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David Uchiyama

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf team has won five Southern Conference championships since the last time the Mocs had to win the tournament to advance to an NCAA regional.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball coach Will Wade received another player in his 2014 recruiting class on Wednesday when Chuck Ester of East Mississippi Community College began signing scholarship papers to play at UTC starting this fall.

Champagne wasn't available.

The azaleas are blooming, the pollen is floating in the air and the golf bug has sunk its stinger.

The cold and wind Tuesday drove John Healy off the golf course and into the warmth of Golfsmith.

Lee Stroupe scored a hole-in-one on Feb. 28 at Eagle Bluff. He aced No. 12 from 180 yards with a 4-hybrid and had John Rose as a witness.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golf team won its fifth consecutive Southern Conference championship this afternoon.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Adam Scott had a special species of lobster flown in from Australia to serve at the Masters champions dinner last Tuesday.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — It's tradition for the caddie for the winning player to take the flag the 18th hole of the Masters.

A record six golfers over the age of 50 made the cut.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bubba Watson and Adam Scott backed up. Jordan Spieth grew up. Matt Kuchar, Rickie Fowler and Miguel Angel Jimenez moved up.

Every team is a little different for University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golf coach Colette Murray.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Miguel Angel Jimenez loves good cigars, good wine and good golf.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Winning the 2012 Masters gave Bubba Watson a hangover — not like downing a pint of rot-gut whiskey but a time-draining exhausting feeling for the entire 2013 season.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Phil Mickelson's Masters tournament is over — already.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bill Haas and his brother ended their player-caddie relationship less than a month ago.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Russell Henley and Harris English heard the cheers echo off the Georgia pine trees all afternoon: "Go, Dawgs!"

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bill Haas leads the first round of the Masters after he shot a 4-under 68 in a round that included six birdies and two bogeys.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Four players are tied for the lead at the Masters as national television coverage begins on ESPN.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — It's already been a season of success for youngsters on the PGA Tour.

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Former Baylor School golfer Harris English has played Augusta National a few times.

For more than a third of the field, the road to Augusta National and the 2014 Masters went through Chattanooga. At least at some point.

Rickie Fowler's popsicle orange will not be the only shade of orange contrasting with the pinks, purples, yellows, reds and overwhelming greens at the Masters.

Rheagan Hall's day at Augusta National Golf Club began with a drive down Magnolia Lane and with Lou Holtz — wearing his green jacket — opened her van door in front of the clubhouse.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf season hasn't measured up to the high standards coach Mark Guhne has set with previous teams.

There were broken bats Friday night at AT&T Field.

Colette Murray arrived at practice one day this semester all bundled up to keep warm.

Cleveland Country Club general manager Lamar Mills presented Rheagan Hall with a golf bag sporting the club's logo on the side.

There will be no more calls of "Gee for Three!" from veteran University of Tennessee at Chattanooga radio announcer Jim Reynolds.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga basketball coach Will Wade said today that sophomore guard Gee McGhee, freshman center T.J. Williams and freshman guard Anthanee Doyle will be transferring out of the program.

UTC men's basketball coach Will Wade has been named to the 15-man list for the Hugh Durham Award which is given to the nation's top mid-major coach.

The math will add up — eventually.

Will Wade attended Clemson with the career goal of becoming a high school history teacher and a high school basketball coach.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — This time the season is over for good.

It's not exactly the postseason tournament that the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team dreamed of or hoped for -- Wofford has that spot after winning the Southern Conference tournament -- but the Mocs' season continues tonight anyway.

Ronrico White had a one-word answer when University of Tennessee at Chattanooga coach Will Wade called and asked one of his captains if he thought the Mocs would enjoy playing in the postseason.

Johnny Taylor wears a coat and tie to University of Tennessee at Chattanooga basketball games because he's a student assistant coach finishing his degree.

It's a pleasant spring-break surprise.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball season will continue despite losing in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Championship on Saturday.

Last Saturday may not have been the end of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball season.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team won its 15th Southern Conference championship in school history with an 71-45 win over Davidson in the U.S. Cellular Center.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — David Blackburn spent part of Sunday afternoon watching the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball dismantle Elon 77-44.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A season of surprising success came to a stunning end Saturday in the Southern Conference men's basketball tournament.

Inches separate where an assistant coach sits and the head coach sits — when he does sit — during a basketball game.

The Davidson Wildcats have won the last two Southern Conference men's basketball tournaments and seven of the last 16.

The best way to describe the moment is "fun."

Will Wade has been much more focused on the process than the results throughout his first season as basketball coach at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga basketball coach Will Wade was named Southern Conference coach of the year this afternoon by a vote of the media in the league.

Zaccheus Mason said after the Mocs' 63-44 win over Appalachian State on Saturday night that he planned to spend some time resting.

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