Tuesday, November 29

Sports

Campus News, Sports

Trevecca gets new tennis courts

By Alexander Hall Bulldozers are moving earth behind the softball field making way for two new tennis courts. Work started just before Thanksgiving on courts that will replace the 40-year-old courts that used to be located where the new parking lot between Moore, Wise and Jackson field is now located. The old courts were too damaged for students to use, and had to be removed. (more…)
Campus News, Faculty, Sports

Trevecca seeks new athletic director

By Morgan Daniels and Tyler D. Whetstone Trevecca will have a new athletics director next year. Brenda Patterson, director of intercollegiate athletics at Trevecca, will finish her duties and contract through the end of June. Trevecca is currently in the process of applying to be a NCAA Division II school. University officials said they are seeking a different direction for Trevecca athletics, said Dan Boone, university president. “We felt for the overall good of the athletic department, that it was in the best interest to make a change,” Dan Boone, university president, said. (more…)
Campus News, Sports

Lady Trojans continue success with defense

By Tyler D. Whetstone On a day when back to back national champion Union University was upset on a buzzer beater for their first lost in the past 61 TranSouth games, the Lady Trojans (11-11, 8-3) took care of business at home versus rival Cumberland University. The win gave the Lady Trojans their fourth straight win, and placed them at .500 for the first time since they were 1-1. For Head Coach Gary Van Atta, the season has been one of two halves. (more…)
Campus News, Sports

Trojan Basketball One more step

By Tyler D. Whetstone Men’s basketball Head Coach Sam Harris is confident his players are capable and that his team more than able to make some noise when the TranSouth Conference tournament begins the first day of March. This is good news because winning the TranSouth tournament at the conclusion of the season is the only way Harris and his Trojans (10-13, 4-7) can advance to the national tournament for the first time since 2007-2008. Unfortunately, the theme of the season, and constant battle has been that Harris has been unsure of what he’ll see from his team before every game. (more…)
Campus News, Sports

Trojans scorched by Bulldogs at home

By Tyler D. Whetstone Zeinab Chan led No. 1 and two time defending national champion Union University (21-0, 8-0) with 22 points as the Bulldogs had four players in double figures in route to handing the Lady Trojans (7-11, 4-3) their worst home loss in eight years, 83-56. (more…)
Campus News, Sports

Trojans trample Scots of Lyon

By Tyler Whetstone Michael France scored a game high 24 points as he and the Trevecca Trojans (9-9) found a way out of their shooting slump to stop a three game skid and get back to a game of .500 in TranSouth play at 2-3 by defeating visiting Lyon College (6-10, 0-4). The two teams traded a total of 36 turnovers and as in the previous game, the game was won when Trevecca converted their 19 turnovers into 24 points, while Lyon converted just 10. The Trojans ended the first half and began the second on an 8-2 run before the two teams traded baskets for much of the second half. The lead grew to as many as 13 points and the Trojans held on for a seven point victory. Peyton Henry and JP Nyadaro both added 10 points off the bench for the Trojans. Slater Belew led the Scots with 13 points...
Campus News, Sports

Lady trojans pick up their game against Lyon

By Tyler Whetstone The Lady Trojans (7-10) improved to 4-2 in the TranSouth by knocking off visiting Lyon College (10-7, 2-3), 75-66, Thursday night in the Moore Gymnasium. The Lady Trojans took a five point lead into halftime and extended that lead to 11 by starting the second half on a 9-3 run. The Lady Trojans were solid on defense forcing 22 Lyon turnovers and converting them into 23 points. The Scots rallied midway through the second half to go up a point, 56-55. It was then, at the 6:30 mark, that the Lady Trojans bounced back, scoring 12 of the next 16 points and taking over the game completely. Chelsey Taylor led the Lady Trojans with 14, with London Elie adding 13. K.K. Hodges led the Scots with 21, with an added 20 by Lauren Ramsey. The next game for the Lady Trojans will be...