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.

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...

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.

Basketball Mocs have worked on ball security for opener tonight

Published Nov. 10 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team already had spent a fair amount of time focusing on little...

Mocs Notebook: UTC football has 'real practices' in off week

Published Nov. 10 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team has gone through a few short practices this off week before the...

SoCon men's basketball expected to be deep in talent again

Published Nov. 9 2017

Last season, the Southern Conference men's basketball race included five teams that won at least 10 games in league play...

Mercer looks like favorite to win SoCon women's basketball title

Published Nov. 9 2017

This has to be Mercer's year in women's basketball, right?

UTC Notebook: Cleveland golfer Rheagan Hall excited to sign with Mocs

Published Nov. 9 2017

While leaving the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus this past summer, Rheagan Hall knew it was where she wanted...