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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 […]

CARSON-NEWMAN SWEEPS SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE ASTROTURF MEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK HONORS

CARSON-NEWMAN SWEEPS SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE ASTROTURF MEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK HONORS

Carson-Newman’s Devon Moore was named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, while teammate Christian Shouse was named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week for meets contested during the fourth week of the indoor track & field season, the Conference office announced today. Moore, a junior from Baxley, […]

TENNESSEE ADDS GRADUATE TRANSFER VELUS JONES

TENNESSEE ADDS GRADUATE TRANSFER VELUS JONES

Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt announced the addition of veteran wide receiver and kick returner Velus Jones to the Volunteers’ football program on Monday. Jones collected All-Conference Second Team honors from the Pac-12 as a return specialist in 2019. He graduated from Southern California and will be eligible to play this fall. The Saraland, Ala., native was […]

ESPN NAMES WHITE AND MANNING ALL-TIME ALL-AMERICANS

ESPN NAMES WHITE AND MANNING ALL-TIME ALL-AMERICANS

Tennessee football legends Reggie White and Peyton Manning were named to ESPN’s All-Time All-America first team and second team, respectively, the network revealed on Thursday. As part of the yearlong ESPN College Football 150 storytelling initiative, the prestigious honor is comprised of a First Team and a Second Team, with 11 players on offense, 11 […]

Vols to Play Indiana in TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

Vols to Play Indiana in TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

Tennessee will be heading to Jacksonville, Florida for the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, which will be played at TIAA Bank Field on Jan. 2 at 7 p.m. ET. The Volunteers will take on Big Ten foe Indiana in the 75th edition of the Gator Bowl. “I want to thank TaxSlayer Gator Bowl President and CEO Rick Catlett […]

Gray, Vols Storm Past Commodores, 28-10

Gray, Vols Storm Past Commodores, 28-10

KNOXVILLE, TN – NOVEMBER 30, 2019 – Wide receiver Jauan Jennings #15 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Vanderbilt Commodores and the Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Andrew Ferguson/Tennessee Athletics Freshman running back Eric Gray moved like lightning, and the hard-hitting Vol defense delivered the thunder as Tennessee stormed […]

Second-Half Surge, Goal-Line Stand Lead Vols Past Kentucky, 17-13

Second-Half Surge, Goal-Line Stand Lead Vols Past Kentucky, 17-13

A goal-line stand on fourth-and-goal by the Tennessee defense sealed a 17-13 victory over Kentucky at Kroger Field on Saturday night. After Tennessee stifled three consecutive Wildcat runs from inside the 6-yard line, Kentucky quarterback Lynn Bowden Jr. ran for the end zone on fourth-down and was stopped by the Vols’ Daniel Bituli and Ja’Quain Blakely with 1:17 remaining. […]

Dominant Defense and Explosive Plays Lead Vols Past Gamecocks

Dominant Defense and Explosive Plays Lead Vols Past Gamecocks

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A second-half shutout, a career day from senior receiver Jauan Jennings and two special teams scores propelled Tennessee to a 41-21 victory over South Carolina for its second SEC victory of 2019 Saturday at Neyland Stadium. “We keep talking about finding a way to win, and we found a way to win tonight against a really […]

The 2019-2020 Jefferson County Elementary School Basketball League

The 2019-2020 Jefferson County Elementary School Basketball League

The 2019-2020 Jefferson County Elementary School Basketball League has begun. On October 26, from 9:00am-10:30am (girl teams) and from 10:30am-12:00pm (boy teams), Coaches and players from each team will be participating in a coaches/camp clinic held at Jefferson County High School. While attending this clinic, the elementary coaches and players will be receiving direct instruction […]

Vols Hang Tough with Top-Ranked Tide

Vols Hang Tough with Top-Ranked Tide

Tennessee went toe-to-toe with No. 1 Alabama on Saturday night in front of a capacity crowd at Bryant-Denny Stadium, but was plagued by penalties and missed opportunities inside the red zone in a 35-13 loss to the defending SEC champions. The Vols held the Crimson Tide’s high-powered offense to season lows in points (35), passing […]

Jefferson County Falls to Hardin Valley in Senior Night Battle

Jefferson County Falls to Hardin Valley in Senior Night Battle

Senior Night for the Jefferson County Patriots fell just short of what they hoped for the last home game of the season. Despite a strong performance by the Patriot defense, the Hardin Valley Hawks took home the victory in Dumplin Valley Friday night. The first score for Hardin Valley came early in the game, the […]

Tennessee Secures First SEC Win over Mississippi State

Tennessee Secures First SEC Win over Mississippi State

Limiting Mississippi State to a season-low 10 points in the game, Tennessee secured its first SEC victory of the season, winning 20-10 over the Bulldogs Saturday afternoon in Neyland Stadium. Mississippi State’s (3-3, 1-2 SEC) Kylin Hill came into today’s game as the SEC leader in rushing yards with 119.2 yards per game. Tennessee (2-4, […]

Lady Patriots Soccer Honor Senior Players

Lady Patriots Soccer Honor Senior Players

Tuesday night, the Jefferson County Lady Patriots Soccer team hosted the Powell High School Lady Panthers. This would be the last regular season home game for the Lady Patriots, and they took the opportunity to honor the seniors of the team. The Lady Patriots were coming off a loss to Knoxville West, and The Lady […]

Vols Fall To No. 3 UGA In Maurer’s Debut

Vols Fall To No. 3 UGA In Maurer’s Debut

Tennessee took a 14-10 second-quarter lead over No. 3 Georgia behind gritty play from true freshman quarterback Brian Maurer before falling, 43-14, in front of a crowd of 92,709 Saturday night at Neyland Stadium. In his first career start for the Vols (1-4/0-2 SEC), Maurer completed 14 of 28 passes for 259 yards and two touchdowns. The […]

Patriots Fall to Indians in Homecoming Shutout

Patriots Fall to Indians in Homecoming Shutout

After a rough three weeks on the road, the Jefferson County Patriots returned to Leroy Shannon Field Friday night for the 2019 Homecoming Game. Now sporting a 3-3 record, the Patriots welcomed the Dobyns-Bennett High School Indians to Dumplin Valley, hoping to regain some momentum lost over the last three weeks. Unfortunately this would not […]

Vols Fall to Gators in SEC Opener

Vols Fall to Gators in SEC Opener

Despite a third quarter that saw Tennessee force two turnovers and record a pair of sacks, the Vols fell to the No. 9/8 Florida Gators 34-3 on Saturday afternoon in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in their SEC opener. The UT defense completed the afternoon forcing three turnovers. Senior linebacker Daniel Bituli recorded a game-high two sacks. His first sack of […]

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