Former Motlow Lady Buck basketball player Chloe Neil recently announced she will continue her career as a student-athlete at West Georgia University in Carrollton, Ga., after graduating from Motlow May 9. Neil came to Lynchburg in the fall of 2013 as a three-point shooting specialist from Tennessee High School in Bristol, where she earned all-district honors during her senior season.
ATLANTA — Freddie Freeman fueled the decisive sixth inning with a one-out double and Williams Perez made the most of his first career start while helping the Braves claim a 2-1 win over the Rays Wednesday night at Turner Field. Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi had surrendered just two hits before allowing Freeman’s double and Nick Markakis‘ single with one
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — No. 8 Tennessee will host No. 9 Florida State in the 2015 Knoxville Super Regional from May 21-22 at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium. The ESPN family of networks will broadcast all three games. Tennessee (45-14) is the home team in Game 1 on Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2. Florida State (48-12) will be the home team
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota has started the process of getting used to being under center as an NFL quarterback, and the Tennessee Titans liked what they saw on the field. The Heisman Trophy winner and the No. 2 draft pick overall was happy to be back on the field during the first day of rookie minicamp on Friday.
MIAMI — Shelby Miller proved to be simply dominant as he came within one out of securing the first no-hitter of his career on Sunday afternoon at Marlins Park. His latest gem led the Braves to a 6-0 win over the Marlins, capping a three-game sweep. Justin Bour ended Miller’s no-hit bid when he lined a single up the middle
A tough day got worse for the Marlins on Sunday, as the team dismissed manager Mike Redmond and bench coach Rob Leary after the club’s 6-0 loss to Atlanta. The news came just after the Marlins were nearly no-hit by Shelby Miller and the visiting Braves at Marlins Park. Pinch-hitter Justin Bour broke up the no-hitter with a single up
C. Scott Shasteen – The Tullahoma Wildcats split into red and white teams Friday night and gave fans a preview of the 2015 squad at Wilkins Stadium. The red team won 10-7. The Cats have four quarterbacks battling for playing time, and all showed strengths during their time behind center. David Gagnier connected with Manny Williams for a 15-yard TD
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — On Senior Day at Lindsey Nelson Stadium, starting pitcher Bret Marks dealt 7.0 scoreless innings in the season finale against Mississippi State, while a ninth-inning rally helped the Tennessee Volunteers to a postseason-clinching 3-2 win and a spot in the SEC Tournament for the second straight season. With a Georgia (26-28, 10-19 SEC) loss to Arkansas (32-30,
MIAMI — The Braves continue to have Mat Latos‘ number. The big number they put up against the Miami right-hander on Saturday was five runs in the second inning, with four coming on one Jace Peterson swing. Peterson’s first career home run was a grand slam that propelled the Braves to a 5-3 victory and a series win over Miami
The Adult Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is sponsoring a Benefit Basketball Game at North Middle School on May the 22nd at 7 p.m. for Franklin County boys’ basketball coach Jeff Taylor. Jeff is battling cancer and all donations will go towards supporting him in this journey. He has coached at both Tullahoma and FCHS and is a