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.

ETSU overwhelms cold-shooting Mocs, 65-51 [photos]

Published Feb. 19 2017

Matt McCall thought his University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team played well enough defensively to win Saturday afternoon...

UTC women win 60-45 at Western Carolina

Published Feb. 19 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team maintained its hold on the Southern Conference tournament's top seed Saturday...

Excitement is back as basketball Mocs host ETSU

Published Feb. 18 2017

A lot has changed during Casey Jones' time at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Foster challenges 'reluctant' Mocs to take open shots

Published Feb. 18 2017

Lakelyn Bouldin spent 15 minutes in the ice bath Friday afternoon in Cullowhee, N.C. So did Jasmine Joyner and the...

McCall, Mocs glad to see Greg Pryor at line in clutch situations

Published Feb. 17 2017

Twice late in the 74-68 win at VMI, UTC point guard Greg Pryor was able to get to the ball...

UTC women's basketball team stumbles at UNC Greensboro

Published Feb. 17 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team was in a familiar place in the Southern Conference standings —...

Mocs' Keionta Davis, Corey Levin invited to NFL combine

Published Feb. 16 2017

On Wednesday, the NFL officially released the names of players invited to its upcoming scouting combine, and for the second...

Mocs win at VMI to stay in SoCon hunt

Published Feb. 16 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team was never able to pull away from Virginia Military Institute on...

Foster's Mocs aim to stay on top of SoCon

Published Feb. 16 2017

Jim Foster only knows life at the top while at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

UTC Mocs visit VMI with intention of keen focus

Published Feb. 15 2017

There won't be a revenge factor involved, but the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team definitely will take...

Basketball Paladins keep progressing under Medved

Published Feb. 15 2017

In some ways, Niko Medved is a great planner.

Rodney Chatman, Nat Dixon prove they can make big plays for Mocs

Published Feb. 13 2017

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Bench play has been inconsistent for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team throughout its...

Mocs dominate down the stretch, beat Terriers 73-65

Published Feb. 12 2017

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Down eight points with a raucous Wofford crowd making things difficult, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga...

Big third quarter helps UTC women win at ETSU

Published Feb. 11 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team in the third quarter Friday night looked nothing like it did...

Mocs struggling on offense at crucial times

Published Feb. 11 2017

Frustrated by Thursday's four-point Southern Conference loss to Furman, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball coach Matt McCall found...

Furman outlasts visiting Mocs, 60-56

Published Feb. 10 2017

The Paladins held the Mocs to 17 points in the second half, and Kris Acox hit a hook shot with...

Foster's Mocs stepping up when needed

Published Feb. 10 2017

Everybody has a role on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team.

Very young softball Mocs begin their season today

Published Feb. 10 2017

The Mocs were picked in a tie for sixth — last — in the Southern Conference. Last season's team was...

Mocs have chance to gain ground tonight at Furman

Published Feb. 9 2017

What is possibly the toughest two-game road swing of the season for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball...

Furman women having to adapt to Bunn's season-ending injury

Published Feb. 8 2017

Furman women's basketball coach Jackie Carson knew she was going to have to find a point guard to replace Whitney...