Golden Eagles Get “Wilder” new head coach

Callie Smith Sports Editor The Tech community welcomes new head football coach Bobby Wilder for the 2024 season. Following previous head coach Dewayne Alexander’s retirement.  Things are about to get “wilder” for Tech football and just in time for a newly renovated Tucker Stadium. Coach Wilder brings the campaign of  […]

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DeKalb County Standout Issac Knowles Commits to Tech

DeKalb County High School’s Isaac Knowles committed to play football at Tennessee Tech University Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. “Honestly, [committing] is a burden lifted off my shoulders knowing I’ve finally found a home and place to further my athletic career,” Knowles said. “Tech felt like home when I visited. I’m […]

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Tech Football Preparing for Tough OVC Stretch

Tech football enjoyed this past week off and is preparing for a game on the road against the Murray State Racers on Nov. 6. The Racers enter the game with an overall record of 3-5 and a 0-3 in OVC play. On Saturday, Nov. 13, Tech will welcome in OVC […]

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Tech Football Suffers Fourth Loss of the Season

Tech football fell to 0-4 for the season after losing to the Eastern Illinois Panthers 28-14. The loss was the first loss of the year in Ohio Valley Conference play and the fourth consecutive loss of the season overall. The game turned for Tech midway through the fourth quarter. Trailing […]

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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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]