Day: November 1, 2012

Football

Weekly Roundup

Volleyball’s Gray earns OVC DPOW Senior Kelsey Gray caught the attention of the conference and revealed why she is the best blocker in the Ohio Valley Conference when she turned in a 2.54 block per set performance over the weekend. Gray’s spectacular play at the net snagged the senior Defensive […]

Sports

Illegal formation missed by refs results in ‘heartbreaking’ loss

The Ohio Valley Conference has released a statement regarding the no-call on the last play of the game against Tennessee State University Oct. 27.   In the last remaining seconds of the game, Tennessee State, after being held out of the endzone the entire game, scored a touchdown by the […]

Sports

Cheerleaders, dance team, students come together for pep rally tonight

Tech will have its annual campus-wide school pep rally tonight at 5:00 p.m. in Memorial Gym. The pep rally is open to all Tech students and faculty as well as parents. The Tech spirit squad, which includes the dance team, cheerleaders and mascots, will be performing for the Golden Eagles […]

Sports

Tech soccer falls short in quest for OVC tournament

The Tech soccer team’s hopes for a playoff appearance were crushed last weekend when they were swept in a 5-1 loss against Southeastern Missouri State University and a 6-0 loss at the University of Tennessee at Martin. The Golden Eagles were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs after Friday’s loss to […]

Sports

Men’s basketball looks to begin another successful campaign following last

The Golden Eagles men’s basketball team will be returning to the court Nov. 10 to build off of last year’s successful season. Last year’s season was something not happening often at Tech: back-to-back 19 plus win seasons, conference tournament appearances and producing another NBA draft pick in Kevin Murphy, who […]

Sports

PurplePalooza

Last week’s PurplePalooza successfully set the school spirit for the upcoming Tech basketball season. The inaugural PurplePalooza was held Oct. 25 at the Hooper Eblen Center as a tip off celebration for all things basketball at Tech. The night featured performances from the dance team and cheerleading squad as well […]

Arts

Swift has the world seeing ‘Red’

Taylor Swift’s highly anticipated new album dropped last Monday and is already No. 1 on the iTunes top album list. Of course, we all saw this coming. With her previously released catchy single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” the album was sure to be a hit. “Red” is […]

Arts

Under the radar: TV shows you should be watching

“Happy Endings” Entering its third season on ABC, “Happy Endings” is funnier than ever and is literally laugh out loud fun. The writing is fresh and sharp. With a cast with insanely great chemistry, there is never a dull moment to be watched Tuesday nights. With a full season order […]

Arts

‘Cloud Atlas’ almost too ambitious, confusing

“Cloud Atlas” is a visually appealing fantasy film that is almost too thought provoking. Based on the novel by David Mitchell, “Cloud Atlas” follows six characters across different times and weaves the characters together through six stories to show how people connect and influence one another’s lives. The film explores […]

Arts

Humans vs Zombies enters second campaign

“Humans vs. Zombies is a game of tag that started at Goucher [College] in 2005,” Morgan Elmore, sophomore and one of the moderators of the game, said.  “They wanted to take the concept from games like ‘Left for Dead’ and movies like ’28 Days Later’ and ‘Dawn of the Dead,’ […]