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Smokies drop another to Jackson, 8-4

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Smokies were able to jump ahead of the Generals in the first inning 3-0, but it was Jackson who came out on top by the count of 8-4 on Thursday night. C Victor Caratini had a big night for the Smokies going 2-for-4 with an RBI as …

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Jackson wins rain-shortened game 4-3

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Smokies and Generals began their contest under blue skies on Wednesday night, but the storms rolled over Smokies Stadium in the fifth inning forcing the game to be called. The Generals took the five-inning victory over the Smokies, 4-3. LF Mark Zagunis picked up three RBI for …

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NASCAR suspends three SCS crew chiefs

(MRN) Three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series crew chiefs were fined and suspended with Brian Pattie getting hit the hardest with a two-race suspension and a $50,000 fine. Pattie, crew chief for Greg Biffle and the No. 16 team, which was also assessed with the loss of 15 championship owner and …

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Smokies lose to Generals 10-5

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Smokies found themselves down 7-0 to the Generals after four innings and could not warrant a comeback as they fell to Jackson by the count of 10-5 on Tuesday night. Smokies’ RF Billy McKinney hit his first home run of the season while CF Jacob Hannemann was …

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Local Sports Update June 1st

Taking a brief run through your Local Sports Update, the Tennessee Smokies dropped the opener of their home series with Jackson last night, falling 10-5. The series continues at 7:05 pm Wednesday at Smokies Stadium. Read the complete summary on our website wyshradio.com. WBIR and PrepXtra have released their schedule …

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Hamlin wins XFinity Series at Charlotte

(MRN) Denny Hamlin’s Joe Gibbs Racing team made a late pit stop for four fresh tires that paid big dividends Saturday as Hamlin charged past Joey Logano after an overtime restart to claim victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway. While Hamlin’s Number-18 Toyota got new rubber, Logano and Kyle Larson declined …

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Truex dominates Coca-Cola 600

(MRN) Martin Truex Junior started from the pole and led all but eight of the four hundred laps run Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, rolling to one of the most lopsided Cup Series wins in NASCAR’s sixty-eight-year history. He darted away from the field at the drop of the green …

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Smokies top Lookouts 7-6, even series

(Tennessee Smokies)  1B David Freitas was the catalyst for the Smokies’ offense on Thursday night. The 27-year old collected a two-run triple and a two-run home run, falling a double shy of the cycle, as Tennessee held on to defeat the Chattanooga Lookouts, 7-6, at AT&T Field. With the win, …

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