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Local Sports

April 13, 2021
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St. Louis Cardinals Schedules Available at Thunderbolt Broadcasting

St. Louis Cardinals schedules are now available at Thunderbolt Broadcasting in Union City. Cardinals fans can get their free schedules at the 104.9 KYTN studios located at 223 West Gate Drive. You want to pick

TSU not renewing football coach Rod Reed’s deal; Eddie George reported to be new coach

Tennessee State University is not renewing coach Rod Reed’s contract after 11 seasons running the Tigers’ football program with former Tennessee Titans running back Eddie George poised to replace him. Athletic director Mikki Allen said

Ridder assembles three assistants to join UTM men’s hoops coaching staff

Less than two weeks after being named the head men’s basketball coach at UT Martin, Ryan Ridder has unveiled an impressive coaching staff with Matt Sligh joining the Skyhawks as the associate head coach, while

UTM’s Nick Wohlbold claims OVC Pitcher of the Week honors

For just the second time in UT Martin history, the Skyhawks have produced back-to-back OVC Pitchers of the Week as junior right-hander Nick Wohlbold earned that honor Monday. Wohlbold claims the OVC’s top weekly accolade

UT Martin to proudly host 53rd Annual Spring College Rodeo this week on campus

The 53rd annual UT Martin Spring College Rodeo takes place this week at the Ned Ray McWherter Agricultural Pavilion and NW (Doc) Robinson Arena. Action begins at 7:30 on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Because

Spring Turkey Season Begin in Kentucky on Saturday

Spring turkey hunting season will begin in Kentucky on Saturday. The statewide season will run from April 17th through May 9th. All spring turkey permits cover two male, or bearded turkeys, which is the statewide

UT Martin Football claims piece of Sgt. York Trophy with 40-7 win over Tennessee Tech

The UT Martin football team saved its best for last, posting season highs in several categories in its regular season finale to knock off OVC foe Tennessee Tech 40-7 and claim a piece of the

Skyhawks standout Chelsey Perry enters 2021 WNBA Draft

UT Martin women’s basketball star Chelsey Perry has submitted her paperwork for inclusion as a candidate for the 2021 WNBA Draft, scheduled for Thursday, April 15. Perry intends to acquire an agent, thus renouncing her

UT Martin Softball announces flurry of schedule changes

The UT Martin softball team has announced changes to its weekend OVC road series at Eastern Illinois, delaying the start of the three-game series by two days. With rain scheduled to impact the Charleston, Illinois

Ridder ready to “get to work” with Skyhawks men’s basketball team

New UT Martin men’s basketball coach Ryan Ridder says he’s ready to “get to work” after being officially introduced to Skyhawk fans yesterday. Before the new coach met with the media, UTM Athletics Director Kurt

2021 OVC Baseball Championship to be held at The Ballpark in Jackson

The 2021 OVC Baseball Championship will be held at The Ballpark at Jackson from May 27-29. The OVC Baseball Championship was previously held at The Ballpark at Jackson from 2010 through 2016. This year’s championship

Paducah Tilghman Claims Championship of LH Ladd Baseball Classic in Union City

Paducah Tilghman claimed the championship of the LH Ladd Memorial Baseball Classic played in Union City. In the championship game on Saturday, the Blue Tornadoes beat Westview 7-2.

UTM Rodeo continues busy spring slate at Arkansas-Monticello

Competing for the third consecutive weekend to open its spring schedule, both the UT Martin men’s and women’s team placed seventh in the rodeo hosted by Arkansas-Monticello. The Skyhawk cowboys accrued 240 points and the

Tennessee Spring Turkey Season Begins on Saturday

Tennessee’s spring turkey season will open on Saturday, April 3rd. One bearded turkey is allowed per day, not to exceed the new spring season limit of three bearded turkeys. Hunting hours are 30-minutes prior to

Murray State Hall of Fame Coach Passes Away

Murray State Hall of Fame basketball coach Ron Greene has passed away. The university announced the 82 year old Greene died Wednesday at a residential hospice house in Murray. Greene coached the Racers from 1978

Former UTM men’s hoops coach Anthony Stewart named recipient of 2021 Gene Bartow Award

CollegeInsider.com announced Thursday that Anthony Stewart, the former UT Martin head men’s basketball coach who tragically passed away last November, has received the Gene Bartow Award for the 2020-21 season. The Gene Bartow Award is

St. Louis Cardinals Schedules Available at Thunderbolt Broadcasting

St. Louis Cardinals schedules are now available at Thunderbolt Broadcasting in Union City. Cardinals fans can get their free schedules at the 104.9 KYTN studios located at 223 West Gate Drive. You want to pick them up while supplies last! Office hours are 8:00 until 5:00 on Monday thru Friday.

TSU not renewing football coach Rod Reed’s deal; Eddie George

Tennessee State University is not renewing coach Rod Reed’s contract after 11 seasons running the Tigers’ football program with former Tennessee Titans running back Eddie George poised to replace him. Athletic director Mikki Allen said in a statement they decided it was time to make a change with ESPN.com reporting

Ridder assembles three assistants to join UTM men’s hoops coaching

Less than two weeks after being named the head men’s basketball coach at UT Martin, Ryan Ridder has unveiled an impressive coaching staff with Matt Sligh joining the Skyhawks as the associate head coach, while Denver Cobb and Tim Peete have signed on as assistant coaches. “We’ve worked really hard,

UTM’s Nick Wohlbold claims OVC Pitcher of the Week honors

For just the second time in UT Martin history, the Skyhawks have produced back-to-back OVC Pitchers of the Week as junior right-hander Nick Wohlbold earned that honor Monday. Wohlbold claims the OVC’s top weekly accolade after Sam Folks was named to the same award last week. The only other time

UT Martin to proudly host 53rd Annual Spring College Rodeo

The 53rd annual UT Martin Spring College Rodeo takes place this week at the Ned Ray McWherter Agricultural Pavilion and NW (Doc) Robinson Arena. Action begins at 7:30 on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Because of social distancing regulations, attendance has been capped at 1/3rd capacity for all three nights.

Spring Turkey Season Begin in Kentucky on Saturday

Spring turkey hunting season will begin in Kentucky on Saturday. The statewide season will run from April 17th through May 9th. All spring turkey permits cover two male, or bearded turkeys, which is the statewide bag limit for the spring season. Youths under age 12, and landowners or legal dependents

UT Martin Football claims piece of Sgt. York Trophy with

The UT Martin football team saved its best for last, posting season highs in several categories in its regular season finale to knock off OVC foe Tennessee Tech 40-7 and claim a piece of the highly contest Sergeant York Trophy. The Skyhawks finished the 2020-21 campaign battered and bruised but

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