Gene Henley (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6311
E-mail: ghenley@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
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), Titans (NFL) and Cubs (MLB) at the professional level. Gene lives in Cleveland and has a 10-year old son, Judah.

Mocs aren't connecting with basket, each other

Published Feb. 27 2017

Greg Pryor spoke bluntly Saturday evening. So did Matt McCall after his University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team...

Senior class special to Jim Foster

Published Feb. 27 2017

Unhappy with what he had seen from his upperclassmen and with his team in the midst of a two-game losing...

Softball Mocs lose last game before long road stretch

Published Feb. 27 2017

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball coach Frank Reed preaches three things as keys to winning games: hitting, pitching and...

Mocs continue downward spiral [photos]

Published Feb. 26 2017

Something is going to have to change — and quickly.

UTC women seal top seed in Southern Conference tournament [photos]

Published Feb. 26 2017

Everything came together in a major way Saturday.

Jasmine Joyner's UTC career one big block party

Published Feb. 25 2017

Jasmine Joyner has made a college basketball career out of blocking shots for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Casey Jones remained loyal to Mocs

Published Feb. 25 2017

Family always has played an important role in the life of Casey Jones.

Priority on reliabilty source of pride for Mocs' Greg Pryor

Published Feb. 24 2017

Greg Pryor's basketball career at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga easily could be summed up in a three-day stretch...

Lakelyn Bouldin, Jasmine Joyner pace UTC women past Furman, 66-43 [photos]

Published Feb. 24 2017

It should come to no surprise of anyone, but a focused University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team is...

UTC freshman point guard gives glimpse of bright future

Published Feb. 24 2017

The future became the present for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team during Wednesday night's game at...

Struggling Mocs fall in overtime at Samford

Published Feb. 23 2017

Dealt with some pregame adversity, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team still put itself in a position...

Moses Johnson has brought heart, hard work to UTC

Published Feb. 23 2017

Moses Johnson promised herself that she was going to take all of her official college visits before deciding on a...

Pryor out tonight at Samford; McLean won't start

Published Feb. 22 2017

The 6-foot-2 senior point guard with more starts than any player in UTC history is out tonight with an injury....

UTC's Brandon Staley leaving for NFL position

Published Feb. 22 2017

New University of Tennessee at Chattanooga defensive coordinator Brandon Staley has accepted a position with the Chicago Bears.

UTC's Tre' McLean 'never felt sorry' for himself in tough circumstances

Published Feb. 22 2017

Tre' McLean, now 23, had a message for 18-year-old Tre' on Tuesday.

Mocs' Vanlandingham still seeking 'that game' before exiting

Published Feb. 22 2017

'That game' is still out there for Sydney Vanlandingham.

ETSU hosts Furman in first-place SoCon showdown

Published Feb. 22 2017

Coach Steve Forbes arrived at East Tennessee State in the spring of 2015 with the intention of having his basketball...

Justin Tuoyo ending UTC basketball career as a 'changed' man

Published Feb. 21 2017

If it weren't for an awful set of circumstances, Justin Tuoyo's career arc could have been different.

UTC's Queen Alford nearing end of two-college standout career

Published Feb. 21 2017

Growing up in Decatur, Ga., Queen Alford's early life seems similar to an episode of "Cheers."

Failure to adapt hurt Mocs in loss to ETSU

Published Feb. 20 2017

Matt McCall isn't concerned about his team's offense.