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XFS: Blaney passes Harvick late, wins at CMS

(MRN)  Ryan Blaney got the jump on race leader Kevin Harvick on the day’s final restart to claim victory Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway as Monster Energy Series drivers continue to dominate the early months of the 2017 X-finity Series. Cup Series drivers have now won eight of the first …

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MENCS: Dillon notches first career win at CMS

(MRN)  Jimmie Johnson’s fuel tank went dry on the next-to-last lap Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway and as a result, Austin Dillon went to Victory Lane. The Richard Childress Racing driver was seemingly destined to finish second as Johnson was motoring toward what would have been his eighty-third career victory. …

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Smokies batter Biloxi, 10-4

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Smokies’ offense scored 10 runs on 13 hits and cruised to a second straight victory over Biloxi 10-4 at Smokies Stadium. The sixth inning proved to be the separating inning for Tennessee as the Smokies struck for six runs. Jason Vosler, Carlos Penalver, Erick Castillo and Yasiel …

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ORT: ACHS sophomore Bishop wins state pole vault title

(Oak Ridge Today)  Anderson County sophomore Brittany Bishop won the state championship in the girls’ pole vault on Wednesday. Bishop cleared 12 feet at the 2017 TSSAA Girls’ Track State Championships at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. She had been the second-seeded pole vaulter, behind senior Taylor Pickett of …

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Smokies open series with Biloxi with literal walk-off

(Tennessee Smokies)  With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the 10th inning, Smokies’ third baseman Jason Vosler sent everyone home with a walk-off walk for the 5-4 victory. Smokies’ catcher Ian Rice was the power source of the offense on Wednesday night, sending a fastball over …

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Smokies-Barons rained out Monday

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Tennessee Smokies’ scheduled game Monday evening against the Birmingham Barons at Regions Field has been postponed due to rain. The contest will be made up as part of a to doubleheader at Smokies Stadium when the two meet again in June. Todays matchup will be made up …

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CWTS: Busch wins at Charlotte

(MRN) Kyle Busch led a race-high ninety laps, including the final forty-five, and claimed a dominating victory Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He started fourth but had his first lead of the night on Lap-3, and motored on to his second straight victory of the season and the forty-eighth …

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