JOHNSON CITY—East Tennessee State University Athletic Director Scott Carter announced on Wednesday night that Jason Shay has accepted the position to become the new head coach of the ETSU men’s basketball program.
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Cocke County High School alum and Milligan College sophomore Alayna Perryman wrapped up an exceptional 2019-20 campaign both on and off the course earlier this month.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Maeve Cummins and Rachel Watts were the latest Carson-Newman women’s golfers to be recognized by the South Atlantic Conference as All-Conference players, as the league announced on Wednesday.
NEW ORLEANS, La.—Tusculum University distance runner Nicole McMillen has been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as the Division II Southeast Region Women's Track Athlete of the Year for indoor track & field, the USTFCCCA announced Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS—For the third consecutive season, Carson-Newman has punched a ticket to the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Championships released Sunday evening. The Lady Eagles are the No. 6 seed and will play No. 3 seed Anderson Friday at noon.
INDIANAPOLIS—Tusculum University has earned the fourth seed for the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Tournament Southeast Regional, the NCAA announced Sunday night.
HARTSVILLE, S.C.—The Tusculum University baseball team rallied from behind twice as the Pioneers won 5-3 Sunday afternoon at Coker University in South Atlantic Conference action at Tom J. New Field.
HARROGATE—Tyler Shaver fanned six over 6 2/3 shutout innings and Tyler Thompson racked up four hits to lead Carson-Newman to a 7-4 win at Lamar Hennon Field in the South Atlantic Conference finale against Lincoln Memorial.
GREENEVILLE—Carson-Newman (13-3, 4-0 South Atlantic Conference) tallied its first doubleheader sweep at Red Edmonds Field in seven years taking two from Tusculum (14-6, 1-3 SAC) Saturday afternoon.
JOHNSON CITY—Patrick Good gave his senior teammates and the 6,177 Buccaneer faithful a sendoff to remember on Saturday evening inside Freedom Hall.
WINGATE, N.C.—Tusculum University shot a season-low 22.5 percent from the field, yet nearly erased all of a 15-point second-half deficit before Wingate University held on for a 51-47 victory in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Cuddy Arena.
FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Carson-Newman wrapped up its first weekend of the season in dominating fashion, grabbing a pair of winning duals in Saturday's finale over hosting Principia and Stevenson at the Beach Bash.
GREENEVILLE—The UVa-Wise baseball team recorded a pair of walk-off wins over Tusculum University Sunday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action at Pioneer Park.
GREENEVILLE—Tusculum University had its streak of five straight victories come to an end Sunday afternoon as 24th-ranked University of North Georgia picked up a 4-2 win at the Nichols Tennis Complex in non-conference men's tennis action.
JEFFERSON CITY—Newberry (14-14, 10-12 South Atlantic Conference) outscored Carson-Newman (10-18, 7-15 SAC) 32-9 over a 16-minute stretch spanning the halftime break to turn a nine-point deficit into an 11-point win, 87-76 Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse.
JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman (11-3, 2-0 South Atlantic Conference) pounded out 25 hits, hit .510 and outscored Mars Hill (2-8, 0-2 SAC) 23-7 across two games in a doubleheader sweep of the Lions Sunday at the Vickee Kazee-Hollifield Softball Complex.
WINSTON SALEM, N.C.—A barrage of finals Saturday saw Carson-Newman track and field capture five podium finishes as Christian Shouse (Jacksboro, Tenn) earned a pair of conference accolades to highlight the weekend during the South Atlantic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships.
JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman forced 21 turnovers scoring 27 points off of giveaways and limited Newberry to 31 percent shooting to win, 77-46, the regular season finale in South Atlantic Conference play Saturday at Holt Fieldhouse.
GREENEVILLE—The University of North Georgia defeated Tusculum University 4-1 in a matchup of nationally-ranked women's tennis teams Sunday morning at the Nichols Tennis Complex.
