Lady Flames 3rd In Savannah Event

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Lee women's golf team was consistent in its opening two rounds of the 2013 spring golf season. Coach John Maupin's club scored 311 both days on the Savannah Harbor course and finished third in the 36-hole event with a 622 total.

Host SCAD-Savannah took top honors in the SCAD Spring Invitational with a final total of 615. Lander (S.
C.), a NCAA Division II school, took second with a 618. Coastal Georgia (636) was fourth and Northwood University (Fla.) with a 645 rounded out the top five in the 14-team event.

Teresa Hemani (Lander) captured the medalist crown with a 71-74 - 145. Lee's Courtney Shelton was second at 73-74 - 147 and earned a spot on the all-tournament team. Sloane Skinner tied for seventh with a 78-78 - 156 and next came sophomore Madison Alexander. After an 82 on Monday, she battled back with a 77 and her 159 allowed the second-year player a 15th-place finish.

Freshman Bernadette Little had a 78 in the opening round but slipped to an 82 on Tuesday and finished in a tie for 16th at 160. Chelsa Rakestraw rounded out the Lee scoring with an 87-87 - 174.

"We started today (Tuesday) with a great chance to win the golf tournament and things were close all day," said Maupin. "We just left a few shots out there, but that's the way it goes sometimes.

"I thought it was a very good start to the spring, especially considering its February," he added. "We also came away with some great things to work on moving forward. SCAD is currently ranked No. 2 in the country and finished runner up at the (NAIA) National Tournament last year, and they have a great team. This will be great experience for us down the road."

Red Bank Eliminated From State Volleyball

SMYRNA, Tenn. – The TSSAA State Volleyball tournament didn’t start off like the Red Bank Lionettes would have liked. It didn’t end like they wanted either as they got eliminated by the Lady Indians of Harpeth. Red Bank ended its season at 28-27 following the three-set 25-6, 25-16 and 25-15 loss in its second match of the day. Facing the Lady Irish from Knoxville Catholic ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Volleyball Hosts UNCG, Mercer

The Chattanooga Mocs volleyball team returns to Maclellan Gym   Friday   and   Saturday   after a four-match road trip kept the team away from the Scenic City for two weekends.  UTC welcomes UNCG and Mercer to campus for a couple of   6 p.m.   matchups, beginning with Greensboro   Friday . Currently commanding third in ... (click for more)

Man Shot At Apartments On Tunnel Boulevard Wednesday Afternoon, Then 2 Juveniles Shot At Rec Center On Oakwood Drive With Suspects In Custody

Chattanooga police officers responded to the apartment buildings at 404 Tunnel Blvd. Wednesday at 1:21 p.m., where residents say they heard multiple shots fired.  Witnesses said they saw multiple suspects fleeing the scene on foot behind the complex.  The male victim was taken to a local hospital for life threatening gunshot wounds.  Later Wednesday, ... (click for more)

Several Arrested Outside Erlanger Hospital When Crowd Gathers After Woodlawn Shooting

Several people were arrested Monday night outside Erlanger Hospital after a crowd gathered and clashed with police. The crowd included family and friends of 20-year-old Apprentice Berry, who was shot multiple times and killed earlier Monday night at the Woodlawn Apartments on Wilson Street. Erlanger officials said the group gathered at the emergency room, but were later moved ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Has Lost Its Most Popular Citizen - Luther Masingill - And Response

Chattanooga has lost its most popular citizen – Luther Masingill. Although we are saddened we cherish the memories.  All of us have a Luther story.  Mine is the first time I met Luther.  This was before TV and all of Chattanooga listened to Luther on the radio.  I was 12-years-old.  Some of my buddies and I had gone to the State Theater in downtown ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Policeman’s Prayer

Every year, when the Law Enforcement Foundation of Greater Chattanooga holds its annual luncheon, it is one of the most heartening displays of what America really believes, down deep inside. The most prominent and influential leaders in the community – well over 1,000 -- gather to pay tribute and pledge their support to our heroes in blue who are unfaltering in their devotion, service ... (click for more)