• C-N adds Sept. 8 meeting with Fayetteville State to 2011 Football Schedule
    May 31, 2011
    C-N adds Sept. 8 meeting with Fayetteville State to 2011 Football Schedule JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman Eagles have added a Sept. 8 meeting with Fayetteville State University to their 2011 football schedule, head coach ken Sparks announced Tuesday. The Eagles will host FSU in a Thursday night affair at Burke-Tarr Stadium. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. The game will be C-N’s home opener, which was originally schedule for Sept. 24 against Newberry.
  • Eagles' signing list now at 85
    May 27, 2011
    Eagles' signing list now at 85 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman Eagles have signed 85 student-athletes on National Signing Day, C-N head coach Ken Sparks announced Wednesday.
  • Carson-Newman Releases 2011 Football Schedule
    May 02, 2011
    Carson-Newman Releases 2011 Football Schedule JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – A first-ever meeting with Glenville State (W.Va.) and a rare three-game home stand beginning in late October highlight the 2011 Carson-Newman football schedule, released on Monday.
  • Seven inducted in 2011 Carson-Newman Athletic Hall of Fame class
    April 09, 2011
    Seven inducted in 2011 Carson-Newman Athletic Hall of Fame class JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s Athletic Hall of Fame has seven new inductees. Its newest members were inducted in a ceremony held Saturday morning on the Carson-Newman campus. Longtime University of South Carolina and Georgia Tech head golf coach William "Puggy" Blackmon, C-N tennis standout David Brewer, 1930's basketball standout John W. Hudson, baseball and basketball standout Dr. Jack Owenby, former C-N football standout and C-N assistant football coach Mac Lambert, C-N tennis All-American Patricia (Rouchon) Wells, and basketball standout Steve Williams are the seven inductees.
  • Carson-Newman to induct seven in 2011 Hall of Fame Class
    March 25, 2011
    Carson-Newman to induct seven in 2011 Hall of Fame Class JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman College has announced seven new inductees in its 2011 Athletic Hall of Fame Class, athletic director David Barger announced on Friday. Longtime University of South Carolinaand Georgia Tech head golf coach William “Puggy” Blackmon, C-N tennis standout David Brewer, 1930’s basketball standout John W. Hudson, baseball and softball standout Dr. Jack Owenby, former C-N football standout and C-N assistant football coach Mac Lambert, C-N tennis All-American Patricia (Rouchon) Wells, and basketball standout Steve Williams are the seven inductees.
  • Eagles Show "Heart" in Rain-Soaked Spring Game, Orange wins 19-13
    March 08, 2011
    Eagles Show "Heart" in Rain-Soaked Spring Game, Orange wins 19-13 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman College football held its final full-contact scrimmage Tuesday night with the annual Orange and Blue game at Burke-Tarr Stadium. In game full of big plays by the offense and defense, the Orange team took the victory, winning 19-13. The spring game was moved up a day to Tuesday due to the encroaching weather, but the rain still caught the Eagles by kick off.
  • Forecast Moves C-N Spring Football Game to Tuesday Night at 6:30
    March 07, 2011
    Forecast Moves C-N Spring Football Game to Tuesday Night at 6:30 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman has moved its annual Orange and Blue football spring game to Tuesday night, Eagle head coach Ken Sparks announced Monday. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. in Burke-Tarr Stadium. Admission is free and the game is open to the public. The game was originally scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, but has been moved due to heavy rains in the forecast.
  • Quarterback, Position Battles Continue as Eagles Work Toward Wednesday's Spring Game
    March 05, 2011
    Quarterback, Position Battles Continue as Eagles Work Toward Wednesday's Spring Game JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman College football held its final full-contact scrimmage Saturday morning, with multiple big plays on offense and defense on display. The practice was good preparation for the annual Orange and Blue game, scheduled for Wednesday at 4 p.m.
  • Sparks, Eagles Open Spring Practice
    February 21, 2011
    Sparks, Eagles Open Spring Practice JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — After two days of work in only shorts and helmets, the Carson-Newman football team will finally see their first live action since its 49-48 win over Tusculum College on Nov. 13. It will be one of only three full pad, full contact practices for the Eagles. Per NCAA rules, Carson-Newman can only hold 15 practices over the next few weeks, with only so many slotted for scrimmages and full pads. Carson-Newman's first scrimmage will be Thursday.
