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    For the second straight year, the Tennessee Big Shots benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital was a huge success. Not only was the televised culmination of the event an exciting spectacle for those on-site and those watching from home, but for four hitters, it provided an opportunity to engage with some special local residents.
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    With the stage set and the crowd electrified, the eight men and four women advancing to Monday night’s conclusion of the Tennessee Big Shots benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital put on a memorable show. Kyle Berkshire, who won the ROC City Rumble last month in Rochester, N.Y., was the only player to eclipse the 400-yard mark during the live telecast.
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    The women’s field of four for Monday’s conclusion of the Tennesee Big Shots benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital is set. Of those four, Alexis Belton probably had the most interesting past 24 hours.
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    While in town for the Tennessee Big Shots benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital, Open Division finalists Martin Borgmeier, Ryan Reisbeck, and James Tait took in the experience of a lifetime at Bristol Motor Speedway. Tait and Borgmeier are from England and Germany respectively, and haven’t seen a lot of NASCAR.
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    The field of eight is set for the Open Division at the Tennessee Big Shots benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital. Hitters produced great numbers and many of the sets were very close throughout the day, making this one of the most competitive events this season.
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    The preliminary round of the Tennessee Big Shots benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital is in the books and the field put on a great show.The morning wave had to deal with the moisture and dew on the ground and very little wind, but that didn’t have any effect on guys like world No. 1 ranked Kyle Berkshire, who advanced with the longest drive (394 yards) of the morning wave.The afternoon groups saw drier conditions and a slight helping wind. With that, the numbers went up and last month’s ROC City Rumble runner-up Martin Borgmeier set the tone with a clean sweep, winning each of his four respective sets.
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    Evan “Big Cat” Williams is a well-known figure in the long drive community. Williams won the first ever World Long Drive championship in 1976, and backed it up with a second title the following year in 1977.
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    “When I started out, I didn’t really know what to expect, and I didn’t know anybody,” said Fister of his long drive initiation. “It really wasn’t easy to make friends because the higher-level people looked at you as though you [had] to prove yourself first.”
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    With four (of six) televised tour events this season in the rear view mirror, there are several notable changes that have taken place in the latest world rankings. Justin James saw his hold on the No. 1 ranking shrink and ultimately eclipsed in the last month.
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