Dewart Named Player Of The Week

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior forward Ashlen Dewart (Spartanburg, S.C.) was named the Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of December 17, the league office announced Tuesday.

Dewart averaged 20.7 points and 7.7 rebounds per game in three Chattanooga wins last week. She averaged 69 percent from the field for the week and was 5-of-7 (71.4%) from the 3-point line. Against Jacksonville State, Dewart scored a then-season-best 25 points and 10 rebounds for her first double-double of the year. In Monday night’s dominating win over Elon, she topped her season high with 29 points on 13-of-16 shooting and was 2-of-2 from the 3-point line while matching her season best with 10 rebounds. In UTC’s win over UNCG, she had six points and three rebounds.

The 2013 Southern Conference Tournament Most Outstanding Player, is fourth in the league in field goal percentage making 52.6 percent of her shots. She is 14th in the league in scoring with 11.3 points per game and moved to 18th in the SoCon standings for rebounding averaging 4.9 per game.

Chattanooga will return to the road Wednesday at Austin Peay. The game is set to tip off at 8 p.m. Eastern time and will be carried LIVE on Hippie Radio 106.9 FM.


Biggest Crowd Ever At Boyd's Speedway On Tuesday Night

In what can only be described as the biggest crowd ever at Boyd's Speedway, the Schaeffer’s Oil: Southern Nationals Series presented by Old Man’s Garage was a huge success Tuesday night with NASCAR drivers Ty & Austin Dillon. With over 90 racecars, four divisions of competition and a packed general admssion grand stand area, racers from 9-states and 1-country (Australia) the ... (click for more)

Blakely Takes Choo-Choo Golf Lead

Former Ooltewah High and Birmingham-Southern College standout Nick Blakely took the lead Tuesday in the Choo-Choo Invitational at Council Fire. Blakely shot 4-under 68 Tuesday and heads into Wednesday's final round with a two-shot lead over Matthew Mahle and Ben Wolcott. Chattanooga's Neil Spitalny leads the senior division after shooting 70 Tuesday. He stands at 3-under 141 ... (click for more)

City Council Presents Potential Ordinance To Address Noise Level Downtown

Members of the Chattanooga City Council presented a potential ordinance to address concerns about the noise level downtown. If passed, the ordinance will put limits on both dB(A) and dB(C) levels of sound. It was noted, "When we compare our dB level, it is clear that Chattanooga is lower than Nashville and Knoxville." However, this comparison only takes dB(A) levels into consideration. ... (click for more)

Man Shot On Ohls Avenue While Working In His Yard

A Chattanooga man was shot Tuesday evening, while working in his yard. At approximately 8:55 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 4217 Ohls Ave. for a shooting. Officers located 34-year-old Daniel Marlowe suffering from a single gunshot wound to his hip.  Mr. Marlowe stated to investigators that while he was working in his yard, three black males approached him and ... (click for more)

Thankful For Senators Alexander And Corker's Support Of The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Fleet - And Response (2)

America’s national security at home and abroad is important to all of us.  So it is very important to recognize and thank our leaders when they show strong support for our military. That’s why I am writing to thank Senators Alexander and Corker for their continued commitment to our great state, our nation, and especially to our military.  Their support ensures that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Scottsboro’s Pat Trammell

I got a warm feeling Tuesday when it was announced Pat Trammell will be among those in the inaugural class of the Jackson County (Ala.) Sports Hall of Fame. When the august group is enshrined at Scottsboro’s Goose Pond Civic Center on Nov. 1, most folks won’t even know who Pat Trammell was but I knew all about him in my very first year as a fledgling sports writer back in 1967 and, ... (click for more)