UTC's Henderson Named Runner Of The Month

Thursday, October 10, 2013

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga sophomore distance runner Teghan Henderson (Pickering, Ontario) raced out to back-to-back wins in September and was selected the Southern Conference Runner of the Month.

Henderson led the Lady Mocs to a top place finish at the team’s season-opening PowerAde Invitational claiming the title in the women’s 2-mile race. She finished the course in a time of 10:58.10, more than 25 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor.

She made it a repeat performance two weeks later at the Georgia State Invitational, pacing the field with a time of 14:07.61 over the 4-kilometer course and helping Chattanooga to a second place finish for just the second title of her young collegiate career.

She was named the league’s Runner of the Week on Sept. 11 and 25 for her performances.

The men’s and women’s cross country teams will host the Front Runner Invitational on Saturday, October 19 at the Moccasin Bend Race Course. The women’s race begins at 3 p.m. followed by the men’s 5K.


PHOTOS: Chattanooga FC Defeats Maryland 2-0 In Steinbrecher Cup Semis

PHOTOS: Byron Buxton Shows His Strong Arm In Friday's Game

Top Prospect Byron Buxton demonstrated his strong arm again Friday night at AT&T Field.  In the top of the second inning Biloxi's Nathan Orf  hit a line-drive single to center with the bases-loaded  plating Michael Reed and Brandon Macias who had each walked. Parker Berberet, who was on first base at the time, expected Lookouts' center-fielder Buxton to throw ... (click for more)

Driver Of Fleeing Truck Almost Hits Patrol Vehicle Of Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson; Gooch Arrested After Wreck

Deputies with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office took an area man into custody on Friday afternoon after the stolen truck he was driving forced Sheriff Eric Watson to take evasive action to avoid striking the vehicle.   Sheriff Watson was patrolling in the area of Bates Pike when an alert was issued for a light blue F-150 pickup truck for a possible vandalism in progress. ... (click for more)

Man Drove On Pineville Railroad Tracks Trying To Flee Police

Chattanooga Police Officer Giuseppe Troncone didn’t try to follow a 49-year-old man who tried to escape by driving his Cadillac on railroad tracks in the Pineville area, according to an affidavit filed in Hamilton County Criminal Sessions Court. Instead, he soon caught up with Alvin Donell Davis just by driving along East Elmwood Drive toward the “cloud of smoke coming from the ... (click for more)

Best City, Really? - And Response

I believe the success Chattanooga has had in the best outdoor city contest has got to be the "Ridge Cut" trail. To be able to sit in your vehicle while inching along right beside the old steel plant and, of course, the train yard where tankers sit loaded with hazardous gases. Then passing through one of the city's most active areas for gunfire, it's a win win.   It's ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: City Limits Worry Dogs, Cats

If you are a dog or a cat in the Chattanooga area, it is very important to know exactly where the city limits are. You need to know that if a stray animal is rescued in the city, it is taken to one of the finest animal shelters in all of America. But if the errant pooch or tabby is found in Hamilton County – outside the city limits -- it is taken to arguably the worst animal facility ... (click for more)