UTC's Soto, Mock Win First Matches at NCAAs

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

Chattanooga's Nick Soto (133) and Corey Mock (165) won their round of 32 matches earlier today at the NCAA D-I Wrestling Championship in Oklahoma City, Okla.

No. 10 Soto defeated Joey Palmer (Oregon State), 9-5, and No.6 Mock majored Peyton Walsh (Navy), 9-1.

Both UTC wrestlers compete in the round of 16 matches tonight. Mock faces fellow Southern Conference wrestler No.11 Turtogtokh Luvsandorj who Mock beat for the SoCon title two weeks ago. Soto takes on No.7 Cashé Quiroga (Purdue).

Three UTC wrestlers lost their round of 32 matches; At 157, Taylor Walsh (Indiana) pinned Alex Hudson (2:19),  Tanner Weatherman (Iowa State) pinned Levi Clemons, 2:09 at 174 and Spencer Myers (Maryland) edged Dawson Peck, 2-1, at 285. The Mocs will compete in consolation matches tonight.

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net

\


Dalton State Women Finish Finish 6th In Final NAIA Coaches Top 25 Poll

Dalton State finished with a No. 6 ranking in the postseason edition of the 2016 NAIA Women’s Golf Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced by the national office. The Roadrunners had finished 10 th in the rain-shortened NAIA National Championship at Savannah Quarters Golf and Country Club in Pooler. It was the first time in the 22-year history of the championship that it was finished ... (click for more)

Dalton State Women Golfers Finish Sixth In National Poll

Dalton State finished with a No. 6 ranking in the postseason edition of the 2016 NAIA Women’s Golf Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced by the national office. The Roadrunners had finished 10th in the rain-shortened NAIA National Championship at Savannah Quarters Golf and Country Club in Pooler. It was the first time in the 22-year history of the championship that it was finished ... (click for more)

CBL & Associates Stockholder Accuses Chattanooga-Based Mall Owner Of Security Fraud; CBL Denies Any Wrongdoing

A stockholder of CBL & Associates is suing the Chattanooga-based mall owner in Chattanooga Federal Court, claiming its officials artificially inflated the value of the company's stock. Tommy French, of Baton Rouge, La., brought the action against CBL, President Stephen Lebovitz and Vice President Farzana Mitchell. He claims that CBL officials made false and misleading ... (click for more)

Man Rescued From The Pocket Wilderness On Sunday

Rescue personnel started the Memorial Holiday weekend at the Pocket Wilderness hiking trails on Sunday morning. A man had been camping on the trails with friends Saturday night when the accident occurred. They had been gathering branches for firewood when he tripped and fell on a branch which impaled his thigh. With no cell service and having no daylight, the group waited ... (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: ‘Let Me Be Clear’

I have seen a lot of human beings who have gotten themselves in terrible messes in my time and more self-induced agony than I want to recall. Will Rogers famously said, “Give a man enough rope and he’ll hang himself.” That’s the truth and if you ever didn’t think that “Politics corrupts,” consider the genius behind the line, “It ain’t long those who get elected … begin to think ... (click for more)