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TMU Volleyball regular season to start at Faulkner Invitational

8/15/19 (CLEVELAND) – The Truett McConnell University women’s volleyball team is set to begin the 2019 season and will be led by head coach Mark Corbin, who took over the program in the spring. The Lady Bears were preseason ranked No. 8 in the Appalachian Athletic Conference coaches’ preseason poll, which puts them middle of the pack with a conference …

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VanHorn Selected as Peach Belt Nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year

8/7/19 (INDIANAPOLIS) – Former University of North Georgia women’s soccer player Renee VanHorn was selected as the Peach Belt Conference’s nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year, it was announced on Tuesday. The women’s soccer player from Marietta, Georgia, emerged from the field of nine PBC players who were among the initial list of 585 nominations submitted by NCAA institutions at the …

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TMU Bears look to build upon 2018-19 successes

(CLEVELAND) – The Truett McConnell University Bears look to build upon the 2018-19 successes with the 2019-20 year right around the corner. “When looking to the future, one must first look to the past and the 2018-19 season for TMU Athletics was a remarkable one,” Athletic Director Jenni Shepard said. “We accomplished many things on the court/field/mat/track/course, things that will be remembered …

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White County Football #7 On Blitz Rich History List

(Undated)-  With the 2019 high school football season rapidly approaching, Blitzsports.com has looked at north Georgia teams to see which teams have had the richest history. White County is listed number seven on the list. #7 – WHITE COUNTY RECORD: 291-324-10 WIN %: .474 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 0 REGION TITLES: 0 STATE PLAYOFFS: 8 STATE PLAYOFF RECORD: 2-8 BEST STATE FINISH: …

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Seven TMU teams named 2018-19 NAIA Scholar-Teams

  (CLEVELAND) – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced the 2018-19 NAIA Scholar-Teams Monday and of the 1,939 teams, seven were Truett McConnell University teams. The women’s soccer team took the lead with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.65 while the women’s volleyball team followed with a 3.51. The Lady Bears of the women’s golf team recorded the …

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White Count High Football Announce Important Dates

7-16-19               (Cleveland)- Summer is in full swing but high school football is not far away.  White County High School Football has announced some important dates for this years players.  IMPORTANT DATES   July 25- first mandatory practice August 1- First day in pads Mandatory parent meeting @ 6pm  

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TMU announces the addition of men’s volleyball as 17th athletic program

7/12/19 (CLEVELAND)– Truett McConnell University Athletics announced the addition of men’s volleyball, the department’s 17th athletic program, which will begin in the fall of 2020. Current TMU women’s volleyball head coach, Mark Corbin, will lead the Bears and all men’s volleyball events will take place inside the Bear Cave Gymnasium during their spring seasons. “When looking for what direction we needed …

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TMU Athletic Hall of Fame nomination period opens

(CLEVELAND)- – Following a prestigious 2018 Truett McConnell University Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame Class, the Hall of Fame Committee has opened up the nomination period for the second time in school history. “For over 60 years Truett McConnell University has been excelling in athletics and I think it will be great to honor the outstanding student-athletes and coaches who …

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Smith Named NCAA Statistical Champion For Second Consecutive Year

(INDIANAPOLIS) – University of North Georgia softball pitcher Kylee Smith was named a NCAA statistical champion earlier this week as she posted the lowest earned run average in Division II this past season. Smith is now a two-time statistical champion in ERA.A rising senior from Suwanee, Georgia, Smith posted a 0.73 ERA, 15 points lower than the next closest pitcher in the nation. …

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Six Nighthawk Staff Members Attend Leaders Sport Performance Summit

  ATLANTA – Six University of North Georgia Athletics staff members attended the Leaders Sport Performance Summit this past week at Mercedes Benz Stadium as guests of Josoor, the educational arm of SC2022, the hosts of the World Cup in Doha in 2022. The attendees from North Georgia were Mary Rob Plunkett, Associate Athletic Director, Business/SWA, Dan Evans, Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Chris Adams, …

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