Lady Flames Claim 65-48 Win At Belhaven

Saturday, January 5, 2013
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The No. 6 Lady Flames finished a tour of Mississippi unscathed with a 74-45 drilling of William Carey University. Less than 24 hours earlier, Lee recorded a 65-48 win at Belhaven University in Jackson, Miss.

The Lady Flames held a 14 point lead at the half and extended it to 29 with a little over 11 minutes left in the second half.
The closest the Crusaders would get the rest of the game was 22 points.

“Although it was our second game in less than 24 hours, everybody had their legs,” said Lee head coach Marty Rowe. “We shot the ball well and our conditioning paid off.”

Lee (13-1, 4-1 SSAC) had four players score in double-figures. Hollie German was 5-for-5 at the free throw line in tying for the game-high with 16 points. The junior added four assists.

Jenna Adams was 5-for-11 from the floor, including 3-for-6 from beyond the arc, in tallying 13 points and nine rebounds.

Karley Miller was perfect from the floor (5-for-5) to record 11 markers. The junior forward just missed a double-double with nine boards.

Brooke Hamby hit both of her three-point attempts and finished with 10 points and three assists. Julia Zimmerman nailed three three-point shots to add nine points in the win.

Ten of the 13 Lady Flames that saw action contributed to the point total. Myriah Iles had five points, while Rachel Lockhart and Kayla Beavers accounted for three points each. Caroline Smith and Christina Johnson rounded out the scoring two markers a piece.

“We wanted to have some balance and we were able to do that today,” said Rowe.

The Lady Flames blistered the nets at 54 percent (26-of-48) from the field, 50 percent (11-for-22) from behind the three-point line and 85 percent (11-of-13) from the charity stripe.

“When we shoot the ball well, we are an awfully good team and it opens up a lot more options for us,” added Rowe.

William Carey (7-6, 3-3 SSAC) hit 14-of-46 (30 percent) shots from the floor and 94 percent (17-for-18) at the free throw line, but missed all seven three-point attempts.

Erica Moore was the leading scorer for the hosts with 16 points. She was 4-for-8 from the field and made 8-of-9 charity tosses.

Haleigh Arcement threw in 10 points to give the Crusaders two players in double-figures.  Crystal Tucker had nine rebounds to go with five points.

The Lady Flames will be in action again on Thursday with a trip to Central, S.C., to face Southern Wesleyan University. The SSAC matchup is scheduled for a 6 p.m. tip.

Lee's Brooks, Noble Earn Top Seven Finishes At Division II Track Chanmpionships

Lee University’s Josiah Brooks and Christian Noble earned top-seven finishes in their events on the second day of the NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships at IMG Academy Track & Field Stadium.   Brooks began the day with a sixth-place finish in the triple jump final. The sophomore recorded a distance of 15.81 meters in his first jump. He was unable to ... (click for more)

Spring Fling Tennis Finals: Baylor’s Drew Hawkins Wins Third Singles Title

MURFREESBORO - Baylor senior Drew Hawkins joined a select group of prep tennis players from the Chattanooga area Friday winning her third straight TSSAA D-II AA singles championship with a 6-2, 6-1, win against teammate and good friend Landie McBrayer here Friday at the Old Fort Park Tennis Complex. Hawkins, who will play college tennis at Belmont next year lost only one ... (click for more)

Motorcyclist Dies After Crossing Center Line On Bonny Oaks Drive

A motorcyclist died after crossing the center line on Bonny Oaks Drive on Friday night. Chattanooga Police responded at 6:43 p.m. to a traffic crash at 7100 Bonny Oaks Dr.   A Jeep Renegade driven by 33-year-old Christina L. Cangelier was traveling east on Bonny Oaks Drive when a Suzuki motorcycle crossed the double yellow line and struck the Jeep head on. The ... (click for more)

Richard Anderson, 29, Struck And Killed While Trying To Cross Highway 153

Richard Anderson II, 29, was killed Friday night, while trying to cross Highway 153.   Chattanooga Police responded at 11:36 p.m. to a traffic crash involving a pedestrian struck.   A Honda Civic driven by Kelsey Hamilton, 20, was traveling southbound on Highway 153 in the middle lane with other traffic in adjacent lanes.   Mr. Anderson, wearing ... (click for more)

Memorial Day Remembrance

Memorial/Decoration Day officially became rooted in the American consciousness by Major General and then head of the fraternal organization of the Grand Army of the Republic Commander in Chief John A. Logan's General Order No. 11., which publicly conveyed that, “the 30th day of May 1868 is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Those Who Said Nothing

I have two wonderful friends who are smart – each has a doctorate. One, a left-leaning liberal, is not bothered in the least by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' sweeping cuts and changes to public education. “Trump will be impeached before any of her plans can take place” is the promise. My other chum so far to the right the guy needs a turn signal. “I’ve been watching this ... (click for more)