Titans Topple Ravens
Jan12

Titans Topple Ravens

A week after defeating the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots in Foxboro, the Tennessee Titans returned to the road where they ousted the top-seeded Baltimore Ravens, 28-12.   Now the Titans advance to the AFC title game for the first time since 2000. They will take on the winner of Sunday’s game between Houston and Kansas City (2 p.m. CST on CBS) next Sunday. As the sixth seed, Tennessee will be the visiting team...

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UPDATE: Preds hire Hynes
Jan07

UPDATE: Preds hire Hynes

Former Devils coach John Hynes named to replace Peter Laviolette.   The Nashville Predators have named John Hynes as their new head coach, less than 24 hours after dismissing Peter Laviolette from the same position. The Preds made the announcement in a press release Tuesday morning. Hynes “John Hynes is a bright young coach and great leader who has a track record of both effectively developing young players and successfully...

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Cards-Dawgs tangle in Music City Bowl
Dec30

Cards-Dawgs tangle in Music City Bowl

Louisville (7-5, 5-3 ACC) meets Mississippi State (6-6, 3-5 SEC) this afternoon in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl at Nissan Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 3 p.m. and the game will be televised nationally by ESPN.   The game will feature two of the nation’s more intriguing running backs in Mississippi State’s Kylin Hill (5-11, 215, Jr.) and Louisville’s Javian Hawkins (5-9, 182, R-Fr.) Hill, who will forego his...

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CPA title bid falls short
Dec06

CPA title bid falls short

Christ Presbyterian Academy’s bid to repeat as TSSAA Division II-AA football champion came up short as the Lions fell to Evangelical Christian School, 17-14 on Friday afternoon at Tucker Stadium on the campus of Tennessee Tech. The Lions took a 14-10 into the fourth quarter before ECS went on top on a 1-yard keeper by quarterback Jacob Hatcher with 6:40 to play. That capped an 11 play, 67-yard drive that consumed 5:43. CPA...

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CPA seeks state title Thursday in Cookeville
Dec04

CPA seeks state title Thursday in Cookeville

Friday, September 13 was an ominous evening for the Christ Presbyterian Academy football team. The Lions were walloped 42-10 at Ensworth, dropping their record to 0-4. Worse than that, the defending Division II-AA state champion hadn’t been close, losing by an average of more than three touchdowns per game.   But there wasn’t any panic. CPA had played one of the toughest schedules in the state up to that point and it’s never wise...

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PLAYOFFS BOUND!
Nov08

PLAYOFFS BOUND!

Three Bellevue teams – CPA, Ensworth and Nashville Christian School – have qualified for the TSSAA football playoffs. All three are in action Friday night as they battle for berths in the Blue Cross Bowl in Cookeville on Thursday, December 5.     DIVISION 2, CLASS AA CPA (5-6) vs. Chattanooga Christian (7-3) CPA and Chattanooga Christian advanced to the quarterfinals after posting opening round victories Friday night....

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