  • Information now available on 2011 Carson-Newman football coaching clinic
    January 19, 2011
    Information now available on 2011 Carson-Newman football coaching clinic Information is now available on the 2011 Carson-Newman football coaching clinic. The clinic will be held on Feb. 25-27 at the Music Road Hotel in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
  • Jones, Eagles Stand Out in 2011 Cactus Bowl
    January 10, 2011
    Jones, Eagles Stand Out in 2011 Cactus Bowl KINGSVILLE, Tex. - Carson-Newman punter Chris Jones (Rome, Ga.), safety Mario Russell (Columbus Ohio), and offensive tackle Michael Tribue (Antioch, Tenn.) all participated in Friday night's 2010 Cactus Bowl, a Division II all-star game. Jones and Tribue played on the Blue Devils all-star squad, which lost to the Red Storm, 28-6. Russell playde in the secondary for the Red Storm.
  • Eagles' Tribue Named First Team All-American For Second Time
    December 21, 2010
    Eagles' Tribue Named First Team All-American For Second Time BROOKINGS, S.D. - Carson-Newman offensive tackle Michael Tribue (Antioch, Tenn.) has been named to the 2010 Daktronics First Team All-American Team. Tribue earns the honor for the second consecutive season.
  • Sparks inducted into Division II College Football Hall of Fame
    December 17, 2010
    Sparks inducted into Division II College Football Hall of Fame FLORENCE, Ala. — Carson-Newman head football coach Ken Sparks was one of three legendary Division II head coaches inducted into the Division II College Football Hall of Fame on Friday night during the Harlon Hill Trophy and Division II Hall of Fame Banquet at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center in Florence, Ala.
  • Nine Eagles Earn All-South Atlantic Conference Honors
    November 16, 2010
    Nine Eagles Earn All-South Atlantic Conference Honors ROCK HILL, S.C. – Nine Carson-Newman Eagles have been named to the 2010 All-South Atlantic Conference football teams, which the league announced earlier today. Defensive back Mario Russell (Columbus, Ohio) was named to the first team for the third year in a row. He is joined by offensive lineman Michael Tribue (Antioch, Tenn.), last year’s Jacobs Blocking Trophy winner, punter Chris Jones (Rome, Ga.) and defensive lineman Zeke Andrews (Eastman, Ga.).
  • Belk, Eagles Take Thrilling Season Finale at Tusculum, 49-48
    November 13, 2010
    Belk, Eagles Take Thrilling Season Finale at Tusculum, 49-48 GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Quarterback Doug Belk rushed for 208 yards and scored the game-winning two-point conversion with 35.4 seconds remaining as Carson-Newman edged Tusculum 49-48 in one of the most exciting games in the storied history between the East Tennessee rivals. The Pioneers (6-5, 2-5 SAC) had an opportunity to win on the final play of the game, but senior kicker Gareth Rowlands’ 53-yard field goal hit the left upright as time expired.
  • Eagles Wrap Up 2010 Season on Saturday at Tusculum
    November 10, 2010
    Eagles Wrap Up 2010 Season on Saturday at Tusculum JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — After last week’s disappointing loss to Lenoir-Rhyne, the Carson-Newman football team will attempt to close out its season on a positive note on Saturday against South Atlantic Conference rival Tusculum.
  • Eagles suffer 52-14 setback against Lenoir-Rhyne
    November 06, 2010
    Eagles suffer 52-14 setback against Lenoir-Rhyne JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. —Lenoir-Rhyne team gained 551 yards of total offense, including 466 on the ground, on its way to defeating the Carson-Newman football team, 52-14, on Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action at Burke-Tarr Stadium.
  • Gameday Central: Lenoir-Rhyne at Carson-Newman
    November 05, 2010
    Gameday Central: Lenoir-Rhyne at Carson-Newman JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Carson-Newman Eagles (6-3, 4-1) host Lenoir-Rhyne (5-4, 2-3) on Saturday in their final home game of the season. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at Burke-Tarr Stadium.
  • Eagles Host Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday in Regular-Season Home Finale
    November 04, 2010
    Eagles Host Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday in Regular-Season Home Finale JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The seniors on the Carson-Newman football team know what it takes to win a South Atlantic Conference title. Since their arrival to Mossy Creek in 2007, the Eagles have claimed three straight SAC crowns, and the seniors will have an opportunity to lead C-N one step closer to another championship in their final game at Burke-Tarr Stadium on Saturday.
