Mocs Host Miller Plaza Pep Rally at Noon

Thursday, September 20, 2012

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team heads to Miller Plaza on Friday, Sept. 21, at 12:00 p.m. (E.D.T.) for a Pep Rally hosted by the River City Company.

The UTC Marching Band, Cheerleaders, Sugar Mocs and Scrappy will all join head coachRuss Huesman and selected members of the team to get fans ready for Saturday's Homecoming showdown against No. 17 Appalachian State.

Miller Plaza is located on the corner of Market Street and MLK Blvd. in Downtown Chattanooga.

The Mocs host the 17th-ranked Mountaineers on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. in Finley Stadium. UTC is 3-0 in Homecoming games under Coach Huesman, but is trying to snap a seven-game losing streak to ASU.

A huge crowd is expected and fans are encouraged to buy tickets early. The Mocs are again offering $8 print-at-home tickets on GoMocs.com to help avoid the long lines on game day. Just use the promo code #gomocs12 when purchasing single game tickets.

The box office at the St. Elmo gate at Finley Stadium will also be open on Friday from Noon to 5:00 p.m. for fans wanting easy access to purchase tickets.


Class A-AA & AAA State Dual Meet Wrestling Results

CLASS A-AA   QUARTERFINALS ALCOA 46, NOTRE DAME 23 (Match started at 182 Pounds) 106 – Grant Speer (ND) pinned Samir Koko, 1:03; 113 – Michael Colon (A) pinned Tucker Gill, 3:47; 120 – Luke Mullin (ND) won by technical fall over Anthony Richardson; 126 – Nathaniel Murphy (A) pinned Ned Warwick, 3:56; 132 – Ryan Verhulst (A) pinned David ... (click for more)

A Conversation With Former Braves Pitcher Charlie Leibrandt

A tall left-hander pitcher, Charlie Leibrandt played for four teams in his Major League career: Cincinnati (1979-1982), Kansas City (1984-1989, Atlanta (1990-1992) and Texas (1993). He finished his career with a record 140-119 and an earned run average of 3.71; he had 1,121 strikeouts.   In 1993, despite six straight road wins (which no subsequent Texas Rangers pitcher ... (click for more)

Chance Loftis Set To Be Freed From Jail After Jury Finds Him Guilty Of Only Misdemeanor Charge

Chance Loftis is set to be freed from jail on Monday after a Criminal Court jury on Friday afternoon found him guilty of only a minor charge. Instead of murder in the death of 46-year-old Donald Rogers, the jury in the courtroom of Judge Don Poole found him guilty of the lesser charge of reckless endangerment. He was found not guilty of aggravated animal cruelty in the beating ... (click for more)

Dr. David Seaberg Steps Down From Position As Dean For UT College Of Medicine In Chattanooga

David M. Stern, MD, executive dean of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at UT Health Science Center (UTHSC), and Kevin Spiegel, president and CEO for Erlanger Health System, announced that  David Seaberg, MD, will be stepping down from the joint positions of dean of the UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga, and senior vice president of the Erlanger Health System. ... (click for more)

It's Time To Insure Tennessee - And Response

Tennessee has a problem.  What is the value of saving the lives of 1,000 Tennesseans each year? That is exactly what can be expected if 176,000 Tennesseans gain health insurance through Insure Tennessee. A New England Journal of Medicine study showed that expansion of Medicaid was associated with a 6% reduction in yearly mortality for people in the 34-65 age group. Statistically, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Magic Bank Account

As the month of January is almost out the door, I am opening my email today to share a marvelous story that legend has it was printed on piece of paper found in Bear Bryant’s wallet when he died in 1983. While I don’t know that the famed Alabama football coach had this lesson in his wallet, chances are he might have if he’d read it. * * * THE BANK ACCOUNT & RULES Imagine ... (click for more)