By: David Boclair
Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 22:01

Dawson Armstrong was not at his best Tuesday.

The Lipscomb University sophomore played his best when it counted, though.

He overcame a one-shot deficit with birdies on each of the last three holes and claimed medalist honors at the Memphis Intercollegiate.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 14:26

De’Andre Woods delivered one of the biggest plays thus far this season for Vanderbilt in Saturday’s victory over Austin Peay.

The sophomore tight end also played his final play of the season, though.

Coach Derek Mason said Tuesday that Woods will miss the remainder of the season because of a torn knee ligament.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 13:50

Have the Nashville Predators struck gold with another Russian prospect?

Vladislav Kamenev, a 2014 second round pick of the Predators, showed great promise in his first official taste of the NHL.

Early in the first period of the first half of Sunday’s doubleheader against the Florida Panthers, the 19-year-old forward put the Predators up 2-0 when he took a Ryan Ellis pass and scored from the crease.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 13:26

After a return to the playoffs last season the Nashville Predators hope they will be something to see in the coming one.

Franchise officials, in fact, are banking on it.

For the first time in team history all of Nashville’s 82 regular-season games will be on television, the team announced Tuesday.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 13:09

Twice in three games Middle Tennessee State has scored more than 70 points and gained more than 600 yards on offense. 

In their 73-14 victory over Charlotte on Saturday the Blue Raiders set a school record with 695 yards of total offense. They currently rank seventh in FBS in scoring at 51 points per game and 17th in total offense.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 07:07

Vanderbilt fell just short of the 2015 College World Series championship is on top of the college baseball world nonetheless.

That is the opinion of D1Baseball.com, at least. The website ranked Tim Corbin’s program as the country’s best based on “overall health of the program, based on recent history, coaching staff quality, facilities, scholarship/financial aid situation, conference dynamics, and recruiting and player development proficiency.”

By: David Boclair
Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 06:55

The Nashville Predators have included goalies in their television broadcasts for years.

Now they’re adding one of their former netminders to their radio broadcasts.

Chris Mason will serve as analyst alongside play-by-play man Pete Weber for select games this season, the franchise announced Monday. He will share that role with former coach Brent Peterson, who has been the radio analyst for the past two seasons.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 06:39

The No. 1 teams in all seven classifications are the same in this week’s Tennessee high school football poll as they were the previous one.

That means Independence (Class 5A), Christ Presbyterian Academy (3A) and Montgomery Bell Academy (Division II) remain on top five weeks into the season.

By: David Boclair
Posted: Monday, September 21, 2015 - 10:50

Three weeks into the college football season, there are three teams tied for the most takeaways in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

One is from Middle Tennessee — actually, it is Middle Tennessee State University. Another can thank a player from Middle Tennessee for its place at the top.

By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Monday, September 21, 2015 - 10:49

Nashville FC made something of a splash on the U.S. soccer scene two years ago when it unveiled its supporter-owned model. The founding group led by Chris Jones got things rolling on the field for the 2014 season but soon realized there was work to be done in building the club's infrastructure. Over at our Southern/alpha sister blog, J.R. Lind has the story on how Jones connected with local startup guru Marcus Whitney to set about that job.