COSBY—Chad Styles might not get the spotlight, but he’ll get the opponent’s attention if he starts making shots.
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COSBY—It took a couple of trips to the foul line, but Bralyn McGaha got the three points she needed to join Cosby’s 1,000-point club. And then she added a 3-pointer.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—Rae Burrell poured in 15 points in the fourth quarter to pull UT within four in the final minutes, but it wasn’t enough to overcome No. 22 Arkansas on road in an 83-75 setback Thursday night at Bud Walton Arena.
KNOXVILLE — Admiral Schofield walked toward midcourt during the under-12 media timeout in the first half to the loudest ovation of Tennessee’s 65-61 victory over Vanderbilt on Tuesday, providing a momentary distraction from the problems UT is struggling to overcome.
FRISCO, Texas—Tennessee junior offensive lineman Trey Smith was named the 2020 Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year by a subset of the award’s Board of Directors on Tuesday night at the Star in Frisco, the practice facility of the Dallas Cowboys.
JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman head football coach Mike Clowney has announced that former Eagle quarterback coach Brock Pursley will return to Mossy Creek to coach quarterbacks and take the helm of Carson-Newman's offense as its coordinator.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Carson-Newman swim head coach Jordan Taylor received his first-ever Bluegrass Mountain Conference Coach of the Year Award after his team finished third at the Conference Championships.
AUSTIN, Texas—Tusculum University student-athletes Trenton Gibson and Caleb Hodnett have been named to the 2019-2020 NCAA Division II Academic All-District 3 Men’s Basketball first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
ORLANDO—Senior guard Kayla Marosites earned a second consecutive Google Cloud Academic Division II All-District selection announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Thursday.
MORRISTOWN—Cocke County High Fighting Cocks coach Ray Evans noted on Monday after the team’s win over Seymour that they couldn’t give up offensive boards or turn the ball over as much as they had in the first round.
KNOXVILLE—Early offensive firepower and solid pitching across the board led Tennessee past Charlotte Tuesday evening at Lindsey Nelson Stadium, 8-2.
KNOXVILLE — A seven-minute, 48-second stretch midway through the second half was enough to propel Tennessee to a 65-61 victory over in-state rival Vanderbilt on Tuesday, but everything sandwiched around it caused a stir.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Tusculum University’s Luis Ezra has been named the NCAA Division II Southeast Region Baseball Player of the Week as selected by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).
NASHVILLE—Carson-Newman freshman third baseman Shannon Smith (Channahon, Ill.) has been named the Tennessee Sportswriters Association State Player of the Week, the organization announced Tuesday afternoon.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Coming off of a pair of podium finishes against a stacked, Division I field at the VMI Indoor Classic, junior sprinter Devon Moore (Baxley, Ga.) was named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week for the third time this season.
MORRISTOWN—Seniors are expected to carry teams through the postseason. After all, they’re playing to keep their high school careers alive.
SEVIERVILLE—Wes Maples backed up his District 2-AAA Most Valuable Player honors. Jonathan Zhao-Olmos helped him send Sevier County into the postseason on a high note.
KNOXVILLE — A backcourt consisting of two accomplished seniors and a newcomer shouldering lofty expectations gave Tennessee hope for another successful season.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—For the sixth time in her career and fourth time in 2019-20, Kayla Marosites was named the South Atlantic Conference's Player of the Week announced by the league on Monday to tie the school record for career honors.
GREENEVILLE—Juliette Cusano scored five of her six goals in the first half, including three straight during an 8-0 run, as Tusculum University routed Tennessee Wesleyan University 20-6 in non-conference women's lacrosse action Monday afternoon at Pioneer Field.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Tusculum University guard Trenton Gibson has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Basketball Player of the Week announced league officials Monday.
NASHVILLE—The setting of the 2020-21 migratory gamebird hunting seasons will be among the agenda items for the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission at its February meeting.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Carson-Newman swim team saw multiple swimmers qualify for All-Conference laurels in the final day of the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships.
BARBERVILLE, Fla.—For the third consecutive night, Jimmy Owens captured the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series main event at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals presented by Bozard Ford.
