UTC Football Schedules 2014, 2015

Friday, April 11, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

Here are the 2014 and 2015 UTC Football Schedules

2014 Notes ...  Mocs open on the road (at Central Michigan) for the third time in the last four years.

second straight year to open in Aug. ... Mocs have lost the last three openers played in Aug. ... UT-Martin (2013), Oklahoma (2008) and Carson Newman (2007) ... last win in late Aug. was 31-7 at Tenn. Tech Aug. 31, 2006 ... Mocs open with 3 of first 5 at home ... close with 5 of the last 7 on the road ...

Homecoming is Oct 4 vs. VMI ... first game with Central Michigan ... first game with Mercer since 1941

Last Time .. the last time UTC played 3 in-state teams was 2003  with Vanderbilt, Tenn. Tech and East Tenn. State ... played 4 in-state schools in 1997 ... Tennessee Tech, MTSU, Tenn State, and East Tenn. State (beat all 4) 

110 years ago... Chattanooga played its first varsity game, Oct. 29, 1904 at home ... 17-0 win vs. Athens (Tenn.) 

2014 Season

Aug. 28 at Central Michigan

Sept 6  JACKSONVILLE STATE

Sept. 13 at Austin Peay

Sept. 27 SAMFORD (SoCon opener)

Oct. 4 VMI (Homecoming)

Oct. 11 at Tennessee

Oct. 18 at The Citadel

Oct. 25 MERCER

Nov. 1 at Western Carolina

Nov. 8 WOFFORD

Nov. 15 at Tennessee Tech

Nov. 22 at Furman

2015 Season

Sept 5  JAX STATE

Sept 12  AUSTIN PEAY

Sept. 19 open or SoCon game

Sept 26 at Presbyterian

SoCon games to be filled in' Oct 3-10-17-24-31   and Nov  7-14

SoCon Home Games - The Citadel, Western Carolina and Furman

SoCon Away Games - Mercer, East Tenn. State, VMI, Wofford

Nov. 21 - at Fla State

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net


Dalton State Women’s Golf: A 1st-Year Team With Winning Results

Jim McGrew, coach of the Dalton State Women's Golf Team, made a decision last year to delay the beginning of women's golf by one season.  His reasoning was that by doing so he would have more time to recruit and the Lady Roadrunners would be more competitive from the beginning of the program. During the extra time that he was allowed, Coach McGrew proved that ... (click for more)

Dalton State Volleyball Defeats Reinhardt 3-0

Dalton State                 25    25    25  - 3 Reinhardt University   19    18    20  - 0 The Dalton State volleyball team defeated visiting Reinhardt in straight sets Thursday night on Coach O Court at B. J. Bandy ... (click for more)

Downtown Chattanooga Apartment Complex That Brought $3 Million Profit Exempt From Most Taxes Until 2022 Under PILOT

A downtown Chattanooga apartment complex that recently was sold at a $3 million profit is exempt from most property taxes through 2022 under a PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement.   No payment of school taxes was included in the deal for Walnut Commons at Walnut Street and Aquarium Way.   The only taxes due on the property for the next eight ... (click for more)

Cold, Wet Front To Make For Chilly And Damp Trick Or Treating; Snow Showers Possible Saturday

A surge of cold, moist air will make for less-than-ideal trick or treat conditions on Halloween night. Temperatures are expected to dip below freezing this weekend. There is a possibility of snow showers in Chattanooga on Saturday. Here is the latest forecast: Today Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming northwest ... (click for more)

Thanks For Publishing The Stokes Photo Book

I pre-ordered the Stokes Photo Book and picked it up Wednesday . The covers and content are very high quality and contain photos you will not see anywhere else.  This book of photos is worth much more than $35.  I have seen many historic photos of my hometown Chattanooga, but this collection is amazing. My favorites are National Cemetery, Confederate Cemetery near ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saban: ‘Ratings Don’t Matter’

When the first College Football Playoff rankings were released earlier this week, Alabama football coach Nick Saban got it right on the button when he shrugged, “I don't even care, to be honest with you." "To me, none of it matters, What does it matter?” he laughed at the Tide’s No. 6 ranking. “I mean, it only matters where you end up at the end. So what matters to us is how ... (click for more)