  • Douglas, Eagles overcome miscues to beat Newberry, 35-13
    October 31, 2010
    Douglas, Eagles overcome miscues to beat Newberry, 35-13 NEWBERRY, S.C. — The Carson-Newman College football team suffered through six turnovers, but still overran South Atlantic Conference rival Newberry College by a score of 35-13 Saturday night at Setzler Field.
  • Gameday Central: Carson-Newman at Newberry
    October 30, 2010
    Gameday Central: Carson-Newman at Newberry The Carson-Newman football team travels to Newberry, S.C., for a South Atlantic Conference matchup with Newberry. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. at Setzler Field.
  • Eagles Looking for Third Straight SAC Win at  Newberry on Saturday
    October 27, 2010
    Eagles Looking for Third Straight SAC Win at Newberry on Saturday JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — With three games left in the regular season, the Carson-Newman football team finds itself in a familiar position. After last week’s 34-27 victory over Mars Hill, the Eagles (5-3) moved into a four-way tie for first place in the South Atlantic Conference standings at 3-1 with the Lions, Wingate and Catawba. A win in each of the next three contests would give C-N at least a share of its 22nd SAC crown.
  • Eagles Hold Off Mars Hill for 34-27 Victory
    October 21, 2010
    Eagles Hold Off Mars Hill for 34-27 Victory JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Sophomore running back Brandon Baker (Miami, Fla.) rushed for 162 yards and two touchdowns, and junior running back Nate Inman added 156 yards and a score to lead the Carson-Newman football team to a 34-27 victory over Mars Hill on Thursday night in a key South Atlantic Conference matchup at Burke-Tarr Stadium.
  • Carson-Newman Set to Host SAC Unbeaten Mars Hill on Thursday Night
    October 19, 2010
    Carson-Newman Set to Host SAC Unbeaten Mars Hill on Thursday Night JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — When it needed it the most, the Carson-Newman football team came through with its best performance of the season last Saturday in a 42-16 win at Catawba.
  • Eagles Knock Off Catawba on the Road, 42-16
    October 16, 2010
    Eagles Knock Off Catawba on the Road, 42-16 SALISBURY, N.C. — Carson-Newman scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to claim a 42-16 win over host Catawba in South Atlantic Conference football action on Saturday afternoon at Shuford Stadium and Kirkland Field.
  • Gameday Central vs. Catawba
    October 15, 2010
    Gameday Central vs. Catawba The Carson-Newman Eagles travel to Catawba on Saturday to face the Indians in South Atlantic Conference action. kickoff is at 1:30 p.m. at Shuford Stadium in Salisbury, N.C.
  • Eagles Set to Face Tough Road Test on Saturday Against Catawba
    October 13, 2010
    Eagles Set to Face Tough Road Test on Saturday Against Catawba JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — One team in the South Atlantic Conference that has been as tough of a matchup as any for the Carson-Newman football team during the last four years has been Catawba.
  • Gameday Central: Wingate University at Carson-Newman
    October 09, 2010
    Gameday Central: Wingate University at Carson-Newman The Carson-Newman Eagles host Wingate today on homecoming at Mossy Creek. Game time is set for 3 p.m. at Burke-Tarr Stadium.
  • Wingate Edges Carson-Newman, 38-35, in Overtime
    October 09, 2010
    Wingate Edges Carson-Newman, 38-35, in Overtime Jefferson City, Tenn.----Wingate University redshirt sophomore linebacker Jared Seate (Charlotte, N.C.) forced a fumble on Carson-Newman College's first play in overtime, preserving a 38-35 South Atlantic Conference road victory for the Bulldogs at Burke-Tarr Stadium Saturday. Bulldog redshirt sophomore safety Robert Fletcher (Lancaster, S.C.) recovered the loose ball, giving Wingate its first-ever triumph over Carson-Newman in Jefferson City.
  • Eagles host Wingate for Homecoming on Saturday
    October 06, 2010
    Eagles host Wingate for Homecoming on Saturday JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Homecoming week has its share of distractions, but when the Carson-Newman football team takes the field on Saturday against Wingate, Eagles head coach Ken Sparks wants his squad to be focused on one thing — moving to 2-0 in the South Atlantic Conference. The Eagles and Bulldogs are set to square off at 3 p.m. on homecoming at Burke-Tarr Stadium.
