COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech students, if you’re looking for an opportunity to compete for the Golden Eagles, here’s your chance.
Tech track and field coach Wayne Angel is looking for students who can compete for the women’s track and field team as a walk-on.
RICHMOND, Ky. – A late, 6-0 run over the final minute of regulation helped lead the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team to a 70-67 victory at Eastern Kentucky Thursday evening, a contest not short of a thrilling finish.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – D’Airrien Jackson has been named the adidas® OVC Female Track Athlete of the Week, as announced by the Ohio Valley Conference on Wednesday in its second weekly report of the 2017-18 indoor season.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The things Barry Wilmore has done are the stuff of dreams.
Astronaut. Ace pilot. Hero. It’s a brief description, sure, but as he stood up behind the podium Wednesday night at the NCAA’s Honors Celebration as part of the organization’s annual convention in Indianapolis, the man who earned the NCAA’s highest honor – the Theodore Roosevelt Award – has one reoccurring dream -- being the one thing again that started the whole ball rolling.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will make its annual "Death Valley" road trip starting Thursday, Jan. 18 at Eastern Kentucky with a 7 p.m. CT tip. Tech will then head for Morehead State on Jan. 20 and a 3:15 p.m. contest.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For Taylor Hennigan, Tennessee Tech has always been a part of his life.
When he was growing up, his father, Mike Hennigan, was the head coach for the Golden Eagles. The younger Hennigan later played for Tech, then, even coached on the staff.
Now, after a stint as an assistant at nearby White County High School, Hennigan is coming back to Tennessee Tech, joining head coach Dewayne Alexander’s staff as the Golden Eagles’ cornerbacks coach.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – When Tennessee Tech head football coach Dewayne Alexander started to look for someone to spearhead his defense, he didn’t have to look too far.
After all, he knew of one right down the road.
Alexander tapped Cumberland University head coach Donnie Suber, who took over for Alexander when he joined the Tech staff in 2013. The two have worked together for a long time, making the decision an easy one.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As Doug Malone unpacked boxes in his office on Friday morning, it all seemed so familiar.
Even with the facelifts the football offices in Tucker Stadium have gone through in the last decade or so, it was still, for the most part, the same place he had spent years before.
The streets were the same, with maybe a few new additions and facelifts.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – When Barry Wilmore came to Tennessee Tech, he was just a walk-on for the Golden Eagle football team. Earning his way to a scholarship, he proved himself to be a capable linebacker before his career finished.
A bright student with lofty aspirations, it appeared the sky was the limit for Wilmore. Of course, in Wilmore's case, that's probably an understatement.
The former astronaut will now see another honor bestowed upon him on Wednesday as he was selected as the latest recipient of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Theodore Roosevelt Award, the group's highest honor given to an individual.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team suffered its first loss in the Eblen Center this season Saturday evening, falling to long-time and Ohio Valley Conference rival Murray State, 71-45.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – On Monday night, Jake Thornton was on the field as a graduate assistant for the University of Alabama as the Crimson Tide played for the Football Bowl Subdivision’s national championship against Georgia at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Not even days later, he was in the football offices in Tucker Stadium, taking on a new task as he was hired as Tennessee Tech’s new offensive line coach.
NASHVILLE – Friday proved to be short but eventful for Tennessee Tech track & field on the opening day of Vanderbilt’s Commodore Invitational. Tech, which appeared in just four events (two track and two field) in the day’s late start, made some noise in all of them.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech Athletics, in collaboration with the TTU Commission on the Status of the Blacks, Crawford Women’s Village, The Treehouse Village, the Tennessee Tech chapter of the NAACP and Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will host a keynote speaker on Monday night in remembrance of MLK Day.
The Reverend Shantell Hinton, Vanderbilt University’s assistant university chaplain and assistant director of religious life, will speak at 6 p.m. at Derryberry Hall with the topic being “The Jagged Edge of Activism.”
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tre Lamb knows what it takes to win a championship at Tennessee Tech.
After all, just over six years ago, he did it – the last Golden Eagle quarterback to lead a Tech squad to an Ohio Valley Conference championship and its only NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoff appearance.
Now, after four seasons as the quarterbacks coach at Mercer, under the guidance of his uncle and Bears head coach Bobby Lamb, the younger Lamb is returning home to Cookeville, taking over as Tech’s offensive coordinator.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For the second time this season, all Tennessee Tech basketball fans from the Upper Cumberland will receive a special deal Saturday in the men's and women's doubleheader against Murray State.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Championships presented by VisitMyrtleBeach.com, will be held February 28 through March 3 at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana.