Lee Tennis Splits Final Match Of Regular Season

Saturday, April 13, 2013

The Lee University tennis teams played their final matches of the 2013 regular season Saturday afternoon at the DeVos Tennis Center with the Flames coming away 7-2 winners over Milligan College, while the Lady Flames were on the downside of the same score to the visiting Lady Buffs.

Both squads will head to Montgomery, Ala.

, this upcoming weekend for the Southern States Athletic Conference Championships.

The Flames (4-4) won 2-of-3 in doubles play with Milligan (6-11) earning victories at No. 2 doubles and No. 2 singles.

Richard Gamble and Fabio Medina took down Andy Pullen and Colin Bumann, 8-2. Patrick Kim and Andre Ishida were 8-1 winners against Caleb Friddell and Mickey Brown.

Vincent Audy and Kevin Tan were edged, 8-5, by Sebastian Jonsson and Jackson Lenoir.

Gamble overcame a 6-1 loss in the first set of his No. 1 singles match against Pullen to record a three-set win, while Medina and Kim were easy straight-set winners over Jonsson and Lenoir, respectively.

Tan dropped his first set 6-4 and won the second set 6-1 against Friddell. The third set super-tiebreaker went in Tan’s favor, 11-9.

Ishida and Brown played a pro set with Ishida claiming an 8-6 margin.

Audy lost a tightly contest first set with a 7-5 mark in the tie-breaker. Bumann sealed the match with a 6-2 tally in the second set.

Milligan’s women (16-2) won both the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles matches by the same 8-2 score. Lee’s No. 1 duo of Tonya Walters and Tarah Garner outlasted Grace Sarver and Sarah Rainwater, 8-5, to get the Lady Flames (4-6) on the board.

Walters would post her second win of the day at No. 1 singles. The sophomore defeated Sarver 6-1 and 6-3.

Garner defeated Rachel Hodas 6-2 in the opening set, but Hodas held her off with matching 6-3 scores in the second and third sets.

Rice and Yowarksi fell to Rainwater and Kayla Kelly, respectively, by the same 6-1, 6-3 margins.

Christy North was beaten 6-3 and 6-3 by Ahmee Kelly. Katie North and Halie Winfrey played a pro set with Winfrey coming out ahead, 8-3.




Flames 7, Milligan College 2


Richard Gamble (LEE) def. Andy Pullen 1-6, 6-1, 6-4

Colin Bumann (MC) def. Vincent Audy 7-6 (7-5), 6-2

Fabio Medina (LEE) def. Sebastian Jonsson 6-2, 6-0

Patrick Kim (LEE) def. Jackson Lenoir 6-2, 6-3

Kevin Tan (LEE) def. Caleb Friddell 4-6, 6-1, 11-9 TB

Andre Ishida (LEE) def. Mickey Brown 8-6



Gamble/Medina (LEE) def. Pullen/Bumann 8-2

Jonsson/Lenoir (MC) def. Audy/Tan 8-5

Kim/Ishida (LEE) df. Friddell/Brown 8-1



Milligan College 7, Lady Flames 2


Tonya Walters (LEE) def. Grace Sarver 6-1, 6-3

Rachel Hodas (MC) def. Tarah Garner 2-6, 6-3, 6-3

Sarah Rainwater (MC) def. Jodie Rice 6-1, 6-3

Kayla Kelly (MC) def. Maclain Yowarsky 6-1, 6-3

Ahmee Kelly (MC) def. Christy North 6-3, 6-3

Halie Winfrey (MC) def. Katie North 8-3



Walters/Garner (LEE) def. Sarver/Rainwater 8-5

K. Kelly/Hodas (MC) def. Yowarski/K. North 8-2

A. Kelly/Winfrey (MC) def. Rice/Kelsey Lovingood 8-2

Randy Smith: Mocs Hoops Looking For Huge Season

In the midst of what is an exciting college football season, I thought we might talk some college hoops as the Chattanooga Mocs are gearing up for what could be an amazing 2016-2017 season. Coach Matt McCall returns practically every starter from last year's squad that won the SoCon regular season and tournament titles as well as a school record 29 wins. The Mocs scored wins at ... (click for more)

3rd Annual McCallie Basketball School Starts Sunday

3rd Annual McCallie Basketball School starts this Sunday, October 30th, from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30. The instructional school runs for seven Sundays focusing on the basic fundamentals of the game - shooting, passing, dribbling, defense and learning how to REALLY play the game.  Cost is $175 for the 7 sessions and that includes instruction, basketball and a t shirt. ... (click for more)

2 Witnesses To A Murder Refuse To Testify At Jury Trial

Two men who prosecutors say witnessed a murder in Hixson on Jan. 31, 2014, on Wednesday refused to tell their story to a jury. Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman ordered Andrew Biro and Jacob Tyler "T.Y." Keel to answer questions from prosecutor Lance Pope, but they both refused. Biro had said during testimony in General Sessions Court that Christopher Levi Parker threatened ... (click for more)

PETA And Humane Educational Society Offer Reward For Torture-Killing Of Dog After Envelope Mailed From Chattanooga

An envelope postmarked from Chattanooga and containing a photo of a dog strung between two trees arrived at PETA's office in Virginia Tuesday, along with the severed ear of a dog. PETA members are offering a reward of $5,000-and the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga has added another $1,000-for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible ... (click for more)

Accountability Doesn't Have To Be A Bad Word

Am I making a difference? Isn’t that the basic question we all ask ourselves, and seek to demonstrate to others?  Ronald Reagan said:  “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don't have that problem.”   We would argue teachers do not have that problem either.    Educators make a huge difference ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saving A Life & More

About 40 years ago I was at an afternoon football practice when one of those who was also watching from the fence was bitten by a bumble bee or yellow jacket or whatever it was and almost died from anaphylactic shock. Luckily an athletic trainer had an EpiPen, jammed it into the man’s thigh and it is believed to have saved the victim’s life. For years I kept an EpiPen on the top ... (click for more)