Covenant's Kirkpatrick Voted CoSIDA Academic All-District

Friday, November 9, 2012
Sophomore setter Stephanie Kirkpatrick was voted to the Capital One Academic All-District team presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), announced the organization on Thursday.
 
Kirkpatrick will now be entered into the Academic All-America voting which begins next week.
 
A native of Rogersville, Ala., Kirkpatrick has flourished this season to help lead the Lady Scots to a 24-6 record heading into postseason play. Kirkpatrick is averaging 9.
08 assists per set to go along with 33 block assists, 210 digs, and 91 kills. The sophomore has played in every one of Covenant's 104 sets this season.
 
Kirkpatrick has also excelled in the classroom as she boasts a 3.96 GPA coming into this semester with a major in Mathematics.
 
In order to be nominated for this award, players must have have a GPA of 3.3 or higher and be a significant contributor to their team. The ballot is then voted on by various Sports Information personnel within the district.
 
NCAA Division III District 5

Covenant Tennis Wins 7-2 Over Piedmont

Less than a week ago, the Covenant men's tennis team suffered a tough 5-4 loss to Piedmont at home. On Tuesday afternoon in Demorest, the Scots avenged that loss in a big way as Covenant took three close victories in doubles play and then stormed to a 7-2 victory over Piedmont at the Burgen Tennis Courts. The win gives Covenant sole possession of first place in the USA South ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: Red Bank Softball Team Wins Over Hixson

Finley Stadium Board Members Step In After Paul Smith, Staff Depart

Members of the board of directors of the Finley Stadium Corporation have been filling in and dividing tasks related to running the facility since Paul Smith, past executive director, and his staff resigned at the end of February. Mr. Smith has been credited for the financial turn-around of Finley Stadium, which at one time had to be subsidized by the city of Chattanooga and Hamilton ... (click for more)

Firefighters Extinguish Fire At Senior Living Apartment Complex On Highway 58; 1 Resident Falls During Evacuation

A fire broke out at a senior living facility on Highway 58 Tuesday afternoon. At  2:50 p.m. , several agencies responded to the Silver Tree apartments (formerly known as Napfe Towers) at 5465 Highway 58. Th Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene and reported heavy smoke coming from the sixth floor of the nine-story building. The Highway ... (click for more)

Slaxxon Regret - And Response

Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Oh Yes, I Loved West

One of my most beloved friends died early Saturday morning at the age of 67. Then again, West Oehmig’s only brother – King – died a couple of years ago at 63 so it wasn’t by happenstance I remembered Abraham Lincoln’s famous line: “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” Here are two brothers who lived larger than any other pair I can ... (click for more)