Tennessee Baseball Gets LSU Next In Super Regional After Tigers Come From Behind For Win Over Oregon At Eugene

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The #3 Tennessee Vols will be hosting LSU on Saturday at 7 p.m. in a Super Regional after the Tigers came from behind on Monday night to beat Oregon, 9-8, at Eugene.

In late March, the Vols swept LSU in Knoxville, though two extra inning games were required. 

The Vols are 48-16 and were 20-10 in SEC play.

Oregon (39-16) led 7-6 late in the game, but the Tigers scored three times in the bottom of the eighth.

LSU (38-23) has now held off elimination four times, including beating the Ducks twice.


Randy Smith: Cautiously Optimistic About Football Season

Vols’ Johnson Claims Choo Choo Title

Neyland Stadium Will Operate At Full Capacity


Last year at this time we were being quarantined, socially distanced and worried about everyone's future. Our country and the world was being ravaged by COVID-19 and a cure or vaccine was a long ... (click for more)

As he walked off the final hole at Council Fire Golf Club Wednesday afternoon, unaware that he had an insurmountable lead to win the Chattanooga Choo Choo Invitational, Tyler Johnson was suddenly ... (click for more)

The centennial celebration of historic Neyland Stadium and the start of the Josh Heupel era will coincide with a return to normalcy to the game day and tailgating experience. The University of ... (click for more)



Sports

Randy Smith: Cautiously Optimistic About Football Season

Last year at this time we were being quarantined, socially distanced and worried about everyone's future. Our country and the world was being ravaged by COVID-19 and a cure or vaccine was a long way from becoming a reality. We had already lost the NCAA Basketball tournaments as well as all spring sports. Major League Baseball wouldn't begin its 2020 season until mid-July and, as ... (click for more)

Vols’ Johnson Claims Choo Choo Title

As he walked off the final hole at Council Fire Golf Club Wednesday afternoon, unaware that he had an insurmountable lead to win the Chattanooga Choo Choo Invitational, Tyler Johnson was suddenly caught off guard by an impromptu recognition of his victory. Tournament director Chris Schmidt asked a member of his staff to blast a loud rendition of “Rocky Top” from nearby speakers, ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Health Department No Longer Making Appointments For COVID-19 Vaccine; Gives Guidance For Lost Vaccination Record Cards And Upcoming Vaccination Schedule

The Hamilton County Health Department is no longer making appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. Individuals may drive up to the Tennessee Riverpark vaccination site during operating hours to receive their first or second dose of the vaccine. “We want to make this process as easy as possible so that we can eliminate barriers to getting vaccinated,” says Health Department Administrator ... (click for more)

Collegedale Police Save Overdose Victim

Collegedale police responded to the Integra Hills apartment complex on Thursday after receiving reports of an unconscious person. When they arrived at the residence, the officers discovered that the victim had overdosed on opiates. She wasn’t breathing and no pulse could be found. The officers immediately began CPR and administered NARCAN to the victim. Collegedale officers ... (click for more)

Opinion

What If?

What if, those 2,500 plus folks who signed the petition against Planned Parenthood coming into our public schools would mentor just one child? What if, those hundreds of folks who showed up at last month’s school board meeting to demand removal of mask would mentor just one child? What if, the dozens of folks that I get emails and letters from each week opposing critical race theory ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Mississippi’s Lee Sanderlin finished dead-last in his fantasy football pool with his buddies and, per the rules, had to spent 24 straight hours inside a neighborhood Waffle House to discipline his mind for the 2021 season. However, there was a proviso – for every waffle that Lee ate an hour would be deducted from the 24-hours at the restaurant. He ate two waffles when he got ... (click for more)