Month: November 2015


Rule No. 32: Enjoy the little things

BLOW OUT THE CANDLES – Vernon and Sue Biggs celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September 2015 with their children and grandchildren. Some of their younger grandchildren helped Vernon and Sue blow out the candles on their anniversary cake.  I can’t force myself to say the word. The word that […]


Baseball prepares for season in Purple and Gold series

OUT OF THE ORDINARY –  Senior third baseman Josh Pankratz delivers a pitch from the mound during the third game of the Purple and Gold series. Pankratz picked up the win in his relief effort. Photo by: Jim Dillon The Tennessee Tech baseball team hit the diamond for its annual […]


Women’s basketball wins first exhibition game

HOWARD FOR TWO – Junior Samaria Howard goes up for a jump shot against Tennessee Wesleyan. Photo by: Shea Haile The Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team unofficially began its season Nov. 7 inside the Hooper Eblen Center. The Golden Eagles hosted the Lady Bulldogs of Tennessee Wesleyan College for the […]


Volleyball upsets OVC powerhouse Belmont on senior night

GOLDEN BRICK WALL – Senior Cody Dodd and freshman Shaneice James attempt to block a Belmont attack during Tech’s final home game Nov. 7. Photo by: Shea Haile The Tennessee Tech volleyball team ended its 2015 home schedule in style by defeating Belmont University, the second ranked team in the […]


Tennessee Tech student arrested for aggravated assault

Tennessee Tech student Aaron Downs was arrested Sunday, Nov. 1 by Cookeville police officer Christian Smith for aggravated assault. According to the police report, witnesses stated Downs became angry after speaking with his girlfriend at a party and proceeded to hit the victim, another Tech student, who was standing near […]


Center Stage brings Atwood to speak on human rights

Award-winning author Margaret Atwood will come to Derryberry Hall Auditorium to speak about literature, human rights and how they influence each other, Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Center Stage is bringing Atwood to Tennessee Tech, because her work is the paragon of modern literature. Her satirical novels, poetry, essays […]