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ROCK HILL, S.C.—Entering the 2019 season with an experience club, expectations are high at Mossy Creek as the South Atlantic Conference's coaches picked Carson-Newman to finish in a tie for third with Lincoln Memorial in the preseason poll released Friday.

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NASHVILLE—Dove season opens Sept. 1 at noon (local time), the annual start of one of Tennessee’s most long-standing outdoor sports traditions. This year’s opening day falls on a Sunday.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman women's basketball coach Mike Mincey added a former South Atlantic Conference Freshman of the Year to his roster bringing over Lincoln Memorial transfer Qua Hines. She will have three years of eligibility and be available when the first semester finishes in 2019.

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JEFFERSON CITY—The Carson-Newman Eagles Cross Country team has named former student-athlete Luke Greer as the program's acting coach for the 2019-2020 season.

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COSBY—A year ago the Cosby Lady Eagles soccer program opened the season unbeaten through their first 11 games. On Tuesday, any hopes of repeating that feat were quickly dashed.

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ROCK HILL, S.C.—Following a run to the South Atlantic Conference semifinals a season ago for the first time since 2015, Carson-Newman was chosen to finish seventh in the SAC preseason poll, released on Tuesday morning.

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NASHVILLE—Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 24 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season as well as being during the August private lands, archery only deer season.

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BRISTOL—Daniel Suarez made a move toward the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs with a strong eighth-place run in Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, but he gained the most ground with a strategic move near the halfway point in the race.

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KNOXVILLE — At a recent press conference, Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt said the only position he feels comfortable naming a starter is at quarterback where Jarrett Guarantano is solidified at the top of the depth chart. When asked about that the next day, Guarantano sighed before he responded.

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KNOXVILLE — Eric Gray made big headlines when he spurned Michigan to sign with Tennessee, and based on the buzz building during fall camp the freshman running back may be ready to make bigger headlines in the near future.

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BRISTOL—The first thing Denny Hamlin did after winning Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night race at Bristol Motor Speedway was apologize to the man he beat to the finish line in the 24th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman men's golf coach Randy Wylie revealed his group's four-event fall slate for the 2019-20 campaign that will take the Eagles to two familiar tournaments before checking in on South Atlantic Conference and NCAA Regional tournament competition.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Led by senior wide receiver Marquez Callaway’s second-team selection as a return specialist, three Tennessee football players were named to the 2019 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Team on Thursday.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Haris Price, one of four two-time All-Americans in program history, has been added to Mike Mincey’s women’s basketball coaching staff announced Thursday by the eight-year mentor to join Tatum Burstrom on the three-person crew.

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GREENEVILLE—Tusculum University golf coach Ross Cash has announced the Pioneers’ 2019-2020 men’s schedule. TU will be competing in several new events as well as playing in some annual tournament stops that have become staples of the program.

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KNOXVILLE — Everybody knows Tennessee has a long way to go before it can compete with the elite teams in the SEC. After hearing second-year coach Jeremy Pruitt’s creative description of how far behind one position group is, however, Vols fans may want to buckle up a little tighter.

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PINEHURST, N.C.—In a field stacked with some of the top amateur golfers in the world, Carson-Newman men's golfer Tom Forster finds himself in a solid tie for 18th heading into the start of match play on Wednesday at the U.S. Amateur at the world-famous Pinehurst Resort and Country Club.

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Eighty officials from across the state met Friday in Nashville for a TSSAA football mechanics camp for seven-person officiating crews. The meeting brought together crews assembled by local associations for a day of classroom instruction, on-field walkthroughs and live scrimmage exercises to …

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NEWPORT—Kick off for the 2019 high school football season is just over a week away, and the Cocke County High Fighting Cocks are making the most of the lead-up to the season opener.

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KNOXVILLE — Tennessee has experienced, proven players in the second level of its defense, but several newcomers are already turning heads and appear to be on a trajectory to give the Vols’ linebacker group some extra pop.

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KNOXVILLE — Whether he is celebrating after an impressive catch during practice or leading a ‘Go Vols’ cheer during an autograph session, Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings always seem to have something to say.

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HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that Cherokee Lake has been selected to host the fourth event of the 25th season of the FLW Tour, April 2-5, 2020, in Jefferson City, Tennessee. The 25th season of the FLW T…