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OR’s Nickle to walk on at Virginia Tech

Oak Ridge High School’s All-State punter Brandon Nickle will be taking his talents to Blacksburg, Virginia this fall as he has accepted preferred walk-on status from Virginia Tech. With only punter on the Hokies’ roster, Nickle could step in and compete right away for the starting punter’s job. Nickle accepted …

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Smokies lose lead, fall at Birmingham

(Tennessee Smokies) Tennessee jumped out to an early for lead for the second night, but on this evening could not hold it.  With the game tied at three in the eighth, Barons’ RF Josh Richmond ripped a go-ahead, two-run double as Birmingham defeated the Smokies, 5-3, on Thursday night at …

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Local Sports Update April 14th

Checking out the Local Sports Update, Wednesday (April 13th) was a busy day across the sports landscape, locally and nationally. Locally on the high school baseball diamond, Webb defeated Anderson County 11-2; Powell toppled Oak Ridge 4-2; Cumberland Gap edged Campbell County 6-5; Karns nipped Gibbs 2-1 and central outscored …

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Smokies blast Barons 7-3

Smokies’ RF Bijan Rademacher jump started the team’s offense, as he drove in four runs, including a three-run home run in the fourth, as Tennessee snapped its three-game losing streak by defeating the Birmingham Barons, 7-3, on Wednesday night at Regions Field. With the win, Tennessee improved their early season …

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Local Sports Update April 13th

It was another busy day for high school athletes, especially on the baseball diamond, which is where we start today’s Local Sports Update. On WYSH & WQLA Tuesday, you heard Ryan Moog hit a walk-off, bases-loaded single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Anderson County Mavericks …

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Smokies rally from 4-0 deficit, fall in 9th

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies battled back from an early 4-0 deficit to tie the game up in the eighth inning, but it was not enough. With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the ninth, Barons’ 2B Joey DeMichele ripped a walk-off RBI single to give …

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Local Sports Update April 12th

Checking out Monday’s high school baseball scoreboard, we see that Oak Ridge topped Anderson County 5-4 in game one of a District doubleheader that concludes at 2:30 this afternoon on WYSH & WQLA. It’s Anderson County’s annual in-school game and area military veterans will be honored before the game. Elsewhere, …

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Mobile rallies for 5-4 win in series finale

(Submitted)  The Tennessee Smokies jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, but the Mobile BayBears battled back for three in the fifth and two more in the eighth to snag the rubber match of the season-opening, five-game series, 5-4, in front of 7,328 fans. The crowd of 7,328 marks the …

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Local Sports Update April 11th

It was another busy weekend of local sports and here is a look at the scoreboard. On the baseball diamond Friday, Sullivan South beat Clinton 12-3; Fulton blanked Campbell County 2-0; Union County got by Oak Ridge 13-12; Harriman crushed Oakdale 11-2; Oakdale got by Harriman 4-3; CAK beat Karns …

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