USA South Officially Welcomes New Members, Including Covenant College

Monday, July 1, 2013

The USA South Athletic Conference welcomes two additions to the league. As of Monday, Covenant College and Huntingdon College are officially full-members of the USA South. Each institution is a former member of the Great South Athletic Conference. The USA South now consists of 13 full-members and two affiliate members (Agnes Scott and Christopher Newport). 

Former full-member, Christopher Newport University has departed for the Capital Athletic Conference in all sports except for football. The Captains will remain an affiliate member of the USA South in the sport of football.

The Covenant Scots, on Lookout Mountain, currently offer six men's sports (baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer and tennis) and seven women's sports (basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball).

The Huntingdon Hawks, in Montgomery, AL, currently offer eight men's sports (baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer and tennis) and nine women's sports (basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball).

The USA South is in the midst of redesigning its website and will soon feature Covenant and Huntingdon among the remainder of the conference institutions at the top of the site.

Additionally, the 2013-14 season will serve as the 50th for the conference. The USA South will soon announce plans on how the league will celebrate the anniversary which will include a special edition 50th Anniversary Logo.


UTC Hoops: Senior Day for Nine Mocs Seniors Today

It’s the final home game at McKenzie Arena today for nne UTC seniors as the Mocs host a doubleheader on Senior Day and Fan Appreciation Day. UTC Women Host Wofford at 2 p.m.   – Seniors Jas Joyner, Moses Johnson,, Queen Alford and Sydney Vanlandingham play in their final home game. 99 Wins – The Mocs under fourth year coach Jim Foster are 99-26 and reach 100 wins ... (click for more)

Lee Tennis Team Falls To Citadel 6-3

Lee University’s men’s tennis team hosted The Citadel to open the 2017 season at the DeVos Tennis Center. The Bulldogs (6-3) won 2-of-3 doubles matches and 4-of-6 in singles competition to claim the 6-3 victory. “It was a good match,” said Lee head coach Patric Hynes. “We had a few opportunities that we didn’t quite take today.” Jake Okines and Boyd Blackburn were edged ... (click for more)

Dallas Bay Firefighters Save Home After Kitchen Fire, But 2 Dogs Die

Dallas Bay firefighters saved a home from burning to the ground on Saturday afternoon. Around 1 p.m., the homeowner called 911 reporting a house fire located at 1856 Cotter Road. Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department responded and arrived on the scene reporting heavy smoke pouring out the front door. Dallas Bay VFD requested a mutual aid response for Red Bank Fire Department ... (click for more)

Man, 39, Shot Late Friday Night In The Vicinity Of North Chamberlain Avenue

Police said a 39-year-old man was shot late Friday night in the vicinity of North Chamberlain Avenue.   He was identified as Ruben Williams Sr.   Officers with the Chattanooga Police Department were informed just before midnight that a shooting victim arrived at a local hospital via personal vehicle.   Officers made contact with the victim who advised ... (click for more)

CVB Should Share Financials With The Home Folks

The recent debate over the Convention and Visitor's Bureau's funding and budget has gotten ugly. A Hamilton County commissioner has asked questions and made comments about the CVB. The director of the CVB has organized a campaign to dismiss the commissioner's questions and comments. The children on the playground are choosing sides and nothing useful seems to be happening. It's ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Haggling Must Stop

Far be it for me to suggest the Hamilton County Commission and the School Board need to spend more time at recess but it was obvious this week the two groups need to work at being better friends. We have nine county commissioners and just as many corresponding school board members to work together for the betterment of one entity – Hamilton County. Everybody who thinks that is happening ... (click for more)