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.

Chattanooga FC loses exhibition match to Detroit at Finley [photos]

Published Apr. 21 2018

Chattanooga Football Club lost 2-1 to Detroit City FC in an exhibition match Saturday night at Finley Stadium.

Samantha Caswell back at Champions Club for her last SoCon tournament

Published Apr. 20 2018

Samantha Caswell's tennis career really got started at the Champions Club, where she played in her first tournament as a...

UTC men's basketball team gets commitment from 7-footer

Published Apr. 19 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball program picked up a commitment Wednesday from Thomas Smallwood, a 7-foot forward...

Otero Junior College guard Jonathan Scott commits to Mocs

Published Apr. 18 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball program picked up a commitment Tuesday from Jonathan Scott, a 6-foot-4 guard...

Minnesota prep star Morgan Hill signs with UTC women

Published Apr. 17 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball program announced Monday the addition of Minnesota guard Morgan Hill, who signed...

Kevin Easley, Keigan Kerby signings official for basketball Mocs

Published Apr. 14 2018

Coming off one of the worst seasons in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Division I men's basketball history, coach...

Brook Womack's big improvement paying off for softball Mocs

Published Apr. 14 2018

Brook Womack put in the work during the winter break in hopes of being a much better hitter in the...

Softball Mocs continue good run, top UAB 3-1

Published Apr. 12 2018

After an 11-day, 10-game trip to Florida and a humbling sweep by Southern Conference foe Mercer, suddenly the University of...

Greg Harbaugh new UTC receivers coach

Published Apr. 6 2018

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football coach Tom Arth announced Friday the hiring of Greg Harbaugh as the new wide...

Freshman Jonathan Bryant leaving basketball Mocs

Published Apr. 3 2018

Freshman guard Jonathan Bryant has decided to transfer out of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga basketball program, according to...

Lack of coaching continuity caught up to UTC men's basketball program in 2017-18

Published Apr. 1 2018

On March 20, 2013, the day he was ousted as University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball coach, John Shulman...

UTC forward Makinde London declaring for NBA draft

Published Mar. 30 2018

London averaged 13.6 points, which was second on the team, while leading the Mocs at 6.9 rebounds per game. He...


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Mocs' Jacob Webster emerges as trusted option at tight end

Published Mar. 29 2018

Tom Arth couldn't stop talking about Jacob Webster after Monday's practice.

Slimmer McClendon Curtis set to start for UTC Mocs

Published Mar. 28 2018

When McClendon Curtis committed to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football program in January of 2017, he was considered...

UTC men's tennis program on NCAA probation for two years

Published Mar. 28 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's tennis program self-imposed a number of violations to the NCAA and has received...

Bryce Nunnelly continuing to progress in first spring with Mocs

Published Mar. 27 2018

Since arriving on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus for preseason camp last summer, Bryce Nunnelly has been willing...

UTC leading scorer Nat Dixon plans to leave as graduate transfer

Published Mar. 26 2018

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga guard Nat Dixon intends to graduate from the school this summer and will seek transfer...

Mocs hoops get commitment from 3-star Kevin Easley

Published Mar. 26 2018

UTC gets a commitment from the 6-foot-7 forward ranked as the ninth-best player in the state of Indiana.

Mercer hits UTC hard to sweep opening SoCon softball series

Published Mar. 26 2018

Mercer completed a sweep of its Southern Conference softball series with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Sunday, winning...

UTC offense moves ball, defense makes goal-line stand in scrimmage [photos]

Published Mar. 25 2018

Even going against its own offense, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wasn't about to allow a touchdown.