Lee's Gribler, Little Named NCCAA Student-Athletes Of The Week

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Lee University's Haley Gribler and Bernadette Little were named National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of Sept. 16, 2013.

Gribler, a freshman goalkeeper from Springboro, Ohio was instrumental in guiding the Lady Flames to a 1-0 victory over NCAA Division III rival Emory University last Friday.

Gribler recorded eight saves in the contest to preserve the shutout for Lee as she turned away an aggressive Eagles attack that registered 14 shots total in the contest.

The victory was the first in the 2013 campaign for the Lady Flames after dropping a pair of matches in California to begin the season.

Lee will now head back on the road to face their first Gulf South Conference opponent in North Alabama on Wednesday before testing Columbus State in Georgia on Sunday.

Little, a sophomore from Nova Scotia, Canada took home medalist honors at the Smokey Mountain Invitational last week topping Gulf South Conference foe Camila Sellivano from West Florida by two strokes. Little fired a 3-under 69 in the final round to go along with an opening round 73 to claim her first collegiate tournament victory.

"Bernadette played terrific today, and I couldn't be happier for her personally," said a pleased coach John Maupin. "She works so hard and has a great demeanor on the course. She put a lot of time in this summer, and it paid off big today. She earned this win. Against such a strong field she was going to have to play well, and she went out and made it happen. She joins a great group of previous Lady Flames medalists and I am excited for her."

Little helped guide the Lady Flames to a second-place finish in the tournament finishing four shots back of champion St. Leo. The Lee women's golf team will now set their sights to the Lander Lady Bearcat Invitational in Hilton Head, S.C. The 36-hole tournament begins Monday, Sept. 28.


Complete Results From 2017 Chattanooga Chase 8K & One Mile

**** OVERALL 8K FEMALE ****   Place Name                  Ag Div   Hometown          Guntime Pace      ===== ===================== == ===== ================= ======= =====    1 Jessica ... (click for more)

Lookouts Clobber Biscuits Sunday, 9-2, To Complete Series

The Chattanooga Lookouts bats exploded for nine runs in a 9-2 victory over the Montgomery Biscuits in front of a crowd of 4,527 at AT&T Field. The second place Lookouts trail the Tennessee Smokies by 1 1/2 games. After a scoreless first inning, the Lookouts offense kicked into gear. Outfielder Travis Harrison led off the innings with a double and scored on a double ... (click for more)

Fire Destroys Commercial Building On Dodson Avenue

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a commercial fire shortly after 1 a.m. Monday.   Captain Wadie Suttles with Engine 4 said heavy smoke and flames were visible when the first of four fire companies arrived on the scene at 3019 Dodson Ave. As firefighters forced their way inside to began an interior attack, Captain Suttles called for a second alarm response to bring ... (click for more)

Bradley Detectives Investigating Death Of 18-Month-Old Child; Foul Play Not Suspected At This Time

Detectives in the Bradley County Sheriff's Criminal Investigations Division are investigating the death of an 18-month old child that occurred Saturday evening.   Multiple phone calls into the 911 Communications Center led to patrol deputies responding to a residence on Lowery Street, N.E. Upon arrival deputies discovered a deceased child inside the residence, which ... (click for more)

What We Owe Our Veterans

As our church, Warren Chapel AME Church  paid honors to the veterans and my viewing of the PBS feature,  Sunday , evening, I began to feel and think differently than before. Each year to sort of "go all out" celebrating Veteran's Day.  WE provide flags, certificates, notes of appreciation and acknowledgements.  My  brother, father and grandfather were ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Memorial Day In Just Six Seconds

John Kelly, who is now our Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, was among the greatest of all generals in United States history as a leader in the Marine Corps. In 2010 he was speaking to the Marine Corps’ Semper Fi Society in St. Louis when – towards the end of his talk – he offered what I believe is the most brilliant explanation of what Memorial Day is that I have ... (click for more)