Men’s tennis opened season at Mercer Bear Classic

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By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Head coach Carlos Garcia and his men’s tennis team opened their season at the Mercer Bear Classic over the weekend, and saw two members advance to main draw finals. “I’m excited about who we have returning this year, along with the new guys coming in,” Garcia said. “It’s created a […]

Volleyball goes 2-1 in Chattanooga Classic

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Sophomore Kristy Wieser, Lincoln, Neb., was named to the all-tournament team list with her 33 kills.

By Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn., —The Chattanooga Mocs volleyball team completed their first home tournament, the Chattanooga Classic, with a 2-1 record with victories over Wright State, Mississippi Valley State, and a 3-2 loss to Murray State, who went undefeated. “It starts in practice,” head coach Travis Filar said. “We have to do the right […]

Men’s golf finishes 10th at Tar Heel Intercollegiate

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. -The men’s golf team finished in 10th place at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate in Chapel Hill, N.C., with a final score of 871. “Everybody played okay, but we just didn’t get that really good score a couple of the days,” head coach Mark Guhne said. “And so we ended up […]

Soccer drops weekend matches to Tennessee Tech and Vanderbilt

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Freshman Abby Linder, Germantown, Tenn., scored her first goal.

By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The women’s soccer team closes the weekend 1-6 with losses to Tennessee Tech and Vanderbilt University. “Tennessee Tech is a very hard working team but we are typically the same type of team,” head coach J.D. Kyzer said. “It’s one of those games we look forward to.” The Mocs put up […]

Mocs football wins 42-6 on the road at Austin Peay


By Zack Kirby, Clarksville, Tenn. — Head coach Russ Huesman needed a win for his Chattanooga football team before entering conference play, and he got it at Austin Peay. “We started off pretty fast with a couple of touchdowns, and obviously the one, long touchdown drive was huge to start the game off,” Huesman said. […]

UTC at Austin Peay football preview: Q & A with All State’s Corey Adams

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. — After the disappointing 26-23 overtime loss to Jacksonville State in the home opener at Finley Stadium,  the Mocs football team gears up for this Saturday, as they head to Clarksville, Tenn., to face the Austin Peay Governors. This week, I caught up with sports writer Corey Adams, who covers […]

Women’s soccer falls 2-0 to non-conference Lipscomb

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Senior Melanie Arredando, Tampico, Mexico, winds up for a shot.

By Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn., – The  women’s soccer team hosted Lipscomb Sunday, Sept. 7, at Finley Stadium. The Mocs tried to gain some momentum after a 1-3 start to the season, and hoped to rebound at home against a talented Lipscomb Bison team, but lost 2-0 in the match. Prior to the match, head coach […]

Men’s golf finishes 10th at the Carpet Capital Collegiate

Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The men’s golf team finished with a disappointing 10th overall this weekend after a promising start at the Carpet Capital Collegiate tournament in Dalton, Tenn. “For the last two weeks, we’ve been qualifying to determine the starting line up,” head Coach Mark Guhne said. “We finished this past week so […]

Cross Country succeeds at Powerade Invitational

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Junior Teghan Henderson, Pickering, Ontario, crosses the finish line to win the meet.

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., – The men and women’s cross country teams had success as they began their season in the Powerade Invitational Sept. 5. The Mocs earned six dual wins at the Moccasin Bend race course, taking down Jacksonville State, Tennessee State, UT Martin, Austin Peay and Alabama State. A huge victory for the […]

Volleyball falls in home opener and Bulldog Invitational

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The volleyball team fell 3-1 in their home opener to Kennesaw State on Tuesday, Sept. 2, before traveling to Athens, Ga., to compete in the Bulldog Invitational. “We were our own worst enemy in this match,” head coach Travis Filar said. “Not taking anything away from Kennesaw State, though. They […]