Home / Local Sports (page 78)

Local Sports

XFS: Busch wins for 4th time this season

Kyle Busch continues to slice his way through the early months of the 2016 X-FINITY Series schedule, winning his fourth race of the season Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch started from the pole and led 150 of the two hundred laps, beating rookie teammate Erik Jones to the …

Read More »

Local Sports Update April 8th

Thursday was another busy day for local high school athletes. On the baseball diamond, the Halls Red Devils found a way to piece together three runs as they rallied for a 3-1 win at Clinton. Loudon knocked off Anderson County on Thursday 8-2. Elsewhere, Catholic topped Karns 12-9, Central shut …

Read More »

Smokies open season with homestand

The Tennessee Smokies have returned home to Smokies Stadium to begin the 2016 season with a five-game homestand on Thursdsay, April 7, against the Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Among the highlights for the first exciting, action-packed homestand are a magnet schedule giveaway on Opening Night, …

Read More »

Local Sports Update April 6th

Tuesday was a busy day for high school sports, so let’s head right to the scoreboard, where today we begin on the softball diamond. The Clinton Lady Dragons hammered Central 15-5 while Powell upended Anderson County 13-4. Oliver Springs outscored Jellico 11-8; Union County clobbered Pigeon Forge 16-0; Harriman downed …

Read More »

Local Sports Wrap-up April 5th

Wrapping up your high school sports scoreboard from Monday, we will once again start on the baseball diamonds of East Tennessee. Karns came in to Clinton and despite a late start to the game, showed no signs of distress due to the delay on their way to a five-inning, 16-0 …

Read More »

CWTS: Busch leads way at Martinsville

Kyle Busch had to work overtime Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway, driving away from John Hunter Nemechek on the day’s final restart to claim his forty-fifth career victory but first as a driver on the half-mile Virginia oval. Busch won there four times before as a team owner but had …

Read More »

SCS: Kyle Busch completes weekend sweep

Kyle Busch dominated the second half of Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway, leading all but twelve of the final 260 laps to notch his first Sprint Cup victory of the season. The defending Cup Series champion swept the weekend on the Virginia half-mile, also winning Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series …

Read More »

Local Sports Update April 1st

It was light night of local sports Thursday, in part due to the rain that moved through the area, but here is a look at the handful of baseball scores we have for you. Central blanked Fulton 10-0, Sevier County edged Powell 3-1 and Gibbs defeated Danville (KY) 7-4. On …

Read More »