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Carson-Newman falls in conference opener to Anderson University

Carson-Newman falls in conference opener to Anderson University

Carson-Newman (2-3) pulled out wins at no. 1 and no. 2 singles before dropping a 7-2 decision against Anderson (5-3) Monday afternoon at the Carson-Newman tennis complex. Freshman Juan Perez (Ecuador) secured an important win against Abdoulaye Camara at no. 1 singles 6-3, 6-4. At no. 2 singles, Paul Birdsong (Woodstock, Ga.) clinched a big [...]

BURSTROM NAMED SAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

BURSTROM NAMED SAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Carson-Newman freshman Tatum Burstrom (Maryville, Tenn.) earned South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors after a pair of sterling performances last week for the Lady Eagles. The award is the first for Burstrom in her career, and the first SAC weekly honor for a Lady Eagle this season. Burstrom started her award-winning [...]

LADY EAGLES FIFTH SEED IN SAC TOURNAMENT

LADY EAGLES FIFTH SEED IN SAC TOURNAMENT

The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles basketball team (15-10, 9-9 South Atlantic Conference) earned a fifth seed for the 2013 Food Lion SAC Women’s Basketball Championship, announced by the league office Saturday. Carson-Newman will play its quarterfinal game at fourth-seeded Newberry on Wednesday March 6 at 7 p.m. inside Eleazer Arena. The Lady Eagles and Wolves split [...]

NCAA Possibilities

NCAA Possibilities

You’ve probably heard the old saying, “It’s as clear as mud.”  That sums up the basketball Vols’ NCAA possibilities.  The tournament future for Cuonzo Martin’s squad is so murky I put off writing this column twice, waiting for it to clear.  It didn’t clear.  So where does it stand? I believe the Vols need three [...]

FRANCHETTI KEYS C-N TO DOUBLEHEADER SWEEP OF BEARS

The Carson-Newman Eagles (12-7, 8-1 South Atlantic Conference) swept a Sunday doubleheader and the series against Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (5-16, 1-8 South Atlantic Conference) winning 8-2 and 4-3 at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex on a chilly Sunday afternoon. The Eagles are now off to a league-best 8-1 start in conference play, and have won each [...]

LADY EAGLES TOP BULLDOGS 56-50 ON SENIOR DAY

The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles basketball team (15-10, 9-9 South Atlantic Conference) defeated the Wingate Bulldogs (13-15, 7-11 South Atlantic Conference) on Senior Day and Parents Day at Holt Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Eagles overcame a season-low 17 points in the first half to outscore the Bulldogs 39-24 in the second half to send [...]

ARMSTRONG DOMINANT IN 2-1 EAGLES VICTORY OVER L-R

The Carson-Newman Eagles (10-7, 6-1 South Atlantic Conference) began its series with the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears (5-14, 1-6 South Atlantic Conference) with a 2-1 victory at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex on Friday afternoon. With the game tied at one in the bottom of the eighth, Bo Ausmus delivered an RBI single to give the Eagles [...]

Eagles perform strong in events at Power Sox Invitational

Eagles perform strong in events at Power Sox Invitational

Carson-Newman track team had a strong performance Saturday at the Power Sox Invitational in Hickory N.C. Both men and women teams finished in the top ten in different events. For the women’s competition, freshman Jessica Azor won first place in the women’s 100 meter dash while senior Hannah Reese took second place in the women’s [...]

Eight-minute field goal drought dooms Eagles on senior day versus Wingate

Carson-Newman (19-7, 12-6 SAC) went without a field goal over an eight-minute span in the second half while Wingate (18-8, 14-4 SAC) went on an 18-4 run to spoil the Eagles senior day with a 63-52 win. The win puts Carson-Newman in the four seed in the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Basketball Tournament. The [...]

Eagles face tough tests at Mid-South Classic

Carson-Newman (14-2) ratchets up the difficulty this weekend when it travels to play four games in the Mid-South Classic in Duncan, S.C. against no. 10 Armstrong Atlantic (11-2-1), no. 16 Flagler (12-5), Columbus State (8-9) and Erskine (2-5-1). Carson-Newman head softball coach Vickee Kazee-Hollifield said the Eagles schedule to this point should help out against [...]

Eagles find victory on the road at Converse College

Eagles find victory on the road at Converse College

Haleigh Chastain (Knoxville, Tenn.) clinched a big win against Desiree Kittel and assisted Carson-Newman (2-3) in taking a 7-2 victory over Converse College (0-7) Wednesday. In singles competition, Tiffany Delias (Morristown, Tenn.) triumphed over Samantha Sheffield with a 6-1, 6-2 conclusion in the no. 5 spot. Brooke Sanderson (Evans, Ga.) also performed well at no. [...]

BURSTROM POWERS C-N TO 60-59 WIN AT CATAWBA

The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles basketball team (14-10, 8-9 South Atlantic Conference) collected a 60-59 victory over the Catawba Lady Indians (15-10, 11-6 South Atlantic Conference) at Goodman Gymnasium on Wednesday evening. Freshman Tatum Burstrom (Maryville, Tenn.) scored a career-high 24 points in the victory, knocking down a season-best six three-pointers as the Lady Eagles earned [...]

Eagles look for first 20-win season since 2002-2003 Wednesday night versus Catawba

Eagles look for first 20-win season since 2002-2003 Wednesday night versus Catawba

Carson-Newman (19-4, 12-4 South Atlantic Conference) will try to keep the hot hand following Saturday’s 37-point thrashing of then co-league leader Anderson. The Eagles have an opportunity to win 20 games this year when they hit the road for Catawba (8-16, 4-11 SAC) Wednesday. Carson-Newman can clinch a first round home game in the SAC [...]

Sparks concludes opening week of spring practice looking for depth at o-line, quarterback

Sparks concludes opening week of spring practice looking for depth at o-line, quarterback

After the first seven sessions of spring practice, 34th-year Carson-Newman head football coach Ken Sparks indicated that he saw a need for some more bodies along the offensive line and at quarterback. “We’ve got to create depth at offensive line,” Sparks said. “We need people to step it up to get it done. We’ve got [...]

McCord adds swimmer to inaugural signing class

McCord adds swimmer to inaugural signing class

Carson-Newman swim coach Paige Tindall McCord has announced the signing of Timothy Hogue to the swim program’s inaugural signing class. Hogue is a native of Kingsport, Tenn. and a product of Sullivan South High School. He is the son of Mike and Mary Hogue. “Timothy brings a strong breaststroke and middle freestyle to our men’s [...]

LADY EAGLES TRAVEL TO SALISBURY

LADY EAGLES TRAVEL TO SALISBURY

The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles basketball team (13-10, 7-9 South Atlantic Conference) will travel to Salisbury, N.C. to face the Catawba Lady Indians (15-9, 11-5 South Atlantic Conference) at Goodman Gymnasium on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. The Lady Eagles have lost five of their last six games, and fell to the Lady Indians earlier this [...]