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Lady Eagles set for Saturday twin bill with WVIAC’s Concord Mountain Lions

Carson-Newman (10-2) concludes its twelve-game home stand with a Saturday doubleheader with the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Concord Mountain Lions (5-6). First pitch for game one is slated for 1:30 p.m. Both teams are raking the ball through the first three weeks of the season. The Mountain Lions collectively hit .350 as a team [...]

Three-time FCS All-American joins football coaching staff as running backs coach

Carson-Newman head football coach Ken Sparks has hired three-time FCS all-American and Furman alum KD Anderson to coach the Eagles’ running backs. Anderson was a four-year letterman and three-year starter for the Purple Paladins where he was a finalist for the 2012 Buck Buchanan Award. Anderson said the nature of the Eagle football program made [...]

Hefner rakes eight RBI in game one of C-N doubleheader sweep of Lees-McRae

Hefner rakes eight RBI in game one of C-N doubleheader sweep of Lees-McRae

Carson-Newman (10-2) took two run rule wins from Lees-McRae (0-12) Wednesday afternoon at the Lady Eagle Softball Complex 12-2 in five innings in game one before winning in the night cap 8-0, also in five innings. Brittany Hefner (Talbot, Tenn.) hammered away in the first game, she collected her fourth home run, fourth triple and [...]

Eagles invade Tex Turner Arena for rematch with no. 19 LMU

Eagles invade Tex Turner Arena for rematch with no. 19 LMU

Carson-Newman (18-4, 11-3 South Atlantic Conference) will take its seven-game win streak into Tex Turner Arena for a showdown with major SAC standing implications against no. 19 Lincoln Memorial (18-4, 11-3 SAC) Wednesday night at 8. The Eagles and Railsplitters, as well as Anderson, are tied for second, just one game back of league leader [...]

Go Vols thirty times – Vols 88, Wildcats 58

Go Vols thirty times – Vols 88, Wildcats 58

I’d like to thank the University of Tennessee men’s basketball team for making my Saturday a bit brighter.  I sat down prepared to watch the Kentucky Wildcats invade our arena seats, get every call, and eventually outdistance my beloved Vols.  Wow!  Was I ever surprised.  The Vol faithful did their job, keeping blue out of [...]

Lance goes yard twice, but C-N splits twin bill with Queens

Caitlyn Lance (East Ridge, Tenn.) thumped two home runs as she celebrated her 21st birthday, but Carson-Newman (8-2) split a Sunday afternoon home doubleheader with Queens (5-6). Queens took the first game 9-4 before C-N won game two 7-6. “Lance is going after good pitches,” Carson-Newman head softball coach Vickee Kazee-Hollifield said. “But we’ve got [...]

Carson-Newman pulls off comeback versus Wolves, Sanders enters top 10 on all-time scoring list

Carson-Newman pulls off comeback versus Wolves, Sanders enters top 10 on all-time scoring list

After trailing by as many as 12 in the second half, Carson-Newman (18-4, 11-3 South Atlantic Conference) rallied to tie the game with 13 seconds in regulation before winning at Newberry (10-12, 6-8 SAC) in overtime 89-83. The win is C-N’s seventh consecutive – the longest winning streak in the southeast region. With 27 points, [...]

Eagles open spring practice under drizzly skies at Mossy Creek

Eagles open spring practice under drizzly skies at Mossy Creek

Carson-Newman football is 76 removed from its last game – a quarterfinal loss to eventual Division II national champion Valdosta State. Friday afternoon, the Eagles began their quest for a sixth national championship for head coach Ken Sparks, who enters his 34th season at the helm of the C-N football program. The Eagles return eight [...]

C-N hits road for first time in three games with trip to Newberry

Carson-Newman (17-4, 10-3 SAC) will try to sweep Newberry (10-11, 6-7 SAC) for the first time since 2009-10 when it travels to Eleazer Arena for a Saturday afternoon tip with the Wolves. Newberry still boasts the highest octane offense in the league, averaging 89.5 points per game. That’s 10 points higher than the next closest [...]

Sanders sets season high for points, Davis career high in rebounds as Eagles soar over Mars Hill

Carson-Newman (17-4, 10-3 South Atlantic Conference) used a 36-13 run to break open a one-point first half lead and never look back in a 91-59 win over Mars Hill (3-18, 0-13 SAC) Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse. The win is C-N’s sixth consecutive, giving C-N its longest win streak since capturing eight in a row [...]

C-N softball splits home doubleheader with Lander

Carson-Newman (7-1) softball used solid pitching and some timely hitting to win the second game of a doubleheader with Lander (3-3) in shutout style 4-0. C-N dropped the first game 7-4 after rallying with three runs in the bottom of the seventh. “We acted like we wanted to play the second game,” Kazee-Hollifield said. “We [...]

Carson-Newman wins first games as a university thanks to doubleheader sweep from softball

Carson-Newman (6-0) softball picked up the first wins of any Eagle athletic team as a university with a pair of one-run wins in a doubleheader sweep of King (1-3). The Eagles took game one 4-3 before taking the second game in eight innings 10-9. “We knew they (King) would come out with high energy,” C-N [...]

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 [...]