Mark McGee, senior publisher and director of athletics media relations, was recently honored by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA) as one of the five winners in the Fred Stabley Sr. Writing Contest.
The Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Championship begins Wednesday from Lipscomb University's Dugan Field with a field of six schools all ranked inside the RPI top 90.
The NCAA honored Lipscomb University's women's basketball, women's golf and women's tennis teams Tuesday with a Public Recognition Award for their high marks academically. These awards are given each year to teams scoring in the top 10 percent in each sport, based on their most recent Academic Progress Rates.
Bill Connelly played basketball for Lipscomb before the switch from NAIA to NCAA Division I basketball. He now works as a CPA and spends his time keeping up with his three children and six grandchildren with his wife, Patti. Bill recently took some time to talk with lipscombsports.com about his time at Lipscomb.
Lipscomb University will hold its 2011 Commencement Ceremony Saturday at 2 p.m. in Allen Arena. Degrees will be conferred to 27 student-athletes and two athletic department graduate assistants.
Butler University Men's Basketball Coach Brad Stevens will be the featured speaker at Lipscomb University's Fourth Annual Don Meyer Evening of Excellence on April 14, 2012, Director of Athletics Philip Hutcheson recently announced.
Trey Hartman played baseball for Lipscomb University, and was able to be a part of Coach Dugan's 800th win. He now spends his time at his pharmacy, along with raising his three daughters with his wife Beth.
Mike Carmody played tennis at Lipscomb and is now a self-employed actuary. He spends his time with his wife Bonnie and their six children. He also coaches a local cross country team, but took some time to talk about his memories with LipscombSports.com.
Lipscomb will host Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski Saturday evening at 7:30 at the 3rd Annual Don Meyer Evening of Excellence. As of Friday morning, about 30 seats remain for the keynote address.
Tracey Sales played basketball for Lipscomb and now works as a independent distributor. He spends his time with his wife Katina, and their daughter Kennadi, but took some time out of his schedule to talk with LipscombSports.com
Legendary Duke Men's Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski will be the featured speaker at Lipscomb University's Third Annual Don Meyer Evening of Excellence. The event is set for April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Lipscomb's Allen Arena.
Kent Messner is a "Teacher of the Year" winner at Margaret Allen Middle School. He is also active in coaching of youth soccer teams and raising two children with his wife Becca. He took some time to talk about his memories with Lipscombsports.com.
Merry Christmas from the Bisons and Lady Bisons! The true joy of Christmas is in the love shared with family and friends.
During World War II everyone in the United States made sacrifices. It was not any different at Lipscomb where finding players was a challenge. Lynn Harris, who spent some time with Lipscombsports.com , played for the Bisons basketball team while he was still in high school.
With Christmas right around the corner, Lipscomb athletics is offering a special deal on two shirts perfect the Bison fan. Both a Bison Basketball black Tultex v-neck tee and a Bisons long-sleeve tee are $10 each for a limited time only
Jeremy George, a former Lipscomb baseball player, has been named Lipscomb's official "Financial Planner" as a result of his financial support of the athletics program.
Julie Mason played Volleyball at Lipscomb University while working towards a degree in dietetics. She's now busy working as a dietitian in Lebanon, Tenn., and took some time to talk to LipscombSports.com
Former Lipscomb University coach Don Meyer will be inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. Meyer is one of 11 inductees to be enshrined at the hall of fame's annual banquet on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville.
Jim Maddux worked with the Lipscomb soccer program as both a player, an assistant coach and head coach. He was also part of the transition from NAIA to NCAA Division I. He is busy in the financial world today but spent some time talking with LipscombSports.com.
Kelli Williams cheered at Lipscomb while working toward a degree in dietetics. She then went on to get her PhD at The Ohio State University. She's been working for Marshall University for 12 years and took some time to talk to LipscombSports.com
Wayne Stephens has signed on as a three-year sponsor for the Lipscomb Athletics program. Stephens is a mortgage originator for F&M Mortgage in Brentwood. F&M Mortgage is the “official mortgage lender” for Lipscomb Athletics as part of the sponsorship.
