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MENCS: Johnson wins for 7th time at Texas

(MRN)  The seven-time series champion is now a seven-time winner at Texas Motor Speedway as Jimmie Johnson won the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Sunday… Johnson, after spinning during the first round of qualifying on Friday, had to start in the back of the field on Sunday after the Loews team …

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Local sports scoreboard

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL SCORES (Friday) Clinton 13-4 Oliver Springs 4-3 Walker Valley 10 Anderson County 0 Coalfield 13 Campbell County 3 Sweetwater 11 Midway 8 Union County 6 Green County 4 Halls 7 South-Doyle 3 Powell 7 Sullivan South 5 (Saturday) Richland 8 Clinton 5 Giles County 6 Clinton 1 …

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Local sports scoreboard

Weather made for another light night of local high school sports. On the baseball diamond, the Anderson County Mavericks completed the regular season sweep of Clinton, beating the Dragons 3-1. On the softball diamond, Anderson County fell to Powell 6-1. On the soccer pitch, Anderson County downed Gibbs 3-1, Campbell …

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Smokies open season with road loss

(Tennessee Smokies)  Opening night fireworks were not the theme tonight. It was a pitchers duel early, before the home team found enough offense late to get past Tennessee. Zach Hedges was tested early, allowing three straight singles before recording his first out of the season. Trailing 1-0 with runners on and …

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Local Sports Scoreboard

It was a light night of local high school sports but here is a quick look at the scoreboard. BASEBALL: Union County 3 Carter 2…Halls 10 Karns 5 SOFTBALL: Powell 3 Halls 1 THURSDAY SCHEDULE BASEBALL: Clinton at Anderson County Campbell County at Coalfield Harriman at Kingston Rockwood at Oakdale …

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Smokies announce Opening Day roster

The Tennessee Smokies, in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, have announced their initial 2017 Opening Day roster for the upcoming 2017 campaign, which includes a couple of top pitchers in the Cubs’ farm system. The roster comprises of 14 pitchers, three catchers, four infielders, and five outfielders, with the team’s …

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Tuesday sports scores

Tuesday was a busy day for area high school baseball teams. Anderson County 4 Clinton 0 Oak Ridge 9-6 Campbell County 3-3 Oneida 2-5 Oliver Springs 0-0 Meigs County 10-8 Midway 3-3 Rockwood 5 Harriman 0 Harriman 3 Rockwood 1 Union County 8 Carter 3 Kingston 9 Alcoa 8 Halls …

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CWTS: Elliott takes checkers at Martinsville

(MRN)  Pole sitter Chase Elliott got the best of Johnny Sauter on the day’s final restart Saturday at Martinsville Speedway then drove off to victory, beating the defending series champion to the checkered flag by one-point-eight seconds. Elliott had passed Christopher Bell for his final lead of the afternoon seventeen …

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