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Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

College Sports

Vols name Worley as starting QB (08/15/14)
KNOXVILLE -- Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley will get a chance to provide senior leadership to one of the youngest offenses in the Southeastern Conference. Volunteers coach Butch Jones announced Thursday that Worley would start the Aug. 31 season opener against Utah State. Sophomores Nathan Peterman and Joshua Dobbs continue to compete for the right to serve as Worley's main backup...
Howard never doubted he'd return (08/12/14)
KNOXVILLE -- Tennessee wide receiver Alton "Pig" Howard said he never doubted he would return to the team after taking a leave of absence to deal with unspecified "personal circumstances." Howard spoke to reporters Monday for the first time since rejoining the Volunteers. Howard, who led the team in receptions and touchdown catches last season, wasn't with the team during spring practice...
Johnson's back, intent on winning (07/17/14)
HOOVER, Ala. -- Tennessee's A.J. Johnson acknowledged his decision to stay with the Volunteers instead of heading to the NFL was one of the toughest he's ever had to make. He decided to stay in school. Now the senior hopes to lead Tennessee to its first winning record since 2009...
Webb graduate runs to athletic, academic success (06/29/14)
When some high school athletes are invited to walk on a college team the expectations are not as high as if they had been recruited. Jessica York, a 2013 graduate of The Webb School who walked on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga cross country team, had other ideas...
Definite difference; Dugan adjusts to faster-paced college play (06/15/14)
Last year, Shelbyville Central graduate Victoria Dugan embarked for Bethel University to begin her collegiate tennis career with the Lady Wildcats. Though not without its challenges, Dugan has enjoyed the transition into becoming a collegiate athlete...