Titans closing preseason recreation, Nolensville LLWS finale earned stable TV rankings on similar day

Saturday was a giant day for sports activities on tv in Nashville with Nolensville taking part in within the Little League World Collection third-place comfort recreation and the Tennessee Titans taking part in the Arizona Cardinals of their closing preseason recreation.

The Little League World Collection recreation performed in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, earned a 5.7 score, in accordance with WTVF-5 senior programming director Mark Binda.

Meaning 63,903 households within the Nashville market tuned in to see Nolensville lose 2-0 to Chinse Taipei.

The Titans rallied to beat the Cardinals 26-23 at Nissan Stadium and the sport earned an 11.7 score (131,169 Nashville households).

The common season begins on Sept. 11 when the Titans play the New York Giants at Nissan Stadium. The sport kicks off at 3 p.m. and will likely be televised on Fox (Channel 17 regionally).

Ex-UT and Vandy pitcher Ethan Smith transferring to Lipscomb

Ethan Smith

Pitcher Ethan Smith, who started his profession at Vanderbilt earlier than transferring to Tennessee, will spend his closing season at Lipscomb. The previous Mt. Juliet star introduced his choice on Twitter.

He posted a 7.36 ERA at UT final season after pitcher 3.2 innings.

In three seasons at Vanderbilt Smith made 30 appearances, 17 which got here in reduction when he was a freshman. His profession document was 8-0 with 88 strikeouts with the Commodores.

Channel 2’s Emily Proud joins CBS 247 Sports activities

Emily Proud, who played soccer at Belmont and spent the last four years as a sports and news anchor at Channel 2, has joined CBS 247 Sports.

Emily Proud, who performed soccer at Belmont and spent the final 4 years as a sports activities and information anchor at Channel 2, has joined CBS 247 Sports activities.

Emily Proud, who spent the final 4 years as a sports activities and information anchor at WKRN-2, was employed by CBS Sports activities.

The previous Belmont soccer participant is anchoring and internet hosting CBS 247 Sports activities platforms with an emphasis in school soccer programming.

Proud, a local of Knoxville who performed soccer at Belmont (2012-15), bought her profession begin as Belmont’s males’s and ladies’s basketball sideline reporter for ESPN+ which led to her being the sideline reporter on the OVC basketball tournaments.

In 2017 she returned to Knoxville to work at WATE-TV earlier than coming again to Nashville the next 12 months.

In 2018, Proud was named one of many nation’s “High 30 Sportscasters Underneath 30” by the Sportscasters Expertise Company of America.

Belmont serving to athletes signal NIL offers with TikTok, WWE, Meta and different firms

Belmont expanded its settlement with INFLCR, an organization that assists collegiate athletes with NIL enterprise alternatives.

As a part of the settlement Belmont launched the Bruin Native Alternate, a platform designed to attach nationwide and native companies with Belmont athletes to satisfy NIL agreements.

It means Belmont’s athletes now have the chance to make the most of partnerships with firms like TikTok, WWE, Meta, Campus, DigSign, Mike Slive Basis, Subtext and extra as a part of the INFLCR International Alternate.

“Increasing our partnership with INFLCR reinforces our dedication to Belmont student-athletes inside the NIL panorama,” Corley stated. “INFLCR’s industry-leading expertise will profit our student-athletes whereas elevating our branding and storytelling efforts as a college.”

Andrew Maraniss will signal ‘Inaugural Ballers’ at Parnassus Books

Andrew Maraniss will sign his latest book "Inaugural Ballers" at Parnassus Books on Sept. 13.

Andrew Maraniss will signal his newest e book “Inaugural Ballers” at Parnassus Books on Sept. 13.

Native writer Andrew Maraniss will signal his newest e book “Inaugural Ballers” on Sept. 13 at Parnassus Books in Inexperienced Hills. The signing begins at 6:30 p.m.

The e book is on the primary U.S. ladies’s Olympic basketball group which competed within the 1976 Summer season Video games in Montreal and laid the muse for ladies’s sports activities in America on the youth, collegiate, Olympic {and professional} ranges.

The group included a number of legendary figures together with Pat Summitt, Nancy Lieberman, Ann Meyers, Lusia Harris and coach Billie Moore.

Lipscomb units volleyball attendance document towards Stanford

A record crowd of 3,167 attended the Lipscomb-Stanford volleyball match at Allen Arena.

A document crowd of three,167 attended the Lipscomb-Stanford volleyball match at Allen Enviornment.

A document crowd of three,167 confirmed up for the Lipscomb-Stanford volleyball match Friday at Allen Enviornment.

Stanford, ranked 14th nationally, received in three units (25-20, 25-15, 25-14).

Lipscomb junior Meg Mersman led the Bisons with eight kills and junior Delaney Smith was second within the match for digs with 5.

The Bisons bounced again Sunday and picked up their first win of the season with 3-0 victory over visiting TSU. Attendance for that match was solely 200.

Mardy Scales steps down as Cumberland’s monitor coach

Mardy Scales

Mardy Scales

Cumberland males’s and ladies’s monitor and area coach Mardy Scales introduced his resignation Tuesday efficient Sept. 9. He has accepted a place at Kennesaw State.

