Photos from Thursday's Appalachian League season opener between the Elizabethton Twins and the Kingsport Mets at Hunter Wright Stadium in Kingsport.
It was a good way to start the season as the Johnson City Cardinals kicked off the 2016 Appalachian League baseball campaign with a 10-6 win over the defending league champion Greeneville Astros.
KINGSPORT — The 2016 Appalachian League baseball season started with a dramatic cliffhanger for the Elizabethton Twins and the Kingsport Mets on Thursday night at Hunter Wright Stadium.
GREENEVILLE — Baserunners matter.
DETROIT — Daniel Norris made his long-awaited return to the mound for the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.
BLOUNTVILLE — It’s truly brother versus brother in this Saturday’s Red Bull Tennessee National for the AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross event at Muddy Creek Raceway.
East Tennessee State University’s Adrian Meronk was named Second Team All-American by both PING and Golfweek, which was announced by the committees on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES — Ben Affleck gave former ESPN personality Bill Simmons’ new HBO talk show a lively start with a five-minute, expletive-filled rant on “Deflategate.”
Several months ago, few would have believed that Jonathan Pearce would be in position to headline Saturday night’s Valor Fights 35 card at the Appalachian Fairgrounds.
ELIZABETHTON — Just two days after reporting to Joe O’Brien Field, the 2016 Elizabethton Twins will hit the field on Thursday night to open the Appalachian League season.
It’s game time, and Johnson City Cardinals manager Chris Swauger likes the look of his team.