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Fast start helps No. 1 Alabama trounce Tennessee 58-21

Tennessee defensive lineman Kyle Phillips (5) and Tennessee defensive lineman Alexis Johnson Jr. (98) go after Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Joy Kimbrough /The Daily Times via AP)

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – HILLSBORO GLOBE REPORTS

October 21, 2018

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —Tennessee (3-4, 1-3) fought back in the second quarter, scoring touchdowns on back-to-back drives, but the Volunteers fell to No. 1 Alabama (8-0, 5-0) , 58-21, on Saturday at Neyland Stadium in front of a crowd of 97,087. It was the 101st of the two SEC teams, the Volunteers are now ...

Georgia dismantles Tennessee but still bright spots for the Vols

Georgia quarterback Justin Fields dives into the end zone past Tennessee defensive back Micah Abernathy for a 24-0 lead during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Athens, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP)

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – West Parker, Writer

October 10, 2018

KNOXVILLE - On September 29th the Tennessee Volunteers  (2-3, 0-2) lost to the Georgia Bulldogs 38-12 at Samford Stadium in Athens Georgia. Tennessee came within 12 points with 4 minutes left in the 4th quarter but couldn’t hold on as Georgia (5-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) scored effectively ending th...

Jurors acquit ex-Tennessee football players in rape trial

A.J. Johnson, left, and Michael Williams hug after a jury acquitted them of aggravated rape charges Friday, July 27, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. Johnson and Williams were indicted on February 2015 after a woman said both men raped her during a party at Johnson's apartment in the early morning hours of Nov. 16, 2014. Johnson and Williams were suspended from the Tennessee football team less than 48 hours after the party and never played for Tennessee again. (Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – By STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

July 29, 2018

Jul 27, 2018 7:53PM  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two former University of Tennessee football players were acquitted Friday of the aggravated rape charges they had been indicted on nearly 3 ½ years ago. A jury of seven women and five men deliberated for almost 1 ½ hours Friday afte...

Longtime Vols broadcaster Ward honored at tribute ceremony

Longtime Vols broadcaster Ward honored at tribute ceremony

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – AP Reports

June 27, 2018

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer praised John Ward for bringing "life and feeling to our living rooms" during a tribute ceremony for the longtime Volunteers football and men's basketball broadcaster. Ward died June 20 in Knoxville at the age of 88. He served as the radio voice of Tennessee football and men's basketba...

Holdsclaw leads Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame finalists

Tennessee head coach Pat Summitt talks with Chamique Holdsclaw on the bench as Holdsclaw ices her knees in the final minutes of their game against Florida at the SEC women’s tournament in Chattanooga, Tenn. on Friday, Feb. 26, 1999. Tennessee defeated Florida, 92-80, to advance to the semifinal round of the tournament. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – AP Reports

January 12, 2018

KNOXVILLE, Tenn - Chamique Holdsclaw, Tina Thompson and Katie Smith headline the 10 finalists for the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame announced Thursday. The three former WNBA stars were eligible for the first time this year. Holdsclaw is Tennessee's all-time leading scorer and rebounder and led the Lady Vols to national championships...

Vols believe they can thrive amid lack of preseason acclaim

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Hillsboro Globe Reporter – STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

July 20, 2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee doesn't mind adopting an underdog mentality a year after the Volunteers failed to meet preseason expectations. The Volunteers have been picked to finish third in the Southeastern Conference Eastern Divisionby the league's media. They didn't have any first-team...

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