• Tornado top Pitt-Greensburg
    February 03, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Bouncing back after a two-week losing streak, the King University esports Overwatch team found a win against the University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg on Sunday evening.
  • King to open inaugural esports season
    January 18, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King University esports program opens their Overwatch and League of Legends teams this spring following a fall where they competed for their ranking in the spring. The National League matches for Overwatch will take place on Sunday's while the Regional League Competitions will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
  • King announces changes to esports program
    January 18, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced the resignation of head esports coach Micah Ridley. Hicks then named Jeff Shell the interim head coach.
  • King opens esports arena
    October 16, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University has opened their newly remolded esports Arena. The arena is housed on the lower level of Bristol Hall, the oldest building on campus. The arena will house both training and matches for both esports games League of Legends and Overwatch.
  • King esports joins NACE
    April 02, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University recently announced esports as the newest addition to the athletic department. With the addition of this new sport, King will join the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) as the newest member of the nationally recognized organization.
  • King announces the addition of esports
    March 07, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University, who has long been a pioneer and innovative leader in the field of athletics, announced its newest sport on Wednesday, esports, joining over 70 institutions nationwide who offer scholarships for student-athletes to compete at the intercollegiate level. King is the first school in the state of Tennessee to offer esports as a varsity program.
  • Ridley selected to lead King esports program
    March 07, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – On Wednesday, King University Director of Athletics David Hicks announced the addition of esports, along with the person that will be leading the program. At the press conference, Micah Ridley was announced as the director of esports.