Jets QB Zach Wilson (knee) to have surgery Tuesday
The King’s Academy Lions football team officially kicked off the 2022-23 season Thursday, Aug. 11, at Central High School for the High School Kick Off Classic Jamboree. In their one quarter of action against Gibbs High School, the Lions would walk away with a 6-0 win.
KODAK — The Tennessee Smokies (57-48, 20-16) recorded their seventh shutout win of the season Thursday night at Smokies Stadium, winning 1-0 over the Mississippi Braves (47-58, 19-17) to take a series-lead.
This week’s Mountain Moment in Sports comes from only a year ago on Aug. 12, 2021, when the sports page told the story of a Tennessee Smokies player who was given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
The Northview Academy Cougars football team had one last chance to take the field before the jamboree this Friday as they traveled to Fulton High School on Tuesday, Aug. 9, for a scrimmage against the Falcons.
KODAK — The Tennessee Smokies (56-47, 19 -15) opened their season-series against the Mississippi Braves (47-56, 18-16) with a 4-1 win Tuesday night at Smokies Stadium. Chris Clarke (W, 6-3) led the way with a dominant start and the offense did enough to back him.