WINGATE, N.C.—Jakob Dawkins poured in 27 points as the Wingate University men’s basketball team used a 14-0 run to knock off visiting Tusculum University, 90-77 Saturday afternoon at Cuddy Arena.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—The Tusculum University women won five gold medals in two days and finished third overall, while the Pioneer men took sixth place at the South Atlantic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships, which concluded Sunday at the JDL Fast Track.
JEFFERSON CITY—Tyler Shaver fanned a dozen and Mike Wroth hit three home runs to lead Carson-Newman in a bounce-back effort Saturday afternoon winning both games of a twin-bill 10-7 and 7-1 at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex to seal a second-straight South Atlantic Conference series win.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.—Despite shooting seven shots higher than where it went into the clubhouse after the first round, Carson-Newman notched a second-place finish at the Battle at Hilton Head from the Palmetto Dunes Resort on Tuesday.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Chloe Freischmidt has earned South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Softball Player of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Tuesday morning. She marks the first Pioneer catcher to collect the award since Brie Griffin in 2005.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Tusculum University swept the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Week awards, the SAC office announced Tuesday.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Tusculum University senior midfielder Juliette Cusano has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Offensive Player of the Week in women's lacrosse for the week ending Feb. 23, the SAC office announced Monday.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Tusculum University senior guard Mia Long has been honored as the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week in women's basketball for the week ending Feb. 23, after leading the Pioneers to two conference wins and scoring her 1,000th career point last week.
ALBANY, Ga.—Making a one-spot jump up the leaderboard on Tuesday to fifth, No. 22 Carson-Newman book-ended its week at the Hurricane Invitational with another round of 285 to go four-under at the Doublegate Country Club on Tuesday.
GREENEVILLE—Juliette Cusano scored the winning goal with 1:25 left as Tusculum University defeated Young Harris College 16-15 in non-conference women's lacrosse action Sunday at Pioneer Field.
GREENEVILLE—Catawba’s Hunter Shepherd homered twice to lead the fifth-ranked Indians to a 10-4 South Atlantic Conference win over Tusculum Sunday afternoon at Pioneer Park.
JEFFERSON CITY—Queens (20-6, 15-5 South Atlantic Conference) converted Carson-Newman's (9-17, 6-14 SAC) first 13 turnovers into points en route to an 83-71 win over the Eagles Saturday afternoon at Curry Arena.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—All 12 players that walked onto the floor for coach Mike Mincey Saturday afternoon at Curry Arena scored and Carson-Newman shot above 50 percent from the field and long range in a 97-53 dismantling of Queens in South Atlantic Conference action.
GREENEVILLE—Dillon Smith scored 17 points on Senior Day, while Trenton Gibson tallied his fourth double-double of the season as the Tusculum University men’s basketball team rallied to a 71-59 South Atlantic Conference victory over Coker University Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
GREENEVILLE—Mia Long scored a game-high 20 points, including the 1,000th of her career, as Tusculum University held Coker University scoreless for nearly eight minutes in the fourth quarter to come away with a 75-66 victory in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afte…
GREENEVILLE—The Tusculum University softball team swept the doubleheader over the Cedarville Yellow Jackets on Saturday afternoon. Both games needed only five innings as the Pioneers took the first half of the day 15-2 and rounded out the affair with a 10-2 victory.
JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman opened the gates to the Vick on Saturday by allowing a single run on a combined six hits in a doubleheader sweep of Limestone with 8-0 run-rule and 4-1 victories.
HICKORY, N.C.—Zach Boze blasted two home runs and drove in six runs leading Carson-Newman to a series victory to start South Atlantic Conference play Sunday afternoon at Bears Field over Lenoir-Rhyne 9-2 in the rubber game of the three-game set.
GREENEVILLE—Kale Lawrence scored six goals in a 10-minute span of the second quarter, including three of Tusculum University's seven man-up goals in the match, as the Pioneers beat Lees-McRae 19-5 in non-conference men's lacrosse action Sunday at Pioneer Field.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.