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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 [...]

Carson-Newman declaws Mars Hill 93-70

Carson-Newman declaws Mars Hill 93-70

Carson-Newman (11-2, 4-1 South Atlantic Conference) got a career high 28 points from Cody Henegar (South Pittsburg, Tenn.), while Jared Johnson (Springfield, Mass.) matched a career high with eight assists in a 93-70 road victory over Mars Hill (3-10, 0-5 SAC) Wednesday night at Stanford Arena. The win is C-N’s third straight, while the loss [...]

Eagles place five on Don Hansen All-Region Squad

Eagles place five on Don Hansen All-Region Squad

Postseason honors continue to pour in for Carson-Newman football players. Five Eagles have landed on the Don Hansen All-Super Region II Team. Center Kevin Day (Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.) and running back Brandon Baker (Miami, Fla.) made the first team offense. Kicker Curt Duncan (Morristown, Tenn.) wound up on the second team offense, while SAC co-offensive player [...]

Carson-Newman starts two-game road swing at Mars Hill

Carson-Newman starts two-game road swing at Mars Hill

Carson-Newman (10-2, 3-1 SAC) aims for a third consecutive victory when it travels to Mars Hill (3-9, 0-4 SAC) for an 8 p.m. tip at the Lions’ Stanford Arena. The Lions have lost three straight and seven of their last eight, while Carson-Newman has won five of its last six contests. “They do a bunch [...]

Patriots With Twin Wins Over Chiefs 59-46 / 59-47

Patriots With Twin Wins Over Chiefs 59-46 / 59-47

The Jefferson County Patriots played host to Cherokee Friday evening as the Chiefs came to Dumplin Valley looking to improve their conference record. Patriots took advantage of the energy supplied by a full house of Patriot fans and bested the Chiefs 59-46. With the win the Patriots move to a 14-6 record overall. The Lady [...]

Eagles race past Newberry 98-76 behind 27 points from Davis

Eagles race past Newberry 98-76 behind 27 points from Davis

Carson-Newman (10-2, 3-1 South Atlantic Conference) outscored Newberry (5-7, 1-3 SAC) 56-40 in the second half en route to a 98-76 thrashing of the league’s top scoring offense and the nation’s third best. The Eagles held the Wolves 19 points below their 95 points per game scoring average. “I told our guys that I thought [...]

Eagles’ three-game win streak ends at Queens with 70-66 defeat

Eagles’ three-game win streak ends at Queens with 70-66 defeat

For the second time in 18 days, Queens (5-5, 2-2 Conference Carolinas) and Carson-Newman (8-2, 1-1 South Atlantic Conference) battled on the hardwood. Unlike the first meeting, a 90-55 Carson-Newman win, the Royals used a suffocating three-point defense to win at home at the Grady Cole Center 70-66 over C-N. The four-point margin is the [...]

Day honored as Division II’s best center with Rimington Award

Day honored as Division II’s best center with Rimington Award

Carson-Newman center Kevin Day (Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.) has been lauded by the Boomer Esiason Foundation with the Rimington Award for Division II’s best center. The award is another in a heaping pile for Day. The Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.-native was a finalist for the Upshaw award for the nation’s best lineman, the winner of the SAC’s Jacob’s Blocking [...]

JCHS JV Basketball Matchups

JCHS JV Basketball Matchups

The Jefferson County Patriots were victorious in defeating cross County rival Morristown West 60-25 last week. The Trojans traveled to Dumplin Valley in hopes of improving their record but met with a determined Patriots team and ultimately fell in defeat in the match up. The Lady Patriots hosted the Lady Trojans earlier in the evening [...]

LADY PATRIOTS BEAT SMOKY BEARS 36-34

LADY PATRIOTS BEAT SMOKY BEARS 36-34

The Jefferson County Patriots played host to the Smoky Bears of Sevierville last week. The cross county rivals played a tight game but in the end the Smoky Bears edged out the Patriots for a 50-47 win. The Lady Patriots also hosted the Lady Smoky Bears last week and the end score was even tighter [...]

Patriots vs. Red Devils in Season Opener

Patriots vs. Red Devils in Season Opener

The Jefferson County Patriots hosted Knoxville Halls High School for the opening home game of the season. The Patriots and the Red Devils went head to head on the court in a high pressure and high scoring game. The final buzzer found the Patriots one point behind on the score board, as they lost a [...]