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Houston Cougars vs. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
TDECU Stadium (formerly Robertson Stadium)
Sep 5 2015
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Flying high up in the sky, Golden Eagles are formidable birds of prey, reputed to carry of mountain goats in a single snatch and grab. Some, such as the Eurasian variety have even been known to go head-to-head with wolves, killing them in many instances. With such a ferocious legacy, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are upping the ante and gearing to have a showdown with some Tigers. So get your Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles tickets now to watch some fur fly as they rip clean through an ambush of Tigers all across the baseball field at the latter's home turf in Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
For almost a century, the Tennessee Technological Universityhas been breeding its flock of Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles to swoop down on their prey in various sporting events, namely baseball, basketball, football, cross country, golf, tennis and rifle shooting. Tennessee tech started out as a small school tucked away high up in the craggy Upper Cumberland region, with real-life Golden Eagles as their neighbors. Having a pick from either "Golden Eagles" or "Mountaineers" as their seminal nickname, the Athletic department at Tennessee Tech settled for the former in 1925 with an overwhelming voting preference. The institute got its first mascot as a cast-tin eagle statue from a burnt down resort in Monteagle. However, the pictorial depiction took on a more tamed down appearance by incorporating purplish tints, whereby being dubbed as the "purple chicken" by the institute's students.
Competing in the NCCA's Ohio Valley Conference (OVC), the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles have been swooping off with championships since the 1950s and have clamped down on around 10 championships, their latest one coming courtesy the football team in the 2011 season. The football team has soared as regular season champions some 11 times, with the first instance occurring in 1952 as well as four consecutive times from 1958 through 1961. The team has also become the tournament champions twice and made it to the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Football Subdivision's playoffs for the first time in 2011, being ranked in the top 25 in all the three final polls. Senior eaglet Tim Benford has been leading the charge, what with being named the Player of the Year for the state of Tennessee by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association as well as the Offensive Player of the Year for the Ohio Valley Conference. His career end stats entailing 217 receptions and 3,104 posited him at the second rank in all of OVC history.
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles basketball team doesn't curl up in its nest either, having been the Ohio Valley Conference's regular season champions some six times, including their back-to-back domination in 2001 and 2002 as well as their tournament win that they clinched in 1967.
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles baseball team has also been thwacking away projectiles and dive bombing its rivals in related dog fights. So book your Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles tickets now to see them make mince meat of some Tigers whose roar seems worse than their bite.