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Blue Wahoos take series opener, 5-1

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies fell to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos 5-1 on Thursday night at Smokies Stadium. The game was shortened to 8.1 innings as rain hit with one out in the ninth inning, ending the game. Matt Swarmer was the starter for the Smokies on Thursday night and …

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High school football polls full of area squads

Here is how area high school football teams fared in this week’s AP polls. In Class 6A, last week’s #2 team, Maryville, is now #1 after knocking off previously-top-ranked Oakland, which fell to #2. Farragut clocked in at #7. In Class 5A, no change in the top three spots, where …

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Smokies’ Short named Southern League Postseason All Star

(Tennessee Smokies) Wednesday afternoon the Southern League announced its Postseason All-Stars for the 2018 regular season. Among the honorees was Tennessee Smokies infielder, Zack Short. Zack Short joins the Postseason All-Star Team after an impressive season with the club. The 23 year-old has appeared in 119 games leading intoThursday night’s matchup …

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Smokies drop final road game of 2018, 9-5

(Tennessee Smokies) The Montgomery Biscuits defeated the Tennessee Smokies 9-5 on Tuesday in Montgomery. Tennessee’s offense was unable to keep up in the final road game of the year. P.J. Higgins opened the scoring in the top of the first inning, as he reached on a fielding error and Wynton …

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Smokies beat Biscuits, 3-1, snap 6-game skid

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies defeated the Montgomery Biscuits 3-1 on Monday night in Montgomery. The win broke the Smokies six-game losing streak and gave them their first win of the series. Michael Rucker got the start for the Smokies and earned a no decision. Rucker pitched five innings, allowing …

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Dragon comeback comes up just short at Seymour

Seymour 35 Clinton 34…Trailing on three separate occasions by 21 points, the Clinton Dragons scored the game’s last 20 points before a game-winning two-point conversion run by Luke Harrison was called back for holding and the subsequent retry of the conversion resulted in an incomplete pass. Seymour led 21-0 at …

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CWTS: Haley wins playoff opener

(MRN) When teammates tangled in the final turn of the final lap while battling for the win on Sunday, G-M-S Racing’s Justin Haley was in the right place at the right time to take advantage and claim victory as the 2018 playoffs opened with fireworks at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. …

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