Lee Golfers Score 304 In Opening Round Of NAIA Tournament

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
It is a long way to the finish line, but Lee will have a deep hole to dig its way out of after posting a 304 team score in the opening round of the NAIA Men's Golf Championship on Tuesday.

Oklahoma City zoomed to a 14-stroke lead in the 72-hole event being staged on the 6887-yard Creekside Golf Club course. Grand View (Iowa), Johnson & Wales (Fla.
), Bellevue (Neb.), Faulkner (Ala.) and British Columbia remain in striking distance in the 28-team field.

The Flames are in the middle of the pack (16th) and are being led by Matt Emery, who finished with an even-par 72 and is tied for 13th in the individual standings. JB Eksteen is tied for 33rd after a round of 74. Hunter Vest stands at 75, but Peyton Sliger slipped to an 83 and Florian Loutre came in at 85.

"You can't count an 83 and expect to have a good team score," pointed out coach John Maupin. "We counted too many big numbers and I thought we rushed too much at times. Matt and JB played well, and Hunter battled hard to get back in there. We need someone else to step up."

Oklahoma City's Anthony Marchesani is the individual tourney leader with a solid 4-under 68. His teammate, Sondre Ronold and Colin Brennan of Johnson & Wales are one stroke back at 69 and four other golfers came in at 70.

CCS Falls To Knox Catholic In PKs

MURFREESBORO - The defending state champion Knox Catholic was pushed to the limit by Chattanooga Christian here Thursday night, but in the end prevailed on penalty kicks, 9-8, in a semifinal TSSAA Girls State Soccer match at Richard Siegel Soccer Complex.  The Charger defenders kept the high scoring Lady Irish  off the scoreboard for 110 minutes of play prior ... (click for more)

Dalton State Volleyball Defeats Reinhardt 3-0

Dalton State                 25    25    25  - 3 Reinhardt University   19    18    20  - 0 The Dalton State volleyball team defeated visiting Reinhardt in straight sets Thursday night on Coach O Court at B. J. Bandy ... (click for more)

Two North Shore Sold To Pennsylvania Real Estate Firm For Almost $24 Million

The Two North Shore commercial development on Manufacturers Road in North Chattanooga has been sold to a Pennsylvania real estate firm for  $23,983,363. Steve Arnsdorff, who developed the successful center from the ground up and has continued to manage it, said the deal closed last week. He said the sale for the property at 319 Manufacturers Road is to Stoltz Real Estate ... (click for more)

Lookout Valley Middle High School Closed Friday Due To Water Main Break

County school officials said late Thursday night that LookoutValley Middle High School will be closed Friday due to a water main break. Officials said, "This is an official message from the Hamilton County Department of Education to the parents, faculty, and staff of Lookout Valley Middle High School.  Please accept our apologies for the lateness of this message. "Due ... (click for more)

Thanks For Publishing The Stokes Photo Book

I pre-ordered the Stokes Photo Book and picked it up Wednesday . The covers and content are very high quality and contain photos you will not see anywhere else.  This book of photos is worth much more than $35.  I have seen many historic photos of my hometown Chattanooga, but this collection is amazing. My favorites are National Cemetery, Confederate Cemetery near ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saban: ‘Ratings Don’t Matter’

When the first College Football Playoff rankings were released earlier this week, Alabama football coach Nick Saban got it right on the button when he shrugged, “I don't even care, to be honest with you." "To me, none of it matters, What does it matter?” he laughed at the Tide’s No. 6 ranking. “I mean, it only matters where you end up at the end. So what matters to us is how ... (click for more)