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College Sports

Motlow names new athletic director (02/03/16)
Tullahoma's C. Scott Shasteen has been named athletic director at Motlow State Community College, according to Dr. Anthony Kinkel, Motlow president. Shasteen replaces Laura Monks, Motlow's dean of students who took on the AD position Nov. 1, 2015. "Laura has done a fantastic job of stabilizing our athletic department," said Kinkel. ...
Top 5 bowls: Best of the Best (12/27/15)
On Thursday, we kicked off our holiday bowl guide. Here are the top five bowls you'll see this holiday season: 5. Battlefrog Fiesta Bowl No. 8 Notre Dame (10-2) vs. No. 7 Ohio State (11-1) Jan. 1 Two powerhouses that just couldn't quite make the cut...
Holiday gift guide - bowl games (12/24/15)
It's that glorious time of the year when friends and family gather to exchange gifts and camaraderie and embrace all the goodness involved at the year's end. Perhaps there's no greater gift given than that of college football. As the days creep by to the final seconds of 2015, college football is gearing up for it's final hoo-rah...
Turnbow collects coats (12/11/15)
For the third year running, Middle Tennessee Senior Associate Athletic Director Whit Turnbow will sponsor a coat drive that will benefit area children in need during the winter months. The "True Blue Turnbow Project" was a success in its first two years, collecting 1,251 coats last year and over 1,000 in its debut...
Shelbyville connection (11/24/15)
There was a big Shelbyville connection when Middle Tennessee's women's basketball team hosted Ole Miss on Sunday afternoon. Five former Shelbyville residents were on the two coaching staffs that featured Middle Tennessee head coach Rick Insell against his son, Ole Miss head coach Matt Insell. LEFT: Matt Insell (second from left) is joined by Alex Fuller Simmons (left) and Chad Spencer (right). The other Mississippi coach is Todd Schaefer. RIGHT: MTSU assistant Tom Hodges, left, with Rick Insell...
Going for it (11/24/15)
Middle Tennessee senior wide receiver Ed Batties leaps high for a one-handed catch in the Blue Raiders' 41-7 win over North Texas on Saturday afternoon. (T-G Photo by Gary Johnson)