Month: May 2014

Tennessee football game time at OU set

Tennessee’ football game at Oklahoma on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 will kickoff at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT at Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. The game will air on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. The network will be announced at a later date. This will be the initial regular-season meeting between the teams. Despite each program’s standing among the nation’s elite, Tennessee and Oklahoma have met only twice, with both games taking place at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Fla. The Vols shut out the Sooners 17-0 in the 1939 Orange Bowl (UT’s second bowl game ever). Then in...

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Aldrete Named NFCA Co-Freshman Of Year

OKLAHOMA CITY — Tennessee’s Annie Aldrete has been named a co-winner of the inaugural NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year trophy, as announced by the NFCA on Tuesday at the NCAA Women’s College World Series Student-Athlete Banquet at the Devon Tower in Oklahoma City, Okla. Aldrete and Auburn’s Kasey Cooper were named co-winners and the duo was presented with trophies on Tuesday at Tuesday’s banquet. Notre Dame’s Karley Wester was a Top 3 finalist for the award. Aldrete, Cooper and Wester were each in attendance at the annual banquet and received recognition for their outstanding freshmen seasons....

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Suspended Hampton coach Tolley pleads not guilty

Suspended Hampton Girls Basketball Coach and Elementary teacher Leon Tolley has plead not guilty to theft charges on Tuesday. According to the report by WJHL, Tolley plead not guilty to the charges, and the judge set his next court appearance for July 14th. The Hampton coach is charged with two counts of theft under $500. Tolley is charged with two counts of theft with taking narcoctic painkillers, Lortabs, out of another teacher’s medicine bottle in her classroom. Video surveillance captured Tolley twice, but the Hampton teacher had said he replaced the pills in the bottle the first time. The investigation...

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Lady Vols Softball Falls 8-2 In NCAA Super Regional

In Sunday’s Game 3 of the Norman Super Regional Lady Vols softball fell to Oklahoma, 8-2, coming up just one win short of its seventh trip to the Women’s College World Series. The loss marked No. 10-national seed Tennessee’s (46-12) first time not advancing out of a Super Regional after successfully winning its previous six (2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013). UT scored one run in the second and one in the fourth. Oklahoma (50-11) scored two in the third, one in the fourth, one in the fifth and four in the sixth. It was Oklahoma’s four-run sixth inning, via...

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Wahl drops to 50th in NCAA Tournament

TULSA, Okla. (May 21, 2014) – Unable to get on a birdie streak and struggling with her putter, ETSU junior Gabriella Wahl (Heidenheim, Germany) tried to battle through her second round Wednesday in the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships at the Tulsa Country Club. Wahl ultimately carded a 5-over-par 75, an effort that leaves her in a tie for 50th with two rounds left to play this week. For the tournament, Wahl stands at 9-over-par 149. Meanwhile, Oklahoma’s Alexandra Kaui fired a 3-under-par 67 on Wednesday and now holds the top spot with a three-stroke lead over the rest of the field. “I...

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