Sports - College - Local

Around the Region: Baker, Barger in new Tennessee Senior Olympics Hall of Fame

Published Jul. 2 2017

Local nonagenarians Warren Barger and Charlie Baker were among the inaugural inductees into the Tennessee Senior Olympics Hall of Fame...

Chattanooga Area players shine against premier competition in Rocky Top League

Published Jun. 30 2017

KNOXVILLE — From Tyner Academy to stops at four colleges and a professional stint in Mexico, 23-year-old Trey Suttles' basketball...

Around the Region: Kelsey Nunley 4-0 for pro fastpitch league leader

Published Jun. 28 2017

Former Soddy-Daisy and Kentucky star Kelsey Nunley has a 4-0 pitching record with a 1.91 earned run average and 19...

Around the Region: George Starr retires from full-time job at Lee

Published Jun. 27 2017

Longtime area journalist and Lee University sports information director George Starr is retiring from his full-time job of the last...

Around the Region: Jon Lancaster earns swimming Scholar All-America honor

Published Jun. 25 2017

Former Georgia state champion Jon Lancaster from Heritage High School and the Baylor Swim Club was one of four Carson-Newman...

Around the Region: Lee golfer Shea Sylvester named to NCAA Division II All-America second team

Published Jun. 21 2017

Lee University senior golfer Shea Sylvester has been named to the NCAA Division II All-America second team for the 2016-17...

Around the Region: Coach Billy Berry returns to Tennessee Wesleyan from Baylor

Published Jun. 20 2017

Billy Berry has resigned as Baylor School's baseball coach to return as head coach to Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens.

Around the Region: Jayla Stone will join former teammate at Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Published Jun. 17 2017

Jayla Stone has joined a former East Ridge teammate in signing with the women's basketball program at Georgia Northwestern Technical...

Around the Region: Bryan's Justin Morhardt drafted by Braves

Published Jun. 16 2017

Bryan College's NAIA All-America catcher, Justin Morhardt, was drafted this week by the Atlanta Braves.

Around the Region: Schedule out for Lee men's soccer team

Published Jun. 15 2017

The Lee University men's soccer team begins its first season under coach Derek Potteiger on Aug. 31 in a 7...

Around the Region: Sonoraville's Bryce Waters will play hoops at GNTC

Published Jun. 12 2017

Georgia Northwestern Technical College recently added Sonoraville High School's Bryce Waters to its men's basketball recruits for the 2017-18 season.

Scott family returning to Bradley Central for free basketball camp

Published Jun. 11 2017

The Scott siblings from Bradley Central sports fame in the 1960s and 1970s are reuniting at their high school for...


Around the Region: Chattanooga State's Brown, Wynne softball All-Americans

Published Jun. 10 2017

Chattanooga State sophomore third baseman Devan Brown from Ringgold is a 2017 NJCAA Division I softball second-team All-American, and freshman...

Around the Region: Chattanooga FC women's Kerri Butler new Bryan assistant

Published Jun. 9 2017

Bryan College has had a strong connection with the Chattanooga Football Club, and that continues with the hiring of new...

Around the Region: Bryan's Morhardt an NAIA baseball All-American

Published Jun. 8 2017

Bryan College junior catcher Justin Morhardt is an NAIA second-team All-America baseball player for 2017 after setting school records with...

Around the Region: Manker Patten hosting Tennessee Valley Open Championships

Published Jun. 7 2017

The annual Tennessee Valley Open Championships start this afternoon at Manker Patten Tennis Club and run through Sunday. The TVOC...

Around the Region: Ron Lane wins $2,500 for drag strip victory

Published Jun. 6 2017

Ron's Super Cars owner Ron Lane of Hixson won the $2,500 top Pro Class prize Saturday night at the Brainerd...

Maddox Bandy, two local doubles duos in state tennis finals

Published Jun. 4 2017

Maddox Bandy of Signal Mountain plays this morning for the Girls' 18 singles championship in the Pride of Tennessee State...

Dalton State's SM Lee wins NAIA Nicklaus Award

Published Jun. 2 2017

Dalton State freshman SM Lee is the NAIA Jack Nicklaus Award winner as the best men's golfer nationally for the...

Around the Region: Lee's Burrus, Brooks among GSC 'Top Ten' award winners

Published May. 31 2017

Lee University junior golfer Sam Burrus and sophomore track and field standout Justin Brooks were among the five women and...

Lubomir Cuba, Eudice Chong double up with NCAA tennis titles

Published May. 28 2017

Lubomir Cuba and Eudice Chong won singles and doubles championships Saturday in the NCAA Division III tennis national tournament at...

Around the Region: Todd Burgan, Clay Homan share Mid-Am lead in Lupton Memorial

Published May. 28 2017

Todd Burgan of Knoxville, a multiple Tennessee Mid-Amateur golf champion, caught first-day leader Clay Homan of Mississippi at 144 with...

Eudice Chong playing for third NCAA Division III singles title

Published May. 27 2017

Eudice Chong from Wesleyan College in Connecticut will play this morning for her third NCAA Division III tennis singles championship...