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Tech ROTC students begin stretching out a large flag over Tech's football field.
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9/11 Victims Honored at Tech vs Furman Game

On a day designed to honor the victims of 9/11, fans, coaches and athletes packed college football stadiums all across the country to cheer on their teams, play football and remember 20 years ago. “Our players should feel very blessed to be able to play today as am I to […]

View of Tucker Stadium at the 50-yard-line on a bright, sunny day.
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The History of Tucker Stadium

Named after famous Tech football coach Wilburn Tucker, Tucker Stadium has become home to many traditions like Eagle Bit, a movie at Tucker, running of the freshman, and the freshman class picture. Tucker stadium was completed in 1966 and the name was attributed to the Golden Eagles coach of 21 […]

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Freshman earns Newcomer of the Week

Freshman wide receiver Metrius Fleming earned his second Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week award, andhonorable mention forSTATS FCS National Freshman of the Week after the Virginia-Wise game.   Fleming ended the game with 161 all-purpose yards, including a 91-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to help Tech defeat […]

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Eagles quarterback gets award after first game

Golden Eagles look toward a winning season with sophomore quarterback, Bailey Fisher, taking the lead during the Samford win with five touchdowns and 463 yards total. Fisher threw 31 for 44 for 415 yards and two touchdowns. He rushed 13 for 48 yards and three touchdowns. Fisher was awarded Offensive […]

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Hampton matchup to be season’s first test

The upcoming football game against Hampton University will be Tech’s first true indicator of the expectations for the season. Hampton is the first Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) opponent of the season. In week one, the Golden Eagles thrashed overmatched Cumberland University 63 – 7. Junior safety Cory Webber picked off […]

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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 […]

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Tech football falls short to EKU in final minutes

The Tennessee Tech football team suffered another Ohio Valley Conference loss to No. 23 Eastern Kentucky University last Saturday 42-28. “We were sharp,” Watson Brown, head coach, said on “The Watson Brown Show.” “We played a good game. Both sides of the ball played a very good game, but the […]

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Weekly Roundup: This week’s sports stories at a glance

Tech’s EXPW program waits for approval on expansion plans Tech’s exercise science, physical education and wellness department is looking to expand in the near future and are waiting for Tech’s approval. For long-term aspects, the department has been speaking with the local hospitals and the human ecology department to make […]