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Sports view: Food is the new recruiting tool

Sports view: Food is the new recruiting tool

Sports, Sports View November 10, 2015 at 7:07 pm 0 comments

By Jordan Kobritz Most U.S. households would be aghast if their food budget increased 145% in one year. But that’s exactly what happened at a number of colleges this year after the NCAA lifted restrictions on feeding student-athletes. The restrictions, which limited meals to one training table per day, wereRead More

Eagles drop a spot to seventh in region rankings

Eagles drop a spot to seventh in region rankings

Sports November 10, 2015 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

By Adam Cavalier Carson-Newman football fell a spot to seventh in the second iteration of the region rankings, but would still be playoff bound if the season ended today. The Eagles slipped to seventh after beating Limestone 69–28. C-N likely took a strength of schedule hit by playing the 2–6Read More

Robin Roberts named Honorary Harlem Globetrotter

Robin Roberts named Honorary Harlem Globetrotter

Sports, State News November 10, 2015 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

NEW YORK CITY (press release) The iconic Harlem Globetrotters named TV personality, and former University of Tennessee basketball player, Robin Roberts the 10th Honorary Harlem Globetrotter in the team’s history. “It is our privilege to present Robin Roberts with this honor,” said Harlem Globetrotters CEO Kurt Schneider. “She used herRead More

Lady Vols softball releases challenging 2016 schedule

Lady Vols softball releases challenging 2016 schedule

Sports, State News November 10, 2015 at 4:26 pm 0 comments

By Sean Barows Coming off the seventh Women’s College World Series appearance in program history last season, the University of Tennessee softball team officially released its 2016 schedule today, a 55-game slate that figures to be one of the toughest in the nation. “This is the most ambitious schedule weRead More

Vols release 2016 football schedule

Vols release 2016 football schedule

Sports, State News November 10, 2015 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

By Brian Rice Seven games in Neyland Stadium, the return of an October tradition and the long-awaited Battle at Bristol, are all a part of the 2016 Tennessee football schedule. Just as the 2015 schedule was, the 2016 slate features 12 games spread over 13 weeks, with the open dateRead More

Vols Grind Out 27-24 Win vs. South Carolina

Vols Grind Out 27-24 Win vs. South Carolina

Sports, State News November 10, 2015 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee Malik Foreman forced a fumble and Jalen Reeves-Maybin recovered it at the UT 13-yard line in the final minute to help Tennessee secure a 27-24 victory over South Carolina on Saturday before a crowd of 101,253 at Neyland Stadium. For the third-straight year, the Vols (5-4,Read More

Daniel Named Candidate For 2015 Ray Guy Award

Daniel Named Candidate For 2015 Ray Guy Award

Sports, State News November 10, 2015 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee Tennessee redshirt sophomore punter Trevor Daniel has been named one of 79 candidates for the 2015 Ray Guy Award, which identifies the nation’s top collegiate punter. Daniel is enjoying a standout 2015 season. His punting average of 47.1 yards per punt ranks fourth in the nationRead More

Sports view:The bat flip seen ‘round the world

Sports view:The bat flip seen ‘round the world

Sports, Sports View October 27, 2015 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

By Jordan Kobritz “Celebrate good times, come on! (Let’s celebrate)…Let’s celebrate, it’s all right.”  Kool & the Gang Play the game right.  Respect the game.  Don’t show up your opponent.  These are among the Unwritten Rules of baseball that are handed down from one generation of ballplayers to the next.Read More

Four Vols Invited to 2016 USWNT Selection Camp

Four Vols Invited to 2016 USWNT Selection Camp

Sports, State News October 27, 2015 at 6:23 pm 0 comments

By Sean Barows Four former or current Tennessee softball players were among the 43 initial athletes chosen to participate in the 2016 USA Softball Women’s National Team Selection Camp as announced by The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball. Vols chosen to take part in the campRead More

Long receives second accolade in a week

Long receives second accolade in a week

Sports, State News October 27, 2015 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

By Adam Cavalier For the second time in as many days, Carson-Newman defensive end Justin Long has earned a post game plaudit for his two blocked kicks against Newberry. The Tennessee Sportswriters Association has named Long the defensive player of the week for the Volunteer State. He becomes Carson-Newman’s firstRead More