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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 [...]

Eagles stop skid, top Catawba 76-65

Carson-Newman (12-4, 5-3 SAC) used a 20-4 first half run to take a 20-point first half lead before the Eagles stiff-armed Catawba (5-11, 2-6 SAC) to a 76-65 wire-to-wire win Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse. Catawba did make a second half push, trimming a 12-point halftime lead down to three on a few occasions, but [...]

Eagles look to bounce back versus Catawba

Carson-Newman (11-4, 4-3 SAC) looks to rebound after a couple of firsts when it takes on Catawba (5-10, 2-5 SAC) Saturday at Holt Fieldhouse at 4 p.m. For one, the Eagles lost their first home game of the season Wednesday against Lincoln Memorial. For two, the Eagles lost back-to-back games for the first time since [...]

No. 12 LMU hands Carson-Newman first home loss of season

For the first time, in the 2012-13 season, Carson-Newman (11-4, 4-3 SAC) dropped a game at Holt Fieldhouse. The Eagles fell to rival Lincoln Memorial (13-2, 6-1 SAC) – the 12th-ranked team in the nation 80-63 Wednesday night. The loss give the Eagles back-to-back defeats for the first time this season, while snapping a two-game [...]

Mincey hires Papala as volleyball graduate assistant coach

Mincey hires Papala as volleyball graduate assistant coach

Carson-Newman volleyball coach Shannon Mincey has announced the hiring of former Eagle middle hitter Sabina Papala as a graduate assistant coach. “I look forward to working alongside Sabina,” Mincey said. “Her personality is enjoyable to work with and she is a hard worker. Her life experience will be an asset to us coming from Poland [...]

Eagles, 12th-ranked Railsplitters collide at Holt Fieldhouse

The last two times Carson-Newman (11-3, 4-2 SAC) and no. 12 Lincoln Memorial (12-2, 5-1 SAC) have squared off, the Railsplitters have been ranked in the NABC Coaches Poll. The last two times C-N has come away with a win over those nationally ranked Railsplitter clubs. Carson-Newman and LMU resume their rivalry Wednesday at Holt [...]

Walker joins C-N athletics administration as Academic Success Coach

A school with a long line of coaches who have guided students to success on the field of competition is adding a coach to guide students and student athletes to success in the classroom. Carson-Newman has announced the hiring of Gloria Walker as an academic success coach. Walker will work closely with provost Kina Mallard, [...]

Former Vol joins Carson-Newman coaching staff

Former Tennessee Volunteer Nick Reveiz has joined the Carson-Newman coaching staff as a graduate assistant working with the Eagles linebackers. Reveiz finished his career with the Vols in 20010 with a 108-tackle season, including a career high 14-tackle performance in the Music City Bowl versus North Carolina. While the three-time academic All-SEC selection’s playing pedigree, [...]

Vols Top Bulldogs

Vols Top Bulldogs

The Volunteer basketball team bounced back from a tough stretch Saturday afternoon topping the Mississippi State Bulldogs.  The Vols’ skid had reached four games, and the lowly Bulldogs were the perfect prescription to what ailed the Vols.  Limping into Thompson Boling Arena with barely little more than a starting lineup of scholarship players, MSU struggled [...]

FUTURE BIG GAME TAGGING

FUTURE BIG GAME TAGGING

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission approved a change in a proclamation in regard to future big game tagging and check-in procedures. The vote came during the January meeting of the TFWC which concluded Friday at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Region II Ray Bell Building. The change calls for all big game animals to [...]

TWRA REQUESTS PUBLIC INPUT

TWRA REQUESTS PUBLIC INPUT

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is soliciting comments for its 2013-14 hunting seasons’ regulations. This is an opportunity for the public to provide ideas and share concerns about hunting regulations with TWRA staff. Public comments will be considered by TWRA’s Wildlife Division staff and may be presented as proposals for regulation changes. Comments may be [...]

Davis garners second SAC player of the week honor

Carson-Newman forward Antoine Davis (Rustburg, Va.) is the first men’s basketball player to win a SAC Player of the Week award twice this season. Davis hauled in his second honor by averaging 22 points and five rebounds in Eagle wins over Tusculum and Newberry. “In both games he delivered points,” Carson-Newman head men’s basketball coach [...]