Tennessee bits ’n pieces

Marvin Westwestwords

 
John Currie has approved the fourth weekend of September for the 50th reunion of the 1967 Tennessee football team. Current Vols will be playing UMass which means there will be …

Baseball card collection for sale

Marvin Westwestwords

Ross Greene remembers discovering baseball, one pitch, one out, one inning at a time.
Mutual Broadcasting System delivered descriptions of afternoon action to the family radio on Cherry Street, a game …

Calm job for new athletics director

Marvin Westwestwords

 
Tennessee’s new athletics director is doing just fine, visiting with SEC brass, scheduling caravan stops, smoothing a few rough spots and making all things better, including tennis and baseball.
Most of …

Tom the Bomb

Marvin Westwestwords

Jalen Hurd is gone but his shadow lingers. One of his advocates floated this trial balloon: What if Jalen had said he was really, really sorry for the mess he …

Oh my, Vols are high

Marvin Westwestwords

It is alarming to discover what national football writers know about Tennessee that I don’t.
It is also humbling. Here I am, in close proximity to the Volunteers, an honorary letterman …

Polite suggestion for the boss

Marvin Westwestwords

Soft, polite suggestion for new athletics director John Currie: Please consider an honors program and a pat on the back for the football Volunteers of 50 years ago.
Do a bunch …

Walk softly on sacred ground

Marvin Westwestwords

If Butch Jones had asked me to address the mini-multitude at the Orange and White event, here’s what I would have said:
Look around Neyland Stadium, soak up what you see …