Dalton At Tusculum College Tennis Postponed

Friday, February 14, 2014 - by Bob Beavers

The Dalton State men’s and women’s tennis action scheduled for Sunday afternoon at Tusculum College in Greeneville, Tn. has been rescheduled for Palm Sunday, April 13.

The Roadrunners were scheduled to travel to Tusculum this Sunday, but Pioneers coaches say inclement weather has made the courts unplayable.

The Tusculum men and women have each been picked to finish second in the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Conference.

Six of the seven athletes on Tusculum’s women’s team are from Georgia, including Calhoun High graduate Kate Hutchinson. The 5’8” junior is the Pioneers’ No. 1 singles flight player.

There is only one Georgian on the men’s team. Calhoun High grad Joseph Elphingstone is a 5’ 10” junior with winning credentials.

With the postponement of Sunday’s scheduled action, Dalton State’s next competition will be on Friday, February 21, when the men and women travel to SCAD Atlanta.  SCAD home matches are held at the Bitsy Grant Tennis Center on Northside Drive in Atlanta.

The Bees are a member of the NAIA’s Appalachian Athletic Conference. There no Georgians on The SCAD Atlanta women’s team, but 7’7” freshman Natalie Palmer is from Signal Mountain, Tn The Bees finished last season ranked No. 15 in the National NAIA poll. They were ranked 14th in the Pre-Season Poll released in January.


Chattanooga FC Set To DefendsSteinbrecher Cup

The Chattanooga Football Club will host the US Soccer Amateur National Championship this weekend.   The four team tournament known as the Steinbrecher Cup will be played once again at Finley Stadium on Friday and Saturday. Chattanooga FC won the tournament last year being crown the top amateur club in America.   Westchester United and Chicago Fire PDL will play ... (click for more)

Millard Keeps Lead In State Open

GALLATIN, Tenn. -- Jason Millard shot 3-under 69 Wednesday and maintained his lead in the SunTrust Tennessee State Open at the Club at Fairvue Plantation. Millard, from Murfreesboro, leads Nashville's Eric Ansett by three shots. Ansett only finished 15 holes on Wednesday Round two will resume Thursday morning at 7:30 with the final round to start at 9. The field will be ... (click for more)

Dunlap Man Arrested, Accused Of Shooting Sheriff's Deputy Following Wednesday Night Pursuit

Shaun Michael Powers, 21, of Dunlap accused of shooting a Sequatchie County deputy following a Wednesday night pursuit, was arrested and charged by special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI Special Agents began investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting of Sequatchie County ... (click for more)

Attorney For Bobby Stone Hits Berke, Fletcher For Commenting On Pending Case

The attorney for Bobby Stone on Wednesday said it was "fundamentally wrong" for Mayor Andy Berke and Police Chief Fred Fletcher to comment on the case in which Mr. Stone is charged with domestic assault against his wife, Berke advisor Lacie Stone. Attorney Lee Davis said the comments were unfair and "a disservice to the court." Mayor Berke denied any inappropriate contact ... (click for more)

Case Handled Like Any Other? - And Response

It is interesting that Chief Fletcher would deem the handling of the Mayor's encounter as typical or normal. Is the Chief asking the public to believe that all misdemeanor domestic violence arrests include a 4-hour taped interrogation, and delayed reporting after a visit to the Chief’s house. Of course, we believe that Chief Fletcher. April Eidson * * *  I ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The American Dream, 2016

On this, the week of commencement, junior high graduations, and achievement at every level is displayed, we stand with hope and wonder as the next wave of promising Americans gives our nation the reason we pray for our next tomorrow. On Monday, as Vice President Joe Biden addressed 950 cadets who would become 2nd Lieutenants by the end of the day at the United States Military ... (click for more)