Green, Golliher Win State Senior Four-Ball

Sunday, August 25, 2013 - by special report to

LOUDON, Tenn. -- Knoxville's Steve Golliher and Jackson's Danny Green won the 20th Tennessee Senior Four-Ball Championship on Saturday.

Golliher and Green defeated Ron Waters of Alcoa and Mike Freels of Chuckey, 5 and 4.

Playing at the Tennessee National Golf Club here, Winchester's Jeff Voorhies and Franklin's Gary Pierce lost to Jack Ramsey of Germantown and Tim Thompson of Memphis in the Super-Senior Division, 1-up.

Lee Rallies To Beat Tusculum 12-10

Spencer Mossburg ripped a three-run homer over the right-center field wall in the bottom of the eighth inning and Eric Freeman came on in relief for two perfect innings to help give Lee a come-from-behind 12-10 victory over Tusculum College at Olympic Field on a breezy, cold Wednesday afternoon. “This team continues to amaze me. As long as we have a strike we have a chance ... (click for more)

Cleveland State Baseball Tops Piedmont College JV In Doubleheader

Cleveland State baseball took on Piedmont College's JV squad in a doubleheader  on Wednesday . The Cougars swept the Lions, winning game one by a score of 10-3 and game two by a score of 9-3. Ryan Inches was on the mound for the Cougars in game one, pitching 6 innings allowing 2 earned runs while striking out 6. Inches received the win, moving his record to 5-1 on the ... (click for more)

Alexander Says Chickamauga Lock Construction Fully Funded For 4th Consecutive Year

Senator Lamar Alexander on Wednesday said the government funding bill will fully fund construction of Chickamauga Lock for the fourth consecutive year, providing up to $78 million – which is more than twice the amount of funding the project received last year.   Senator Alexander said he has made completion of Chickamauga Lock one of his top priorities as chairman ... (click for more)

Former Juvenile Court Magistrate Says Gay Marriage Is "Nothing You Put In Air Quotes"

A former magistrate at Juvenile Court, who claims she was fired by Judge Rob Philyaw because she is openly gay, said Wednesday that gay marriage "is nothing you put in air quotes." She referred to County Attorney Rheubin Taylor asking her about her ceremony in marrying another woman and raising his hands to form quote marks. Elizabeth Gentzler is suing Hamilton County, Judge ... (click for more)

Avoid Underage Drinking And Other Prom Drama

My high school prom took a dramatic turn when two guys got their tuxedo jackets mixed up. One of them belonged to my date, who kindly offered to keep my wallet in his pocket. That’s the jacket another young man mistakenly grabbed off the back of a chair before heading to an underage drinking party that got shut down by police well after midnight—as kids scattered in every direction.  ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Sheriff’s Request

Jim Hammond will talk to members of the Hamilton County School Board on Thursday afternoon and, just like any police officer in the United States, he will request that everybody “stay in their own lane.” Some school board members tend to believe they need to help decide the best methods of protecting our children. They believe this is one of the things they were elected to do in ... (click for more)