April 8, 2010
Tennessee Tech University Athletics restructures sports programs
Tennessee Tech has announced a strategic restructuring of its intercollegiate sports programs. The move is an effort to maximize financial resources and ensure sustained athletics competitiveness in the OVC. Two athletic teams rifle and womens tennis will be suspended effective July 1.
February 7, 2010
Golden Eagles finish sixth in OVC rifle championships
After the two-day Ohio Valley Conference Rifle Championship event, the Tennessee Tech rifle team finished in sixth place. The Golden Eagles had a team score of 2204 in the smallbore on Saturday, and followed that up with a 2242 in the air rifle on Sunday for combined score of 4446.
February 5, 2010
Golden Eagle rifle team bids for OVC Championships this weekend
Tennessee Tech looks to break the streak of five consecutive Ohio Valley Conference rifle championships by the Jacksonville State Gamecocks this weekend at the 2010 OVC Rifle Championships competition.
January 26, 2010
Rifle team prepares to host Ole Miss, West Virginia
Tech shooters posted five season-best marks last weekend while hosting the James Newkirk Invitational, and now the Golden Eagles prepare to host a couple of strong teams this weekend with visits from Ole Miss and defending NCAA champion West Virginia.
January 21, 2010
Rifle team hosts James Newkirk Invitational to resume season
After a two-month break from action, the Tennessee Tech rifle team returns to the range this weekend by hosting the James Newkirk Invitational. Four teams will be in town for the two-day event, named for Tech's Hall of Fame former coach.
November 13, 2009
Tech's Litherland named OVC Air Rifle Athlete of the Month
After breaking his career-high twice already this year in the air rifle competition, Austin Litherland of the Tennessee Tech rifle team was named the Ohio Valley Conference Air Rifle Athlete of the Month.
November 2, 2009
Gagne, Litherland lead Golden Eagles against Columbus State
Austin Litherland shot a team-high 576 in the air rifle competition but the Tennessee Tech rifle team fell to Columbus State by a combined score of 4544-4485.
October 26, 2009
Litherland sets another career high, Golden Eagles with best shooting performance of the year
The Tennessee Tech rifle team had its best competition of the season when it shot against Morehead State on Sunday, posting a team score of 4,511 against the Eagles, who scored 4,515.
October 19, 2009
Litherland, Corner set career highs against Jacksonville State
Austin Litherland topped his career high for the second time in two weeks, and Chase Cortner also shot a career high, but the Tennessee Tech rifle team fell to Jacksonville State by a total score of 4542-4452.
October 16, 2009
Tennessee Tech rifle shoots against Columbus State
Austin Litherland shot 569 in the Small Bore competition and Chase Cortner shot the same score in the Air Rifle competition, but the Tennessee Tech rifle team fell by a total score of 4,559-4,489 against Columbus State at the US Army Marksmanship Unit in Fort Benning, Ga.
October 12, 2009
Litherland sets career-high in air rifle competition but Tech falls to UT Martin
Austin Litherland set a new career-high in the air rifle competition, shooting a 581 out of 600 on Sunday as the Tennessee Tech rifle team hosted UT Martin on Sunday.
October 6, 2009
Rifle finishes ninth at Ole Miss Invitational
The Tennessee Tech rifle team finished in ninth place after the second day of the Ole Miss Invitation.
September 24, 2009
Rifle begins season at the Ole Miss Invitational
The storied Tennessee Tech rifle team will begin its 47th season of competition on Sunday when the Golden Eagle travel to Mississippi for the Ole Miss Invitational.
July 27, 2009
Former TTU scholar-athlete Erica Burnham receives Fulbright Scholarship to Germany
Former rifle standout Erica Burnham awarded a Fullbright scholarship to Germany to teach English as a foreign language.