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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 […]

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 […]