May. 13, 2014 @ 09:16 PM

Locals suffer tough losses in region tennis finals

A day after needing treatment for dehydration following a three-hour victory, Garrett Byrd couldn’t keep his season going.

May. 13, 2014 @ 12:11 AM

Smokies fall to Jackson

Jackson’s John Hicks hit a game tying double and Mike Dowd hit a two-run home run in the eighth as the Generals came back to beat the Smokies 8-6 at Generals Park on Monday night. Smokies’ reliever Austin Kirk suffered his first blown save and allowed four runs over two innings in the loss.


May. 12, 2014 @ 10:48 PM

Pigeon Forge falls in region semifinal to Catholic

Pigeon Forge knew it faced a challenge by being paired against Catholic in the Region 2-AA baseball semifinals on Monday in Knoxville.

May. 12, 2014 @ 10:45 PM

Sevier County returns to Region 1-AAA final

Sevier County topped Science Hill 8-2 in a Region 1-AAA Tournament semifinal Monday night at Cliff Davis Field.

May. 12, 2014 @ 09:32 PM

Seymour's season comes to an end in 8-2 loss to Daniel Boone

Thirty-two wins and a perfect regular season in District 2-AAA were of little consolation for the Seymour softball team on Monday.

May. 12, 2014 @ 09:05 AM

Smokies rally to beat Jackson, 17-13

 The Smokies erased a six-run, first-inning deficit with three runs in the second, one in the third and eight in the fourth as they came from behind to defeat the Generals 17-13 in Jackson on Sunday night. Rubi Silva was 4-for-6 with five runs batted in and Jorge Soler was 2-for-5 with four batted in for Tennessee.

May. 11, 2014 @ 12:46 AM

Bruno power Smokies to win

Tennessee second baseman Stephen Bruno set single game career highs with four hits, four runs batted in and two home runs in Tennessee’s come-from-behind 10-6  win versus the Jackson Generals on Saturday night at Generals Park.

May. 11, 2014 @ 12:46 AM

Sevier County sends relay team, two individuals to state in 400 meters

Hunter Miniard called it a man’s race.

May. 09, 2014 @ 10:43 PM

Smokies fall to Barons, 6-2

Barons starting pitcher Terry Doyle retired each of his final 14 batters faced, while catcher Kevan Smith recorded three hits and drove home two runs as Birmingham thwarted a late Smokies comeback attempt to avoid a series sweep and top Tennessee 6-2 on Friday night at Smokies Stadium.

May. 08, 2014 @ 10:48 PM

Smokies win fourth straight against Birmingham

 Tennessee right fielder Jorge Soler drove in two runs and reached base four times, while third baseman Kris Bryant launched his third longball in two nights and center fielder Jae-Hoon Ha delivered the game-winning two-run single in the Smokies’ 5-4 toppling of the Birmingham Barons on Thursday night at Smokies Stadium.

May. 08, 2014 @ 09:57 PM

South-Doyle grabs District 2-AAA title from Seymour with three in the seventh

Breaking out of a defensive standoff in which neither team could shift momentum, South-Doyle scored three runs in the top of the seventh to shut out Seymour, 3-0, and claim the District 2-AAA Softball Tournament on Thursday at Seymour Middle School.

May. 08, 2014 @ 03:49 PM

Austin Conner's 10th-inning homer lifts Sevier County to District 2-AAA title

Austin Conner wasn’t sure if the ball would get out of the park.

May. 06, 2014 @ 11:29 PM

Sevier County's Will Jones holds on to win district title

 Sevier County’s Will Jones held on in the third set against Morristown West’s Parker Ashford to win his second straight District 2-AAA singles title on Tuesday, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4.

May. 06, 2014 @ 10:55 PM

G-P, Pigeon Forge can't avoid elimination

 Facing elimination against a county rival, the Pigeon Forge softball team let its opponent make the mistakes.

May. 05, 2014 @ 10:52 PM

Pigeon Forge doesn't win district, but keeps playing

The Pigeon Forge baseball team didn’t repeat as district champs on Monday but at least the Tigers are still playing.

May. 04, 2014 @ 02:17 PM

Byrd wins district tennis title; Tiger baseball falls to Carter

 Two Pigeon Forge boys proved they’re the dominant force in District 3-A/AA singles tennis.

May. 04, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

Bryant hits sixth homer as Smokies win sixth straight

Charlie Cutler was 3-for-5 with a season high four runs batted in, Kris Bryant hit his sixth home run of the season and Pierce Johnson earned his first Southern League victory as the Smokies won their sixth straight game 8-4 versus the Lookouts in Chattanooga on Saturday night.

May. 03, 2014 @ 03:12 PM

Devante Matthews, Sevier County stop Seymour rally in district tournament

It was the definition of a marquee matchup.

May. 03, 2014 @ 09:28 AM

Pigeon Forge faces test in tournament opener

Pigeon Forge got a reminder on Thursday of just how tough it is to win in May.

May. 03, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

Sevier County holds off Morristown East

 Sevier County cruised to an 11-6 victory over Morristown-East in a District 2-AAA tournament opener at Cliff Davis Field on Friday night.

May. 03, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

Seymour beats Cherokee in opener

 Seymour survived a shaky fourth inning in an otherwise dominant 8-2 first-round District 2-AAA tournament win over the Cherokee Chiefs at Cliff Davis Field on Friday night.

May. 03, 2014 @ 12:56 AM

Smokies stay hot, win fifth straight

Anthony Giansanti drove in two with a pinch-hit single and Stephen Bruno drove in two more with a two-run double in a six run sixth for the Smokies as they rallied back from a three run deficit to defeat the Lookouts 8-7 at AT&T Field in Chattanooga on Friday night.

May. 03, 2014 @ 11:20 AM

Seymour wins first 2-AAA boys tennis title

Dylan Cox already let one chance to clinch Seymour’s first District 2-AAA boys tennis title slip away on Friday.

May. 02, 2014 @ 12:05 AM

Smokies win fourth straight

Rafael Lopez was 3 for 4 with a RBI double in the first,  Stephen Bruno had a two-run pinch hit double during a five run ninth and Matt Loosen struck out a season high eight while allowing just one run over five innings as the Smokies defeated the Lookouts 7-2 at AT&T Field in Chattanooga on Thursday night.

May. 02, 2014 @ 10:19 AM

Pigeon Forge pulls away late to beat Fulton, 10-4

Fulton gave defending state champion Pigeon Forge a scare but the Tigers scored six runs over their last nine outs to put away the Falcons, 10-4, in the District 3-AA tournament opener for both teams.