Adam Mitchell and Steven Fox already know they will begin the 2014 season with some status on the Web.com Tour.
Tennessee Wesleyan freshman Devante’ Jenkins from Cross, S.C., was the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s men’s basketball player of the week after turning in three double-doubles last week.
Former Calhoun (Ga.) High School star Da'Rick Rogers made his first six pass receptions as an Indianapolis Colt and scored his first two NFL touchdowns Sunday in the Colts' 42-28 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.
In swamping Mars Hill College in the second Igloo Invitational meet Friday and Saturday in the Sewanee pool, Sewanee's women and men swimmers and divers set nine meet records, and freshman Caty Hueske also set pool and school standards with her 2:08.30 time in the 200-yard backstroke preliminaries Friday.
Cleveland State's Lady Cougars pushed their record to 11-1 with their ninth consecutive victory Saturday, 75-51 over visiting Chattanooga State, but the Chatt State men salvaged a split in the TCCAA basketball doubleheader by downing the Cougars 76-69.
Joao Olveira's rebound goal in the 33rd minute held up as the difference as Southern Wesleyan University edged Lee University 1-0 for the National Christian College Athletic Division I men's soccer championship Saturday afternoon at Kissimmee, Fla. SWU (16-6-2) outshot Lee (13-5-6) 7-2 in the first half, but the Flames had advantages of 6-3 in shots and 6-2 in corner kicks in the second half of the defensive struggle.
The Tennessee Temple University women's basketball team pulled out its second victory of the season and the second in as many nights Friday against Trinity Baptist, 74-63, as TaQuasha O'Neal and Amanda Rector scored 17 and 16 points and Jess Salera and Shakoya Monroe had 13 and nine rebounds with 12 points apiece.
After a 2-1 win Friday, the Lee University men's soccer team plays today for the National Christian College Athletic Association Division I national championship in Kissimme, Fla.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga defensive end Davis Tull, the first Mocs football player ever to repeat as player of the year in the Southern Conference, is also UTC's first academic All-American.
The Lee University soccer teams split Wednesday in their final pool games of the National Christian College Athletic Association Division I national tournaments in Kissimmee, Fla.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga junior Corey Mock has moved up to fourth at 165 pounds in the Amateur Wrestling News national collegiate poll. Mock, a transfer from North Carolina, began the season ranked No. 7 and now is 10-0, including the Navy Classic championship.
Lee University senior Leah Fortune was honored Sunday evening with the National Christian College Athletic Association's top annual award for women's soccer, the Michelle Akers Award, and Monday afternoon she scored the Lady Flames' goal in a 1-1 pool-play tie with Palm Beach Atlantic in the NCCAA Division I national tournament in Kissimmee, Fla.
The "Press Row" radio show co-hosted by Chattanooga Times Free Press sports editor Jay Greeson and SEC beat writer David Paschall will return to ESPN Radio 105.1 The Zone today in the afternoon drive slot between 3 and 6 p.m.
The Tennessee Wesleyan College women's basketball team lost 41-40 Saturday at Truett-McConnell, but the 20th-ranked TWC men salvaged a split in the Appalachian Athletic Conference doubleheader with a 78-58 win over the Cleveland, Ga., school.
Three Lee University sports teams will be in Kissimmee, Fla., next week for National Christian College Athletic Association Division I national tournaments.