Inside Upperman's state title game week after biggest fan's death: 'He’d have been overjoyed to be here'
CHATTANOOGA — Upperman football fans who attended Saturday’s game left disappointed and soaked to their skin. But the twists and turns from the Bees’ 36-27 defeat to Pearl-Cohn in the TSSAA football Class 4A state championship at Finley Stadium provided the kind of tension that JT Butler would have loved.
Monster game from Ajae Petty powers UK past Tennessee Tech
LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — The Kentucky women’s basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak on Thursday with a win over Boston College in the SEC/ACC challenge and kept it going with another win on Sunday. The Wildcats beat Tennessee Tech, 73-67, behind a monster game from post-Ajae...
4A State Title Game Comes Down to Controversial Two-Point Play
To kick off the last day of the three-day championship football weekend in Chattanooga, two 14-0 perfect teams met in the rain on a crisp Saturday morning. Upperman and Pearl Cohn were both perfect going in but only one could remain perfect and be crowned the 4A champion. The first...
Proposal to create new tier for big-money college sports is just a start, NCAA president says
NCAA president Charlie Baker says his proposal to allow the most highly resourced schools in Division I to pay athletes through a trust fund is just a starting point.
Tennessee Tech defeats NAIA-member Alice Lloyd 108-82
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — David Early’s 29 points helped Tennessee Tech defeat NAIA-member Alice Lloyd 108-82 on Sunday night. Early shot 11 for 17, including 6 for 11 from beyond the arc for the Golden Eagles (3-6). Rylee Samons scored 20 points, going 6 of 6 from the floor, including 5 for 5 from 3-point range, and 3 for 3 from the line. Josiah Davis was 4 of 6 shooting, including 2 for 3 from 3-point range, and went 3 for 4 from the line to finish with 13 points, while adding five rebounds and seven assists.
Transfer DB to visit South Carolina this weekend
Tennessee Tech transfer safety Gerald Kilgore picked up an offer from South Carolina on Monday. Kilgore is now scheduled to visit the Gamecocks on Saturday, according to his father, James Kilgore Sr. The Gamecocks are scheduled to host several recruits this weekend, including 2024 offensive lineman Elyjah Thurmon (Hinesville, Ga.) and JUCO defensive lineman Jerome Simmons (Highland CC), both of whom will be in town as official visitors.
Upperman football in first final while mourning death of biggest fan, who collapsed on field after semifinal
Cheers were still cutting through the cold night from a rowdy Upperman fan base experiencing a new rush. In 90 years of football, the Bees had never captured a TSSAA football championship game berth before. Upperman coach Adam Caine sensed the moment too. Less than five minutes after Upperman’s 21-14...
How to Watch the Kentucky vs. Tennessee Tech Game: Women's Basketball Streaming & TV Channel Info for December 3
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (2-4) travel to face the Kentucky Wildcats (3-5) after dropping three road games in a row. It starts at 1:00 PM ET on Sunday, December 3, 2023. Catch tons of live college basketball, plus original programming, with ESPN+ or the Disney Bundle. Kentucky Women's Basketball...
Why Upperman football players are wearing ‘JT’ helmet decals for TSSAA football championship game
CHATTANOOGA — There’s a reason Upperman will wear “JT” helmet decals in Saturday’s TSSAA football championship game against Pearl-Cohn. JT Butler, a longtime Upperman fan and booster, collapsed shortly after the Bees’ state semifinal win at Greeneville on Nov. 24 and died that evening. He was 76.
UConn falls to worst ranking in 30 years in women's AP Top 25; South Carolina, UCLA stay atop poll
UConn fell to its worst ranking in 30 years when the Huskies dropped to 17th in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll, The last time the Huskies were ranked this low was the second poll of the 1993-94 season when they were 18th.
Cookeville Sweeps Double-Header Over Farragut; 4 Cavs Finish In Double-Figures
The Cookeville Lady Cavs and Cavaliers were each victorious on Friday night over Farragut, as the Lady Cavs used a stout defensive effort to take down the Admirals. Points were hard to come by for both teams in the opening frame, but Cookeville found some rhythm near the end of the quarter as Macy Hudson gave the Lady Cavs a 13-5 lead heading into the second.
Owens scores 30 as Golden Eagles fall to Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tennessee Tech had the game down to just one point with just 3:52 remaining in the contest Sunday. Every time Kentucky was able to get the lead out to double-digits prior to that point, the Golden Eagles kept coming back. However, Kentucky made the late surge...
Tennessee Tech vs. Kentucky Women's Basketball Predictions & Picks - December 3
Sunday's contest at Memorial Coliseum has the Kentucky Wildcats (3-5) matching up with the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (2-4) at 1:00 PM ET. Our computer prediction is a lopsided 72-59 win, as our model heavily favors Kentucky. The Golden Eagles took care of business in their last game 84-57 against...
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Golden Eagle women head to Kentucky for Sunday showdown
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Tennessee Tech gave Missouri a scare last week at the Daytona Beach Classic. Now the Golden Eagle women's basketball team will head up to Lexington looking to knock off Kentucky on Sunday. The game is scheduled for a 12 p.m. Central tipoff at Transylvania University's Clive...
Golden Eagles make it rain in Sunday win over Alice Lloyd
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It was raining threes in the Hooper Eblen Center Sunday afternoon, as the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team dropped Alice Lloyd, 108-82, in a matinee match-up that saw the Golden Eagle offense in rare form. The purple and gold drained a program record-tying 18 triples on...
Column: College football delivers the perfect fiasco to cap the four-team playoff era
The commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference got it all wrong when he sent out a defiant statement claiming “college football deserved better.”
Tennessee Tech vs. North Alabama: Odds, spread, over/under and other Vegas lines - November 30
The North Alabama Lions (3-3) look to build on a three-game home winning stretch when hosting the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (2-5) on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET. In this article, you can take a look at odds and spreads for the North Alabama vs. Tennessee Tech...
Cookeville Sweeps Knox Webb; Colin Ayers Scores 21 To Lead Cavs
A solid performance on both ends led the Cookeville Lady Cavaliers to a 55-40 victory over the Webb Lady Spartans Tuesday evening. “I am really glad with the way we came out,” said Cookeville Head Coach Jamie Gillies. “We shot really well, and I feel like we defended very well especially early.”
JOB’S NOT FINISHED: Upperman Takes On Pearl Cohn In 4A State Championship
The final week of the football season has arrived, and the Upperman Bees find themselves exactly where they believed they would be at the start of the season: in the Class 4A State Championship against Pearl Cohn. It comes on the heels of an emotional 21-14 victory at Greeneville, a...