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Freshman Meridith Hawkins soars to first at Wingate Pinehurst Challenge

Freshman Meridith Hawkins soars to first at  Wingate Pinehurst Challenge

Meridith Hawkins (Powell, Tenn.) took the number spot in round one Monday at the Wingate Pinehurst Challenge in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The freshman not only leads her team, but also the tournament with a score of 74 (+2). Two strokes behind Hawkins is sophomore Danielle Baiunco (Melbourne, Fla.) who is tied for second after a […]

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

For the second straight year under head basketball coach Cuonzo Martin, the Vols have been left out of the NCAA tournament.  The Vol snub is an insult to the SEC as a conference, which only got three teams invited to the tournament.  It also represents the selection committee’s bias toward small conference teams as all […]

Lady Patriots Victors Over East 6-3

Lady Patriots Victors Over East 6-3

The Lady Patriots Softball Team played host to the Lady Hurricanes of Morristown East. Though the weather was chilly, the action on the field was hot as the Lady Patriots posted a victory against the neighboring County rivals. With Thursday’s 6-3 defeat of Morristown East, the Lady Patriots advanced their wins to 2-0 in the […]

Thomas, Freeman power Orange in 24-16 come-from-behind spring game win over Blue

Carson-Newman’s annual Orange and Blue spring game started inauspiciously for the Orange squad. The David Needs-coached Orange club bounced back from a couple of early fumbles to score 17 unanswered an in 24-16 Tuesday at Burke-Tarr Stadium. Freshman quarterback De’Andre Thomas rushed for two scores and 48 yards while Randall Freeman toted the rock 14 […]

C-N scatters 10 hits but falls to Belmont Abbey 5-2

C-N scatters 10 hits but falls to Belmont Abbey 5-2

Carson-Newman (13-10) rapped out 10 hits against Belmont Abbey (15-5-1), but also left 10 runners stranded in dropping a 5-2 decision to the Crusaders Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. Belmont Abbey scored four runs before the Eagles would answer the bell in the fifth. The Crusaders got the day started in the […]

Hefner garners second SAC player of the week honor

Hefner garners second SAC player of the week honor

Carson-Newman shortstop Brittany Hefner (Talbot, Tenn.) has won her second SAC player of the week award in three weeks following a turgid offensive performance away from the Lady Eagle Softball Complex, Hefner continued her solid year at the dish by hitting .571 with eight hits and eight RBI in four games for the Eagles last […]

Lady Eagles sweep King College

Lady Eagles sweep King College

Carson-Newman (3-6) travelled to King College (0-9) and brought home a 9-0 victory on Tuesday afternoon. Stefy Stand (Ecuador) beat Naomi Reyes in a third-set tiebreaker 4-6, 6-2, 10-7 in the no. 1 singles spot. Haleigh Chastain (Knoxville, Tenn.) faced Mariana Hosomi at no. 2 singles and won 7-6 (5), 7-5. At no. 3 singles, […]

Eagles drop close match at King

Eagles drop close match at King

Carson-Newman (2-6) fell at King College (6-3) in a closely contested battle 5-4 on Tuesday on the road. Carson-Newman started strong in doubles play with a pair of wins. Paul Birdsong (Woodstock, Ga.) and Derek Holdway (Woodstock, Ga.) paired up in doubles play to steal the victory from Leo Brigato and Patrick Jones with a […]

Are They In?

Are They In?

The Vols took care of business last week with two big wins, most notably against Missouri on Saturday.  The Missouri win was a hard fought battle and epitomizes the Vols’ determination to make the NCAA tournament.  While many pundits believe the Vols are in, nothing can be taken for granted.  If Cuonzo Martin’s basketball Vols […]

Big Weekend

Big Weekend

The Hill was buzzing this past Saturday as Spring Practice kicked off for the Tennessee Volunteers.  Over thirty former players were on hand, including Leonard Little and Jamal Lewis.  As the Vols, under first year coach Butch Jones, showed off a new attitude and up tempo style, several recruits watched as well.  Apparently, they liked […]

Women’s tennis drops close match at Wingate

Women’s tennis drops close match at Wingate

Carson-Newman (2-6, 0-3 SAC) fell 6-3 in a closely contested match against no. 32 Wingate (8-5, 3-0 SAC) on Saturday. Junior Stefy Stand (Ecuador) overcame Ali Evers in a third-set tiebreaker 0-6, 6-4, 10-7 at no. 1 singles to start singles play off with a win. In another tiebreaker in the second singles spot, Patricia […]

Men’s tennis swept by Wingate

Men’s tennis swept by Wingate

Carson-Newman (2-5, 0-3 SAC) fell at nationally-ranked Wingate (9-5, 3-0 SAC) 9-0 on Saturday afternoon. At no. 1 singles, freshman Juan Perez (Ecuador) took Kennedy Cancelado to a third-set tiebreaker before dropping the match 5-7, 6-3, 10-4. Jonathan Allen (Lenoir City, Tenn.) had a close game at no. 5 singles against Josh Eardley, but Eardley […]

EAGLES FALL TO MARS HILL 3-2 IN 10 INNINGS

EAGLES FALL TO MARS HILL 3-2 IN 10 INNINGS

The Carson-Newman Eagles baseball team (13-9, 9-3 South Atlantic Conference) fell 3-2 in 10 innings to the Mars Hill Lions (5-14, 3-6 South Atlantic Conference) at Henderson Field on Sunday afternoon. With the game tied at two in the bottom of the tenth, Mars Hill’s Tyler Shuler delivered a game-winning RBI single to left field […]

Hay wins the Tusculum Invitational, Jackson places in top five

Hay wins the Tusculum Invitational, Jackson places in top five

Gavin Hay (Glasgow, Scotland) claimed the first place spot and wins the Tusuculum Invitational, Sunday at the at the Link Hills Country Club. The senior is C-N’s first medalist since Brad Robinson won the Johnny Palmer Invitational in 2009. Hay’s two-day 137 (-5) is tied for the eighth lowest 36-hole score in SAC men’s golf […]

Late LMU run pushes Railsplitters past C-N in SAC semifinals

Carson-Newman’s (20-8) bid to make its first SAC title game since 2001-02 fell short as top-seeded LMU (24-4) closed the semifinal matchup on an 11-3 run to knock the Eagles out of the postseason 69-59. Carson-Newman trailed by one with just over four minutes left, but LMU used the run to the seal the game […]

The Boys Of Summers Past, JCHS Alumni Games

The Boys Of Summers Past, JCHS Alumni Games

The boys of summers past hit the field on Saturday to have a little fun and support their favorite home team. Jefferson County High School Patriots Baseball Team hosted an alumni game at Holland Field. Past members of the Patriot Baseball Team dusted off their gloves to help raise funds for 2013 team. Events started […]