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Local Sports Update May 23rd

Over the weekend, several area teams punched their tickets to this week’s state tournaments in Murfreesboro. In Class AAA baseball, Farragut easily advanced on Friday, clobbering Morristown East 13-0, and on Saturday former Clinton head coach Casey Taylor led the Sevier County Smoky Bears to their first state tournament appearance …

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Local Sports Update May 20th

Wrapping up your Local Sports Thursday… The Bearden Bulldogs knocked off Oak Ridge 4-1 Thursday in Knoxville to claim the Region 2AAA soccer title. Bearden will host Sevier County while Oak Ridge hits the road for a Saturday sectional round showdown at Kingsport Dobyns-Bennett at 3 pm. Weather permitting, the …

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Cove Lake 5K June 11th

The annual Cove Lake 5K will be held Saturday, June 11 at Cove Lake State Park in Campbell County. The race begins at 8 am, with registration from 6:45 to 7:30 am. The entry fee is $25 for through midnight on June 10.  The fee the day of the race …

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Local Sports Update May 19th

Several area teams woke up this morning as Region champions in high school spring sports. In Region 2AAA baseball, Farragut scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh as they stunned Powell with a come-from-behind, walk-off 6-5 win. The Admirals will host Morristown East Friday in a sectional game …

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Local Sports Update May 17th & 18th

Region titles in high school spring sports are being decided this week. Monday in Region 2AAA baseball, Farragut beat Karns 3-0 while Powell nipped Hardin Valley 2-1. Powell plays at Farragut Wednesday night at 6:30 pm for the region title. In Region 2AA on Monday, CAK eliminated Union County 8-0 …

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XFS: Jones wins at Dover

Erik Jones led a race-high seventy-six laps, including the final forty-three, and drove away from Darrell Wallace Junior on the final restart to notch his second win of the season on Saturday at Dover International Speedway. Jones’ margin of victory over Wallace was a second-and-a-half with Alex Bowman, pole sitter …

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CWTS: Crafton wins, assumes points lead

After five races of the 2016 Camping World Truck Series, Matt Crafton finds himself in familiar territory: atop the point standings. The two-time series champion led the final seventy-eight laps of Friday’s race at Dover International Speedway, beating Daniel Suarez to the checkered flag by a half-second to notch his …

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Smokies’ rally falls short, 5-4

(Tennessee Smokies)  Trailing 4-1, Tennessee rallied for three runs in the top of the ninth inning to tie the game and force extra innings. However, Montgomery battled back and for the third time in four games, the Biscuits walked-off, this time on a run-scoring fielder’s choice to defeat the Smokies’ …

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