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), 49ers (NFL) and Cubs (MLB) at the professional level. Gene lives in Cleveland and has a 12-year old son, Judah.

Pride helps UTC defense put together strong finish [photos]

Published Nov. 20 2017

One final time, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga defense led the way.

Two UTC wrestlers win tournament titles in New York

Published Nov. 20 2017

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestlers Bryce Carr and Scottie Boykin won their weight classes Sunday at Army's Black Knight...

Mocs end tough season with 10-3 win over ETSU [photos]

Published Nov. 19 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offense needed a little time to gain its footing Saturday against East Tennessee State.

UTC seniors go out providing winning leadership

Published Nov. 19 2017

Moments after the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga alma mater had finished playing, minutes after earning a 10-3 win over...

Bouldin scores 21 as UTC wins 71-51 [photos]

Published Nov. 19 2017

Once the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball Mocs figured out where their big advantage was against Presbyterian on...

UTC senior football players set tone for recent progress

Published Nov. 18 2017

As bad as things have been this season for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team where its record...

UTC's Michael Pongracz, Justin Lampe win in 29-7 loss to eighth-ranked Hokies

Published Nov. 18 2017

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior Michael Pongracz entered his wrestling match Friday night against Virginia Tech knowing he was...

Makinde London, Rodney Chatman lead Mocs to 94-46 rout of Hiwassee [photos]

Published Nov. 17 2017

For the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team to reach its peak success, point guard Rodney Chatman and...

UTC Mocs' Alejandro Bennifield still has pro football aspirations

Published Nov. 17 2017

The final game of Alejandro Bennifield's 2016 season set extremely high expectations as to how the 2017 year would go...

Wrestling Mocs hosting No. 8 Hokies tonight

Published Nov. 17 2017

Bryce Carr has his match-day schedule down pat.

Defensive back Trevor Wright has been reliable for UTC

Published Nov. 16 2017

For four years, Trevor Wright has just gone about his business.

UTC women's basketball team hurt by slow start in loss at Stetson

Published Nov. 16 2017

For one half, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team played about as well as it has three...


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UTC, ETSU are very similar in stats

Published Nov. 15 2017

This Saturday a "rivalry" game will occur at Finley Stadium, matching a home team that can't win at home and...

Buccaneers want to re-establish rivalry with UTC

Published Nov. 15 2017

East Tennessee State football coach Carl Torbush wants his program to completely revive the rivalry between the Buccaneers and the...

Younger Mocs look up to fifth-year senior Aryanna Gilbert

Published Nov. 15 2017

Aryanna Gilbert knows the jokes are coming at her expense about her length of time on the University of Tennessee...

UAB takes advantage of Mocs in 89-47 romp

Published Nov. 14 2017

There are going to be lows mixed with highs in Lamont Paris's first season as University of Tennessee at Chattanooga...

UTC women lose 60-30 at Green Bay

Published Nov. 12 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team woke up Saturday morning in Green Bay, Wis., with a chilly...

Jim Foster likes potential of his young UTC team

Published Nov. 11 2017

Forty years into the profession, Jim Foster is still learning, observing and trying to become a better basketball coach.

UTC softball, men's basketball programs announce signings

Published Nov. 11 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball and softball programs announced their signing classes for the 2018-19 school year...

Young Mocs hang in with Wyoming but lose 74-65

Published Nov. 11 2017

Wyoming had far too much Hayden Dalton for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team Friday in Laramie.