Lady Vols’ Warlick To Speak At Orange Grove’s 2014 Breakfast For Champions

Monday, March 17, 2014

Tennessee Lady Vols head basketball coach, Holly Warlick, is the speaker for the 2014 "Breakfast for Champions" at Orange Grove Center on Friday, April 11, at 7:30 a.m. in the Bucky Williams Auditorium at 615 Derby St. 

The Knoxville native is in her second year as head coach of the Lady Vols, and 29th of coaching overall.  Her roster of game experience includes her career as a player and coach under Pat Summitt.  As a player, she set school records as a three-time All-American point guard and was recognized as “the best player in the South.”  In addition to Tennessee, her coaching repertoire includes Virginia Tech and Nebraska. 

In her first year as head coach at Tennessee, the Lady Vols were 27-8, and she was named the 2013 Spalding Maggie Dixon Division I Rookie Coach of the Year by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.  Under her tutelage, the Lady Vols continued to mark their spot each season in the NCAA Tournament.  To date, they have 858 wins and 130 losses, and recently made history again when they earned their 17th SEC Tournament Championship, defeating Kentucky, 71-70.  

Coach Warlick joins a group of sports legends to speak at the annual breakfast, which has included Gene Stallings (Alabama); sportscasters Lindsey Nelson and Bob Kesling (Tennessee), Bill Curry (ESPN), Mike Keith (Tennessee Titans); Vince Dooley (Georgia); Phil Fulmer, Bruce Pearl, Derek Dooley and Butch Jones (Tennessee); and Wes Moore, Rodney Allison, John Shulman and Russ Huesman (UTC).

The Breakfast for Champions is invitation only, serving as a fundraiser for the many programs offered by Orange Grove as well as honoring the many “champions” of the Center.

Publix Offers Coupons For Donations To Help Support A New Children’s Hospital

Now through June 11, Publix Super Markets are inviting customers to “Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are” by donating to Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. In exchange for a $1, $3 or $5 donation, Publix customers will receive a set of coupons with savings of up to $20 on popular brands. Funds raised from the coupon campaign will help ... (click for more)

Morning Pointe Foundation Partners With YMCA In Dementia Training

The Morning Pointe Foundation hosted an educational training through its REC-FAST aging care partnership with the YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga. More than 70 personal trainers, program experts, customer service representatives and leadership from five area YMCAs attended the training in Chattanooga. The foundation established the REC-FAST partnership with a mission to lead ... (click for more)

Large Hole Develops In Lane Of I-24 Eastbound Over Chestnut Street; Emergency Repair Undertaken

A large hole developed in the I-24 eastbound bridge over Chestnut Street in Chattanooga on Sunday evening. Jennifer Flynn of TDOT said, "The hole is such that we are having to close a lane to protect traffic.  This will cause a significant backup in traffic, especially given the holiday.  "This is the same bridge, but different location that we recently did an emergency ... (click for more)

12 Lost Hikers Rescued At Rainbow Lake, Edwards Point

Eleven adults and a child were briefly lost at Rainbow Lake and Edwards Point trails on Signal Mountain on Sunday. A 911 call was made at 9:45 p.m. from one of the hikers reporting the group lost sunlight hiking out of the trails at Edwards Point. Th Signal Mountain Fire Department and the Walden's Ridge Emergency Services have responded to the scene to ... (click for more)

Parking Discrimination Downtown

Many taxpayers who reside in Chattanooga (but outside Chattanooga's core) feel left behind when it comes to neighborhood paving, sidewalks, policing, streetscaping, street sweeping, public transportation, and other services. Some think most tax dollars are spent on downtown and not in their neighborhoods. It's not as if they can't vicariously experience the largesse of downtown. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: One Nameless Ghost

One hundred years ago the United States was at war. The most intense fighting during World War I was on what was called The Western Front. The Germans wanted to invade France from the north and in order to do it, they had to push through Flanders province in Belgium. It has been described as a hell unequalled in raw hand-to-hand combat, In just four months on Flanders fields, ... (click for more)