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Lady Vols Battle Past Cowgirls, 76-63

Lady Vols Battle Past Cowgirls, 76-63

Sophomore Evina Westbrook poured in a career-high 29 points to lead No. 11/11 Tennessee to a gritty road win over Oklahoma State at Gallagher-Iba Arena on Sunday, 76-63. Junior Rennia Davis and freshman Zaay Green were also in double figures for Tennessee (6-0) with 15 each, with Green posting a new career high. Cheridene Green was a presence on the boards, pulling down a career-best […]

No. 6 Vols Cruise to 79-51 Win Over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

No. 6 Vols Cruise to 79-51 Win Over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

No. 6 Tennessee cruised to a 79-51 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi behind a balanced offensive attack Sunday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena. Admiral Schofield led the way with 16 points to go along with a career-high-tying four steals. Grant Williams chipped in 14 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocks. Fellow junior Jordan Bowdenalso scored 14 points off […]

Vols Drop Regular-Season Finale to Vanderbilt, 38-13

Vols Drop Regular-Season Finale to Vanderbilt, 38-13

The Tennessee Volunteers dropped their final game of the regular season to Vanderbilt, 38-13, Saturday at Vanderbilt Stadium. After trading punts to start the game, the Commodores (6-6, 3-5 SEC) took a 17-0 lead heading into the half. Tennessee (5-7, 2-6 SEC) fought back to pull within 10 points in the third thanks to sophomore […]

Lady Vols Seize Junkadoo Title, 73-69, Over UAB

Lady Vols Seize Junkadoo Title, 73-69, Over UAB

No. 11/11 Tennessee came from 12 points down in the fourth quarter to send the game to overtime and seize a hard-fought victory over UAB, 73-69, on Saturday in the Junkanoo Division title game at the 2018 Women’s Junkanoo Jam. Sophomore forward Rennia Davis, who was named the tournament MVP, led the Lady Vols (5-0) with […]

Vols Fall To Missouri In Home Finale

Vols Fall To Missouri In Home Finale

It was a back-and-forth affair into the third quarter, but Tennessee was unable to keep pace with a potent Missouri attack in a 50-17 loss in front of a crowd of 88,224 on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. “The offense did a good job coming out and getting a score to start the second half, but […]

Jefferson County Basketball Home Opening Successful for Both Varsity Teams

Jefferson County Basketball Home Opening Successful for Both Varsity Teams

Basketball has returned to Dumplin Valley as both the Lady Patriots and Patriots welcomed fans back home with wins. After suffering a loss at the hand of the Bearden Lady Bulldogs, the Lady Patriots hosted the Science Hill Lady Hilltoppers to kick off the action for the evening.  It wouldn’t take long for Jefferson County […]

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 […]