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.

Vols hold off Lipscomb with free throws, 81-71

Published Dec. 9 2017

Grant Williams leads four Vols in double figures with 19.

Jim Foster's Mocs on a roll despite tough schedule

Published Dec. 7 2017

Jim Foster and his University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team have been challenged in a variety of ways...

Mocs' Nat Dixon has regained his confidence as a shooter

Published Dec. 7 2017

It's not that Nat Dixon has become a better basketball shooter this season for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Marshall holds off UTC men's basketball team, 70-66

Published Dec. 6 2017

"Too many turnovers."

UTC men's basketball team uses close games to learn how to win

Published Dec. 4 2017

There's no substitute for experience.

Returning starters leading UTC women's basketball team in early schedule

Published Dec. 4 2017

Jim Foster has a luxury this season.

Gilberts, Lakelyn Bouldin lead UTC women to 87-82 overtime win [photos]

Published Dec. 3 2017

Sometimes stats don't tell the whole story.

Makale Foreman leads UTC men over Skyhawks, 66-63 [photos]

Published Dec. 3 2017

Rodney Chatman told Makale Foreman late in Saturday's game against UT-Martin that if he missed another open shot Chatman wasn't...

UTC wrestlers rout Davidson, lose to N.C. State

Published Dec. 3 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team split a pair of matches Saturday in North Carolina, with both its...

Linebackers from Alabama, Georgia commit to Mocs for 2018

Published Nov. 30 2017

Two defensive prospects committed to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football program's 2018 signing class late Tuesday evening.

Akron holds off rallying Mocs, 75-70

Published Nov. 29 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team lost 75-70 Tuesday night at Akron.

Signal grad Harrison Moon transferring to UTC from Mississippi State

Published Nov. 29 2017

Harrison Moon is ready for a chance to play football.


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Mocs' Jean-Baptiste aims to show no fear [photos]

Published Nov. 27 2017

David Jean-Baptiste carried a Haitian flag as he walked to the podium in the McKenzie Arena press room Saturday night.

UTC women's basketball team wins Music City Challenge

Published Nov. 27 2017

A torrid start led to a solid finish Sunday afternoon for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team.

Joshua Phillips' strong debut part of Mocs' 95-60 win [photos]

Published Nov. 26 2017

The urge to play basketball was still there for Joshua Phillips.

UTC women beat Georgetown 54-41 in Nashville

Published Nov. 26 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team improved to 2-0 in the Challenge in Music City in Nashville...

Big Ten win again for Mocs: Northwestern falls 61-44

Published Nov. 25 2017

It appears that if the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team were to join the Big Ten, the...

UTC linebacker Joshua Phillips joins basketball team

Published Nov. 25 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team added Joshua Phillips to its 2017-18 roster Friday.

Overtime loss to Jacksonville State shows Mocs are making progress under coach Lamont Paris

Published Nov. 23 2017

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's men's basketball win-loss record took a step back Tuesday night, but the team clearly...

Jacksonville State edges Mocs in overtime, 77-75 [photos, video]

Published Nov. 22 2017

Despite being out-rebounded all game long, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team stayed close with Jacksonville State...