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Carson-Newman’s Jamie Miller tosses a pitch against Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday.

Pitching helps Eagles grab two against Lenoir-Rhyne

Posted on March 28, 2015 at 11:39 pm

JEFFERSON CITY—Between games of the doubleheader, Carson-Newman fans were talking about a strong pitching performance that carried the Eagles to a 5-3 comeback victory over Lenoir-Rhyne in the opener at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. But as the saying goes, they hadn’t seen anything yet as game two starter Jamie Miller followed with a complete-game, three-hit shutout, as the Eagles completed the sweep with a 9-0 rout. Vince Apicella had

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  • Brittany Jackson to speak at Parks and Recreation HOF Banquet

    Posted on March 28, 2015 at 11:37 pm

    One of the most recognizable Tennessee Lady Vol basketball players in the program’s rich history will be the featured speaker at the Morristown Parks and Recreation Department’s Hall of Fame Banquet presented by the Citizen Tribune. Brittany Jackson, a member of the Lady Vols program from 2001-04, will keynote the invitation only event which will be held at First Presbyterian Church on April 30 beginning at 7 p.m. Jackson grew

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  • Seymour tops East 10-0 in five innings

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 11:12 am

    Morristown East’s Lauryn Bruce bats during Thursday’s softball game against Seymour at Seymour Middle School.

    SEYMOUR — Seymour remained unbeaten in Inter Mountain Conference softball play by rolling past visiting Morristown East, 10-0, Thursday afternoon. The Lady Eagles exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the fourth to break open a 1-0 pitching duel between Miranda Duncan and the Lady ‘Canes’ Casi McDaniel. It was the fifth victory against a single loss for Seymour, which is now 5-0 in IMAC action. East slipped to

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  • ‘Canes fall to Easley 6-4

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 11:08 am

    Morristown East’s Aaron Smith slides safely into third base during a baseball game against Easley (S.C.) during the Smoky Mountain Invitational at Pigeon Forge High School on Thursday.

    PIGEON FORGE — Former Jefferson County baseball coach Josh Warner brought his new team to East Tennessee Thursday to face Morristown East in the opening day of the Smoky Mountain Invitational, and the Easley Green Wave rallied for a 6-4 victory on Jack A. Parton Field at Pigeon Forge High School. Trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the sixth, the team from Greenville, South Carolina, had Casey Woody and Chase

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  • Donnie Tyndall fired at Tennessee

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 8:53 am

    KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee announced today that it has terminated its employment agreement with head men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall for cause. The decision was made based on information the university received during the NCAA’s investigation of another institution. The university concluded that Tyndall is highly likely to be found responsible for serious (e.g., Level I and/or Level II) violations of NCAA rules that occurred during his tenure

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  • WSCC wins 19th straight to reach 30-win plateau

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 9:37 am

    Walters State’s Daren Osby tosses a pitch during the Senators contest against the visiting Milligan JV team on Wednesday.

    The 10th ranked Walters State Senators continued their torrid pace in the month of March Wednesday afternoon by putting up 29 runs in a doubleheader sweep of the visiting Milligan College JV Buffaloes at Senators Field. Walters State put five runs on the board in the first inning of the opening game and rolled to a 10-3 victory before putting up seven runs in the first two innings of the

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  • C-N bats catch fire to take second game from USC-Aiken

    Posted on March 26, 2015 at 9:34 am

    Carson-Newman’s Bre Lockett gets a hit during their contest on Wednesday.

    JEFFERSON CITY — A late seventh-inning rally saved USC-Aiken in game one, but the Carson-Newman softball team made them pay for it in game two, unleashing 14 hits in a 10-4 victory. The Lady Eagles and the Lady Pacers split their midweek doubleheader Wednesday, with USC-Aiken winning game one 4-2. “They’re a good team and I don’t want to take anything away from them,” C-N coach Vickee Kazee-Hollifield said. “But

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  • Trojans top No. 14 Science Hill

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 12:54 pm

    Morristown West’s Matt Sawyer, left, heads the ball upfield against Science Hill during Tuesday night’s match at Burke-Toney Stadium.

    In a perfect world, West High junior forward Jeremiah Esparza should have saved his energy, but sometimes a man just has to do a handspring. Esparza, who was 48 minutes into an 80-minute match, had already done yeoman’s work as the Trojans hosted one of the state’s top sides in Science Hill Tuesday night at Burke-Toney. The Hilltoppers, confident and deliberate in their possession, liked to control the ball and

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  • East takes advantage of errors, rolls past West 15-2

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 11:36 am

    Morristown East’s Morgan Heidel scores a run while Morristown West catcher Natalie Martin attempts to corral the ball at the plate during Tuesday’s softball game at J.C. Wild Park at West High School.

    The Morristown East Lady Hurricanes had their bats in gear, as they produced 18 hits and took advantage of eight Morristown West errors in their 15-2 win over the Lady Trojans Tuesday afternoon at J.C. Wild Park. As the score would indicate, a number of Lady Hurricanes had big offensive numbers. Morgan Heidel led the charge by going 4-for-5 with five RBIs. Olivia Keith drove in four runs and Casi

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