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Eagles prepare for early week home games with King, Lander

Eagles prepare for early week home games with King, Lander

Carson-Newman softball (4-0) will try to keep its bats cooking with a pair of early week doubleheaders against King (1-1) and Lander (2-2). The Eagles have batted .455 as a team through the opening week of the season with a .553 on-base percentage. Carson-Newman has outscored teams 40-1 through four games and has yet to [...]

2013 Tennessee Volunteer Signing Class

2013 Tennessee Volunteer Signing Class

Signee Position Height Weight Hometown Malik Brown DL 6-3 250 Palm Beach, Fla. Woody Quinn TE 6-6 260 Dana Point, Calif. Joshua Dobbs QB 6-3 190 Alpharetta, Ga. Jason Carr DL 6-5 260 Memphis, Tenn. Brett Kendrick OL 6-6 312 Knoxville, Tenn. Cameron Sutton DB 6-1 170 Jonesboro, Ga. Jaylen Miller DL 6-2 265 Gaffney, [...]

Sanders’ last second three sinks L-R

Ish Sanders (Cleveland, Tenn.) buried a three from the left wing over Lenoir-Rhyne’s R.J. McClure with 1.9 seconds left as Carson-Newman (16-4, 9-3 SAC) picked up a 61-58 home conference win over the Bears (14-6, 7-5 SAC) to stay within a game of first in the league standings. The Eagles have won five straight games. [...]

Eagle softball picks up pair of run rule wins over Pfeiffer

Eagle softball picks up pair of run rule wins over Pfeiffer

Carson-Newman shortstop Brittany Hefner (Talbot, Tenn) helped the Eagles break out the broomsticks Saturday at the Lady Eagle Softball Complex against Pfeiffer. The junior transfer from Walters State went four-for-six with two homers, a triple and seven RBI as the C-N defeated Pfeiffer 9-0 and 9-1. Carson-Newman head coach Vickee Kazee-Hollifield had high praise for [...]

2012 STATE’S BLACK BEAR HARVEST NEARS 400

Tennessee’s black bear harvest is hovering near the 400-mark for 2012, marking the eighth consecutive year that hunters have harvested more than 300 bears in the state’s bear-hunting counties. The 2012 harvest stands at 397 after the state record of 581 in 2011. The previous two years saw 301 harvested in 2010 after the previous [...]

C-N tries for sweep of Tusculum

C-N tries for sweep of Tusculum

Carson-Newman (14-4, 7-3 SAC) tries to do something Wednesday it hasn’t done to Tusculum (5-13, 3-7) in a decade – sweep a season series with the Pioneers. The last time the Eagles picked up a season series against TC it was the 2001-02 season and Carson-Newman was on its way to an NCAA tournament. Not [...]

Signing Day Preview

Signing Day Preview

Signing day for college football is on Wednesday, and the Vols are trying to restock their roster.  Despite their late start, Coach Butch Jones and his new staff have already made waves recruiting.  Their most notable prize is wide receiver Marquez North out of North Carolina.  North is ranked as one of the best two [...]

FEBRUARY 6 IS DEADLINE FOR 2013 SPRING TURKEY

QUOTA HUNTS APPLICATION PERIOD The application period deadline of Feb. 6 is nearing for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2013 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts. Applications are available and will be accepted at any TWRA license agent, TWRA regional office, or online at the TWRA website at www.tnwildlife.org. Applications will not be accepted after 11:59 p.m. [...]

Middle School Baseball Tryouts Held

Middle School Baseball Tryouts Held

The boys of summer were battling freezing temperatures on Friday evening, as the newly formed Jefferson County Middle School Baseball Team held make up day try outs. Jefferson County High School Baseball Coach Warner said that around 90 athletes are looking for a position on the Middle School Team and around 30 will actually make [...]

Patriots in Last Home Game for Season, Defeat Morristown East 49-36

Patriots in Last Home Game for Season, Defeat Morristown East 49-36

The Jefferson County High School Patriots continued their path to post season play on Friday night as they defeated Morristown East 49-36. The neighboring county rivals met at Dumplin Valley with the Hurricanes looking to break a two game losing streak and the Patriots seeking vengeance for a close loss to other Morristown rival, the [...]

Softballers Lance, Kelley land on preseason All-SAC second team

Carson-Newman first baseman Caitlyn Lance (East Ridge, Tenn.) and third baseman Sara Kelley (Birchwood, Tenn.) have been named to the preseason All-South Atlantic Conference second team. Lance made the 2012 postseason All-SAC second team, while Kelley’s appearance is her first in an Eagle uniform. Lance, a 5-6 junior, was second on C-N last season in [...]

Face of Defense: AF Academy Grad Gears Up for Super Bowl

Face of Defense: AF Academy Grad Gears Up for Super Bowl

An Air Force Academy graduate — now an Air Force Reserve captain and San Francisco 49ers wide receiver — arrived in New Orleans Jan. 27 for Super Bowl XLVII. Chad Hall was signed to the 49ers practice squad Nov. 27. He was released Dec. 14 as the team juggled its active and practice squad rosters, [...]

C-N softball tabbed for fourth in SAC preseason coaches’ poll

The Eagles finished 2012 34-22, 10-8 in the league. That was good enough for a fourth place finish. “Hopefully we’re not going to finish fourth,” Carson-Newman head softball coach Vickee Kazee-Hollifield said. “I don’t put a lot of weight on the polls, however, that’s what the coaches think. We’re just going to go to work [...]

Davis, Brooks help C-N grit out OT win at Brevard

Carson-Newman (13-4, 6-3 South Atlantic Conference) turned a 14-point first half deficit around behind solid second half shooting and defense to pick up a 74-69 win over Brevard (2-15, 1-7 SAC) on the road. Antoine Davis (Rustburg, Va.) hit the front end of a 1-and-1 with four seconds to play in regulation to force the [...]

Carson-Newman puts five-game win streak versus Brevard on the line Wednesday

Carson-Newman ( 12-4, 5-3 SAC) hasn’t dropped a game to Brevard (2-16, 1-6 SAC) since Feb. 17, 2010. In the interim, the Eagles have won five in a row over the Tornados and need a sixth straight when the Eagles head to Boshamer Gymnasium Wednesday night to stay two games back of first place in [...]

Martin Goes To Bat For Player

Martin Goes To Bat For Player

Cuonzo Martin went to bat for his players this past week, and on Saturday against the Crimson Tide, they repaid the favor. The usually soft spoken Martin publicly pointed out that his center Jarnell Stokes was being treated differently by referees, perhaps due to his sheer strength. He noted that the calls were unequal and [...]