KNOXVILLE — It was easy for Tennessee coach Kellie Harper to look at the stat sheet and spot the difference-making factors in Sunday’s SEC game against Texas A&M.
JEFFERSON CITY—Kayla Marosites became the fifth player in Carson-Newman history to record 1,000 career points and 1,000 career rebounds helping the Lady Eagles to knock Catawba from first place in the South Atlantic Conference standings Saturday at Holt Fieldhouse in a 96-86 win.
GREENEVILLE—Bryson Ford went 4-for-6 with a pair of doubles and a triple, while Trey Hinton tied the Tusculum University single-game record for stolen bases as the Pioneers swept a baseball doubleheader over Gannon University Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Park.
NEWBERRY, S.C.—Tusculum University claimed the decisive singles point in a 4-3 victory over Newberry College in South Atlantic Conference men's tennis action on Saturday.
PHILIPPI, W. Va.—The Tusculum men's volleyball team showed no love on Valentine’s Day to IVA-foe Alderson Broaddus, sweeping the Battlers handily on a .339 hitting clip.
LEXINGTON, Va.—Junior sprinter Devon Moore (Baxley, Ga.) stood on the podium in both the men’s 60 and 200-meter dash finals Saturday to put a stamp of authority over the competition at the VMI Indoor Classic.
GREENWOOD, S.C.—Carson-Newman (5-1) pounded five home runs and cruised to a pair of run-rule wins over in-region foes Saturday at the Doug Spears Field.
NEWBERRY, S.C.—The 17th-ranked Tusculum University women's tennis team opened its South Atlantic Conference schedule on Saturday with a 5-2 victory at Newberry College.
ANDERSON, S.C.—Tariq Jenkins poured in 18 points including a pair of key three-pointers in a second half run to lead the Tusculum University men’s basketball team to a 74-66 South Atlantic Conference victory at Anderson University Saturday afternoon.
DUE WEST, S.C.—The Tusculum University softball team picked up its sixth win of the season, an eight-inning affair against Erskine, after falling earlier in the day to No. 5 Young Harris. The Bearcat/Fleet Invitational wrapped up on Saturday with the Pioneers going 2-2 in the two-day tournament.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Carson-Newman swim team saw multiple swimmers qualify for All-Conference laurels at day three of the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships.
ANDERSON, S.C.—Anderson University moved into sole possession of first place in the South Atlantic Conference as the Trojans edged Tusculum University 54-51 in a SAC women's basketball showdown Saturday afternoon at the Abney Athletic Center.
JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman (9-15, 6-12 South Atlantic Conference) got within five after rallying from a 23-point deficit, but didn't score in the final 6:57 as Catawba (18-6, 13-5 SAC) won its seventh consecutive game 74-61 Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse.
KNOXVILLE — Davonte Gaines and Olivier Nkamhoua have endured a trial by fire this season, but the two freshmen are finally blossoming just as Tennessee attempts to make a late-season push for the NCAA Tournament.
COSBY—When the Cosby High Eagles last met Hancock County they needed a furious come from behind effort to avoid getting upset by the Indians.
COSBY—There aren’t many sure things in the world of sports, but the Cosby High Lady Eagles being the top team in the district by the end of the regular season is about as close as it gets.
BATON ROUGE, La.—The No. 25 Lady Vols pulled within one but couldn’t overcome a 26-point fourth-quarter surge by LSU, falling 75-65 Thursday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.—Tusculum University nearly completed a second rally, but fell one goal shy as the University of the Cumberlands held on for a 15-14 victory in non-conference women's lacrosse action Wednesday night.
GREENEVILLE—Trenton Gibson scored in double figures for a seventh straight game to lead the Tusculum University men’s basketball team to an 80-66 South Atlantic Conference victory over Mars Hill University Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
GREENEVILLE—Jasmine Williams scored a career-high 19 points as Tusculum University rolled to a 91-47 win over Mars Hill University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at Pioneer Arena.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Carson-Newman senior outfield Abby Fiessinger is one of 50 players named to the NFCA's National Player of the Year Watch List, the organization announced Thursday afternoon.
JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman shot 55 percent from the field and drilled 16 three-pointers producing a third straight win Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse blowing out Lenoir-Rhyne 102-66 in a South Atlantic Conference tussle.