Bethel University recently released its 2019 football signing list, and of the 50-plus upcoming high school graduates signing with the Wildcats, only one is from Carroll County.
Just days after former Wildcat head coach Brent Dearmon announced his resignation after one great year, Bethel University has named their new head coach.
After leading the Bethel University Wildcat football program to its most successful regular season ever, Coach Brent Dearmon is leaving McKenzie to take a position on the University of Kansas coaching staff in Lawrence, Kansas. Kansas is coached by former LSU Coach Les Miles.
The Bethel Wildcats fell to Faulkner 93-73 Thursday but bounced back with a big conference win at Middle Georgia State Saturday afternoon in Cochran, Georgia. The Cats moved to 5-3 and 1-1 after their 92-70 victory. MGS fell to 6-1 and 1-1. It was the seventh meeting between the two programs and Bethel has a 4-3 advantage after the win.
Coach John Weeks maintained his strong recruiting presence in the Mid-South area with the signing of Henry County High School standout Paige Roberts recently. Paige is the daughter of Eddie and Tammie Roberts of Paris, Tennessee and will major in Education.
The Bethel Wildcat Archery program signed Henry County High School standout Hasadiah Coleman on Tuesday. He is the son Chris and Joy Coleman of Paris and will major in Business.
With 15 of the 16 first-place votes, Morningside (Iowa) continues to pace the field in the NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll for the week. The Mustangs are a perfect 9-0 and lead a group of three undefeated teams at the top. Marian (Ind.) checked in at No. 2 with one first-place vote while the Bethel (Tenn.) Wildcats jumped to No. 3 with a spotless 9-0 record. The No. 3 ranking is the best in program history for the Wildcats. Bethel was No. 4 in 2007.
The Bethel University Wildcat game at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida Saturday was the NAIA National Football Game of the Week, and it lived up to that status as the Wildcats remained undefeated with a 40-35 win over the Fire.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) selects award-winning schools annually based on their demonstrated progress in pursuing character-driven athletics.This year, 171 NAIA institutions earned the Five-Start Institution Award and Bethel University made the honorable list.
The Bethel Wildcats jumped into the NAIA 2018 Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll Monday coming in at No. 19 in the nation. The Wildcats sporting a 2-0 record play host to Keiser University (2-0) Saturday. The Seahawks received votes in the poll. Kick-off is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium.
Meagan Price is returning home to West Tennessee. The Gleason High School graduate and former Bethel Lady Wildcat has been named as the new assistant women’s basketball coach at Bethel University in McKenzie.
Morgan Martin of Bethel University, who is from Bradford, has been named the 2017-18 SSAC Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league office announced recently.
Fans can get their first look at the 2018 Bethel University Football squad Saturday, April 21 with the Annual Purple and Gold game at 5 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium.
The Bethel Wildcats completed a three game sweep of the visiting Brewton-Parker Barons Saturday with a 4-0 win at Wildcat Park in the Kahlden Complex.
To say the last 24 hours have been a whirlwind for University School of Jackson senior Ashton Hulme would be an understatement. She was named TSSSAA Division II-A Miss Basketball Tuesday. She followed that special day and award up by signing with the Bethel University Lady Wildcats Wednesday morning.
With family members, coaches, teammates, and media representatives gathered at the Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central cafeteria Friday morning, senior Central football standout Bradley Griffin signed to attend Bethel University and play football with the Wildcats in the fall.
The Bethel Lady Wildcats matched their season high in made three-pointers with 14 erasing a ten point first quarter deficit to beat Mobile 87-70 in the quarterfinals of the Southern States Athletic Conference Championships Thursday in Montgomery, Alabama. Bethel hit 14 three’s in their season opener against Hiwassee.
Calling it Rebuild 2018, the process of placing the Bethel University football program back in championship form took its first steps under new coach Brent Dearmon this week.
Two old foes met Saturday in Henderson and it wound up being a historic classic for the Bethel Lady Wildcats and their fans. No. 24 Bethel upset No. 2 Freed-Hardeman and won for the first time ever in Henderson outlasting the Lady Lions 65-60.
Isaac Edmondson of Bethel (Tenn.) has been named the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday.
Bethel University and Cumberland University always seemingly have wild games and Saturday’s game in Lebanon was no different. The Wildcats and the 24th ranked Phoenix battled back and forth until CU eventually prevailed 52-21.
Bethel University honored three former athletic greats, a contributor and one outstanding former team with inductions into the prestigious Bethel Athletic Hall-of-Fame Friday night. The Alumni Awards and Athletic Hall-of-Fame Inductions were held in the Vera Low Center for Student Enrichment, Crisp Wing.
The Bethel Wildcats captured their fifth win of the year beating Lyon College 2-0 Saturday afternoon in Batesville. Bethel moved to 5-1 on the year while the Scots fell to 1-2-1 on the season.
The Bethel Lady Wildcats scored a season high three goals and beat Lyon College 3-0 in Batesville, Arkansas Saturday afternoon extending their season opening winning streak to six in a row. It is the best start in program history.
The Bethel Wildcats made the long trip to Lakeland, Florida to face the No. 16 Fire of Southeastern University Saturday. It proved to be a long night for the Wildcats especially on defense as the Fire beat the Cats 62-13.
MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Coming off their biggest win in recent years the Bethel Lady Wildcats played host to LSU –Alexandria Sunday at Wildcat Stadium. The Lady Cats upset No. 18 John Brown Saturday in their home opener winning 2-1. The Lady Wildcats upended the Generals 1-0 capturing their fourth straight victory.