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Smokies rally, but fall 8-7 at home

The Smokies put together a comeback that was highlighted by a three-run home run by 1B Kelly Duggan in the fifth inning after they fell behind early, but ultimately it was the Braves who came out on top by the score of 8-7. With the loss the Smokies fall to …

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Local Sports Update May 4th

Here is a look at Tuesday’s local sports scoreboard. On the baseball diamond, the Clinton Dragons defeated Campbell County 5-4 in the play-in game of the District 3AAA tournament. With the win, the Dragons qualify for the double-elimination tournament that starts Friday while the loss sent the Cougars packing until …

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Peanut-free night at Smokies Park

Potentially deadly food allergies affect an estimated one in every 13 children, and many adults as well. Those allergies can keep them from taking part in activities many of us would never think about– like attending a baseball game. At most games, peanuts cover the floor and the concession stand. …

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Smokies’ Young named SL Player of Month

(Tennessee Smokies) The Southern League announced Tuesday that Tennessee Smokies IF Chesny Young has been named the Southern League Player of the Month for April. This season, Young was previously named the Southern League’s Player of the Week for the week of April 18-24. The Smokies did not have a …

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Wandell signs with Maryville College

Friday at Clinton High School, Lady Dragon basketball and volleyball standout Kelley Wandell signed her National Letter of Intent to play volleyball at Maryville College. Kelley is a fantastic student and an outstanding athlete, but more importantly, is a terrific kid from a great family. Congratulations to Kelley Ann Wandell …

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Local Sports Update May 2nd

Here is your Local Sports Update for this past weekend. On the high school baseball diamond on Friday, Rockwood hammered Oliver Springs 14-3; Dobyns-Bennett took care of Powell 5-4; Coalfield destroyed Jellico 21-0; Jefferson County defeated Halls 6-4; Karns nipped Cookeville 6-5; Union County got past Cumberland Gap 7-6 and …

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XFS: Sadler wins after last-lap crash

(MRN)  After six straight victories by Sprint Cup drivers to open the season, X-FINITY Series regulars have taken their series back in recent weeks with two wins in the last three races – including Elliott Sadler’s dramatic victory on Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. Sadler tapped the rear bumper of …

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SCS: Keselowski survives crash-filled Sunday

(MRN)  Brad Keselowski snapped Carl Edwards’ two-race winning streak on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, surviving a near-record number of cautions to notch his second victory of the season and take a firm hold on one of the sixteen spots available in the post-season Chase. Keselowski started seventh and led a …

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