Polo is not just for horses

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By Geno Campbell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Fans of polo will have an opportunity to play the horseback sport without the horses. Chattanooga Bike Polo is a club for the sport called bicycle polo, which originated from the Olympic sport called cycle polo. Bicycle polo is similar to the well known horseback version except the players […]

Men’s Golf will tee off at the AutoTrader.com Collegiate

By Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The UTC golf team will tee off in Atlanta, Ga., for AutoTrader.com Collegiate on Oct. 13-14. The Mocs are coming off a strong finish from the Wolf Run Inter Colligate, placing 4th overall. They are playing a little closer to home in this coming tournament. “It’s always positive to have a […]

Softball team prepares for RBI Fall Classic

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Chattanooga softball team prepares for their home tournament, the RBI Fall Classic at Frost Stadium, after a scrimmage against Cleveland State this past weekend. The teams did not keep score in the 10 innings they played, and the coaches chose different situations to place the teams in. Seniors Marina […]

UTC volleyball drops two opening SoCon matchups

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The volleyball team fell 3-1 to Samford and ETSU last weekend in SoCon play.

By Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. -The Mocs volleyball team kicked off Southern Conference play at home with two 3-1 losses against Samford and East Tennessee State. “We knew that our first weekend was going to be really tough in conference,” head coach Travis Filar said. “But our team and our staff, we didn’t want it […]

Q&A: Tennis coaches preview upcoming tournament

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn., – With the UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic tournament approaching, the men and women’s tennis teams are preparing for their only home tournament at the Champions Club from Oct. 3-5. Head men’s coach Carlos Garcia and head women’s coach Jeff Clark discussed what their respective teams need to do in order […]

Get to know your Mocs: Emily McLennan

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By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn., -Junior women’s golf player Emily McLennan, Queensland, Australia, recognizes the differences in her sport after moving to the United States to pursue her college career. “I’ve been playing since I was 5 or 6,” McLennan said. “Our school systems, even from very young ages, expose you to different types of […]

Mocs football beats Samford in conference opener

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Senior Keon Williams, Chattanooga, had 132 yards.

By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Chattanooga Mocs football team leaned on their senior running back early and often as they claimed their first conference opening victory since 2007 with a 38-24 win over Samford. “This is a huge win. It lets the conference know what we can do,” Keon Williams, Chattanooga, said. “We […]

Fans remember Rob Bironas as childhood hero

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By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn. – On the morning of Sept. 21, 2014, Tennessee Titans fans heard the news that Rob Bironas, a former kicker for the team, was killed in a one-vehicle car accident the night before, after hitting several trees and flipping into a drainage culvert. I was shocked when I saw photos […]

Soccer draws with Alabama A&M

By Hannah Orem, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Mocs soccer ended the match with a last-minute penalty kick to draw 3-3 against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs Wednesday night. Senior Crystal Mackezyk, Columbia, Tenn., scored the first goal of the night on a header from a free kick from fellow player Hailey Callis, Jackson, Mo. Mackezyk also scored her second […]

Transfer students plan to add spark for men’s tennis

Taylor Branch, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Sophomore Nic Wilson, Bristol, Tenn., and junior Nick Wingord, Buenos Aires, Argentina, are no strangers to success when it comes to the tennis court. Wilson, who transferred from Virginia Tech, led Bristol High School to a state title as a sophomore. According to TennisRecruiting.net, he was a four-star high school recruit. […]