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The Davidson County Chapter of the UT Alumni Association invites you to the 46th Annual UT All Sports Picnic at Lipscomb's Allen Arena on Thursday, July 26th! Doors open at 5:30 CT for autographs, silent auction, and a barbeque dinner with all the fixins from Stroud's Barbeque.
The program hosted by the Voice of the Vols, Bob Kesling, begins at 7:00 PM. Scheduled speakers include UT President Dr. Joe DiPietro, Athletic Director Dave Hart, Coaches Dooley, Warlick, Serrano, Weekly (Ralph and Karen), and more! Many UT fans consider this event to be the kickoff to football season, and it is going to be a great night for all VOL fans in the Nashville area.
Visitwww.2012allsportspicnic.eventbrite.com to buy your ticket today. (Tickets are $20, UT letterman are free, kids 6 and under are free)
All proceeds go to an endowed scholarship for Davidson County high school students to attend UT. Six local students received the scholarship last year, and the scholarship fund is growing every year.
Instead, she left disappointed, without a team uniform but bearing something far more valuable: The drive to make a difference for females in athletics.
A little over five decades later, that same little girl, now Joan Cronan, in the twilight of a career of making a difference for females in athletics, stood at a podium introducing her final coaching hire at the University of Tennessee. Ironically, it wasn't a new leader of a women's sport. It was Dave Serrano, Tennessee's new baseball coach.
To read more of the feature about UT's Joan Cronan, written for the SEC Digital Network by Brian Rice, please go to the link below:
- SEC Digital Network: SEC 40/40: Cronan's Career Fueled By Being Denied Opportunity
The storied Stokely Athletic Center -- where the "Ernie and Bernie Show" drew sellout crowds in the mid-1970s, the Lady Vols played their first championship season in 1987, and Elvis Presley performed three months before his death -- will move a step closer to demolition today.
University of Tennessee officials will ask the State Building Commission at its monthly meeting in Nashville for approval to raze the 54-year-old gymnasium, which would be replaced with a parking lot.
Read this Knoxville News Sentinel story on the building, which was home to so many major moments: UT takes steps toward razing Stokely Athletic Center and Photo Gallery.