Kingsport Steps into the Spotlight: Hosting the Opening Round of the 67th Annual Baseball National Championship

Kingsport Steps into the Spotlight: Hosting the Opening Round of the 67th Annual Baseball National Championship

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The road to the 67th Annual Baseball National Championship World Series takes a competitive turn at Hunter Wright Stadium, as Kingsport plays host from May 13 through May 16, 2024, for the Kingsport bracket. The tournament, hosted by Visit Kingsport, features a lineup of four eager teams each looking to capture a spot in the coveted World Series in Lewiston, Idaho.

This opening round will showcase Webber International (Fla.), Tennessee Wesleyan, Columbia (Mo.), and Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.), each entering the tournament following one of the most historic season in each programs history. The diverse mix of teams is set to create an intense and thrilling series of games as each team vies for advancement.

Tennessee Wesleyan vs. Columbia College
Hunter Wright Stadium – Kingsport, Tennessee  
Monday, May 13, 2024 – 11:00 a.m. ET
Broadcast Link:
College Sports on SESN
TV Talent (English): Steve Wilmouth (play-by-play)
Stream: Fire TV, sesnsports.com, Strimm TV, YouTube

The competition begins on May 13 with an opening game between Tennessee Wesleyan and Columbia at 11:00 AM ET, followed by Webber International taking on Freed Hardeman at 3:00 PM ET. The outcomes of these games will determine the matchups for May 14, where the losers of the first day’s games will face off at a time to be determined, and the winners battle to strengthen their standing in the winners’ bracket.

As the tournament progresses through May 15 and potentially to a crucial seventh game on May 16, the double-elimination format keeps the stakes high, providing teams a chance for redemption and keeping fans on the edge of their seats.

Webber International vs. Freed Hardeman
Hunter Wright Stadium – Kingsport, Tennessee  
Monday, May 13, 2024 – 3:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast Link:
College Sports on SESN
TV Talent (English): Steve Wilmouth (play-by-play)
Stream: Fire TV, sesnsports.com, Strimm TV, YouTube

All games from the Kingsport site will be broadcast live and for free on the Southeast Sports Network, with accompanying live stats and box scores available for each game. This ensures that fans won’t miss a single moment of what promises to be an exciting and pivotal series of matchups, setting the stage for what’s to come in the World Series.

The Kingsport bracket not only highlights the competitive spirit of collegiate baseball but also showcases the hospitality and community support of Kingsport, making it a memorable part of the road to the National Championship.

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