Spring Fling was once again a rousing success for the TSSAA, but the organization needs to take a close look at the baseball format.
The Twin Springs softball team had a romping good time in the Region 1D tournament quarterfinals on Friday, blowing away Council 15-3.
Emily Frye threw a one-hitter Friday, facing just two batters over the minimum in Chilhowie’s 4-0 win over Eastside in the Region 1D softball quarterfinals at McConnell Stadium.
BRISTOL, Va. — The John Battle softball program flexed its already established muscle Thursday night, breaking out the proverbial brooms and sweeping all the Mountain 7 District hardware for the second straight year.
Lexie Rhoten and catcher Ashley Smith led the Lady Eagles to a 6-3 win over Grundy in opening round action in Region 1D softball Wednesday at Enoch's Branch Park.
Summit scored four runs in the final inning to beat Science Hill 7-3 in the opening round of the TSSAA Class AAA baseball playoffs at Siegel High School on Tuesday.
John Battle picked up where it left off, finishing off its Mountain 7 District softball tournament semifinal game with Gate City in about an hour Monday at Battle Hill.
Ridgeview and the weather were the big winners Saturday in the Mountain 7 District softball tournament semifinals at Battle Hill.
Scoring nearly a dozen runs will usually win a ballgame, but it didn’t Friday night at Sullivan East. And now the Lady Patriots and their magical 2019 softball season are done.
Chris Casey made Dylan Sanchez’s goal in the 34th minute stand up and Science Hill survived Bearden 1-0 on Thursday in the Region 1-AAA boys soccer tournament title game.
Eastside got strong pitching and timely hitting Thursday to take a 3-1 win over Twin Springs in the Cumberland District tournament championship.
A win in the last home game of the year is always sweet. What made Thursday’s win even sweeter for Gate City was that it was in come-from-behind fashion in the Mountain 7 District tournament.
Top-seeded and regular-season champion Eastside (14-6) advanced to the title game with a 11-2 win over Rye Cove (8-13), while second-seeded Twin Springs took an 11-1 win over J.I. Burton (11-11) in the tournament semifinals Wednesday at McConnell Stadium.
The Region 1-AA softball championship is clad in red, white and blue for the first time after Sullivan East took down Grainger 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Chelsea Sams unloaded a grand slam as part of Sullivan East’s seven-run second inning, and the Lady Patriots beat Greeneville 8-4 on Tuesday in the Region 1-AA softball semifinals to lock down a berth in Friday’s sectionals.