KNOXVILLE—TWRA and Legacy Parks are partnering for the third Sunflower Festival at the Forks of the River Wildlife Management Area in Knoxville on Saturday, July 13 from 9 a.m. to noon.
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INDIANAPOLIS—Tusculum University pitcher Charles Hall led the nation in strikeouts while infielder Trey Hinton was tops in the country in base on balls per game with the release of the final 2019 NCAA Division II statistics.
COOKEVILLE—Adjustments have been made for the August handheld duck bling drawings and an update on a fisheries research cooperative effort was given among the agenda items at the June meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission which concluded Friday.
NASHVILLE—The 2019 application period for the trapping of a peregrine falcon to be used in falconry will begin July 1, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced.
NEWPORT—The 2019 high school football season is a mere two months away, and Cocke County High School’s first year head coach Scotty Dykes has his staff set for his opening season as head coach.
The recent retirements of NASCAR’s top Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series road racing aces Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon have created an opportunity for a new generation of road racing aces.
GREENWOOD, Ind.—For a second consecutive year, Carson-Newman women's swimmer Mary Northcutt has been named Google Cloud Academic All-America to the At-Large team. Northcutt makes the third team for the second straight year.
GREENWOOD, Ind.—For the second-straight season, Anthony Marcinelli has achieved Google Cloud Academic All-American® status as a Men's At-Large first team selection, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday.
GREENWOOD, Ind.—Carson-Newman men's swimmer Paden Duke has earned Google Cloud Academic All-America honors for a second straight year, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday afternoon.
DALLAS, Texas—Tusculum University tennis student-athlete Annie McCullough has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Women’s At-Large second team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Tony Vitello has the Tennessee baseball team on an upward trajectory after two seasons as the coach. As a result, Vitello’s salary is going up, too.
KNOXVILLE—Tennessee sophomore pitcher Garrett Crochet has accepted an invitation to the 2019 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team training camp.
GREENEVILLE—The Tusculum University football team will take on an 11-game schedule this fall including six home contests and eight South Atlantic Conference games.
NORMAN, Okla.—For a third consecutive season, Tom Forster (Northamptonshire, England) had been tabbed a PING All-American, this time landing on the second team list, as announced by the Golf Coach Association of America on Wednesday afternoon.
Tennessee rising junior Yves Pons is spending his summer with the U20 French National Team in preparation for the FIBA U20 European Championships July 13-21 in Israel.
CULVER CITY, Calif.—For the fourth time this postseason, Carson-Newman junior outfielder Abby Fiessinger (Benton, Ky.) has been recognized as an All-American. Fast Pitch News is the latest organization to provide Fiessinger with postseason laurels.
CLEVELAND, Ohio—For the third time in four years, Carson-Newman has finished in the top 60 of the Learfield Director's Cup. The Eagles registered 315 points to finish 57th among all Division II athletic departments.
NEWPORT—Any time a local athlete moves on to the next level it’s always special. Cocke County’s Alec McCampbell’s situation has a full family feel, though.
NASHVILLE—The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame announced its nine-person 2019 induction class in April. Included in the star-studded class are five honorees with UT ties: Kippy Brown, David Cutcliffe, Charles Davis, Kara Lawson and Peyton Manning.
KNOXVILLE—Tennessee outfielder Alerick Soularie earned Rawlings/Perfect Game All-America Honorable Mention honors as announced by Perfect Game’s website on Wednesday.
As the NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to Iowa Speedway for this weekend’s Father’s Day version of the CircuitCity.com 250 presented by Tamron (Sunday, June 16 at 5:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), there are plenty of storylines and a lot of action atop the series’ championship.
JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman head volleyball coach Dave Franklin has introduced Ashley Tiernan as the program's new head beach coach and assistant indoor coach, Franklin announced Thursday.
KNOXVILLE—The Tennessee baseball program had three players earn ABCA/Rawlings All-Region honors, as voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and released by the organization on Wednesday afternoon.
KNOXVILLE—Tennessee football head coach Jeremy Pruitt announced on Wednesday that freshman offensive lineman Melvin McBride will retire from football due to a personal medical condition that was discovered during his pre-participation physical after his arrival on campus. McBride will remain…
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee basketball announced that Oregon transfer Victor Bailey Jr. has signed an institutional aid agreement and plans to enroll for the second session of summer school.
The King’s Academy coach Marc Weekly could sense something was wrong with Kaylan Cole in this year’s state softball tournament in Murfreesboro.
Given the statistics, you might think Joey Logano ran away with Monday’s rain-delayed Firekeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
KNOXVILLE — The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame has been located in downtown Knoxville since 1999, but that wasn’t always the plan.
KNOXVILLE—The 2019-20 Tennessee women’s basketball non-conference schedule is set, and the Lady Vols, will face three opponents that finished among the top six nationally in the final 2018-19 AP Poll.
DICKSON—When Hunter Green started his final round at the 71st annual Tennessee State Open on Thursday, winning the tournament wasn’t the first thing on his mind.
While there is understandably a lot of attention paid to the top of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points standings, as the regular season hits the halfway point, there is a lot of legitimate intrigue at the Playoff cut-off position as well.
DICKSON—Bob Wolcott didn’t make the cut in the 71st annual Tennessee State Open this week, but he’ll undoubtedly be sticking around for Thursday’s final round.
DALLAS, Texas—Tusculum University outfielder Morgan Mahaffey has been named to the Google Cloud NCAA Division II Softball Academic All-America® second team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). She becomes the first Academic All-American® in program history.
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga.—Carson-Newman junior outfielder has wrapped up her third year at Mossy Creek with an appearance on CoSIDA's Google Cloud Academic All-America First Team.
PITTSBURGH—Carson-Newman catcher Ethan Goforth became the third Eagle in the last two years to hear his name called on draft as the Pittsburgh Pirates selected the backstop in the 25th round, 754th overall Wednesday in the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
NEW YORK—Tusculum University pitcher Charles Hall has been drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 33rd round of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.