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Sixth annual K2 Elite Invitational tournament scheduled

Sixth annual K2 Elite Invitational tournament scheduled

Local Sports January 12, 2016 at 4:16 pm 0 comments

SEVIERVILLE (press release) Volleyball, a game more closely associated with summer fun, is providing some warmth for winter tourism revenue in the Smokies this year. With 325 teams scheduled to compete, the sixth annual K2 Wilderness at the Smokes tournament and fifth annual K2 Elite Invitational, hosted by Wilderness atRead More

Upcoming tournaments and events at Rocky Top Sports World

Upcoming tournaments and events at Rocky Top Sports World

Local News, Local Sports December 4, 2015 at 3:25 am 0 comments

December 5-6 Gatlinburg Season Finale – Soccer 60 teams | 840 athletes | 1260 spectators December 12 Spike-O-Rama Volleyball Play Day 26 teams | 312 athletes | 468 spectators December 19 Smoky Mountain Middle and Elementary School Duals – Wrestling 30 teams | 600 athletes | 900 spectators December 20-21Read More

Comedy Barn Theater sponsors student tickets to Sevier County state finals game

Comedy Barn Theater sponsors student tickets to Sevier County state finals game

Entertainment, Local News, Local Sports December 4, 2015 at 2:45 am 0 comments

By Michael Williams The Comedy Barn Theater in Pigeon Forge, is sponsoring Sevier County High School Students to the 5A TSSAA state finals football game Friday night, Dec. 4, against Independence High School of Thompson’s Station, Tenn.  The finals will be played at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tenn., forRead More

Dobbs unwavering demeanor leads Vols

Dobbs unwavering demeanor leads Vols

Local News, Local Sports, Sports, State News October 20, 2015 at 4:01 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee After leading the Volunteers to a comeback win over Georgia, Joshua Dobbs has earned plenty of national recognition. The junior quarterback was named Walter Camp Offensive Player of the Week, he was named SEC Offensive Player of the Week and he earned the Davey O’Brien AwardRead More

Carson-Newman Eagles pound Brevard 45–14

Carson-Newman Eagles pound Brevard 45–14

Local News, Local Sports, Sports, State News October 13, 2015 at 2:03 pm 0 comments

By Adam Cavalier Carson-Newman (4–2, 2–2 South Atlantic Conference) jumped out to an early 14–0 advantage and never looked back in a 45–14 lambasting of Brevard (0–6, 0–3 SAC). The Eagles rolled up 593 yards of total offense and saw four different players find the end zone on the ground.Read More

Strudwick, Kazee-Hollifield, head to South Korea on missions, outreach trip

Strudwick, Kazee-Hollifield, head to South Korea on missions, outreach trip

Local News, Local Sports, Sports, State News October 13, 2015 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

By Adam Cavalier Carson-Newman head women’s golf coach Suzanne Strudwick and head softball coach Vickee Kazee-Hollifield embark for South Korea Friday for an eight-day missions and outreach trip as ambassadors of Carson-Newman University. “When Dr. Randall O’Brien asked us to go on this trip, it was like a dream comeRead More

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame to host Joan Cronan book signing

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame to host Joan Cronan book signing

By Josh Sullivan The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame will host a book signing featuring Women’s Athletics Director Emeritus for the University of Tennessee, Joan Cronan. The book signing will be held at the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on October 20th from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. The book signingRead More

Vols storm back to beat #19 Georgia, 38–31

Vols storm back to beat #19 Georgia, 38–31

Local News, Local Sports, Sports, State News October 13, 2015 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee Joshua Dobbs threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more, leading Tennessee back from a 21-point deficit to beat No. 19/16 Georgia, 38-31, on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. Saturday’s win tied for Tennessee’s (3-3, 1-2 SEC) third-largest comeback in program history. The Vols trailed, 24-3,Read More

Four Vols named NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes

Four Vols named NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes

Local News, Local Sports, Sports, State News October 13, 2015 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

By Sean Barows Four Tennessee softball players earned NFCA Division I All-American Scholar Athlete honors for the 2014-15 academic year on Tuesday as announced on the NFCA’s official website. Representing the Volunteers were Meghan Gregg, Rainey Gaffin, Erin Gabriel and Lauren Irwin. Tennessee was one of nine programs in theRead More

Doug Dickey Hall of Fame Plaza and Hall of Champions dedicated

Doug Dickey Hall of Fame Plaza and Hall of Champions dedicated

Local News, Local Sports, Sports, State News October 13, 2015 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

By Jason Yellin The University of Tennessee dedicated two areas in honor of former Volunteer athletics director and head football coach, Doug Dickey. The Doug Dickey Hall of Fame Plaza, adjacent to the new residence hall being built on Lake Loudoun Boulevard, and the Doug Dickey Hall of Champions, locatedRead More