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Smokies drop both games of doubledip at Biloxi

(Tennessee Smokies) The Smokies were swept by the Shuckers on Thursday night in a doubleheader. Tennessee fell 2-1 in the first game, and 4-1 in game two as the offense failed to heat up in the rainy conditions. Keegan Thompson received the start in game one of the doubleheader and shut the …

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Smokies to honor first responders

(Smokies press release) The Tennessee Smokies have announced that the team will be hosting a night honoring first responders on September 1, 2018. FOX First Responders Night, presented by 9-1-1 will include a special pregame ceremony recognizing select first responders who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Each …

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CWTS: Briscoe squeaks out victory on Eldora dirt

(MRN) Chase Briscoe raced side-by-side with teammate Grant Enfinger through two laps of overtime on Wednesday night before putting the nose of his ThorSport Racing Ford in front at the finish to claim victory at Eldora Speedway. The winning margin was a scant thirty-eight one-thousandths of a second, making Briscoe’s …

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CWTS: Kentucky native Rhodes wins in the Bluegrass State

(MRN) Thursday night was “Home, Sweet Home” for 21-year-old Ben Rhodes as the Louisville native drove to victory at Kentucky Speedway, giving Ford its first win of the 2018 season. Rhodes started third, won the first stage and then reasserted himself midway through the final stage – taking his last …

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Smokies fall to Barons in series opener

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies lost 8-5 in game one of the series against the Birmingham Barons at Smokies Stadium on Thursday. Tennessee’s pitching was not able to limit the Barons bats throughout the game. Birmingham jumped out to an early lead on an RBI-groundout in the top of the second …

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