Andrew Eubanks gets a bit choked up when he talks about the work being done by the Solar Decathlon team at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. As an entrant in the inaugural Orange County Sustainability Decathlon, the 20-member team’s first challenge is to design and build—in the Engel Stadium outfield—an 1,800-square-foot, energy-efficient house. The second is to break it apart and send it to California for the October competition.
Plaques documenting the history of Engel Stadium and baseball in Chattanooga were unveiled on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at UTC’s Intramural Sports Complex next to the historic stadium.
Summer has arrived and with it comes outdoor fun in the sun. One of the most popular ways to enjoy the season is watching America’s favorite pastime, baseball. Chattanooga is home to one of the oldest baseball parks in the country, Engel Stadium, which opened to the public in 1930 and was the home of…
Built in 1930, Engel Stadium will play host to something even older than itself – vintage base ball. With vastly different rules, equipment, and terminology (even a different name, as opposed to the modern “baseball”) vintage base ball is equal parts historic reenactment and sporting event.
When the City of Chattanooga received the Outstanding Overflow Abatement Award by the Kentucky-Tennessee Water Environment Association, the University was also recognized. Before the Chattanooga City Council, Vice Chancellor Richard Brown received a plaque for the University’s role in the Warner Park/Engel Stadium Combined Sewer Overflow Control Project.