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The end of an era?

The end of an era?

Sports February 2, 2016 at 7:39 pm 0 comments

By Kayla D. Putman Is the era of Peyton Manning coming to a close? At 39 years old, Manning is currently the oldest starting quarterback in the league. Although he has repeatedly insisted that he never makes definitive decisions about his future until after March physicals, it is natural toRead More

Tennessee’s Bowl History

Tennessee’s Bowl History

Sports December 29, 2015 at 4:12 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee Tennessee is 26-24 all-time in bowls and the Vols are playing in their 33rd January bowl game and second in a row. UT defeated Iowa, 45-28, in last year’s TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla. Tennessee’s last game against a Big Ten team was its 45-28 winRead More

Concussion related measures improved in football players who drank new chocolate milk

Concussion related measures improved in football players who drank new chocolate milk

Sports December 29, 2015 at 4:09 pm 0 comments

By Eric Schurr COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Fifth Quarter Fresh, a new, high-protein chocolate milk, helped high school football players improve their cognitive and motor function over the course of a season, even after experiencing concussions, a new preliminary University of Maryland study shows. The study, funded through the MarylandRead More

Outback Bowl: Tennessee vs Northwestern

Outback Bowl: Tennessee vs Northwestern

Sports December 29, 2015 at 4:03 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee Tennessee will play in its 51st bowl game on Jan. 1, 2016, when the Vols take on No. 12 Northwestern in the 30th annual Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The ESPN2 broadcast will feature Tom Hart and Rod Gilmore in the boothRead 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

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

Wolf named to Mackey Award watch list

Wolf named to Mackey Award watch list

Sports, State News October 27, 2015 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

By Jason Yellin Tennessee sophomore tight end Ethan Wolf has been named to the John Mackey Award Midseason Watch List. The John Mackey Award is presented to the nation’s most outstanding collegiate tight end. Wolf has 15 catches for a team-best 213 yards with two touchdowns in 2015. Wolf hasRead More

Vol’s QB Dobbs up for Wuerffel Trophy

Vol’s QB Dobbs up for Wuerffel Trophy

Sports, State News October 27, 2015 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

By Jason Yellin Vols quarterback Joshua Dobbs is one of 93 student-athletes nominated for the 2015 Wuerffel Trophy, college football’s top community service award. Dobbs is currently a junior pursuing a major in Honors Aerospace Engineering and a minor in Business Administration. He is also a member of the University’sRead More

Vols Fall To #8 Crimson Tide, 19-14

Vols Fall To #8 Crimson Tide, 19-14

Sports, State News October 27, 2015 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Despite a valiant performance by the Tennessee defense and a late offensive surge to seize the lead in the fourth quarter, the Vols fell to No. 8 Alabama, 19-14, on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Tennessee (3-4, 1-3 SEC) stayed within one score fromRead More

Coach Jones tips his cap to the head ball coach

Coach Jones tips his cap to the head ball coach

Sports, State News October 20, 2015 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

By Stephen K. Lee Steve Spurrier recently took the podium at an unscheduled press conference to formally announce his resignation as head coach at South Carolina. Tennessee head coach Butch Jones took a moment during his own press conference to acknowledge the great respect he has for the Head BallRead More