Gene Henley (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6311
Gene has been with the Times Free Press since July 2008. Prior to that, he spent three years covering sports for the Cleveland Daily Banner. He now covers UTC athletics, focusing on football and basketball. Gene spent three years playing college basketball, then played a year of semi-professional before starting with the Cleveland Daily Banner in 2005. His passion is basketball, but he loves all sports of all kinds. He does consider himself a fan of the Bulls (NBA), 49ers (NFL) and Cubs (MLB) at the professional level. Gene lives in Cleveland and has a 12-year old son, Judah.

Chattanooga FC women win 2-0, now 5-0 in conference

Published Jun. 18 2018

After a busy weekend, the Chattanooga Football Club women are in complete control of their conference.

Chattanooga FC falls 3-2 at New Orleans

Published Jun. 16 2018

CFC wrapped up a 3-1-1 showing in a five-game road swing.

Chattanooga FC wins at Inter Nashville FC to stay on top of league

Published Jun. 14 2018

The Chattanooga Football Club got back in the winning column Wednesday night.

Chattanooga FC women win 2-0, men play to a 1-1 draw

Published Jun. 10 2018

For the third time this season, the Chattanooga Football Club women found themselves on the good side of the scoreboard.

Calhoun High School's Carly Briggs gains experience in TVOC

Published Jun. 10 2018

Carly Briggs had a long Saturday.

UTC assistants Chris Cook, Oscar Rodriguez get to work with NFL teams

Published Jun. 5 2018

No fewer than 128 football coaches around the country will be participating in the Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship with...

Chattanooga Football Club women rally to defeat Nashville Rhythm

Published Jun. 4 2018

The Chattanooga Football Club women's offense helped them get the lead Sunday evening.

Chattanooga FC wins 2-1 in Asheville for Blue Ridge Derby victory

Published Jun. 3 2018

The Chattanooga Football Club improved to 2-0 on its five-game run of road games by winning the Blue Ridge Derby...

Burrows 'the best' of quality candidates for Mocs job, Wharton says [photos]

Published Jun. 1 2018

Set with their decision on the new University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball coach last week, members of the...

Chattanooga Football Club rolls past Emerald Force SC in Knoxville

Published May. 31 2018

The Chattanooga Football Club squandered away an opportunity to gain three points in the NPSL standings this past Saturday at...

Lineman Chris Barnes leaving Georgia for UTC

Published May. 27 2018

Former Georgia lineman Chris Barnes announced this weekend that he intends to transfer to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga...

Jesters tie Chattanooga FC with two 'soft' late goals

Published May. 26 2018

For the Chattanooga Football Club, Saturday provided the draw that felt a lot more like a loss.

Signal Mountain falls 2-1 in Class A soccer state final [photos]

Published May. 26 2018

Richard Northcutt took a moment to compose his thoughts.

Five Baylor players, GPS's Bandy win II-AA tennis state finals [photos]

Published May. 26 2018

Lauren Carelli finally got her state doubles title. So did Lilly Mooney.

Signal Mountain takes two more tennis state titles

Published May. 26 2018

A long week came to a solid conclusion for the Signal Mountain tennis team Friday.

Katie Burrows named UTC women's basketball coach

Published May. 25 2018

Tasked with his first major coaching decision since taking over as University of Tennessee at Chattanooga vice chancellor and athletic...

Baylor edges McCallie on PKs in state soccer final [photos]

Published May. 25 2018

The culmination of Patrick Urey's high school sports career could not have been scripted any better.

Signal Mountain's Williams siblings in three tennis state finals [photos]

Published May. 25 2018

Thursday was a really good day for Gordon and Ginger Williams.

Baylor in three tennis individual finals, GPS's Bandy the other [photos]

Published May. 25 2018

On the girls' side of the private school tennis individual state tournament, Thursday was more of the domination that has...

Signal Mountain, Baylor win state titles in girls' tennis [photos]

Published May. 24 2018

Catherine Trombley persevered Wednesday.