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Cherokee Distributing Company announces renewed partnership with the Vol Network

Cherokee Distributing Company announces renewed partnership with the Vol Network

Cherokee Distributing Company and the Vol Network celebrate renewal of their partnership at Neyland Stadium on the University of Tennessee (UT) campus this fall. Pictured from left: Vol Network General Manager Steve Early; UT Senior Associate Athletics Director Jeneen Lalik; Cherokee Distributing Company Off-Premise Manager Burton Sampson; UT Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer; Cherokee Distributing […]

Tennessee Players Ready for Georgia

Tennessee Players Ready for Georgia

Tennessee on-field leaders Brandon Kennedy, Henry To’o To’o and Ty Chandler, who’s 176 rushing yards lead the SEC so far this season, discuss their expectations for their upcoming matchup at Georgia on Saturday with members of the media. A top-15 clash, the No. 14/12 Vols look to extend their FBS-leading win streak to nine against the undefeated No. 3/3 Bulldogs. Kickoff […]

New Market’s Humbard Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League event on Lake Cherokee

New Market’s Humbard Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League event on Lake Cherokee

Boater Bill Humbard of New Market, Tennessee, brought a two-day total of 10 bass to the scale weighing 24 pounds, 4 ounces to win the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine Mountain Division Super-Tournament at Lake Cherokee. For his victory, Humbard earned $6,230. “I’ve been blessed to win the Mountain Division prior to […]

Vols Climb In Polls; No. 15 in AP, No. 17 in Coaches

Vols Climb In Polls; No. 15 in AP, No. 17 in Coaches

Tennessee football climbed in both national polls this week, jumping to No. 15 in the Associated Press Top 25 and No. 17 in the Amway Coaches poll. The Vols leaped 10 spots in the Associated Press poll and went from the first team out of the Coaches poll last week to No. 17. Beginning with […]

Vols Open Week Three of Preseason Practice

Vols Open Week Three of Preseason Practice

Tennessee football returned to the practice field Tuesday afternoon to open its third week of the preseason as head coach Jeremy Pruitt met with members of the media. Pruitt discussed the freshmen talent developing at running back behind the one-two punch of Ty Chandler and Eric Gray. “Tee Hodge and Jabari Small have been really steady for freshmen,” Pruitt said. “They have a […]

Patriots Fall To Sevier County 26-35

Patriots Fall To Sevier County 26-35

The Jefferson County Patriots first game of the season went much like this year, full of interruption, resistance and resiliency. After the long wait through contactless practice and on the field social distancing, the Patriots were fired up and ready to play their first game. They were met on the grid iron with an equally […]

Buccaneer Trio Conclude Play at U.S. Amateur

Buccaneer Trio Conclude Play at U.S. Amateur

ETSU men’s golf saw its competition in the 120th U.S. Amateur Championship come to an end on Wednesday morning. Jack Rhea (Jonesborough, Tenn.) reached the 18-way playoff for the final three spots on in the match play draw on Wednesday morning, but fell short on the second playoff hole at Bandon Dunes in Bandon, Ore. Rhea began his […]

Study points to health disparities among former NFL players

Study points to health disparities among former NFL players

A career in professional football may yield an array of health benefits that extend beyond playing years: NFL players engage in vigorous training, tend to be more educated than other men in the U.S. and have higher median incomes than most fellow Americans–all factors associated with better overall health. But new research from Harvard Medical […]

Randy Rogers, Athletics Director – What Will Sports Look Like This School Year?

Randy Rogers, Athletics Director – What Will Sports Look Like This School Year?

Mossy Creek Mini Golf To Host 2022, USPMGA US Open. $15,000 Cash Purse Event

Mossy Creek Mini Golf To Host 2022, USPMGA US Open. $15,000 Cash Purse Event

Mossy Creek Mini Golf in Jefferson City, Tennessee has been selected to host USPMGA Professional Mini Golf event in 2022 The United States Pro Mini Golf Association was established in 1997 and currently has over a hundred professional players. USPMGA hosts two major events each year. Photo: Matt Finley, resident of Dandridge, tied the course […]

JCHS Girls Basketball Gets New Head Coach, Jeremy Byrd

JCHS Girls Basketball Gets New Head Coach, Jeremy Byrd

Jefferson County High School Athletic Department announced Jeremy Byrd as the Head Girls Basketball Coach on Friday, May 22, 2020. Coach Byrd is an East Tennessee native and veteran head coach. Byrd is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and has earned his Masters and Educational Specialist degrees from Lincoln Memorial University. Most recently […]

ETSU names Jason Shay men’s basketball head coach

ETSU names Jason Shay men’s basketball head coach

East Tennessee State University Athletic Director Scott Carter announced on Wednesday night that Jason Shay has accepted the position to become the new head coach of the ETSU men’s basketball program. Shay, the 17th head coach in program history, spent the last five seasons as the Buccaneers’ assistant coach where ETSU compiled an overall record of 130-43. The 130 wins […]

Tennessee Takes Top Honors for Combined Hoops Attendance

Tennessee Takes Top Honors for Combined Hoops Attendance

Tennessee drew more fans to Thompson-Boling Arena for men’s and women’s basketball games during the 2019-20 season than any other school in America. A total of 461,146 Big Orange fans attended 33 games, as the Vols drew 322,822 for their 17 home games, and the Lady Vols drew 138,324 for their 16 home events. Tennessee’s […]

PRUITT ADDS BRUMBAUGH AND FELTON TO FOOTBALL COACHING STAFF

PRUITT ADDS BRUMBAUGH AND FELTON TO FOOTBALL COACHING STAFF

Tennessee head football coach Jeremy Pruitt announced the hire of two new assistant coaches in Jimmy Brumbaugh and Shelton Felton. Brumbaugh is the Volunteers’ new co-defensive coordinator/defensive line coach, while Felton is set to take over as outside linebackers coach. They replace Tracy Rocker and Chris Rumph, who each spent the past two years with the program. […]

Alontae Taylor Voted Vice Chair of SEC Football Leadership Council

Alontae Taylor Voted Vice Chair of SEC Football Leadership Council

A rising junior on the Tennessee football team, was recently selected as Vice Chair of the Southeastern Conference Football Leadership Council. Taylor was selected by a vote of his peers at a meeting of the council held recently at the SEC offices in Birmingham. The Manchester, Tennessee, native will attend a portion of the SEC […]

UT PLACES ALL-TIME BEST 69 ON FALL SEC HONOR ROLL

UT PLACES ALL-TIME BEST 69 ON FALL SEC HONOR ROLL

The University of Tennessee placed an athletics department-record 69 student-athletes on the 2019 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll, which was announced Friday by league commissioner Greg Sankey. The Vol football program led the way with 37 making the list. The soccer team followed with 10 members earning academic honors, while the volleyball team had nine, men’s […]

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