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Reynolds' clutch play leads Lady Vols to Elite Eight appearance

Updated 5 hours, 54 minutes ago

SPOKANE, Wash.--In what will go down as one of the most historic comebacks for the Lady Vols in their NCAA Tournament history, sophomore Jordan Reynolds provided a clutch touch from the free throw line late in No. 2 Tennessee’s 73-69 comeback victory over No. 11 Gonzaga.


Despite facing a 17-point deficit with 6:34 remaining, Reynolds had plenty of reasons to help her team’s season not come to a conclusion the Sweet 16.


The sophomore guard, who had 36 friends and family in the crowd from Washington supporting her, connected on 7-of-8 free throws from the 1 ...

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Free throw shooting leads Lady Vols to historic comeback in Sweet 16

Updated 6 hours, 48 minutes ago

SPOKANE, Washington-- As the game turned: The Lady Vols could have gave in after Shelby Cheslek converted a three-point play for No. 11 seeded Gonzaga to take a commanding 57-40 lead with 6:34 left to play in the battle for an Elite 8 berth.


However, No. 2 Tennessee stuck to the philosophy that has helped the program win eight national championships. Holly Warlick’s team got after it on the defensive end and remained poised on the offensive end.


Forcing four turnovers and a 2-for-8 shooting mark from the Bulldogs over the last six minutes of regulation, the Lady ...

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Overstreet's walk-off home run lifts Lady Vols past Georgia, 4-3

Updated 10 hours, 43 minutes ago

As Tennessee catcher Annie Aldrete fouled off the 14th pitch of her fourth inning at-bat, she was doing all of her teammates a service by finally unlocking the puzzle of Georgia ace pitcher Chelsea Wilkerson.

Aldrete’s teammate Lexi Overstreet would channel Aldrete’s 15 pitch standoff into a walk-off homerun in the bottom of the seventh to give the 15th ranked Lady Vols a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the No. 7 Bulldogs.

All four of the Lady Vol’s runs were results of homeruns in the final two innings, with all three occurring after Wilkinson had thrown 90 of ...

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Program brings alumni back "home"

Fri Jul 05, 1996 12:00 a.m.
Whether you are a Vol fan, UT alumnus or just like the University of
Tennessee -- everyone's welcome to attend Alumni Summer College, which will
be held Aug. 7-11.

The program provides an opportunity for people to keep in touch ...

The Daily Beacon Weekly Entertainment Calendar

Fri Jul 05, 1996 12:00 a.m.
Try not to think about spontaneous combustion or Do the Right Thing.
Imagine you are on a frozen tundra. If that fails, go to some of the
shows and events this weekend.

FRIDAY: Knoxville Community Kuumba Festival. It will last ...
Letter to the Editor

Heartbeat gives fetus rights

Fri Jul 05, 1996 12:00 a.m.