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XFS: Jones wins at Dover

Erik Jones led a race-high seventy-six laps, including the final forty-three, and drove away from Darrell Wallace Junior on the final restart to notch his second win of the season on Saturday at Dover International Speedway. Jones’ margin of victory over Wallace was a second-and-a-half with Alex Bowman, pole sitter …

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CWTS: Crafton wins, assumes points lead

After five races of the 2016 Camping World Truck Series, Matt Crafton finds himself in familiar territory: atop the point standings. The two-time series champion led the final seventy-eight laps of Friday’s race at Dover International Speedway, beating Daniel Suarez to the checkered flag by a half-second to notch his …

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Smokies’ rally falls short, 5-4

(Tennessee Smokies)  Trailing 4-1, Tennessee rallied for three runs in the top of the ninth inning to tie the game and force extra innings. However, Montgomery battled back and for the third time in four games, the Biscuits walked-off, this time on a run-scoring fielder’s choice to defeat the Smokies’ …

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Local Sports Update May 13th

Inclement weather delayed some District tournament championship games on Thursday. The District 4A baseball title will be decided this afternoon beginning at 5:30 pm at Wartburg High School, where the Bulldogs will host Coalfield. The Yellow Jackets must win the first game to force a decisive second game. On the …

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Local Sports Update May 12th

High school District tournaments are in full swing. The District 3AAA baseball title was decided last night as Karns shut out Powell 6-0. Both advance to the Region tournament. Late Tuesday, Pigeon Forge won the District 3AA title, beating Union County 5-0. Both will play in the region tournament as …

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Biscuits blow out Smokies 8-1

(Tennessee Smokies) Montgomery jumped out an early 3-0 and never looked back. The Biscuits collected eight runs on nine hits, while holding the Smokies’ offense to three knocks of their own, as Montgomery defeated Tennessee, 8-1, on Wednesday night at Riverwalk Stadium. With its third straight loss, Tennessee drops to …

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Local Sports Update May 11th

Here is a look at some of the scores from Tuesday’s high school District tournaments. In District 3AAA baseball, Karns downed Central 9-1 and 7-3 to earn a shot at the District title and a berth in the Region tournament. Powell dropped its first game Tuesday to Halls 13-0 but …

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