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No. 5 Vols Hold Off Georgia Tech, 66-53

No. 5 Vols Hold Off Georgia Tech, 66-53

No. 5 Tennessee capped off its season-opening, three-game homestand with a hard-fought 66-53 win over Georgia Tech at Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday in front of a crowd of 16,219. Grant Williams led the way for the Vols offensively, scoring 22 points on 6-for-10 shooting. The junior also grabbed eight rebounds. Tennessee’s defense was stout the entire [...]

Vols Top Charlotte 14-3 on Homecoming

Vols Top Charlotte 14-3 on Homecoming

 Tennessee opened the month of November with a win, topping the Charlotte 49ers 14-3 Saturday evening at Neyland Stadium. It was the fifth-straight Homecoming win for the Volunteers and 73rd overall on the occasion since 1916. “I was really proud of the way our guys found a way to get a win,” head coach Jeremy Pruitt said. “At the [...]

Walk – Through Metal Detectors Now in Use at Thompson – Boling Arena

Walk – Through Metal Detectors Now in Use at Thompson – Boling Arena

As a reminder for the upcoming Tennessee Basketball season, the University of Tennessee has implemented a new security measure to enhance patron safety at all events at Thompson-Boling Arena. Walk-through metal detectors are now in place and operational at all arena entrances. Please be advised that this new security measure may add time to the [...]

Vols Edged by South Carolina

Vols Edged by South Carolina

Tennessee fell to South Carolina on Saturday night as the Gamecocks rallied to take a late, 27-24 lead at Williams-Brice Stadium. With the loss, Tennessee holds a 3-5 (1-4 SEC) record while the Gamecocks move to 4-3 (3-3 SEC). The Vols were led offensively by redshirt sophomore quarterback Jarrett Guarantano who completed 27-of-39 passes for 207 yards [...]

Vols Rank Number 6 In Pre-Season Coaches Poll

Vols Rank Number 6 In Pre-Season Coaches Poll

The Tennessee men’s basketball team earned its second No. 6 preseason ranking this week, as USA Today released its annual preseason coaches poll Thursday afternoon. On Monday, Tennessee earned an identical No. 6 ranking in the preseason AP Poll. The No. 6 preseason coaches poll ranking is the Vols’ highest preseason slot since USA TODAY [...]

Vols Fall to #1 Alabama

Vols Fall to #1 Alabama

Tennessee fought back in the second quarter, scoring touchdowns on back-to-back drives, but the Volunteers fell to No. 1 Alabama, 58-21, on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. “I think we learned a lot about our football team today,” UT head coach Jeremy Pruitt said. ”There are some guys we had on our team that this game was way too [...]

Hilltoppers Graze By Patriots 28-26

Hilltoppers Graze By Patriots 28-26

It was senior night on Leroy Shannon Field for the Jefferson County Patriots, and even after a strong comeback, the Patriots just couldn’t push past the Hilltoppers. The Patriots kicked off the evening by honoring the Senior Class of the Football, Dance, Cheer, Girls Soccer, and Cross Country teams, as well as the band.  Each [...]

Guarantano, Phillips Earn SEC Player of the Week

Guarantano, Phillips Earn SEC Player of the Week

Tennessee redshirt sophomore quarterback Jarrett Guarantano has been named SEC Offensive Player of the Week and senior defensive end Kyle Phillips has been named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday. This week’s honors mark the second time this season that a Vol has been recognized by the SEC as freshman defensive [...]

Vols Upset #21 Auburn 30-24 At Jordan-Hare Stadium

Vols Upset #21 Auburn 30-24 At Jordan-Hare Stadium

Tennessee outscored No. 21/21 Auburn 17-7 in the final two quarters of Saturday’s game to earn its first road and SEC win of the season at Jordan-Hare Stadium. “We beat a really good football team today,” head coach Jeremy Pruitt said. ”It’s like I told them in there, if we learn to execute and raise our level of [...]

Patriots Fall to Trojans by One

Patriots Fall to Trojans by One

Friday night took the Patriots back to Morristown to face off against the Morristown West Trojans.  For the second week in a row, Jefferson County had a double digit lead going in to halftime, only to loose it in the second half.  The loss places more pressure on the Patriots, who even if they win [...]

Basketball Vols Ready to “See What We’ve Got”

Basketball Vols Ready to “See What We’ve Got”

Last season, the Tennessee basketball team was projected to finish 13th in the SEC. The Vols were tied as the fifth-youngest team in the nation, and “experts” didn’t expect much from UT’s inexperienced roster. Despite that lack of recognition in the preseason, the Vols exceeded all expectations and achieved an overall record of 26-9 while [...]

No. 2/3 Bulldogs Top Vols in Athens, 38-12

No. 2/3 Bulldogs Top Vols in Athens, 38-12

Tennessee scored two second-half touchdowns to pull within 12 points, but a late push by No. 2/3 Georgia proved to be too much for the Volunteers in a 38-12 defeat at Sanford Stadium. “We have fight in us, and we’re not going to quit,” Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt said. “It kind of gets me [...]

Patriots Fall to Hawks In Hard Battle

Patriots Fall to Hawks In Hard Battle

Friday night brought football back in to Dumplin Valley as the Jefferson County Patriots hosted the Hardin Valley Hawks. The Jefferson County Patriots, coming off an impressive win against the William Blount Governors, were poised to improve their numbers for the season against the Hawks.  Hardin Valley, coming off a 51-10 win against the Morristown [...]

Hawkins Hits 1000 Yards for Season in Homecoming Win

Hawkins Hits 1000 Yards for Season in Homecoming Win

Jefferson County High School hosted the William Blount Governors for the Homecoming 2018 game Friday night. The opening kickoff set the tone for the rest of the game.  A hard tackle by Patriots special teams caused a fumble, that was recovered by Blaine Garret.  The Jefferson County offense, who played more as a unit this [...]

Ground Game, Defense Propel Vols To 24-0 Win Over UTEP

Ground Game, Defense Propel Vols To 24-0 Win Over UTEP

Sophomore running back Ty Chandler rushed 12 times for a career-best 158 yards and a touchdown as Tennessee recorded its first shutout since 2016 in a 24-0 victory over UTEP on Saturday afternoon at Neyland Stadium. A crowd of 87,074 was on hand for the contest, including 1,067 evacuees of Hurricane Florence from North Carolina, South Carolina and [...]

Late Fall In Tennessee Could Make Bassmaster Open On Douglas Lake Challenging

Late Fall In Tennessee Could Make Bassmaster Open On Douglas Lake Challenging

When it comes to the lakes operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, timing is usually vital to the quality of fishing. On Douglas Lake, in particular, “timing” can be a relative term. This year’s Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Eastern Open on Douglas Lake is actually taking place a week later than last year’s Open on [...]

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