TORONTO (AP)—Tennessee coach Rick Barnes is a big believer in challenging his teams with tough non-conference schedules.
JEFFERSON CITY—A complete effort on both sides of the ball for Carson-Newman, including a tied for the most sacks in a single game in team history with 10, to honor its 25 senior on their senior day with a 49-13 throttling of South Atlantic Conference rival Tusculum on Saturday at Burke-Tarr…
BRISTOL—The Carson-Newman women's basketball team took down the King Tornado for the second time in four days with an 82-72 victory at the Student Center Complex.
JEFFERSON CITY—In its first home meet on the 2019 campaign, the Carson-Newman Eagles swimming team defeated the Lees-McRae Bobcats by a combined team score of 290-78 Saturday afternoon.
DAHLONEGA, Ga.—North Georgia scored 19 consecutive points across the second and third quarters as the Nighthawks defeated Tusculum University 75-55 Saturday afternoon as part of the UNG Nighthawk Women's Basketball Classic at the Convocation Center.
SALISBURY, N.C.—Carson-Newman closed out the 2019 regular season Saturday evening at Goodman Gym with its 14th sweep of the year running past Catawba 25-20, 25-19 and 25-18 finishing the South Atlantic Conference regular season fourth in the league's standings.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The UNC Pembroke men’s basketball team rallied from a 10-point deficit in the second half to edge Tusculum 81-79 Saturday night at Curry Arena in Charlotte.
COSBY—Most first-year head coaches inherit a program in need of an immediate turnaround. That’s far from the case for newly named Cosby head coach Kurt Brooks.
COSBY—The Cosby High Lady Eagles have bettered themselves year-over-year since head coach Cody Lowe inherited the program in 2017. To continue that trend, there’s only one step left to be taken, but it’s a big one.
GREENEVILLE—The Tusculum women's volleyball team swept the Anderson Trojans on Alumni Night in front of a passionate Pioneer Arena. The Black and Orange now sit in a three-way tie for fifth in the South Atlantic Conference standings, going into the regular season finale.
JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman senior running back Antonio Wimbush (Kingsland, Ga.) has been lauded for his efforts on the field and in the class room by the College Sports Information Director's Of America.
DAHLONEGA, Ga.—Tusculum University used a 21-2 second-quarter run and led wire-to-wire in a 76-52 victory over Georgia College in the UNG Nighthawk Women's Basketball Classic at the University of North Georgia on Friday afternoon.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Six points was all that decided a match that featured 25 ties and 10 lead changes Friday night at the Levine Center between South Atlantic Conference foes Queens and Carson-Newman. The Royals were the team left standing winning 25-23, 26-24 and 25-23.
HOMESTEAD, Fla.—After 35 races, including nine high-action, high-drama Playoff events the field of four is set with three former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champions – Martin Truex Jr., Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch – competing against a highly motivated six-race winner Denny Hamlin who…
GREENEVILLE—The Tusculum University women's soccer team has received the commitment of 12 student-athletes to join the Pioneer program for the 2020 season, head coach Mike Joy has announced.
AUSTIN, Texas—Five Tusculum University student-athletes have been named to the 2019 NCAA Division II Football Academic All-Super Region 2 first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
TEMPE, Ariz.—Tusculum University junior David Akinpetide and sophomore Frank Bonacia are each ranked in the Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Men's Tennis Southeast Region rankings, the ITA announced Wednesday.
TEMPE, Ariz.—After advancing to the finals of both the Southeast Region and Division II ITA Cup, Tusculum University seniors Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough are ranked second in the Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Women’s Tennis Southeast Region rankings, the IT…
KNOXVILLE — Lamonte Turner is cognizant of how much he has grown, always willing to point out the difference between the basketball player he is now and the more selfish version that arrived at Tennessee four years ago.
JEFFERSON CITY—Senior Mary Northcutt (Huntsville, Ala.) of the Carson-Newman swim team was honored as the female swimmer of the week by the Bluegrass Mountain Conference for the week of Nov.11 to Nov.17, 2019.
JEFFERSON CITY—Bolstered by a withering pace of play, Carson-Newman (1-2) leapt out to an 18-4 advantage five minutes in and never trailed in a 113-98 shellacking of Shorter (1-2) Wednesday night in Holt Fieldhouse.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Five players from Carson-Newman women's soccer were awarded All-South Atlantic Conference honors, the league office announced Wednesday.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—After winning a share of the South Atlantic Conference regular-season title, Carson-Newman men's soccer coach Stephen Lyons was named the conference's Coach of the Year and Kensho Yoshikoshi the Defensive Player of the Year as a slew of seven Eagles landed on the all-league squads.
NASHVILLE—Tusculum University cornerback Dee Alford has been named the College Football Defensive Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association.
INDIANPOLIS—With the end of the regular season in focus, the penultimate NCAA volleyball Region Rankings were released Wednesday as Carson-Newman held steady at fifth on the ledger with two contests remaining in 2019.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Tusculum University junior Kenzie Ellenburg has been named to the 2019 South Atlantic Conference Women's Soccer All-Conference Team, as voted upon by the league's 11 head coaches and announced Wednesday.
JEFFERSON CITY—Kayla Marosites became the first player in Lady Eagle recorded history to register a 20-point, 20-rebound night propelling Carson-Newman to program victory No. 800, 111-82 over King, in the home opener Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Five members of the Tusculum University men's soccer team received All-Conference honors from the South Atlantic Conference coaches, the league office announced Wednesday.
GREENEVILLE—Tusculum senior Dillon Smith missed his first 11 shots of the night, but made the 12th one matter as he buried a deep three-pointer with 10.9 seconds left as the Pioneers rallied from a 14-point deficit to edge visiting Young Harris 74-73 in TU’s home opener.
JEFFERSON CITY—Senior Caleb Howell (Easley, S.C.) of the Carson-Newman swim team was honored as the male swimmer of the week by the Bluegrass Mountain Conference for the week of Nov.11 to Nov.17, 2019.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Carson-Newman senior defensive back Darius Williams (St. Petersburg, Fla.) has accepted an invitation to participate in the 95th East-West Shrine Bowl Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at Tropicana Field.
GREENEVILLE—Mia Long scored a game-high 23 points and added eight assists, six steals and five rebounds as Tusculum University routed Clayton State University 93-62 in non-conference women's basketball action Tuesday night at Pioneer Arena.
TOKYO—Former Tusculum University pitcher Brandon Dickson pitched a perfect ninth inning to lead Team USA to a 4-3 win over top-seeded Japan at the Tokyo Dome in the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 Super Round. With the victory, the stars and stripes move to 3-2 overall…
SOUTH BEND, Ind.—Rennia Davis tied her career high of 33 points to lead Tennessee (3-0) to victory over No. 15 Notre Dame on the road on Monday night, 74-63. It was the Lady Vols’ first victory on the road in the series since 2008.
KNOXVILLE — A week has passed since Tennessee’s season-opening victory over UNC-Asheville, and Rick Barnes is still harping over the play of senior guards Lamonte Turner and Jordan Bowden.
JEFFERSON CITY—Sophomore Rachel Strayer (Murfreesboro, TN) of the Carson-Newman cross country team has been selected to participate in the 2019 NCAA Cross Country National Championships on Nov. 23rd in Sacramento, California.
INDIANAPOLIS—Carson-Newman's chances of heading to postseason play for the 26th time in school history improved markedly in the final release of the region rankings.