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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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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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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 […]