Cumberland athletics director Ron Pavan named assistant coach Atsu Nyamadi interim head coach beginning Sept. 12.

Scales, a former Center Tennessee State standout, was the college’s first monitor and area coach employed by Pavan in 2016.

“Mardy has accomplished an amazing job beginning this system and profitable nationwide championships,” Pavan stated. “We’re unhappy to see Mardy go, however he bought a possibility to go to Kennesaw State and want him the perfect.”

Nyamadi, a local of Accra, Ghana, spent the final 4 seasons at Cumberland.

TSU and Tennessee Tech soccer groups will play Kennesaw State

The Tennessee State soccer group will play Kennesaw State in a home-and-home sequence in 2023 and 2024, in accordance with fbschedules.com.

Kennesaw State, which is within the Atlantic Solar Convention, will host TSU Oct. 7, 2023 within the first assembly ever between the 2 groups.

Kennesaw State will play TSU in Nashville on Sept. 21, 2024.

Tennessee Tech, which performs at Kennesaw State on Oct. 22, additionally lately agreed to host the Scrappy Owl on Sept. 23, 2023.

The Golden Eagles may even play at Furman on Sept. 2 and at New Mexico Sept. 9, 2023.

Story-Gating with Fisher & Mates returns Sept. 24

The second annual Story-Gating with Fisher & Mates hosted by the Heimerdinger Basis is about for Sept. 24.

It takes place at former Titans coach Jeff Fisher’s farm in Kingston Springs.

Mike Heimerdinger, the Titans former offensive coordinator, died from most cancers in 2011. Proceeds from the occasion profit the Meals 4 Well being and Therapeutic program sponsored by the Heimerdinger Basis.

Fisher will likely be joined by a number of former Titans and different celebrities who will inform tales. The lineup of former gamers and celebrities will likely be introduced quickly.

For tickets or extra info go to hfmeals.org/fisher-friends.

Subsequent race at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway is Sept. 17

Dylan Fetcho drives to a second-place finish in the Pro Late Models race at the Nashville Speedway Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019.

Dylan Fetcho drives to a second-place end within the Professional Late Fashions race on the Nashville Speedway Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019.

The seventh of 9 races in the 2022 season at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway is Sept. 17. All eight divisions will likely be in motion.

The leaders in every division heading into the subsequent race embrace Dylan Fetcho (professional late fashions); Tanner Arms (tremendous vans); Kevin Rollins (restricted late fashions); Buddy Moody (avenue shares); Michael Neidert (pure shares); Matt Hamlett (entrance runners); Oliver Cordell and Michael Crafton (legends) and Landon Thrasher (Bandoleros).

Racing begins at 5 p.m. with six races on the quarter-mile quick monitor earlier than switching to the large tack for the final two.

The Nashville Honest will likely be happening on the similar time. Race admission will likely be included with the honest admission out there for $7 prematurely on-line at nashfair.enjoyable.

For extra info go to nashvillefairgroundsspeedway.racing or name 615-254-1986.

New Austin Peay baseball coach masses up on Energy 5 expertise

Former Vanderbilt pitcher Kyle Magrans is among the transfers from Power 5 programs who have landed at Austin Peay.

Former Vanderbilt pitcher Kyle Magrans is among the many transfers from Energy 5 applications who’ve landed at Austin Peay.

New Austin Peay baseball coach Roland Fanning overhauled the Governors roster.

Fanning added 28 gamers — 22 from the switch portal and 6 highschool gamers who signed within the fall.

Twenty of the transfers are from Division I applications, together with 12 from Energy 5 applications.

Solely 9 gamers return from the 2022 group, which posted a 19-37 document.

The Energy 5 transfers embrace Matt Aribal (Hawaii), John Bay (Oklahoma State), Trevor Conley (Texas Tech), Clayton Grey (Arkansas), Nick James (North Carolina), Jacob Kush (Missouri), Kyle Magrans (Vanderbilt), Garrett Martin (Oklahoma State), Lyle Miller-Inexperienced (Oklahoma State), Deaton Oak (Virginia), Davin Pollard (Oklahoma State) and Solomon Washington (Oklahoma State).

Goodpasture’s Lynn Dearing coaches 1,000th volleyball match

Goodpasture volleyball coach Lynn Dearing coached her 1,000th profession match Monday. She led the Cougars to a win over Inexperienced Hill.

It improved Dearing’s document to 779-221.

Dearing is in her eighth season in her newest stint at Goodpasture. She was additionally the group’s coach from 2001-05.

Dearing, who performed basketball at Lipscomb, additionally coached basketball till 2017.

Lipscomb soccer knocks off top-10 opponent

The Lipscomb males’s soccer group upset No. 10 Saint Louis 2-1 Sunday. The sport was performed on the Bilikens’ Hermann Stadium.

The Bisons rallied from a 1-0 deficit when Jelldrik Dallmann scored a penalty kick at 12:41 and Hayes Wooden added the profitable objective at 68:08.

It was Lipscomb’s first win over a top-10 opponent since beating No. 10 Louisville in 2018.

Lipscomb performs rival Belmont Sept. 6 on the Bruins’ E.S. Rose Park at 6:30 p.m.

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