George McIntosh was a tennis and basketball player at Lipscomb and later served as the tennis coach. He is the president of the Jim Wood Golden Bison Club, part of the National Bison Club, that meets each month in the Hall of Fame room at Allen Arena.
Jamie Aid is returning homeâ€¦again. She attended Samford University for one year in Birmingham, Ala., but returned to her hometown of Nashville to play tennis for Lipscomb University. After being away from Lipscomb at Ensworth High School for the past five years she returns to campus as the new women's assistant tennis coach.
Allen Bolden, who scored the run that gave the Lipscomb Bisons their first ever Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship in 2008, is working as an auditor. He has also been married less than a year to the former Olivia Ellis who played tennis for the Lady Bisons.
Alan Banks played basketball for the Lipscomb Bisons as coach Don Meyer was in the early stage of developing a national reputation for the program. His financial planning business and his children keep him busy now but he found time this week to talk with LipscombSports.com.
Jennifer Cannon Wheeler played softball at Lipscomb during the transition period from NAIA to NCAA Division I. She had the opportunity to compete in Atlantic Sun Conference games and played first base for the first Lady Bisons team to play in the A-Sun Tournament in 2005.
Alex Scruggs was a key figure in helping the Lipscomb volleyball program grow, capping her senior season with the Lady Bisons winning their first ever Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship and making their first NCAA Tournament appearance in Dayton, Ohio.
Starting this fall Lipscomb students attending Bison and Lady Bison athletic events will have a chance to earn fan rewards for their attendance. The “FanScan” program was created to help increase student involvement at home sporting events.
There have been many requests for a â€œwhere are they nowâ€ feature with former Lipscomb pitcher Bo McLaughlin. Lipscombsports.com caught up with him at Greer Stadium where he was working with the Colorado Rockies' top level minor league pitchers.
Kelly Houff Ehlert received her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy earlier this month from Belmont University. She played volleyball from 2002 to 2005 under Brandon Rosenthal
Emily Hardin played soccer at Lipscomb University, but she is quickly making her mark as a marathon runner. On July 25th she was the first woman runner to cross the finish line at the San Francisco Marathon, a race that attracted more than 25,000 runners.
Bernard Card was known for his hustle on the basketball court as a member of the Lipscomb Bisons. He is working just as hard in the corporate world as well. He was inducted in the Campbell Sales Company Hall of Fame this summer for his success as part of the Campbell Soup team.
David Martin played basketball at Lipscomb, but he is most well-known in athletics for his success as the football coach at Goodpasture Christian School. High school football practice is underway, but Martin took time off from his duties to talk with LipscombSports.com.
Jack â€œJackieâ€ Bradford was a basketball player for Lipscomb University from 1964-66. He played for the 1965-66 team which went 20-4, one of the best records of the 1960s for Lipscomb. Bradford spent some time with LipscombSports.com to remember his days at Lipscomb.
Scott Mason played soccer for the Lipscomb Bisons. His playing days are over but he remains active in the game as a coach and instructor. During a dinner break from working Lipscomb Soccer Camps he answered some questions for LipscombSports.com.
Tom Kelsey played for the Lipscomb Bisons basketball team from 1982-86 and was a key part of the 1986 NAIA National Championship team. He is the men's basketball coach at Belhaven University.
Philip Hutcheson, Lipscomb's athletics director, will serve as the AD Delegate on the Atlantic Sun Executive Committee for 2010-2011.
The eyes of the sports world are South Africa and the World Cup this month. Spencer Sutton was a member of the first LU soccer team in 1994. He is a fitting selection since he not only is a former soccer player, but his non-profit company Neverthirst provides clean water for India, the Central African Republic and Sudan.
Lipscomb boasted seven spring teams with at least 70 percent of the student-athletes achieving at least a 3.0 grade-point average helping the Bisons win their first-ever Atlantic Sun Conference All-Academic Trophy, the conference office announced on Tuesday.