Don Meyer Evening of Excellence DVD on sale

Your collector's DVD of the 2009 Don Meyer Evening of Excellence with former Lipscomb men's basketball coach Don Meyer is on sale for $25. It includes a question and answer session with Meyer and Athletic Director Philip Hutcheson, the tribute video shown before Meyer's speech, and the keynote address.


1979 Baseball Team Receives National Championship Rings

Friday night several members of the 1979 National Championship team returned to the Lipscomb campus where they were presented rings commemorating their title. They also received Lipscomb hats and blue road jerseys which were exact replicas of the ones they wore in 1979.


In the News: The Don Meyer Evening of Excellence

On Tuesday evening about 2,000 fans filled Allen Arena to hear former Lipscomb men's basketball coach Don Meyer speak. Here is some coverage of the evening.


Meyer Dinner serves as stage to unveil National Bison Club

The inaugural Don Meyer Evening of Excellence provided a platform to announce to more than 2,000 fans of the Lipscomb athletics program the plans for the new National Bison Club.


City Paper: Despite his injuries, Meyer continues to stand tall

Don Meyer has a pretty good idea about what's going to happen when he speaks at Lipscomb University on Tuesday night. “You always get a standing ovation if you've got one leg,” he said. “That's standard right away.”


Former Lipscomb coach Don Meyer featured on E:60

Former Lipscomb men's basketball coach Don Meyer was featured Tuesday evening on E:60, ESPN's weekly prime-time newsmagazine program. To view the segment and the following discussion, please click full story.


Lipscomb athletic department is mourning the loss of Jim Wood

Mr. Jim Wood, 83, passed away Feb. 22. He was inducted into the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002 in the Meritorious Service category. He was also the organizer of the monthly Jim Wood Group lunch meetings which were held each month in  the Hall of Fame Room at Allen Arena.


Hutcheson to be inducted into TN Sports Hall of Fame

Lipscomb athletics director Philip Hutcheson will be inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame on Friday. Hutcheson was a four-time All-American (1986-1990) basketball player for the Bisons.


Lipscomb student-athletes assist ice storm victims in Kentucky

Lipscomb University student-athletes made a direct impact and left an extremely positive impression on the town of Paducah, Ky., Saturday as they helped provide relief to the victims of the historic ice storm that paralyzed the region last week.


Twins pitcher R.A. Dickey to speak to Lipscomb FCA

Minnesota Twins pitcher R.A. Dickey will be speaking at this week's Lipscomb Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) meeting. The meeting will take place Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 9 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room in Allen Arena.


Family Day was full of fun and excitement

Saturday was Family Day with the Bisons. The afternoon was full of fun and excitement. Thanks to the 501st Legionnaire of Stormtroopers, several Star Wars characters made an appearance at Allen Arena. Larry & Bob from VeggieTales were there too. After the game kids got to see the Bisons in their locker room and shoot on the Allen Arena baskets that were lowered to eight feet.


Cheryl Smith benefit concert raises over $7,600

Cheryl Smith's former teammates, coaches, teachers, classmates, family and friends came together on January 19 to put on a benefit concert for Cheryl and her daughter Chelsee. The event raised more than $7600.


Lipscomb places 73 athletes on A-Sun All-Academic Team

Lipscomb placed 73 athletes on the Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team for Fall and Winter sports.


Benefit concert announced for Cheryl Smith

Bellevue Church of Christ is hosting this benefit concert for Cheryl Smith, a standout basketball player for Lipscomb University, former assistant women's basketball coach and a member of the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame. Medical treatment for a brain tumor has left her unemployed and completely wiped out financially. The doctor's have given her a clean bill of health, but it will take some financial assistance to get her back on her feet.


Former Lipscomb coach Don Meyer now NCAA's winningest men's basketball coach

Four months after a car accident nearly killed Don Meyer, the former Lipscomb coach passed Bob Knight as the NCAA's winningest men's basketball coach.


Lipscomb athletic program mourns the loss of Trish Hodgson-Carruth

Trish Hodgson-Carruth, a former coach, teacher and student at Lipscomb University passed away Thursday night, Jan. 8, after a long battle with cancer and complications. She was known for her professionalism, honesty and integrity. She was inducted into the Lipscomb Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003.


Remembering Barry Brewer: Closer than a Brother

Barry Brewer, a Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame member, passed away on Dec. 10 after an 11-year battle with cancer. Brewer was Lipscomb men's basketball coach Scott Sanderson's best friend for the last 10 years, a proud Lipscomb graduate, and perhaps Bison athletics' most active plain-clothes cheerleader. Grant Boone celebrates the positive influence his cousin left on this world.


Chick-fil-A Family Four Packs on Sale

Still searching for the perfect Christmas present? You can get your family, friends, or coworkers the Chick-fil-A Brentwood Family Four Pack. For $99 you receive four reserved box tickets to four Bison basketball games including the Battle of the Boulevard game with Belmont along with four Chick-fil-A sandwiches at each game. That's a $192 value for only $99. Contact Greta Harber at 615-966-5899 to order your Chick-fil-A Brentwood Family Four Pack.


Sports Illustrated: The Game Of His Life

A BLESSING. EVEN now, three months after the accident that nearly claimed his life, Don Meyer calls it a blessing. "You can't look at it any other way," he says. It was a blessing to crash into a semi that was carrying 90,000 pounds of grain while driving to a team retreat on Sept. 5.


Baseball team receives A-Sun Championship rings

The 2008 Lipscomb baseball team was honored Thursday evening with a reception where they received their Atlantic Sun Championship rings. Their A-Sun Championship and NCAA Regional banners were also revealed during halftime of the Bison basketball games. Follow the link below for pictures from the ring ceremony.


