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.

Five questions for the Mocs as preseason practice starts

Published Jul. 24 2017

This afternoon at Scrappy Moore Field, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team will hold the first practice of...

Mocs lack experience on special teams

Published Jul. 24 2017

The Times Free Press has been taking a daily positional look at the 2017 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football...

Mercer confident about new season

Published Jul. 24 2017

Last year, despite being predicted to finish seventh in the Southern Conference, Wofford was considered by coaches and media as...


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Mocs land priority recruit in Boyd-Buchanan's Kohl Henke

Published Jul. 23 2017

Kohl Henke was looking for a college football program relatively close to home, and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga...

New coach trying to restore Furman's winning culture

Published Jul. 23 2017

Clay Hendrix remembers the culture from his time as both a player and a coach at Furman.

Experienced secondary may lead Mocs from the back this year

Published Jul. 23 2017

The Times Free Press is taking a daily positional look at the 2017 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team,...

Chattanooga Football Club beginning to look at rise to pro level [photos]

Published Jul. 22 2017

Chattanooga Football Club's time as an amateur soccer power could be ending soon.

Key for UTC linebackers is their adjustment to 3-4 scheme

Published Jul. 22 2017

The Times Free Press is taking a daily positional look at the 2017 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team,...

Cleveland's Austin Herink clear leader for 'more mature' ETSU team

Published Jul. 22 2017

For a university playing just its second season of football since reviving the program, East Tennessee State experienced some significant...

The Citadel keeping expectations high despite key losses

Published Jul. 21 2017

Senior defensive back Kailik Williams said that expectations are "the same" for football at The Citadel this season.

Strong defensive line still a UTC trademark

Published Jul. 21 2017

The Times Free Press is taking a daily positional look at the 2017 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team,...

UTC to offer VIP tents for fans at Finley Stadium

Published Jul. 21 2017

The football gameday experience at Finley Stadium just got a bit better.


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UTC offensive line must gain experience

Published Jul. 20 2017

The Times Free Press is taking a daily positional look at the 2017 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team,...

Mocs picked fourth with league-high 10 preseason All-SoCon players

Published Jul. 19 2017

Individuals on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team have gained a lot of respect from the Southern Conference...

Chattanooga Football Club hosts Asheville in Blue Ridge Derby tonight

Published Jul. 19 2017

The Chattanooga Football Club is getting one more match at Finley Stadium this season.

Commissioner John Iamarino sees 'quality,' healthy parity in SoCon football

Published Jul. 19 2017

The 2016 football season was sort of a redemption year for Southern Conference commissioner John Iamarino.

Mocs have mixture of experience, transfers, youth at receiver

Published Jul. 19 2017

The Times Free Press is taking a daily positional look at the 2017 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team,...

UTC football picked fourth in SoCon preseason poll

Published Jul. 18 2017

The UTC football program was selected fourth in both polls at the Southern Conference media day on Tuesday.

Richardre Bagley, Darrell Bridges experienced running backs for Mocs

Published Jul. 18 2017

The Times Free Press is taking a daily positional look at the 2017 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team,...

UTC not likely to be picked No. 1 again today

Published Jul. 18 2017

In many ways, today's Southern Conference football media day event may be different for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.