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.
It was the definition of a marquee matchup.
Pigeon Forge got a reminder on Thursday of just how tough it is to win in May.
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.
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.
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 night.
Dylan Cox already let one chance to clinch Seymour’s first District 2-AAA boys tennis title slip away on Friday.
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 night.
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.
The last two months have all built up to this.
Dustin Geiger was 2-for-2 with two runs batted in, John Andreoli was 2-for-4 with three runs and Rafael Lopez hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh as the Smokies defeated the Lookouts, 4-3, in the first game of a five game series at AT&T Field night.
Eddie McCandless figured Kathie O’Neill had quit.
Smokies third baseman Kris Bryant slapped a run-scoring double down the left field line to extend his on-base streak to 24 as part of a four-run sixth inning, while starter Corey Black allowed a lone earned run in six solid innings to lead Tennessee to a 4-1 victory over the Huntsville Stars Monday evening at Smokies Stadium.
Mired in a tight district battle with Fulton, Pigeon Forge pitcher Jessie Sharp ran to the dugout ready to fire up her teammates.
Victoria Nelson spent her Sunday riding 12 hours in a car back from the beach. A day later, the Seymour junior won four events at the county track and field championships.
This wasn’t looking good for the Pigeon Forge softball team.
There have been a couple times this spring that the Sevier County baseball team could’ve let its season get out of hand.
The Smokies scored eight runs on five hits in the first to give starter Corey Black a comfortable cushion en route to a 9-1 victory over the Barons at Regions Field on Wednesday afternoon. Tennessee leaves Birmingham with a 3-2 series victory
Some costly mistakes and timely hitting from Halls doomed Gatlinburg-Pittman’s baseball team on Tuesday.
Seymour baseball coach Scott Norman said rival Sevier County simply won all the big battles with runners in scoring position.
This felt more like the Boston Marathons Dr. John Hood fondly remembers.
How does Miranda Duncan stay so stoic in the circle?
Koleman Roach’s lead-off homer in the top of the eighth lifted Pigeon Forge to a 2-1 victory over district rival Carter on Friday.
Seymour's bats weren't very warm as the weather cooled off under cloudy skies in the Lady Eagles' third game of the day at the Maryville Classic softball tournament in Blount Countyon Friday afternoon.