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Pierce Johnson named Cubs minor league pitcher of the month

Sports September 9, 2014 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Submitted The Chicago Cubs announced Thursday that Tennessee Smokies right-handed starting pitcher Pierce Johnson has been named the club’s Minor League Pitcher of the Month for the month of August. In six outings last month for Tennessee, the Colorado native combined for a 2-0 record and 1.72 ERA  adding 34Read More

Carson-Newman Eagles take down Edinboro in season opener

Carson-Newman Eagles take down Edinboro in season opener

Sports September 9, 2014 at 1:59 am Comments are Disabled

JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman (1-0) football coach Ken Sparks tied Pop Warner for sixth all-time on the wins list as the No. 16 Eagles knocked off the Edinboro Fighting Scots (0-1) 38-24 at Burke-Tarr Stadium. Sparks is now four wins away from tying legendary coach Bear Bryant for fifth all-time. “To GodRead More

Vols Defeat Arkansas State 34-19

Vols Defeat Arkansas State 34-19

Sports September 7, 2014 at 2:15 am Comments are Disabled

By Michael Williams The University of Tennessee Volunteers defeated the Arkansas State Red Wolves in a 34-19 upset before a crowd of more than 99,500 at Neyland Stadium Saturday. Both teams came into the game fresh from a victory hoping to tie up a second win in as many weeks.Read More

Carson-Newman ladies volleyball ready to roll

Sports September 5, 2014 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Submitted The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles returns one goalkeeper from the 2013 season, Katy Hill. She recorded 24 saves in five games last season, making two starts. Hill set the 2013 season-high total with 13 saves against Alabama-Huntsville. Carson-Newman added three keepers during the off season: freshman Vittoria Boscatto from SaoRead More

Four Smokies invited to play in Arizona Fall League

Sports September 5, 2014 at 4:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Submitted The Chicago Cubs honored four Tennessee Smokies players, including right-handed pitchers Zach Cates, C.J. Edwards and Ivan Pineyro, as well as shortstop Addison Russell, with invitations to represent the club in the prestigious Arizona Fall League following the 2014 regular season. Russell, who was rated by Baseball America asRead More

The Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation sponsors round robin tennis match

Local News, Sports September 5, 2014 at 1:35 am Comments are Disabled

Submitted. A Round Robin Tennis Tournament will be held at the Don Watson Tennis Center in Mynatt Park on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Tournament organizers are pleased to announce the addition of a Juniors Tournament for youth 10 to 14-years-old. “The Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation is excited to workRead More

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational

Sports September 5, 2014 at 12:08 am Comments are Disabled

Submitted The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in partnership with T3Travel is excited to announce plans for a Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational tournament. The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational will be tipped off on champion grounds in Knoxville, TN at the Knoxville Convention Center on April 17thRead More

Sanders headed to Kosovo to continue basketball career

Sanders headed to Kosovo to continue basketball career

Sports September 4, 2014 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Submitted Carson-Newman men’s basketball recent graduate, Ish Sanders, has signed a pro basketball contract with Vellaznimi Gjakove of Kosovo’s Liga e Pare. Sanders becomes the fifth Carson-Newman men’s basketball player to move into a basketball career post-graduation in the last two years. “It’s a relief, it’s been a long summerRead More

Pioneers tabbed second in SAC volleyball poll

Pioneers tabbed second in SAC volleyball poll

Sports August 20, 2014 at 10:24 pm Comments are Disabled

By Michael Williams The 2014 Tusculum College volleyball team has been picked to finish second in the South Atlantic Conference in a vote by the league’s head coaches for the annual SAC Preseason Poll. Tusculum Senior Megan Hasse was selected to the 2014 SAC Volleyball Preseason All-Conference Second Team. TheRead More

The Smokies defeated the Pensacola Wahoos 4-1

The Smokies defeated the Pensacola Wahoos 4-1

Local Sports, Sports August 9, 2014 at 11:08 pm Comments are Disabled

By Michael Williams The Smokies defeated the Pensacola Wahoos in an impressive 4-1 victory Sunday at Smokies Stadium. They took an early lead when Addison Russell hit a home run battling in an RBI making the score 2-0. The Smokies and Wahoos remained scoreless throughout the fifth inning. During theRead More