East Hamilton's Lenoir Among Nation's Top Sophomore Volleyballer Players

PrepVolleyball.com Honors The Lady Hurricanes' Leading Player

Friday, March 14, 2014
Emma Lenoir, left, in action during the 2013 volleyball season.
Emma Lenoir, left, in action during the 2013 volleyball season.
- photo by Contributed

East Hamilton’s Emma Lenoir, who was selected as the District 5-AAA Co-Player Of the last season, has been selected as one of the top 79 high school volleyball sophomores in the country by PrepVolleyball.com.

The 5-foot-10-inch Lenoir led the district with 666 kills – an average of 6.1 per set) and a hitting percentage of .384, according to the PrepVolleyball.com website article. She also set a school record with 37 kills in a match this past season while leading the Lady Hurricanes to a second-place finish to Ooltewah in the regular season.

Lenoir finished the season with 20 or more kills in 15 matches.

A member of the district’s all-tournament team, Lenoir also posted 307 assists and had 11 double-doubles and five triple-doubles.

Lenoir earned a spot on the Class AAA all-state team.

“(Emma) consistently performed at a very high level and was our “go-to player” day in and day out,” East Hamilton coach Kristy Lenoir, Emma’s mother, was quoted as saying in the article. “Emma is an extremely smart player tha has incredible court awareness. She is a competitor who wants to win the ballgame.”

(E-mail Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com)

 


UTC Coach Peter Gash is Quarterback Club Speaker Today

UTC assistant men's basketball coach Peter Gash is the featured speaker at today's Chattanooga Quarterback Club lunch at Finley Stadium at noon. Coach Gash will give a recap of the Mocs win at Mercer this past Saturday and a preview of the upcoming home game this Saturday with Samford at 5 p.m. The Mocs are 14-4 overall and 5-1 in the Southern Conference. The lunch ... (click for more)

CCS Wrestlers Win Mountain Top Tourney

Chattanooga Christian School coach Josh Craft won an individual state title as a junior at East Ridge and now he has led CCS to a team title   Led by nine medalists, including three champions, CCS finished with 159 points in winning the Mountain Top Invitational held at St. Andrews-Sewanee School Saturday, while Shelbyville was second (118.5) and Boyd Buchanan third ... (click for more)

Walker Charged With Sunday Night Murder Of Girlfriend In LaFayette

A 29-year-old Walker County man has been charged with murdering his girlfriend, also 29. Sheriff Steve Wilson said David Ryan Walker was charged in the slaying of Candace Ann Hankins. He said she was killed inside a house on Wheeler Road in LaFayette and her body was found in woods behind the house. The sheriff said Walker called relatives to express remorse about the killing. ... (click for more)

Man With Gun Runs From Police At Hamilton Place Mall; Pushes Shoppers Out Of The Way

A man who was found to be armed with a handgun was chased by police early Saturday afternoon. He pushed shoppers out of the way during the pursuit, which included racing down an escalator.   Erwin J. Rogers, 22, of 6111 Nottingham Dr., is facing multiple charges.    Around 1:50 p.m., Chattanooga Police officers working at the Hamilton Place Mall ... (click for more)

The Tax Assessor's Sneak Attack On Dual Taxpayers

State law requires a reappraisal of properties every four years. The Tax Assessor's Office has always been responsible for that task. A state law was passed several years ago that allows the cost to shift to individual towns and cities that lie within Hamilton County. Just because the tax assessor can legally abuse dual city/county taxpaying property owners doesn't mean he should. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Sleep, Kelly’s On Watch

As the most intense week begins in President-elect Donald’s Trump’s ascent to become the most powerful man in the world, it is now strikingly obvious he has surrounded himself with the greatest collection of leaders to ever fill a Presidential cabinet. Each is a proven winner, be it in business, the military, or national affairs. Last week a confirmation hearing were heard for ... (click for more)