Lee Softball Dominates Visiting Asbury

Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Lee softball team opened the home portion of their schedule with a drubbing of visiting Asbury College Saturday afternoon at Butler Field.

The Lady Flames shutout the Eagles in game one, 19-0. Game two was more of the same as Lee pounded out 27 hits en route to a 23-1 victory. With the two-game sweep Lee improves to 6-0 on the year. the Loss drops Asbury to 1-5.

Angie Hughes (3-0) was the winning pitcher in the opening game for Lee. The freshman worked three innings giving up just one hit while striking out four.
Caroline MacAusland worked the final two innings for the Lady Flames and struck out five of the six batters she faced to presere the shutout.

Lee benefitted from five first inning errors by Asbury and jumped out to a commanding 9-0 lead after the first inning was complete. Dezirae Parsons led the way with four hits and four RBI. The senior smashed her first homerun of the year in the second inning. Charlie Wooden went 2-for-3 with a homerun and three RBI.

Lexie Dean, Savannah Bell and Dominique Hannah each recorded two hits in the contest. All totaled the Lady Flames registered 18 hits.

Maris Harreld (1-3) was tagged with the loss for the Eagles. Harreld worked four innings and gave up 19 hits and 13 earned runs. She walked two and registered one strike out.

In Game two the Eagles struck for a single run in the first inning. The lead was short-lived however, as the Lady Flames blew the game open with an 11-run second inning.

Anna Coscorrosa led the offensive attack in game two. The junior had four hits and five RBI. Coscorrosa blasted her first homerun of the season, a two-run shot to rightcenter field in the third inning. Freshman Amanda Lynn went 4-for-4 with a double and drove in three. The Lady Flames had seven extra-base hits in the game. Meg Macias, Wooden, Parsons and Lexie Dean all doubled while Laurel Allen and Lynn each tripled.

Katie Deems (1-0) worked the circle for the Lady Flames. Deems gave one-run, two hits and struck out a batter. Caroline MacAusland worked the final two innings striking out six of the seven batters she faced.

The Lee softball team will be back in action on Wednesday against rival Tennessee Wesleyan College. First pitch of the doubleheader is schedule for 2 p.m. at Butler Field.


Sue Webb is New Tennis Director at Fairyland Club

Former UTC All-American and college and high school tennis coach Sue Webb has been hired as the director of tennis at Fairyland Club on Lookout Mountain. “I am thrilled to be back at Fairland as it feels like going home,” said an excited Webb who was the tennis director at Fairland Club from 1990-2003 before coaching at Chattanooga Christian and then Covenant College. ... (click for more)

Stolz Earns No. 2 Seeding In State Match Play

KNOXVILLE -- UT-Martin senior Brendon Caballero from Brentwood earned the No. 1 seeding for the round of 16 in the Tennessee Match Play Tournament here Friday at the Holston Hills Country Club. Caballero shot 131 (64-67) for the No. 1 seeding. Chattanooga's Zac Stolz at 133 earned the No. 2 seeding. The quarterfinals and semifinals will take place Saturday with the final on ... (click for more)

One Of Oldest Log Homes At University Of The South Suffers Heavy Fire Damage

The oldest log home at the University of the South at Sewanne suffered heavy damage on Friday night. Fire broke out at the historic Rebel’s Rest at approximately 11:30 p.m. Fire units arrived a short time later, but flames were shooting high in the air. Rebel's Roost was built as the family home of Major George Fairbanks a year after the close of the Civil War. The house ... (click for more)

Corker Says Congress Needs Time To Review Plan For VA Reforms

As negotiations between the Senate and the House of Representatives over legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continue,  Senator Bob Corker urged that lawmakers have the opportunity to review a complete Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score on any final conference VA bill before taking a vote. “Our veterans deserve solutions to the systemic problems ... (click for more)

Voters Deserve The Truth About Tennessee Supreme Court Justices

I am an experienced trial lawyer, and, frankly, I am dismayed with the negative advertisements and mailers about three of our Tennessee Supreme Court Justices.  These mailers talk about the Justices being liberal and tie them to Obamacare.  Clearly, this propaganda attempts to focus attention away from the Justices themselves to political subjects sensitive to many Tennesseans. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two Wrongs Not Right

Scottie Mayfield is a delightful friend of mine but he’s the last guy in the world who should be aiming at anybody’s character. He’s always had class but today Scottie is the “star” of a shameful political commercial in which he assails challenger Weston Wamp on behalf of a panicked Chuck Fleischmann. Mayfield, you’ll remember, ran against the two in the last race for the District ... (click for more)