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2018 high school football schedules

The 2018 high school football season kicks off the weekend of August 17th. We have posted the schedules for Clinton, Anderson County, Campbell County, Jellico, Oak Ridge and Oliver Springs on our website. Here are some highlights from this year’s slate. Clinton begins year two of the Randy McKamey era …

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Smokies rally to beat Barons, 5-3, even series

(Rob Harvey, Tennessee Smokies) The Smokies defeated the Barons on Monday night 5-3 as they tied the series up going into the finale. Trent Giambrone and Yasiel Balaguert led the offense with two hits apiece. Thomas Hatch was the starter for the Smokies and struggled with his control early on. …

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MENCS: Tire gamble pays off when rain falls for Bowyer

(MRN) Clint Bowyer celebrated his 39th birthday twelve days ago and Sunday afternoon, “Mother Nature” delivered a belated gift – a rain-shortened victory at Michigan International Speedway. After briefly dueling with Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick early in the third stage … with rain approaching, Bowyer held the race lead …

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XFS: Dillon wins rain-delayed, shortened Michigan race

(MRN) Austin Dillon led a one-two sweep for Richard Childress Racing to win Saturday’s rain-shortened race at Michigan International Speedway, leading the final three laps to claim his ninth series victory. After posting top-ten finishes in each of the first two stages, Dillon grabbed his first lead early in the …

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Two more Smokies named to All-Star Team

(Tennessee Smokies) The Southern League has announced that Craig Brooks and Jason Vosler of the Tennessee Smokies have been added to the roster for the 2018 Southern League All-Star Game. Trevor Clifton was previously named to the All-Star team, but is unable to participate due to being promoted to AAA …

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Smokies give up late lead, fall in extras in finale

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Tennessee Smokies lost to the Jackson Generals 6-5 in the final game of the road series on Friday. After tying the game in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Generals walked off in the bottom of the tenth inning. Tennessee jumped in front early when Trey Martin …

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