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ON THE AIR: Double dip from Phoenix desert

This weekend brings us another NASCAR doubleheader from the desert as the Xfinity and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ both head to Phoenix International Raceway. Saturday at 3:30, the Xfinity Series runs the DC Solar 200 as Elliott Sadler enters the weekend with a four-point lead over Ryan Reed in …

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Vols, ETSU to play at Smokies Stadium

The Tennessee Smokies have announced they will host a college baseball game featuring the University of Tennessee Volunteers and the East Tennessee State University Buccaneers on Wednesday, April 26. First pitch for the game will be at 6:00 pm as gates will open at 5:00 pm. This will be the third scheduled meeting between …

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Wildcats survive, advance to Top-2 semifinal showdown

The state boys’ basketball tournaments at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro began on Wednesday. Opening day one was a AAA quarterfinal that saw Independence knock out the young, talented Bearden Bulldogs 63-48. Independence will face Southwind, 59-40 winners over Oakland in the first AAA semifinal on Friday at MTSU. …

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Opening Day for HS baseball, softball

High school baseball and softball seasons began Monday in Tennessee. Locally, on the baseball diamond, Clinton opened the Matt Byrd era with a 10-0 win over Northview Academy, Carter slipped by Anderson County 4-3, Oak Ridge battered Gatlinburg-Pittman 13-3, King’s Academy knocked off Campbell County 7-6, and Rockwood and Grace …

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More from CHS groundbreaking

Officials, community members, donors and students gathered Monday at Clinton High School to celebrate the official groundbreaking for construction of a new, $1.6 million-dollar, multi-sport facility. The 12,000 square foot building will replace the aging football fieldhouse that was constructed in the late 1980s with what is described as a …

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HS hoops season winding down; spring sports ramping up

The girls’ high school basketball season in Tennessee wrapped up on Saturday as state titles were decided in Murfreesboro. In the AAA championship game, Riverdale capped an unbeaten season with a 66-59 win over Memphis Central. The AA title went to Upperman, 66-62 over Pearl-Cohn, while the Class A title …

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XFS: Logano wins Saturday in Vegas

(MRN) Joey Logano took his final lead fifty-five laps from the finish and kept the Number-12 Team Penske Ford in front the rest of the way Saturday in Las Vegas, successfully managing four restarts in the second half of the race to claim his twenty-eighth career victory. Logano’s winning margin …

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