County 5-4 in game one of a District doubleheader that concludes at 2:30 this afternoon on WYSH & WQLA. It’s Anderson County’s annual in-school game and area military veterans will be honored before the game. Elsewhere, …

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SCS: Busch completes weekend sweep in Texas

Kyle Busch stormed past race leader Martin Truex Junior thirty-three laps from the finish and kept his Number-18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in front the rest of the way to claim his second victory of the season on Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch led only thirty-four laps, but …

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XFS: Busch wins for 4th time this season

Kyle Busch continues to slice his way through the early months of the 2016 X-FINITY Series schedule, winning his fourth race of the season Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch started from the pole and led 150 of the two hundred laps, beating rookie teammate Erik Jones to the …

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Local Sports Update April 6th

Tuesday was a busy day for high school sports, so let’s head right to the scoreboard, where today we begin on the softball diamond. The Clinton Lady Dragons hammered Central 15-5 while Powell upended Anderson County 13-4. Oliver Springs outscored Jellico 11-8; Union County clobbered Pigeon Forge 16-0; Harriman downed …

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Local Sports Wrap-up April 5th

Wrapping up your high school sports scoreboard from Monday, we will once again start on the baseball diamonds of East Tennessee. Karns came in to Clinton and despite a late start to the game, showed no signs of distress due to the delay on their way to a five-inning, 16-0 …

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CWTS: Busch leads way at Martinsville

Kyle Busch had to work overtime Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway, driving away from John Hunter Nemechek on the day’s final restart to claim his forty-fifth career victory but first as a driver on the half-mile Virginia oval. Busch won there four times before as a team owner but had …

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