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Barons blank Smokies on record-setting night

(Tennessee Smokies)  RHP Tyler Skulina allowed just two hits and one earned run over 6.2 innings, but it was not enough. Birmingham scored once in the first and twice in the seventh, as the Barons shutout the Tennessee Smokies, 3-0, on Monday night in front of 3,370 fans at Smokies …

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Cougars down Bobcats 17-13

Campbell County held off Central 17-13 in a defensive struggle. Zach Rutherford was 20 of 29 for 239 yards passing and a touchdown to Logan Phillips while running back Phillip Strunk gained 111 yards on 30 rushes and scored the Cougars’ other touchdown. The Campbell County defense was spectacular, holding …

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ORHS holds off D-B 41-28

Oak Ridge held off a late charge from Dobyns-Bennett thanks in large part to a defense that forced six turnovers and an offense that featured some highlight-reel big plays. Jordan Graham ran for 214 yards and 3 touchdowns. Tee Higgins had 6 catches for 94 yards and a touchdown. One …

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AC falls to Heritage 21-16

The Anderson County Mavericks fell to 0-2 on the season with a non-Region loss at Heritage on Friday, 21-16. The Mavs took the lead in the second quarter on a 4-yard Stanton Martin touchdown run set up by his own 69-yard pass to Thyshad Thrasher, and led the Mountaineers 7-6 …

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XFS: McDowell snags first series win

(MRN) Michael McDowell led a race-high twenty-four laps on Saturday, including the final twenty, to claim his first career victory and extend Richard Childress Racing’s winning streak to three years on Road America’s sprawling four-mile circuit. McDowell, who started second, beat runner-up … and teammate … Brendan Gaughan to the …

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SCS: Larson breaks through at Michigan

(MRN) Kyle Larson got the best of rookie Chase Elliott on the day’s final restart Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, leading the last ten laps to record his first career Sprint Cup victory. Larson was ready to pounce when the green flag flew for the final time while Elliott briefly …

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8-run fifth inning propels Smokies 11-5

(Tennessee Smokies)  Trailing 3-0, Tennessee erupted for eight runs in the bottom of the fifth inning – bringing 14 men to the plate – as the Smokies rallied to defeat the Birmingham Barons, 11-5, on Sunday night in front of 3,416 fans at Smokies Stadium. With the win, Tennessee has …

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Smokies’ win streak snapped at five

(Tennessee Smokies)  RHP Zach Hedges allowed just one earned run over six innings, while RF Lane Adams added a two-run double, but the Smokies’ five-game winning streak was snapped by the Birmingham Barons, 4-2, on Saturday night in front of 7,727 fans at Smokies Stadium. The crowd of 7,727 marks …

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