Tori Griffin was recruited by nearly 40 schools across the country, but when it came time to make a decision, she felt most comfortable right here in Jefferson County at Carson-Newman University.
VALDOSTA, Ga. – No. 22 Carson-Newman (9-3) was eliminated from the 2015 NCAA playoffs at the buzzer. Valdosta State (9-3) scored 34 fourth quarter points to rally from an 18-point deficit and sent C-N packing on a Greg Dent 28-yard TD catch as time expired.
DUMPLIN VALLEY – Jefferson County High’s boys basketball team earned a 72-67 overtime win over Knox Bearden to start the 2015-16 season last Thursday night.
JEFFERSON CITY—Three Columbus State second half goals proved to be the difference maker in the Eagles 4-1 defeat to the Cougars in the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship Round of 16 on Friday afternoon at McCown Field.
Fifth-seeded Carson-Newman (9-2) will carry its current six-game winning streak into the NCAA Division II Football Championship for a first-round playoff matchup against fourth-seeded Valdosta State (8-2) Saturday at noon at VSU’s Bazemore-Hyder Stadium in South Georgia.
Jefferson Elks 15, Piedmont Panthers 12
Jefferson County High sports fans are invited to a “Meet the Patriots” basketball dinner and auction Friday night, featuring the boys basketball team.