Campus Recreation offers many choices for intramurals

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By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Now that the fall semester is upon us, an opportunity to get involved with fellow classmates while having fun competing in your favorite sports lie in the numerous intramurals offered by the Campus Recreation department. What many students may not know about intramural sports is there is a league and […]

Mocs projected as preseason favorite to win the Southern Conference


By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Head coach Russ Huesman and his Chattanooga Mocs have been in training camp all summer preparing for the upcoming season. The Mocs, who finished 8-4 last year and claimed a share of the 2013 Southern Conference championship, are projected to win the conference this year. They also earned a No. […]

Three Chattanooga football players named FCS Preseason All-Americans

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By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Three seniors of the Chattanooga football team made the 2014 Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-America Team July 1. Defensive end Davis Tull, Knoxville, tight end Faysal Shafaat, Orlando, Fla., and defensive tackle Derrick Lott, Kennesaw, Ga., were recognized for their performance on the field last season, and for […]

Lady Mocs softball preps for Georgia at NCAA tournament

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn.- The Chattanooga softball team clinched the Southern Conference crown with a 4-3 victory in the finals over the UNCG Spartans on their home field. “We were a little outnumbered by their fans,” head coach Frank Reed said. “They were all there watching them play, but we had a good contingency […]

Women’s golf wins fifth straight SoCon Title


By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn.,— The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s golf team captured their fifth straight Southern Conference Championship last Sunday, April 13, behind sophomore Emily McLennan’s, Queensland, Australia, score of 222 through 54 holes to win medalist honors. “It wasn’t a long time coming, but since she got here, I’ve known that Emily […]

Former tennis player adjusts to new coaching position

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By Miles McNulty, Chattanooga, Tenn., — University of Tennessee at Chattanooga student assistant coach Ankit Chopra is taking on a different role this year in the men’s tennis program. Chopra transferred from Chicago State and played his final two seasons at UTC. During his career, he was named to the Second Team All-Southern Conference in doubles […]

Track’s Teghan Henderson breaking records at UTC

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Teghan Henderson, Ontario, Canada, looks to continue her dominance at the SoCon Championships.

By Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn.,—Ontario, Canada native Teghan Henderson is having huge success on the track this year, already dominating the conference as a redshirt freshman. She has come a long way from home to become a Moc, and has seen immediate success on the track being named SoCon All Freshman team. “After coming down […]

Johnston looks to help UTC three-peat at SoCon Championships


By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Hailing from Dumfries, Scotland, junior Liam Johnston has found himself to a key player to the UTC golf program. As a junior, Johnston made a big name for himself finishing runner-up two consecutive years at the Scottish Boys Order of Merit and earned a runner-up finish at the Scottish […]

Lady Moc Taylor Hall receives WNBA tryout

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — After the 2014 WNBA Draft concluded on April 15, senior Taylor Hall, New Tazewell, Tenn., received a surprise phone call at midnight. Seattle Storm’s associate head coach Jenny Boucek, broke the news that Hall was invited to the team’s training camp. After winning the Southern Conference Player of the […]

Dual sport athlete ready for upcoming football season

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — James Stovall, a rising sophomore from Cleveland, Tenn., grew to love the game of football as a young child. “I loved watching my brothers play, and I’m just a competitor,” the Chattanooga wide receiver said. Not only is he on the football team, but he also competed in his first […]