Wild art: Scrappy’s strength

Photo contributed by Jaimie Davis
Strength in numbers: Scrappy flexes his muscles during a bonfire at Engel Stadium as students prepare for the football team’s final game against Elon.

WIld art: bonfire blaze

Contributed photo by Jaimie Davis
Senior night celebration: Students gather around the bonfire Wednesday night before the weekend’s Mocs football game against Elon University. University officials gave away free Mocs scarves and hats to many of the first students who arrived at the stadium for the event.

Mocs wrap a successful 2012 season

Contributed photo by Laura O’Dell
That’s all folks: There were several ups and downs for the UTC football team as they ended the 2012 regular season against Elon. The team ended up with an overall record of 6-5/5-3. They also recorded their third winning season in the past four years.

By Morgan Brophy, Chattanooga, TN—Chattanooga football players ended their season Nov. 17 with a 24-17 victory over North Carolina’s Elon. The Mocs offensive totaled 364 yards, 128 rushing yards and 236 passing yards. Chattanooga freshman Jacob Huesman dominated the passing and rushing game, completing 234 total yards in the air and 137 yards on the […]

NFL dreams come true for Lewis-Harris

Contributed photo by Chris Lewis-Harris
Making the tackle: Former UTC football player, Chris Lewis-Harris, now plays with the Cincinnati Bengals. He signed with the Bengals July 26 as a free agent. Lewis-Harris played in all four games during preseason making 13 tackles and a sack.

By Shelby Wease, Chattanooga, TN—Former UTC football player Chris Lewis-Harris dreamed of playing in the NFL, but his journey was rocky until July 26, when he signed as a free agent to the Cincinnati Bengals. Lewis-Harris said there was a time during off-season after the drafts when he wasn’t getting any calls. “There was a time […]

Budget for athletics remains highest for four years

Football players require a larger budge

By Megan Ferguson, Chattanooga, TN–Even though the budget for athletics decreased by half during the 2011 to 2012 school year, it still remains the organization with the highest budget at UTC, according to the Student Fee Report. From 2008 to 2011, the budget for UTC athletics was $648, 214. That budget decreased to $324, 062 […]

UTC triumphs over Citadel

Slowly but surely

By Adam Stephens, Chattanooga, TN–It was a hard fought game between the UTC Mocs and the Citadel Bulldogs Saturday, but in the end UTC walked away with a big win over Citadel. Saturday night the Mocs won their biggest on-the-road game against the Citadel  (ranked 4th in the SoCon). UTC won the game 28-10.  The […]

Officials debate beer sales at Finley Stadium

Athletics and alcohol?:

By Sarah Kiefer, Chattanooga, TN—Declining ticket sales may lead to beer sales at Finley Stadium, home of the UTC Mocs Football team; leaving students and officials with mixed feelings. According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Finley stadium officials are hoping beer sales will increase tickets sales, which have dropped from 12,699 tickets sold in […]