ESPN's Olney: Don Meyer's hard road back from the brink

ABERDEEN, S.D. -- The Toyota Prius slowly drifted across the lane and directly into the path of the oncoming semitrailer truck hauling 90,000 pounds of grain, and Matt Hammer, five cars back, kept waiting for it to jerk back to the right side of the road. Brett Newton, in a car directly behind the veering vehicle, shouted aloud to the driver who could not hear him: "Coach! Coach!"


Lipscomb Sports Network adds streaming audio service

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Lipscomb University Athletics and Stretch Internet announced today the addition of streaming audio broadcasts and on-demand replay for all Lipscomb Sports Network events. This free service will launch Tuesday, November 4 for Lipscomb's men's basketball exhibition against Freed-Hardeman.


Basketball seasons begin with HoopapaLUza tonight at 9

Come out to Allen Arena Wednesday night at 9 p.m. to experience a hour of fun like you've never experienced before. Meet your Bisons and Lady Bisons, learn the new Bison fan yells and everyone receives a free "LUnatics" t-shirt.


AP: Interactive gallery of Don Meyer's recovery

Former Lipscomb men's basketball coach Don Meyer was recently interviewed by the Associated Press for an interactive gallery about his recovery from injuries he sustained in a serious car accident in early September.


Biddle: Lipscomb AD has right stuff

On the surface, Lipscomb President L. Randolph Lowry III stepped out of the box to hire former Lipscomb basketball star Philip Hutcheson as the school's athletics director. Lowry could not have made a more popular choice, despite the fact Hutcheson has no previous experience in athletics administration.


Aberdeen News: Meyer tells of lessons learned

Spiritually, Don Meyer is stronger than he has ever been. Physically, the Northern State men's basketball coach still has some battles ahead. However, the 63-year-old beloved Aberdeen man has made full-court, game-winning strides since his Sept. 5 auto accident. For several days after that accident, Meyer was in a fight for his life.


Lipscomb athletes and supporters welcome Hutcheson

Dr. Carl McKelvey may have summed it up best. "Once a Bison, always a Bison,” McKelvey said as he was called upon to pray Wednesday during a “Welcome Rally” for new athletic director Philip Hutcheson. Hutcheson and his family met all of the Bisons and Lady Bisons athletes and coaches during an outdoor reception in front of Allen Arena.


A-Sun Earns High Marks in NCAA GSR Report

MACON, Ga. - On Tuesday, the NCAA released its annual graduation success rate reports and the Atlantic Sun member institutions continued to build their long-standing academic tradition with each school and each sport reporting above national average reports.


Former Bison All-American named Lipscomb athletic director

NASHVILLE – Philip Hutcheson, former All-American Bison basketball player, has been named Lipscomb University's athletic director, President L. Randolph Lowry announced today.


Kenny Perry, Ronnie Ferguson inducted into Hall of Fame

FRANKLIN, Ky. - For the first time ever the annual Bison Golf Scramble was played at Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf Course. The main reason for the change was that at the awards dinner Thursday night PGA golfer Kenny Perry and Franklin, Ky., businessman Ronnie Ferguson were both inducted into the Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame. The inductions were a surprise to both honorees.


Former basketball coach Don Meyer has leg amputated

Northern State University officials announced on Friday that doctors at Avera McKennen Hospital in Sioux Falls successfully amputated former Lipscomb coach Don Meyer's left leg below the knee. The family is grateful that the doctors moved in this direction. Coach has been in a tremendous amount of pain due to his injury. He has a great attitude and was feeling a great sense of relief after making the decision with his family on Thursday.


Baseball Championship Game No. 7 on A-Sun Shining Moments List

On Friday, September 19, the Atlantic Sun Conference will turn 30 years old. During the week leading up to the anniversary of the creation of the conference, the league is announcing the 30 Shining Moments that helped define, shape and mold the league.


Update on former basketball coach Don Meyer

Former Lipscomb basketball coach Don Meyer remains in a step down room according to information from Northern State University Wednesday. Meyer was seriously injured in a car wreck on September 5. Last Friday, Meyer announced that doctors had found cancer in his liver and small bowels. Meyer coached at Lipscomb from 1975 to 1999.


A-Sun, NeuLion Announce Webstreaming Service

MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference and RMG announced today that they will re-launch ASun.TV in partnership with NeuLion Inc and JumpTV Inc. on Wednesday, September 3. ASun.TV will webcast a minimum of 660 regular-season and championship games across a variety of A-Sun sports, including men's and women's basketball, soccer and volleyball, as well as baseball and softball throughout the 2008-09 academic year.


Lipscomb jumps six spots to number 19 in U.S. News' 2008 rankings

Lipscomb University has jumped ahead six spots to a ranking of 19 among master's degree institutions in the South, according to the U.S. News and World Report's “2009 America's Best Colleges” guidebook, which went on sale Monday.


Lowry Named Chair of Atlantic Sun President's Council

The Atlantic Sun Conference announced the election of its officers for the 2008-09 academic year. Lipscomb President, Dr. Randy Lowry succeeds Dr. Kerry Romesburg (Jacksonville) as the Conference President and Chair of the Presidents Council. Mercer University President Bill Underwood will serve as Vice Chair of the Presidents Council and Chair of the Finance Committee.


Lipscomb ties with Yale for Track and Field Academic Honors

Lipscomb University and Yale tied for top grade point honors among men's 2008 NCAA Division I All-Academic Track and Field teams for the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).


Garner named interim athletic director

Dr. Lin Garner has been named interim athletic director at Lipscomb University, President L. Randolph Lowry announced Friday. Garner, assistant athletic director for academics and senior women's administrator, fills the vacancy left by Steve Potts, who resigned from Lipscomb earlier this month to accept the position of senior associate director of athletics at Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif.


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