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Soccer players receive framed jerseys

Four senior soccer players received framed jerseys during Sunday’s 2-1 win over Austin Peay University.   Forward Katie Shipley, midfield Tina Marolt, midfield Rachel Blow and forward Nora Vicsek affected the team from the beginning of their career at Tech by turning a losing record into a winning record, coach […]

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Softball team competes against Georgia Highlands College

Tech’s softball team competed against Georgia Highlands College in the preseason exhibition Oct. 5.   Although the score and stats are not recorded in preseason exhibitions, the Golden Eagles started strong in the first game but struggled to come back after they fell behind in the second game.   “I […]

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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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Equestrian team prepares for show season

Tech’s equestrian team is gearing up for another show season. On Sept. 28 the western riders will depart for the year’s first show, which is held by the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.   Meanwhile, the English riders are preparing for their first show at Sewanee: The University of the […]

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Volleyball team rallies during home invitational

Tech’s volleyball team ended the Golden Eagle Invitational champion last weekend at the Hooper Eblen Center. Tech tied with Middle Tennessee State University, Southern Illinois University for the invitational champion title. Western Illinois University also competed. Sophomore middle blocker Taylor Dorsey crushed her previous career high of 14 kills by […]

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Running to the finish line

Golden Eagles Class of 2023 ran past the golden eagle statue to the end zone during the Running of the Freshman before the Tech vs. Virginia-Wise football game on Saturday. Running of the freshman has been a tradition for seven years. Athletic Director Mark Wilson said promotion and intricate detail […]

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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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Intramural staff implements new point system

Organizers hope a new intramural point system implemented this semester increases student participation in competition to crown a grand champion. Game officials can award teams points for sportsmanship and participation. At the end of the year, the team earning the most points receives the coveted champion T-shirt. “The main thing […]

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Men’s basketball coach hired

John Pelphrey After the end of a national search, Athletic Director Mark Wilson announced April 6 that John Pelphrey is the 13thhead coach in Tennessee Tech men’s basketball history.    Pelphrey succeeds longtime coach Steve Payne after a disappointing 8-23 season. Payne coached the Golden Eagles since 2011 with a […]