Day: November 7, 2013


Ladybugs Invade Tennessee

Starting in the month of October, Tennessee residents began to notice an abundance of ladybugs on their property. These red, yellow and orange dotted insects came in swarms and covered people’s cars, houses and gardens, causing annoyance among residents. Many people question where the ladybugs came from and why there […]


Golf Finishes Fourth at Hummingbird Invitational

The Golden Eagles men’s golf team finished up its fall season with a fourth place finish at the Hummingbird Invitational. Headed into the third round, the Golden Eagles were in position to make a run at first place but struggled early and would finish fourth. “The front nine, we really […]


Volleyball Still Searching for Second OVC Win

After tallying another set of losses last weekend, the Golden Eagles volleyball team will continue to look for its second OVC win this weekend against SIUE and Eastern Illinois.  The Golden Eagles fell to 1-11 in OVC play last weekend as they dropped matches against Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky, […]


Get Fit with Trainers

The Fitness Center at TTU will be offering personal training sessions starting Nov. 11. “Personal training is something that has been offered in the past but hasn’t been done in quite some time,” said TTU Health Promotions Program Coordinator Abbey Jaffe.“We have had a lot of interest from members and […]


Golden Helix Races for Funding

Members of the Cookeville community raced to benefit scholarship funding Saturday at this year’s Golden Helix 5K on Tech’s campus.       Janet Coonce, this year’s race director, said Saturday morning was chilly, but that didn’t stop the runners of Cookeville from lining up in front of Prescott Hall […]


Baseball Closes Fall with Purple and Gold Series

While its season does not start until spring, the Tech baseball team is already preparing for next season. The Golden Eagles featured a series of intrasquad scrimmages this fall and hosted the annual Purple and Gold series. The Purple and Gold series is a best three out of four series […]


Golden Eagles Cruise in Exhibition

Exhibition or not, the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team hung up 93 points in its first action at home against Truett-McConnell.  “An exhibition game is a learning experience, whether you win it or lose it,” said head coach Jim Davis. “You come into it knowing it doesn’t count on your […]


Football Struggles with EIU, Heads to SEMO this Week

The number two nationally ranked EIU Panthers continued their run through conference play on Saturday, handing the Golden Eagles their fifth straight conference loss, 56 – 21, in Charleston, Ill. “That’s the best team I’ve played,” head coach Watson Brown said. “They don’t have a weakness.” The defense forced two […]


A Word from the President

In case you have not heard the news, the proud 63-year-tradition of ROTC at Tennessee Tech continues! Thanks to tremendous support from Senators Alexander and Corker, Congressman Black, Governor Haslam and countless alumni and friends, the Army has reconsidered its plans to immediately close 13 ROTC units around the country […]