Vols quarterback Justin Worley is taking part in the Manning Passing Academy again in 2014. Worley continues the tradition of a Tennessee signal caller taking part at the camp, which the legendary Peyton Manning, along with his father and brothers operate. Worley spoke to NOLA.com about his relationship with Peyton.
Tennessee softball alums Raven Chavanne and Lauren Gibson were outstanding in Team USA's 3-2 win over Mexico and its 14-0 (4) win over Chinese Taipei on Saturday in the General Tire World Cup of Softball IX in Irvine, Calif.
Chavanne went 2-for-3 against Mexico with an inside-the-park home run and an RBI single and then went 2-for-3 against Chinese Taipei with two runs and one RBI. Through six games of the World Cup of Softball IX, Chavanne is hitting .556 (10-for-18) with one homer, seven RBIs, six runs, a .580 on-base percentage and a .722 slugging percentage (1.301 OPS).
Gibson shined against Chinese Taipei, going 2-for-2 with an RBI double and a big solo home run. In five appearances in the World Cup of Softball IX, Gibson is hitting .667 (8-for-12) with one homer, four doubles, five RBIs, six runs, a .773 on-base percentage and a ridiculous 1.250 slugging percentage (1.983 OPS).
Chavanne, Gibson and Team USA will play Canada, who they previously defeated 5-3 on July 10, on Sunday in the championship game of the General Tire World Cup of Softball IX. Tune in to watch it live at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Check out Chavanne's thrilling inside-the-park home run vs. Mexico:
Check out Gibson's solo home run vs. Chinese Taipei:
Check out all of LG's and Raven's hits vs. Canada below!
Here's Gibson's three hits:
Here's Chavanne's two hits: