Boys Region Basketball Semifinal Scores

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Region 3AAA

Ooltewah 69 Walker Valley 57

Bradley 63 Cleveland 55

Region 3AA

McMinn Central  55 Brainerd 47

Howard 52 Central 41

Region 3A

Boyd-Buchanan  56 CSAS 54

Grace 53 Silverdale 44


Sayvon Wilson Signs With Dalton State Basketball

The Dalton State Roadrunners have signed another junior college star to join the team in the fall. Veteran Dalton State Coach Tony Ingle announced Monday that his staff has inked the National Junior College Athletic Association’s leading rebounder. Sayvon Wilson, a 6-4 small forward from East Georgia State College in Swainsboro. He averaged 13.7 rebounds per game for the Bobcats ... (click for more)

Dalton State To Hold Cheerleading Tryouts May 11-12

“The Spirit of Dalton cheer team is going to take this town by storm this year,” said Coach Robyn Pursley as she announced this week that open tryouts for the 2016-2017 team will be held May 11-13 at Bandy Gymnasium on the Dalton State campus. “Our purpose is to encourage crowd participation, and to provide entertainment and support at athletic events,” added the coach. “The squad ... (click for more)

Grocery, Retail, Parking Lots, Multi-Family Proposed To Build Out Lifestyle Way Near Hamilton Place

A grocery store, restaurants, much additional retail, large parking areas, and apartments are planned for 62 acres of the Lifestyle Way development near Hamilton Place Mall. The project by developers Ken and Byron Defoor has long been in the works, and previously has featured an Embassy Suites Hotel and a Mellow Mushroom and office near Shallowford Road long with some retail ... (click for more)

Expansion By Developers Of McCallie Commons Would Raze 3 Old Houses On Oak Street

Developers of the McCallie Commons student housing at McCallie and Central are wanting to expand the project, but it would involve tearing down three old homes on Oak Street. The proposal from developer David Hudson would be an expansion of the four-story apartment building and separate parking garage with 300 parking spaces proposed that was approved earlier. The original ... (click for more)

Marvelous News From Central High School

To Roy Exum:     With all the recent news of major dysfunctions within our educational system, I thought I might alert you to something better. About a year ago you ventured up Highway 58 to Central High School to represent your late grandfather, Roy McDonald, as he was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus during the annual Senior Day festivities. I sort of expected ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Teachers Day Tomorrow

Years ago at a ritzy dinner party in Westchester County, New York, an editor from Reader’s Digest was seated next to the prettiest woman in the room and noticed her overall glow and countenance was such that he had never noticed a tell-tale scar under her nose. After the dishes were cleared away, admit the mindless chatter, he asked if she would mind telling him about it. The ... (click for more)