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Looking Back: Tech’s last Homecoming win came in dramatic fashion

In preparation for the 2011 homecoming football game set for Nov. 5, the Golden Eagles looked back on their last homecoming victory. Oct. 31, 2009,Tech was matched up against the Tennessee State Tigers. During the very first possession of the game, Golden Eagle Caleb Mitchell made a sack on the […]

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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 looking to upset ranked OVC foe after loss

The Golden Eagle football team (4-2, 3-1 OVC) looks to bounce back from a heartbreaking loss as they travel to Jacksonville, Ala. to face off against the conference leading Jacksonville State Gamecocks (5-2, 4-0 OVC). Tech and Jacksonville State are both nationally ranked teams. The Golden Eagles are ranked 19th […]

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

Swansey receives National recognition Preseason accolades continue to pour in for Tech, and this time, it’s senior guard Zac Swansey garnering high honors from a national media source. The USA Today named Swansey its Preseason Player of the Year in the Ohio Valley Conference in its college basketball preview publication […]

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Cross Country’s season culminates with OVC championships Saturday

A season’s worth of hard work and preparation come to a head for the 16 Tech cross country runners who will compete Saturday in the Ohio Valley Conference Championships in Richmond, Ky. The event, hosted by Tech a season ago, moves to Eastern Kentucky this fall and will be held […]

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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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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 […]