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Dragon Nation mourns loss of Craig Dixon

The Clinton High School basketball program is mourning the loss of longtime assistant coach Craig Dixon, who passed away over the weekend. Craig was an assistant under Boys’ Coach Chris Lockard for several seasons, including a run to the 2004 state tournament with his son Jordan as one of stars …

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Smokies win 4th in a row, down Lookouts 6-2

(Tennessee Smokies PR) The Tennessee Smokies (36-30) won for the fourth consecutive time Thursday night at Smokies Stadium as they took down the Chattanooga Lookouts (32-34) 6-2 to take a three-game lead over Chattanooga in the series.Left fielder Yonathan Perlaza was the hero of the day for the Smokies, finishing …

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Smokies walk it off against Lookouts in grand fashion, 11-7

(Tennessee Smokies PR) The Tennessee Smokies (35-30) won in walk-off fashion Wednesday night at Smokies Stadium, as Jake Slaughter’s grand slam in the tenth inning lifted Tennessee past the Chattanooga Lookouts (32-33) 11-7 in the second game of the series. Tennessee and Chattanooga went into extra innings with the score …

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Smokies hit four homers, take series opener

(Tennessee Smokies PR)  The Tennessee Smokies (34-30) powered past the Chattanooga Lookouts (32-32) 5-3 on the back of four home runs Tuesday night at Smokies Stadium to open a six-game series and a 12-game homestand.Tennessee got on the board with a two-run third inning, as left fielder Bradlee Beesley cleared …

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