HEIDELBERG – For the fifth time in six years, Carson-Newman’s mens basketball program has seen an alum turn pro.
The Braves Haven Hempel appears to apply the tag to Landon Lacy as he slides into third, but she has the ball in her hand – not her glove. Lacy was safe, and his Reds went on to defeat the Braves 11-6 in Little League 50/70 action in Jefferson City Monday night. – RONNIE HOUSLEY | THE STANDA…
While most offensive praise in football is given to quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers, the heart of every football team is its offensive line. These players protect the quarterback and provide the blocks necessary for plays to succeed and for the team to win.
Following their team’s run to the state AAA championship, three Jefferson County High players have made the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association All-State team.
The Jefferson CounTy High Lady Patriot basketball camp, which concluded on Thursday, drew one of the largest groups of campers in recent years. Thirty-eight girls sharpened their fundamentals through instruction by the JCHS coaching staff, with help from current varsity players. Pictured are…
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Tyler Thompson has been named first-team All-Southeast Region by the American Base-ball Coaches Association and Ethan Goforth secured a spot on the second unit.
After finishing their reg-ular season with a 7-10-3 overall record, the Jefferson County High soccer team had four players named to the All-District 2-AAA teams for their impactful performances throughout the season.
PITTSBURGH – Carson-Newman catcher Ethan Goforth became the third Eagle in the last two years to hear his name called on draft day when the Pittsburgh Pirates selected him in the 25th round Wednesday in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft.
Capping off a perfect 12-0 regular season, the Dandridge Smokies trounced the Jefferson City Braves, 10-1, on Tuesday night at the Field of Dreams in Dandridge.
Youth bass anglers Carson Devotie and Tanner McMahan — both of whom have local ties — fought through a thick morning fog to win last Saturday’s Tennessee BASS Trail tournament on Cherokee Lake.
In an action-packed finale to their regular seasons, Jefferson Middle School, Maury Middle School, and White Pine School fought hard in the Middle Eight Middle School Track and Field Conference Championship on May 8 at Morristown West High School.
In a dominant four-inning blowout, the Jefferson City Rangers handily defeated the Dandridge Cardinals 12-1 on Tuesday at the Field of Dreams in Dandridge, thanks to their lights-out pitching and timely hits.
ROCK HILL, S.C. – Carson-Newman’s Devon Moore has been named the 2019 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year, the Conference office announced on Monday.
JEFFERSON CITY – Carson-Newman will play six times inside the friendly confines of Burke-Tarr Stadium in 2019, based on the schedule released Tuesday by Head Football Coach Mike Turner Tuesday.
DENVER - Carson-Newman junior outfielder Abby Fiessinger (Benton, Ky.) has been named an NFCA All-American, the organization announced at the NCAA Division II Championship banquet recently.
Bryce Spurlock of the Marlins starts a dive for home plate as Red Sox pitcher Noah Buckner approaches to make the tag in coach pitch baseball action Thursday night in Jefferson City. Spurlock got in under the tag, but the Red Sox prevailed in a close contest, 11-9. – RONNIE HOUSLEY | THE STA…
TEMPE, AZ - Carson-Newman freshman tennis standout Ana Carla Resende, concludes the year ranked at No. 56 nationally in the latest Division II Women’s Singles Rankings announced by the International Tennis Association Wednesday.
After successful seasons on both sides, the Jefferson County High tennis team had five players chosen for post-season honors by coaches in the InterMountain Conference.
For the first time in five years, Jefferson County High won’t be receiving the Larry Williams All Sports Award as the top athletic program in the InterMountain Athletic Conference.
WINGATE, N.C. - Continuing to pile up honors, Ethan Goforth and Tyler Thompson were named second-team All-Region selections by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) last week. The honors come one week after the duo were tabbed second-team All-Region by D2CCA.
