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Weekly Roundup: This week’s sports at a glance

Cross Country Sets Records Again The Georgia State Invitational cross country race was a day of record breaking by the Tech Golden Eagles. Between the men’s and women’s teams, seven Tech runners set new personal best times for their distances. This landed both Golden Eagle teams a fifth place overall. […]

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The Mailbag

Q: What’s wrong with Chris Johnson? A: Yes, the man who received a whopping $53.5 million dollar extension for the Titans has averaged a paltry 2.3 yard-per-carry average this season. Yes, he has run into the back of his linemen more than he has run for first downs. Yes, he’s […]

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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, […]

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Tech hosts SEMO Saturday

The Golden Eagle football team (2-1,1-0) is set to host the defending Ohio Valley Conference champions, the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (0-2,0-0), this Saturday in its first conference home game of the season. Tech holds the lead in this series 11-8, but the Redhawks came away with the victory in […]

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Golden Eagle Player Profile

The former Wisconsin Softball Gatorade Player of the Year is from Appleton, in northeast Wisconsin. The junior pitcher had a 2.64 ERA in OVC games last year. If I could play any other sport: “Basketball. I played forward for four years in high school and I like the fast-paced contact.” […]

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Runner Greene sets personal best

Junior John Greene dominated his personal best time in the recent cross-country race at Sewanee University on Sept. 3. With the sun beating down, Greene turned up the heat for the other competitors by completing the 8K race in 27:41.41. While the temperature might have slowed down some runners, Greene […]

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Fall intramurals begin with flag football

It’s intramural time at Tech and more than 100 teams are ready to play the first team sport, flag football. Competition began this week with 24 football games per night, Monday through Thursday. This season, games begin at 5 p.m. and last until 11 p.m. The only way Intramural Coordinator […]

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Bases Loaded with Andy Rutherford

Over the last week, we’ve all been taken back to the tragic events that took place 10 years ago on Sept. 11. We all remember exactly where we were and how we felt that day and in the days that followed. The image that sticks out in my mind was […]

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Tech Football puts on show with thrashing of Maryville

The Golden Eagles started off their home schedule with a bang Sept. 8 night with a 56-7 rout of Maryville College at Tucker Stadium. Sophomore Cody Forbes took the opening kickoff 59 yards to the Scots’ 33-yard line. Two plays later, senior receiver Tim Benford caught a 25-yard touchdown pass […]

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