  • Eagles open SAC play with 35-17 win at Brevard
    October 02, 2010
    Eagles open SAC play with 35-17 win at Brevard ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The Carson-Newman College needed to bounce back after a tough loss last week to No. 24-ranked UNC-Pembroke. Using a balanced offensive attack, the Eagles cruised to a 35-17 victory over Brevard College in their South Atlantic Conference opening game at Asheville High School Memorial Stadium.
  • Eagles Set to Open SAC Play on Saturday at Brevard
    September 29, 2010
    Eagles Set to Open SAC Play on Saturday at Brevard JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman football team has been through some ups and downs during its first four games of 2010. The Eagles went 2-2, including a 30-7 loss at UNC Pembroke last week, with their youth and inexperience showing up at times.
  • Eagles Fall at UNC Pembroke, 30-7
    September 25, 2010
    Eagles Fall at UNC Pembroke, 30-7 PEMBROKE, N.C. — The No. 14-ranked Carson-Newman college football team turned the ball over four times and was shut out until the final minutes of the fourth quarter in a 30-7 loss to UNC-Pembroke Saturday night at Grace P. Johnson Stadium.
  • Gameday Central: No. 19 Carson-Newman at UNC Pembroke
    September 24, 2010
    Gameday Central: No. 19 Carson-Newman at UNC Pembroke No. 14 Carson-Newman looks takes to the road for the first time in 2010 on Saturday as the Eagles face UNC Pembroke. Kickoff is at 2 p.m. from Pembroke, N.C.
  • Eagles Travel to UNC Pembroke on Saturday for First Road Test of 2010
    September 23, 2010
    Eagles Travel to UNC Pembroke on Saturday for First Road Test of 2010 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The 14th-ranked Carson-Newman football team has played in the friendly confines of Burke-Tarr Stadium for its first three games this season, but on Saturday, the young Eagle squad will face its first road test of 2010, and it won’t be an easy one. C-N is set to face UNC Pembroke at 2 p.m. at Grace P. Johnson Stadium in Pembroke, N.C. The Braves enter the contest with a 2-1 record and went 9-2 last season, reaching the NCAA playoffs.
  • Eagles put up 37 unanswered points to beat Concordia, 37-7
    September 17, 2010
    Eagles put up 37 unanswered points to beat Concordia, 37-7 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The No, 19-ranked Carson-Newman football team put forth a dominating rushing attack to defeat visiting Concordia (Ala.) College 37-7 Thursday night at Burke-Tarr Stadium. With the victory, the Eagles improve to 2-1 on the year, while the Hornets fall to 1-2.
  • Eagles set to host Concordia-Selma Thursday night
    September 15, 2010
    Eagles set to host Concordia-Selma Thursday night JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — When the 19th-ranked Carson-Newman football team returns to action on Thursday for the first time in two weeks, it will be playing a team that no one in the program is very familiar with.
  • Eagles Use Off Week for Conditioning, Preparations for Concordia
    September 11, 2010
    Eagles Use Off Week for Conditioning, Preparations for Concordia JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Wednesday afternoon, Carson-Newman College head coach Ken Sparks was smiling. Not one member of his team was. They were in the middle of running the length of the field and trying to stay upright. Sparks wasn't punishing his team, he was pushing them. It was just another example of "The Eagle Way."
  • Eagles Battle Back in Fourth Quarter to Claim 35-28 Victory Over Bentley
    September 02, 2010
    Eagles Battle Back in Fourth Quarter to Claim 35-28 Victory Over Bentley JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The 20th-ranked Carson-Newman football team put together a 14-point fourth-quarter rally to knock off Bentley, 35-28, for its first victory of 2010 on Thursday night at Burke-Tarr Stadium.
  • Gameday Central/Video Webcast: Concordia Hornets at No. 19 Carson-Newman Eagles
    September 01, 2010
    Gameday Central/Video Webcast: Concordia Hornets at No. 19 Carson-Newman Eagles No. 19 Carson-Newman hopes to pick up its second win of 2010 when it hosts Concordia-Selma on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Burke-Tarr Stadium.
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