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Vols fend off Western Carolina, 6-2

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4.17.14 SPORTS baseball
Andrew Bruckse • Tennessee Athletics

Sophomore outfielder Christin Stewart swings at a pitch in the Vols' 6-2 victory over the Western Carolina Catamounts in Lindsey Nelson Stadium on April 16.

Despite having a final-hour wrinkle tossed into his nonconference plan, Tennessee head coach Dave Serrano refused to accept a bare week.

"I don't like not playing midweek games," he said. "I think it gets your team out of rhythm. Sometimes you need it for rest, but I'm glad we were able to find a game."

After inclement weather postponed the Vols' Tuesday night showdown with Virginia Tech, UT successfully reached out to Western Carolina last-minute, securing the matchup a mere hours after the cancellation.

That initial excitement only grew Wednesday evening as the No. 29 Vols capped off ...

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Campus evangelist passes away

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After battling colon cancer for many years, former campus evangelist, Sal Mattson, died at the age of 53 on Good Friday, April 6. A funeral service was held on Monday at First Baptist Church Powell in his honor.

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A hand clutches a bloody crown, both illuminated in a goldish crimson hue against a stark black backdrop, with the motto, “The North Remembers.”    For those of us eagerly awaiting last Sunday’s season premiere of “Game of Thrones” (or ...


Personal goals unimportant for Brown

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Still possible to live ‘American Dream’

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The American Dream is a belief that we citizens have, stating all people are capable of living prosperous lives if they remain dedicated and in good spirits. Ironically, the concept of the American Dream is much older than America itself ...