Madison, Gordon At Fury Clinic On Saturday

Monday, January 21, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Fury Academy will offer an “All Skills” Baseball Clinic on Saturday, Jan, 26m at the 12,000 Square Foot Fury Indoor Facility in Chattanooga. This clinic will cover skills including hitting, throwing, and defense. Each participant will receive professional instruction from some of the top coaches in baseball.

Appearing at the clinic will be:

Keith Madison is considered one of the most well-respected men in baseball.

Madison was the head coach at the University of Kentucky for 25 years before retiring in 2003. While at Kentucky he recorded over 700 wins. He currently serves as the Director of Baseball Outreach for SCORE International, and has served on several mission trips to the Dominican Republic. Learn the game of baseball the way it is supposed to be played from Coach Madison, and hear his inspiring message of hope.

Don Gordon played professional baseball as a pitcher for 10 years as part of the Tigers, Blue Jays, Brewers, and Indians Organizations. Don has served on dozens of overseas mission trips. He currently serves as the Director of International Baseball for SCORE, and has led or participated in clinics and mission trips to over 20 different countries. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, and he and his wife Deb have 3 children. You will be inspired by Don as he shares stories from the big leagues, and his life as a missionary.

The event will be from 9 am. until 3 p.m. Cost is $75 each with limited spots available.

E-mail moyer12@aol.com for reservations.


Chattanooga Area Swim League Standings & Results

BLUE DIVISION Signal Mountain          4              1 Dalton                        3              2 Ooltewah                   ... (click for more)

University Of Mobile Golfer Heather Nail To Finish College Career At Dalton State

Anyone who has followed Southern States Athletics Conference women’s golf during the past three season knows the name Heather Nail. The native of Hartselle, Al. grew up on a golf course owned by her father. She started swinging a club as soon as she could walk. Dalton State women’s golf coach Jim McGrew says Nail has agreed to finish her college career at Dalton State. ... (click for more)

Spiegel Says Walker County Could Make Payments On $8,705,000 Hutcheson Debt; James Says Letter is Heavy-Handed

Erlanger Health System CEO Kevin Spiegel has written Walker County Commissioner Bebe Heiskell to say that Erlanger would consider taking payments on the $8,705,000 Hutcheson debt. Stuart James, special counsel for Walker County, called the overture "heavy-handed." Walker County earlier offered a $1.3 million "global settlement" that was rejected by Erlanger. Catoosa County ... (click for more)

Customer At East Ridge Gas Station Shoots And Kills Robber; He Had Been Trying To Take Female Clerk With Him

East Ridge Police said a customer at an East Ridge gas station early Thursday morning shot a robber, who was then found by police lying outside the station and was arrested.  The robber has died.  His name is being withheld pending the notification of next of kin. At 1:47 a.m., East Ridge Police responded to 4011 Ringgold Road, the Marathon Service Station, on ... (click for more)

A Disturbing Trend At Exit 11 - And Response (5)

So, am I the first to notice a trend?   How many wrecks does exit 11 need before anyone asks "whats up with that?"  I have lost count of the wrecks that continue to happen, even after last year's awful loss of life (which I believe 51 percent of the blame should fall on the THP officer on duty).  The problem with this section of interstate are sight lines ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden This July

I can never remember a day in July when my garden, my lawn, my dogwood tree, and my ferns are all wilting for lack of rain. Right now we are more than eight inches under our average rainfall for the first six months and, on this wonderful weekend, those who love firecrackers are urged to keep a pail of water in case a spark could cause a fire. On the other hand, every July 4 th ... (click for more)