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.

Latino Health Fair Scheduled For Sunday

The general public is invited to attend the La Paz Chattanooga 2015 Latino Health Fair on Sunday from 1-4 p.m. at East Side Elementary School off of Main Street.  One of the region's most heavily attended Latino events, the Latino Health Fair brings together nearly 500 people each year, providing access to health information, screenings, activities, community healthcare ... (click for more)

CHI Memorial Physician To Lead CATALYST Accelerate Training Program

CHI Memorial is leading the CATALYST Accelerate training program designed to train surgeons who have been in practice for one year or more in minimally invasive spine surgery utilizing advanced navigational technology.  During this training on Oct. 25, Scott Hodges, D.O., will provide instruction for two Colorado surgeons using a cadaver laboratory. This is the final ... (click for more)

Bullets Ring Out Near Alton Park School Bus Stop Sending Students Scrambling

Bullets rang out near an Alton Park school bus stop on Tuesday morning, sending students scrambling for cover. Police took one suspect into custody and were looking for a second person said to be involved. The incident happened on W. 38th Street across from the Bethlehem Center and was believed to be gang related. Crime tape quickly went up at the shooting scene, and W. ... (click for more)

Woman, 20, Forced Into Man's Truck, Raped

A woman, 20, was kidnapped and sexually assaulted on Monday.    At approximately 5 p.m. Chattanooga Police responded to the report of a sexual assault. The victim told police she had been walking on the 3200 block of Calhoun Street when she was approached by a white male in a newer model black Ford truck. The suspect made several lewd comments toward the victim ... (click for more)

Ole Man River Just Keeps Rollin

Citizens are hearing yet another new chapter in Chattanooga’s 21st Century Riverfront concrete repair saga. It seems it will require more repair, more delays and more tax dollars to do it. When will it end? Construction of the Riverfront concrete structures began in 2003. Before it was finished, designers, engineers, contractors, Public Works officials, Mayor Littlefield and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It Was Our Tool Shed

Some said the huge beams had been soaking in creosote for two or three years when the men finally stacked them to dry. They were long, about 20 feet each, and thick – maybe eight inches. I remember they were 14 inches wide but the biggest thing I remember was that it was the ugliest lumber I ever saw. They cured the beams for one entire hot summer in the Tool Shed, a huge building ... (click for more)