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The mainstream growth of the esports industry has captured the attention of collegiate athletics programs across the country. With more than 170 schools registered as members of the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), it’s quickly becoming a highly sought-after program at colleges and universities. “Being able to create relevant programs for future students is … Continue reading "University set to add esports to Bulldog athletics"
Athletic director Donny Mayfield did not have to search far for his new head men’s basketball coach. Mayfield announced Monday morning he is handing the keys to the men’s basketball program at Tennessee Wesleyan University over to associate head coach Ray Stone. “When I sat there and thought about which direction to go with the men’s … Continue reading "RAY STONE CHOSEN AS NEXT HEAD MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH"
TWC Board of Trustees and Athletic Advisory Council member Sharon Brown supports Proud Heritage, Strong Future Campaign Tennessee Wesleyan Board of Trustees member and Athletic Advisory Council member Sharon Brown grew up in McMinn County and always knew about TWC, but it was her children’s decisions to attend TWC that helped her become closer … Continue reading "Sharon Brown looks to TWC future with excitement"
TWC’s Jacob Simmons wins 2014-2015 AAC Champions of Character Award. COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Appalachian Athletic Conference awarded the 2014-15 AAC Male Champions of Character Award to Jacob Simmons of Tennessee Wesleyan College and Caleb Hardy of Truett-McConnell College on Monday at the Fall CAA/FAR Conference Meetings. The meetings were held on the Columbia College campus in … Continue reading "Simmons earns AAC Champions of Character Award"
The TWC Lacrosse team gained new appreciation for the sport in Copenhagen Lacrosse Cup tournament Over the summer, several members of the TWC men’s lacrosse team traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark to participate in the Copenhagen Lacrosse Cup. Despite playing several international teams, including a British team that had been playing together for many years, … Continue reading "TWC Men’s Lacrosse travels to Denmark"
Former UT coach Donnie Tyndall volunteers as Tennessee Wesleyan College Associate Athletic Director Former University of Tennessee men’s basketball head coach Donnie Tyndall has volunteered to serve as the Associate Athletic Director at Tennessee Wesleyan College this year. Tyndall and his wife, Nikki, have moved to Athens, where Tyndall will begin his tenure as … Continue reading "Donnie Tyndall volunteers as TWC Associate AD"
Travis Watson will be the new Head Baseball Coach at TWC By Donny Mayfield TWC has hired Travis Watson as the next Head Coach for Bulldog Baseball. Watson comes to TWC after serving the past five years as an assistant coach at Faulkner University. Watson, a native of Sweetwater, TN, has a proven track record … Continue reading "TWC hires Travis Watson as Baseball Head Coach"
TWC has hired Justin Herbert as the new head coach for cross country and track By Donny Mayfield TWC didn’t have to search far to fill the vacancy in their Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track position. Justin Herbert has been tabbed as the second head coach to oversee both cross … Continue reading "Justin Herbert hired as new head coach for cross country and track"
Tennessee Wesleyan College has been awarded the Duard Walker All-Sports Trophy for the Appalachian Athletic Conference. Tennessee Wesleyan College has been awarded the Duard Walker All-Sports Trophy for the Appalachian Athletic Conference. With a total score of 970 points, the college achieved a record score, becoming only the third AAC conference member to achieve a … Continue reading "TWC Athletics honored"
Tennessee Wesleyan College track runner Avery Hubbard won the 60 meter race at the 2015 NAIA Indoor National Championship. Tennessee Wesleyan College track runner Avery Hubbard won the 60 meter race at the 2015 NAIA Indoor National Championship. Hubbard’s win marks the first national championship win for TWC’s track program, which is in its third … Continue reading "Hubbard wins national championship"