Lee's Hannah Named SSAC Player Of The Year

Thursday, May 02, 2013
Lee sophomore outfielder Dominique Hannah was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Player of the Year during the annual conference softball banquet on Wednesday evening.

Hannah was joined on the All-SSAC team by outfielder Laurel Allen and first baseman Ana Coscorrosa.
Jennifer Ringle was paired with freshmen Angie Hughes and Amanda Lynn on the SSAC All-Division team. Hughes and Lynn won double awards when they landed spots on the All-Freshman squad. Caroline MacAusland was also an All-Freshman selection.

Lee placed six players on the SSAC All-Academic team. Savanna, Bell, Jenevieve Cena, Kelli Crawford, Hannah Hight and Charlie Wooden joined Allen on the select squad. Crawford is the Lee Champion of Character representative.

The Lady Flames will begin play in the SSAC double-elimination on Thursday at 6 p.m. The NAIA's third-ranked team will battle the winner of the earlier William-Carey (Miss.) and Emmanuel College game. A win would advance Lee to a Friday 12 p.m. game against the winner of Belhaven (Miss.) and Brewton-Parker College.

Shorter Wins 4-2 Over Lee

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Boyd Bucs Blank Silverdale, 46-0

Junior E.J. Matthews rushed for 161 and one touchdown and Jeremy Borders scored on a punt return as visiting Boyd Buchanan defeated Silverdale, 46-0,  t o claim the District 5-A football championship Friday night. Senior Austin Jackson also scored three rushing touchdowns as the Bucs gained 328 yards on the ground (8.4 avg per carry). The Blue and Gold defense held ... (click for more)

Chickamauga Lock To Reopen As Soon As Next Thursday

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Downtown Chattanooga Apartment Complex That Brought $3 Million Profit Exempt From Most Taxes Until 2022 Under PILOT

A downtown Chattanooga apartment complex that recently was sold at a $3 million profit is exempt from most property taxes through 2022 under a PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement.   No payment of school taxes was included in the deal for Walnut Commons at Walnut Street and Aquarium Way.   The only taxes due on the property for the next eight ... (click for more)

A Vote For Education Is Critical In Tennessee

In a state where just 28 percent of eighth graders are proficient in math and 33 percent are proficient in reading according to national assessments, education is deserving of more attention in 2014 elections. Across the country, more parents are making informed decisions about their child’s education, but for Volunteer State parents without resources, choices are difficult to come ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden In November

As the first day of November arrives today, it is cold enough in my garden to officially certify that fall has fell! There are even signs of ice on the ground but there is a bounty crop of acorns so, in keeping with our monthly tradition, some will get shiny acorns and others will get a chunk of cold ice: A SHINY ACORN for Patriots football coach Bill Belichick for scoffing at ... (click for more)