The Russell Biven Summer Clayfest Tournament gets ready to “Pull!” for a good cause

On Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9, the 2014 Russell Biven Summer Clayfest Tournament will take place at Chilhowee Sportsman’s Club in Maryville, TN.   WBIR’s Russell Biven will host and participate in the event. All proceeds from the tournament benefit mental health, addiction and social services provided by the Helen Ross McNabb Center. […]

FINAL DOUBLEHEADER, KNOXVILLE APPEARaNCE FOR FORCE

After a long weekend on the road with four games in three cities, the Force and Lady Force will return to Knoxville to play their last doubleheader of the season together Friday, June 27. As usual, the women’s match will kick off at 5 p.m. and the men will follow at 7:30 p.m. at Regal […]

KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER HOSTS BASKETBALL GAME FOR 1ST TIME

Former University of Tennessee basketball player Bobby Maze will host the 2nd Annual BMaze Celebrity Basketball Game on June 28, 2014, at the Knoxville Convention Center.   Tip-Off is at 6:00 p.m. A special fanfare will open at 3:00 p.m. and will feature interactive games and exhibits from vendors.   Proceeds will benefit The Pat […]

Vintage Baseball Comes to Knoxville

Come on out Knoxville, for the American Pastime as it was played in the beginning. Historic Ramsey House at 2614 Thorn Grove Pike, off Gov. John Sevier Hwy. The Highland Rim Distillers will face off against the Knoxville Holstons. The game is free and starts at noon on Saturday, May 31.   The rules are […]

Knoxville Force Open the 2014 Season this Saturday

What: Knoxville Force vs. Nashville F.C. When: Saturday, May 10, 7:30 p.m. Where: Regal Soccer Stadium, University of Tennessee Campus   The Knoxville Force will open the 2014 season against the Nashville F.C. this Saturday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m.   “We are excited to get the season underway. Our players are motivated and ready […]

TYNDALL FORMALLY ANNOUNCES BASKETBALL STAFF

Tennessee basketball coach Donnie Tyndall formally announced his full-time coaching staff Wednesday.   Al Pinkins, Adam Howard and Chris Shumate have been named assistant coaches. Jareem Dowling will serve as director of player development, and Justin Phelps is the director of basketball operations.   Tyndall also hired Todd Moyer as the program’s strength and conditioning […]

HEAD COACH DONNIE TYNDALL introduced

(Opening statement) “Thank you very much. What a great turnout. I’m so honored and privileged to be here today. I want to start by acknowledging these young men over here to my right [ the returning student-athletes] on what a fantastic season that they had, their Sweet Sixteen run to finish out the year. I […]

Outdoor KnoxFest Provides Urban Adventure this weekend

Legacy Parks Foundation will host a weekend of urban adventure at the 2014 Outdoor KnoxFest presented by Pilot Flying J, with events for everyone from the novice nature-lover to the outdoor expert. The two-day signature event of the Dogwood Arts Festival is scheduled for April 26-27 and will feature trail rides, runs, hikes, paddles, climbing […]

Fulmer To Begin Middle East USO Tour

Former Tennessee head football coach Philip Fulmer, accompanied by former Texas A&M coach R.C. Slocum, will begin a USO (United Service Organizations) tour of the Middle East this week. The pair is participating in the USO Celebrity Entertainment Program, continuing a long-standing tradition of entertaining and visiting with U.S. troops, bringing them “a touch of […]