Baylor Lacrosse Players Sign With Asbury

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Asbury University women’s lacrosse officially has its first Tennessee recruits on board.

Rachel Manieri and Erin Garmany, seniors at the Baylor School in Chattanooga, signed letters of intent Tuesday to join Asbury’s inaugural women’s lacrosse team, scheduled to begin play in 2014-15.

“They are very talented, similar players,” said Rich Manieri, Asbury head coach, who also coached both girls while an assistant at Baylor.  “They are tremendous athletes with great speed and they can play anywhere on the field.  Because of their speed, they can be very difficult to play against.  Plus, they are great kids.”

Rachel Manieri, the daughter of Asbury’s head coach, and Garmany have been part of a very successful Baylor program that went to the Tennessee state playoffs two consecutive years and made it to the final eight in 2012.  Garmany also plans to run cross country at Asbury.  The two girls also happen to be best friends.

“I’m very excited to be going to Asbury,” said Garmany.  “I looked at other schools but this was an opportunity that was too good to pass up.”

“I loved Asbury the first time I saw the campus,” said Rachel Manieri.  “I knew right away this is where I wanted to be.”

Asbury women’s lacrosse continues to recruit for the 2014-15 season.  The program has cast a wide net, already signing or securing commitments from recruits in Kentucky, Florida, Ohio, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee.


UTC Wrestlers Win 29-10 Over Southern Illinois-Edward

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team snapped a four-match slide with a 29-10 win at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville tonight.  The Mocs (4-7, 2-0 SoCon) ran out to a 13-0 lead and took eight of the 10 individual matches in the win.    Sophomore Alonzo Allen continues to impress with another big win at 125.  He scored an 18-9 decision over ... (click for more)

UTC Men Beat Samford 82-78

Tre’ McLean’s 23 points and nine rebounds led the Chattanooga Mocs to an 82-78 triumph over Samford in Southern Conference action Saturday evening. The Mocs jumped out to a large first half lead before holding on in the end.   The advantage was as much as 18 in the opening 20 minutes for the home squad. It was 10, 72-62, with  4:37  to go after a four-point ... (click for more)

School Board Votes To Issue RFPs For Private School Bus Service; Allows Independent Drivers To Add 20 Routes

The Hamilton County School Board voted unanimously to issue a Request-for-Proposals (RFP) to private bus companies at a special-called session early  Saturday  afternoon.   The vote came at the end of a two-day strategy session where the school board has confronted a list of challenges but the busing question, spurred by the tragic bus wreck in November ... (click for more)

3 People Shot Early Saturday Morning On East 3rd Street

Three people were shot on East 3rd Street early Saturday morning. They were identified as Countess Clemons, 24, Kezia Jackson, 23, and Dutchess Lykes, 26.   The Chattanooga Police Department responded at 2:40 a.m. to a person(s) shot call at a local hospital. All three victims were transported to the hospital via a personally-owned vehicle.   All three ... (click for more)

A Light Rain Began To Fall - And Response (2)

Around noon Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the most powerful nation on Earth after a long and sometimes bitter campaign where 17 GOP candidates of his own party and two of the opposing party competed for the honor.   Thousands rejoiced in the Washington D.C. streets while policemen who had come along with national guardsmen pushed ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Jumoke’s Thuggery Ends

Jumoke Johnson, the most notorious criminal in Chattanooga’s recent history, was killed by a rain of bullets in the 2100 block of East 12 th Street at little after 8 o’clock Friday night and for the many of us who have kept up with the 23-year-old, you wonder how he ever lasted this long. He was aptly proclaimed as the “most dangerous man” to ever have been sentenced in Chattanooga’s ... (click for more)