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NCAA approves option for student-athlete scholarship increase

Over the past year, most of collegiate athletic coverage doesn’t seem to talk about the actual sports that are being played. It seems that all anyone can talk about anymore is conference realignment rumors and scandals involving student-athletes taking improper benefits. This week, the NCAA is in the news again […]

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Fitness Center to undergo significant changes

The Fitness Center is getting new equipment and undergoing renovations for the spring semester. Rex Bennett is the Student Center Section Supervisor for the Fitness Center. He said that the changes will be mainly an aesthetic upgrade to the building, but that students will notice changes after the first of […]

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Tech cheerleaders prepare for national competition

Tech’s cheerleading squad prepares for the Universal Cheerleading Association’s National Competition at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 13-15. The squad members put in nine hours of team practice per week along with tumbling classes and at least 30 minutes of additional stunting six days a week in […]

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Golden Eagle football ranked 21st in FCS poll

The Golden Eagles (4-1, 3-0) received national recognition this week as they cracked the top 25 in the polls for Football Championship Subdivision. Tech is ranked 21 in the FCS Coaches poll and 23 in the Sports Network/Fathead.com poll after a 34-31 victory over the UT-Martin Skyhawks (1-2, 1-1) last […]

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Golden Eagle Player Profile: Dontay Gay

  The senior running back from Lexington, Ky. recently set a Tech record by becoming the first Tech player to run for more than 100 yards while also having more than 100 yards receiving in the same game. Gay currently leads the OVC in rushing yards. If he could be […]

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Tech looks to stay atop OVC with a victory at UT-M

  The Ohio Valley Conference-leading Golden Eagles (3-1, 2-0) travel to Martin to take on the UT-Martin Skyhawks (2-1, 1-1) this Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in the first of three Sgt. York Trophy games this season. Although Tech holds the overall series lead (20-10-2) and the visiting team has won […]

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Tech Rugby Club wins two of three at Vanderbilt tourney

  Tech’s Rugby Club placed in the top three in the Oak Leaf Cup Tournament this weekend in Nashville, Tenn. A disappointing beginning, Friday night started out when Vanderbilt University’s A-side, last year’s champions, beat Tech. With two tries, two conversions and a rare drop goal, Vanderbilt had a 22-0 […]

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Tech Soccer beats Lipscomb, heads into OVC this weekend

Tech soccer enters Ohio Valley Conference play this weekend with momentum following a win over Lipscomb, in which the Golden Eagles had 23 shots, controlled possession throughout and won 2-1. Coach Daniel Brizard said going into the game that he hoped his team would be able to get a win, […]