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.

Undersized Ben Stacey's win caps 29-15 UTC wrestling victory [photos]

Published Jan. 20 2018

With opponents typically outweighing him by at least 50 pounds, Ben Stacey as a "heavyweight" for the University of Tennessee...

Five on their way to UTC Athletics Hall of Fame

Published Jan. 20 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's athletic department and its Office of Development and Alumni Affairs have announced five new...

UTC women continue habit of rallying for wins at Wofford

Published Jan. 19 2018

For the third consecutive season, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team fell behind at Wofford.

UTC wrestlers host SIUE in SoCon match tonight

Published Jan. 19 2018

Heath Eslinger was very active during Thursday's University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling practice.

New UTC basketball player Ramon Vila likes coach Lamont Paris, team's potential

Published Jan. 18 2018

Ramon Vila both saw and understood the process University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball coach Lamont Paris and his...

Mark Wharton announces changes, additions in UTC athletic department

Published Jan. 17 2018

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga vice chancellor and athletics director Mark Wharton announced Tuesday a number of changes to the...

Experience starting to pay off for Mercer Bears

Published Jan. 17 2018

It was only four seasons ago that a senior-laden Mercer team knocked off Duke in the first round of the...

Mocs fall to Mercer in overtime, 75-71

Published Jan. 16 2018

For the second straight game, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team pushed a Southern Conference opponent into...

Etheridge, Rodriguez join UTC's football defensive coaches

Published Jan. 16 2018

Sources have confirmed to the Times Free Press that defensive assistants Zac Etheridge and Oscar Rodriguez have been added to...

Davern Williams joins UTC football staff to coach defensive linemen

Published Jan. 15 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football program has added Davern Williams to its staff, according to news reports.

Monarchs edge UTC wrestlers, 20-17

Published Jan. 13 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestlers lost 20-17 to Old Dominion on Saturday and finished fourth in the silver...

Hot-starting Mocs fall in overtime, 110-101

Published Jan. 13 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team got off to a hot start Saturday against The Citadel but...

Late drought hurts UTC women's basketball team in loss at ETSU

Published Jan. 13 2018

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball coach Jim Foster summarized his team's 65-58 loss to East Tennessee State University...

UTC 197-pounder Scottie Boykin 3-0 at Virginia Duals

Published Jan. 13 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team went 1-2 on the first day of the Virginia Duals, with both...

Depleted Mocs manage to compete for a while against Furman

Published Jan. 12 2018

Coach Lamont Paris walked out of the McKenzie Arena tunnel Wednesday before the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's men's basketball...

Football Moc Torrez Finney joins wrestlers for Virginia Duals

Published Jan. 12 2018

Torrez Finney came to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with thoughts of walking on the wrestling team.

Mocs lose fifth straight, but Lamont Paris proud of effort against Furman

Published Jan. 11 2018

For more than 30 minutes Wednesday night, an undermanned University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team was competitive with...

UTC women have offset scoring problems with big plays on the other end

Published Jan. 11 2018

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball players entered this season knowing the roster was constructed differently than in the...

Bryant, Bowers trying to help Mocs in unexpected ways

Published Jan. 10 2018

Neither Jonathan Bryant nor A.J. Bowers entered this basketball season expecting to be needed to contribute to the University of...

SoCon Notes: Catamounts deeper, clearly improved from last year

Published Jan. 10 2018

Last season was not the best representation for the Western Carolina men's basketball team and coach Larry Hunter.