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skydiver
October 25, 2022

Skydiver Falls to Death During High School Pre-Game Ceremony

A Tennessee man skydiving during a pre-game ceremony at a local high school football game has died following the hard landing last week. In a statement, Washington County Schools Superintendent Jerry Boyd said the diver jumped at the David Crocket...


lsu
October 24, 2022

LSU Fined $250K For Storming Field After Ole Miss Win

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) has imposed another six-figure fine after fans stormed the field following a victory. LSU, in their win 45-20 win over No. 7 Ole Miss on Saturday, was the most recent school to be levied a fine to the tune of $250,00...


violations
July 25, 2022

NCAA Hands Out 18 Violations to Tennessee Football Program

The NCAA has officially charged Tennessee's football program with 18 Level I alleged rules violations for impermissible recruiting benefits under former head coach Jeremy Pruitt Among other allegations, Pruitt is accused of providing about $9,000 ...


espn
June 6, 2022

ESPN Announcer Incorrectly Reports Tennessee Player Used PEDs

An ESPN announcer apologized over the weekend after falsely broadcasting that a Tennessee baseball player was suspended from the NCAA tournament for using performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Troy Eklund, a former Arkansas baseball player turned ES...


vitello
April 19, 2022

Tennessee Baseball Coach Suspended 4 Games for Bumping Umpire

University of Tennessee head baseball coach Tony Vitello has been suspended for four games. Vitello, who was ejected in the Volunteers’ 9-2 win over Alabama Saturday night, was given a four-game suspension by the NCAA after being thrown out by t...


tennessee
January 12, 2022

Tennessee Lawmaker Attempted to ‘Pants’ Referee During HS Game

A Tennessee House Republican has apologized after trying to fight and pants a referee at a high school basketball game. Rep. Jeremy Faison apologized for the incident in a tweet on Tuesday. "I acted the fool tonight. I'm hoping to be able to mak...


football referee
June 11, 2019

Tennessee high school player ejections up 23% from last year

Tennessee high school officials ejected 618 student-athletes during the 2018-19 school year, an increase of 23% from the year prior. The sudden rise alarmed board members with the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA), prompting ...


tssaa
March 16, 2018

Tennessee approves split of public, private schools

Tennessee's athletic association this week approved a total split between public and private high schools that will go into effect beginning with the 2019-20 school year.  The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association's (TSSAA) legislative ...