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Vols Among Nation's Best in Blue Ribbon Preseason Poll

Tennessee basketball has been a bright spot in UT athletics over recent years, and the 2021-2022 season shows promise to be a solid campaign. And Blue Ribbon Report agrees. Per Chris Dortch of the Blue Ribbon Report, Tennessee slides into the top ten on the list as the 10th best team. The Tennessee Basketball Twitter page released Dortch's article with the official list in the tweet below:
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NCAA proposal will allow programs to replace up to seven transfers

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A temporary waiver allowing college football programs to sign more than 25 players in a recruiting class as a means of replacing outgoing transfers could be passed next month. The proposal, which allows programs to sign up to seven additional players in a class to replace...
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Lindy’s picks Lady Vols At No. 19 In Preseason Poll

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The first sports magazine and internet preseason polls of the 2021-22 basketball season are being released, and Kellie Harper’s Tennessee Lady Vols have been picked at No. 19 in the Lindy’s Sports Preseason Top 25. UT, which closed the 2020-21 campaign at No. 13 in the...
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CHS closed today, Tuesday due to illness

Clinton High School was closed today (Monday, September 13th), and will remain closed on Tuesday, as school officials say the closure is due to illness that has resulted in an inability to line up substitute teachers. Classes at Clinton High are expected to resume on Wednesday, September 15th. Jim Harris...

Tennessee announces full 2021-22 basketball schedule

Tennessee basketball’s 2021-22 regular-season schedule was completed on Thursday when the SEC announced dates for league games. The Vols open conference play at Alabama on December 29 and will host Ole Miss in their SEC home opener a week later, on January 5. Tennessee is back on the road at...

Lady Vols Basketball Announces 2021-22 Schedule

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Lady Vol fans can start marking their calendars for the 2021-22 basketball season. Tennessee’s women’s basketball team revealed most of its slate on Wednesday afternoon, as Kellie Harper enters her third season as head coach. The schedule can be found here:. There will be one additional non-conference...

Key dates & matchups for Tennessee basketball 2021-22 season

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Believe it or not, basketball time in Tennessee is coming up. The Volunteers released their 2021-22 season conference schedule on Thursday. The Vols announced their nonconference schedule earlier this summer, highlighted by a Nov. 9 matchup with Villanova in the Hall of Fame Tip-off Tournament and an in-state showdown with Memphis on Dec. 18.

Three Final Four Teams On Lady Vols’ 2021-22 Schedule

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Tennessee women’s basketball program revealed nearly all of its 2021-22 schedule on Wednesday, unveiling both its Southeastern Conference and non-league itineraries for the upcoming season. An additional non-conference home game will be announced at a later date. The slate, which is one of the Lady...

Lady Vols announce 2021-22 regular season schedule

The Tennessee women’s basketball head coach Kellie Harper announced the team’s 2021-22 regular season schedule Wednesday, revealing both its conference and non-conference opponents. The Lady Vols’ schedule features 13 games against teams that were ranked or that received votes in the final 2021 USA TODAY Coaches Poll, including three of...

Vols QB Commit Jackson Set to Visit for Pitt Game

Tennessee quarterback commitment Tayven Jackson will visit Knoxville on Saturday for the Pitt game, he confirmed to VR2 on SI earlier this week. Jackson has been a focal point in the 2022 recruiting class since committing to the Vols in April. "The reason why I committed to Tennessee is because...

Lady Vols basketball to face three Final Four opponents in 2021-22

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball schedule is a daunting one, but that’s nothing new. The Southeastern Conference released the full slate of women’s games Wednesday. Tennessee expects to announce a final nonconference game in the near future to complete its 2021-22 schedule. Tennessee will host defending...
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Tigers, Smoky Bears bring rivalry to the gridiron

SEVIERVILLE — For the first time ever, Sevier County and Pigeon Forge will meet on the gridiron on Friday night. The game has been a long time coming as the Smoky Bears, a 5A school, welcome the visiting 3A Tigers. Sevier County athletic director Bryan Atchley decided last fall that...

Football comes back full circle

Loudon High School running backs coach Josh Hawkins is back where his passion began. Hawkins was a star three-sport athlete in football, basketball and baseball at LHS from 2003-07, but football stood head and shoulders above everything else. Time spent with the Loudon Quarterback Club on “The Hill” cultivated a...
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Pitt football | Tennessee may look familiar to Panthers

After a dominating win against Massachusetts to open the season, Pitt will hit the road for the first time this year as the Panthers will travel to SEC country to face Tennessee in Knoxville on Saturday afternoon. The two schools haven’t faced each other since 1983, and though the Volunteers...

Tennessee’s SEC schedule dates/games announced for the season

The Southeastern Conference released dates for each school’s conference games Thursday. The conference office previously announced each school’s home and away opponents for the 2021-22 season in July, but assigned dates to each matchup Thursday. Tennessee’s 18-game SEC schedule begins with a matchup against Alabama, the league’s 2021 regular-season and...