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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 [...]

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, [...]