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Q & A With Football Freshman

For a few weeks now we have been wondering what the decision on letting college football play was going to be. Some conferences have agreed to play football and others have cancelled their 2020 fall season. All of these decisions to play or not have been caused due to COVID-19. […]

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Rain could affect baseball and softball seasons

Cookeville rain could cause canceled games and practices for the 2020 Golden Eagle baseball and softball seasons.   Scott McCrary, Campus Landscape and Ground Manager at Tech, discussed the challenges of turf care and how he preps the fields for the upcoming seasons.   “With all of the rainfall last […]

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New baseball coach meets team with enthusiasm

Steven Smith, new head coach for the Golden Eagles baseball team, expressed excitement over his new teams’ professionalism during a meet-and-greet event Monday in the Eagles’ Nest of the Hoop.   “The highlight… for me were the players,” Smith said. “I didn’t know what I expected when I walked into […]

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Baseball coach relieved of duties

TTU head baseball coach Justin Holmes was relieved of his duties Wednesday afternoon according to information released by TTU Sports Information.   Director of Athletics Mark Wilson said the decision was due to conduct that is “inconsistent with the expectations and standards Tennessee Tech has for all head coaches.”   […]

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Nancy Jesang sets cross-country record at Tech

Cross-country runner Nancy Jesang set a Tech record for the best Ohio Valley Conference championship for a freshman at Edwardsville, Illinois on Nov. 2.   Jesang finished third with a time of 17:55, which earned her all-OVC first team honors.   Only two other Golden Eagles finished better at the […]

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Women’s soccer recap

Tech women’s soccer team lost 2-0 against Eastern Illinois University in the first round of the OVC Tournament Nov. 1 in Edwardsville, Illinois at the Ralph Korte Stadium. The match concluded the Golden Eagle’s 2019 season 6-8-5.   Tech was registered as the fifth seed and EIU was registered as […]

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Equestrian Team finishes semester at Murray State

  The western riders of Tech’s equestrian team racked up ribbons at Murray State University’s horse show on Nov. 2 and 3. Participants were Sasha Conatser, Madeline Plus, Mackenzie Garner, Emily Moser and Allison Rison.   Conatser won sixth place in beginner horsemanship: walk, jog. Garner won third place in […]

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Sports Recap

Football– The Golden Eagles football team soars toward victory with a 4-3 lead compared to their 1-10 record last season.   In Tech’s game against the University of Tennessee Martin on Oct. 12, the team fell 55-14. Tech’s bye week gave the players a much-needed rest Oct. 19.   The […]