There was plenty of action at home plate Tuesday night at the Magnavox Field as the Field of Dreams Smokies topped the Jefferson City Rockies 7-4 in 9-10 boys play.The Rockies’ Ashton (Boo) Millington slides under the tag of Smokies catcher Tucker Larrance to score a run for his team. – RONN…
KINGSVILLE, Texas – Devon Moore had two of Carson-Newman’s three All-America performances in the final day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships on Saturday night at Javelinas Stadium.
Patriot Assistant Coach Whitney Leon vividly recalls her own pitching experience on the 2010 JCHS team that made it to the state tournament.
The road to the 2019 AAA Tennessee softball championship for Jefferson County High’s girls began over a year ago – with a 3-0 loss in the state sectional game to Knoxville Powell.
JEFFERSON CITY - Carson-Newman head men’s basketball coach Chuck Benson has announced the hiring of former Lenoir-Rhyne guard and Tusculum assistant coach KT Carter as the newest member of the men’s basketball coaching staff.
While most new golfers need years of practice to reach any kind of competitive comfortability, recent Jefferson Middle School graduate Abby Mullins placed in the East Regional Middle School Golf Tournament with only six months of focused training.
MURFREESBORO - Runner-up finishes by Jaycee Schroeder in both the shot put and discus highlighted a strong performance by the Jefferson County High girls track team in the State Track Meet Thursday at Middle Tennessee State’s Dean A. Hayes Stadium.
Siegel grabbed a 4-0 first-inning lead on their way to a 10-1 win in Friday’s first championship game, forcing a winner-take-all match-up for the AAA softball title.
Jefferson County moved into the winner’s bracket finals of the AAA State Softball Tournament, cranking up the offense in an 11-1 win over Dyer County in their second game Wednesday night.
MURFREESBORO - Makayla Alvey scored the game’s only run, and Catelyn Riley and the Lady Patriot defense stood tall at crunch time for a 1-0 win over Siegel, moving Jefferson County to the AAA state finals Thursday night.
CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For the first time in program history, a Carson-Newman Eagle has received the Kim Moore Spirit Award. Senior Taylor Hayes was announced last week as this year’s Division II honoree, by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.
Despite not having a home track for practice and conditioning throughout the season, seven of Jefferson County’s best track athletes have qualified for state and will be put to the final test in Murfreesboro today.
Abby Ferguson’s two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning provided the Lady Patriots with a 3-2 opening win over Knoxville Halls Wednesday afternoon in the AAA State Softball Tournament.
INDIANAPOLIS - A school-record four track and field athletes will represent Carson-Newman in six events at the NCAA National Championship Outdoor Track and Field Meet May 23-25 in Kingsville, Texas.
MORRISTOWN - Unlike almost everyone else, Abbie Ferguson wasn’t really feeling the tension of the moment when she stepped to the plate in the seventh inning Wednesday night – her team trailing 3-2 to Morristown East for the Region 1-AAA softball championship, and down to its final out.
CLEVELAND – Maeve Cummins closed the book on her freshman season by shooting a 73 last Wednesday to close out her time at the NCAA Division II Women’s South Regional tied for 20th.
ROCK HILL, S.C. – For the second-straight season Carson-Newman saw four players make the recently-announced All-South Atlantic Conference baseball team.
Bearden dominated play from start to finish last week in posting a 9-0 win over the Jefferson County boys soccer team in the semi-finals of the District 2-AAA tournament.
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, FL - No. 15 Carson-Newman played close to the NCAA National Championships qualifying line for a majority of the day but just missed advancing with an eighth-place finish at the South/Southeast Regional on Saturday.
Dandridge resident and Cocke County High School baseball standout Alec McCampbell signed scholarship papers recently to continue his baseball career at Milligan College. The All-District 2AAA performer plans to major in Business, Finance and Accounting during his fours years at Milligan. Pic…
KINGSPORT - After one of their most successful years in recent memory, Jefferson County’s 2019 tennis season ended in the regional tournament, with both doubles teams falling in the first round Monday.