Dalton Volleyball Improving, But Drops 2 In Kentucky

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Williamsburg, Ky. - The Dalton State volleyball team looked better, but lost two matches to Kentucky schools on the road Saturday.


Coach Bruna Langner said it was the best the played the Roadrunners have played this year.


“We let our emotions get the best of us,” Langner said of her young team.


The first-year team worked hard as a team with good play from the setters allowing more activity up the middle.  


Dalton State  (0-4) fell in the first match three games to one. “Savannah Nelson blocked well and scored a lot up the middle,” said Langner said following the loss to University of the Cumberlands to open the afternoon.


University of the Cumberlands won the first game 25 to 15.  The Roadrunners followed with a match two win, 25-22. UC then closed it out 11-25 and 24-26.


Dalton also won the second set in the loss to Berea College, but started slow with a 11-25 set one loss. DS came back in the second set 25-17 and made it close in the third 25-27. Berea won the final set 16-25.


The Birds travel to Cleveland, Ga., Tuesday night to take on Truett-McConnell College. The match will start at 7:00 p.m.


PHOTOS: Tyner Wins District 6-AA Championship Over Brainerd

Lee Baseball Wins 11-2 Over Young Harris

Spencer Mossburg and Geremy Walton combined to drive home seven runs in Lee’s 11-2 victory over Young Harris College on Tuesday afternoon.   After being blanked for the first two innings, the Flames went to work in the top of the third. Mossburg ripped a two-run homer (his third) to left-center scoring Chase Andrews. Walton quickly followed with his fourth home run of the ... (click for more)

2 Shot Tuesday Afternoon On Windsor Street

Chattanooga Police responded on Tuesday to the 2100 block of Windsor Street, on a report that two people had been shot.   Upon arrival, officers located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Their injuries are non-life threatening at this time. Both victims were transported to a local hospital by Hamilton County EMS.   Two suspects were reported to police. ... (click for more)

Erlanger Reports Dramatic Increase In Flu-Like Illnesses

The number of influenza-like illnesses treated at Erlanger Health System shows a dramatic increase compared to this time last year.  Erlanger reported treating 156 patients with flu like illnesses between Feb. 12 and 18 of this year. This represents a significant increase from the seven cases reported during the same week last year and 15 cases reported approximately a month ... (click for more)

Judge Doug Meyer Lived A Full Life Helping Many

I was sadden to learn of the death of Judge Doug Meyer.  Judge Meyer retired from the Criminal Court bench here in 2006.  Prior to that he had been the Chattanooga city judge for several years.  As a young attorney I tried many cases in front of Judge Meyer.  Also while I was awaiting my case to be tried, I would observe him on the bench.  Judge Meyer ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Marshall’s 3% Folly

The National Health Interview Survey is believed to be the best gauge of health and behaviors in the United States. It is under the umbrella of the nation’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, so first let me share that the figures I am going to present are directly attributed to what is the best source believed to be out there. I didn’t make these numbers up and I had nothing ... (click for more)