JEFFERSON CITY – Sophomore Rachel Strayer of the Carson-Newman cross country team has been selected to participate in the 2019 NCAA Cross Country National Championships on November 23 in Sacramento, California.
Her grandfather’s cell phone has a video of five-year-old Makayla Alvey playing shortstop for the first time in a T-Ball game at the Field of Dreams in Dandridge.
INDIANPOLIS – Carson-Newman checked in at fifth in the initial rankings of NCAA Division II volleyball teams in the Southeast Region, released Wednesday afternoon. Four of the top five schools in the Southeast are from the South Atlantic Conference.
INDIANAPOLIS – Carson-Newman’s chances of heading to postseason play for the 26th time in school history improved markedly in the final release of the region rankings.
In their first home game of the season, Rush Strong earned a split with Eagleton Thursday night. The Lady Plainsmen earned a 33-22 victory, but the Plainsmen lost 26-16.
JEFFERSON CITY - Saturday was a tough night for Carson-Newman soccer, with the Lady Eagles and Eagles both falling in upsets on their home field in South Atlantic Conference tournament play.
Dandridge, Mt. Horeb, Talbott and White Pine all swept to double wins Saturday on the opening day of elementary basketball play at the Patriot Academy.
JEFFERSON CITY - Carson-Newman won its 13th home match of the year with a four-set 25-21, 25-15, 17-25, 25-23 win over Lenoir-Rhyne Saturday afternoon in its home finale.
GAFFNEY, S.C. – Carson-Newman scored the go-ahead touchdown with 19 seconds left to cap a wild 42-35 win over Limestone Saturday afternoon, keeping its NCAA playoff hopes alive.
Besides two of the top awards going to Abbie Zander and Lauren Cox, four other Lady Patriots were named either to the first or second All-District teams. Honored were Abigail Worley, Rachel Kirby, Molly Zander and Zoe Tolzmann.
ROCK HILL, S.C. – For the first time in his career, Kensho Yoshikoshi has been tabbed the South Atlantic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league on Tuesday.
Two Jefferson County High seniors who raised their games to help their team have earned special honors as part of the District 2-AAA girls soccer awards.
Just like their longtime coach, returning swimmers practicing for Jefferson County High’s fall season are working their way through a transition.
JEFFERSON CITY – Junior Megan Oldenburger and senior Marnie Streeter recorded 12 kills apiece as the Carson-Newman Eagles cruised past the Mars Hill Lions, 3-0.
ROCK HILL, S.C. – Addison Byrd and Kayla Marosites will begin the 2019-20 season as preseason first-team All-South Atlantic Conference selections. The two were part of the preseason SAC team announced Wednesday by the league. Carson-Newman enters the year predicted to finish second in the ru…
JEFFERSON CITY - Despite creating opportunities for the lead throughout the night, Carson-Newman and No. 19 Wingate battled to a 2-2 draw on Senior Night Saturday at McCown Field.
NASHVILLE - For the third time this season, Carson-Newman football has had a defender recognized with the Tennessee Sportswriters’ Association’s State Defensive Player of the Week award.
MARS HILL, N.C. – Carson-Newman produced four turnovers and ground out 388 yards rushing in a 48-21 win over Mars Hill Saturday afternoon, maintaining control of its playoff destiny.
WINGATE, N.C.- The Carson-Newman cross country team finished seventh on the women’s side and eighth on the men’s at the 2019 South Atlantic Conference Championship.
HICKORY, N.C. – Carson-Newman closed out one of its most successful months this decade with a 25-13, 25-23 and 25-18 sweep of Lenoir-Rhyne in Tuesday night at Shuford Gym. It was a month where the Eagles lost a total of only nine sets.
DANDRIDGE - Maury Middle School’s boys and girls positioned themselves for a run to the finals of their own tournament Tuesday night, both posting victories over Carter Middle School.
KNOXVILLE, – Carson-Newman outscored Tennessee in the third quarter and was outscored by just nine points in the final three stanzas in a 70-44 exhibition loss to the Lady Vols Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Jefferson County High volleyball players are reaping the rewards of the school’s best season ever, earning All-Conference and All-Tournament honors.
Jefferson County High will be looking to break a six-game losing streak and end the season on a winning note Friday night when they travel to Knoxville Farragut for the 2019 finale.
After Team Orange came back from a five-run deficit to tie the game at five in the top of the fifth inning, Team Blue scored twice in the bottom half of the frame to win game five of the Orange-Blue World Series 7-5, taking the series 3-1-1.
SALISBURY, N.C. – With the score deadlocked at zero for just over 102 minutes, it was a penalty kick from Thaylan Silva that allowed No. 13 Carson-Newman to spoil Catawba’s senior night with a 1-0 win Saturday.
The Jefferson County High cross country team wrapped up its season at the Region 1 Championship meet in Gray Thursday, with the boys finishing 8th out of 16 teams, and the girls finishing 11th out of 12 schools.
WINGATE, N.C. - Following her fifth-place finish at the South Atlantic Conference Cross-Country Championship, sophomore Rachel Strayer has named to the conference’s first team.
DANDRIDGE - Three Jefferson County teams opened their seasons with wins Thursday night in the opening round of the Tommy Bettis Memorial Basketball Tournament.
JEFFERSON CITY – Carson-Newman kept its hopes for an NCAA playoff game alive by picking off three passes en route to a 24-21 homecoming win over Newberry Saturday afternoon at Burke-Tarr Stadium.
FRENCH LICK, IN – Carson-Newman women’s golf coach Suzanne Strudwick finished with an 18-over 234 to finish in a tie for 36th at the Senior LPGA Championship last Wednesday.
HARROGATE – Taylor Rohr finished with a double-double and Marnie Streeter stuffed the stat sheet as Carson-Newman swept Lincoln Memorial 25-20, 25-16 and 25-16 Tuesday night in South Atlantic Conference play.
As part of White Pine’s Middle Eight bowl championship celebration, Coach Rodney Morelock agreed to let his players shave his head. The event took place last week in front of the student body. Above, players take turns shaving off part of their coach’s hair – with Griffin Townsend manning th…