Covenant Women's Tennis Team Earns 9-0 Win

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Covenant women's tennis team blanked non-conference foe Point University 9-0 on Thursday evening under the lights at the on-campus tennis complex on Lookout Mountain.

The win moves the Lady Scots to 11-6 overall. Point, which was playing its second match of the day after falling at Dalton State, goes to 1-14 on the year.

Covenant got outstanding efforts across the board during the night. Gretchen Rowe and Molly Peele each earned 6-0, 6-0 victories in singles play at Nos. 2 and 6, respectively. At No. 3 singles, Gracie Smith took a 6-1, 6-1 victory. Ellen Kirkpatrick notched a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 5 singles and Lindsay Geving claimed a 6-2, 6-1 win at the No. 4 spot.

In doubles play, Hyatt and Sarah Carter earned an 8-2 victory at the No. 1 position. Rowe and Claire Luger tallied an 8-0 shutout at No. 2, while Geving and Smith took an 8-1 win at the third position.

Covenant will be off from competition until Tuesday, April 1 when they travel to face USA South foe Piedmont in Demorest, Ga. Those matches begin at 3 p.m.


Dalton State Women’s Golf: A 1st-Year Team With Winning Results

Jim McGrew, coach of the Dalton State Women's Golf Team, made a decision last year to delay the beginning of women's golf by one season.  His reasoning was that by doing so he would have more time to recruit and the Lady Roadrunners would be more competitive from the beginning of the program. During the extra time that he was allowed, Coach McGrew proved that ... (click for more)

Dalton State Volleyball Defeats Reinhardt 3-0

Dalton State                 25    25    25  - 3 Reinhardt University   19    18    20  - 0 The Dalton State volleyball team defeated visiting Reinhardt in straight sets Thursday night on Coach O Court at B. J. Bandy ... (click for more)

Chickamauga Lock To Reopen As Soon As Next Thursday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District  plans to reopen Chickamauga Lock to all navigation traffic as early as next Thursday. An inspection of the upper gate anchorage and a repair plan were completed today. Chickamauga Lock closed on Monday after a routine inspection revealed a crack in the anchorage of the upper gate. Lt. Col. John Hudson, commander ... (click for more)

Downtown Chattanooga Apartment Complex That Brought $3 Million Profit Exempt From Most Taxes Until 2022 Under PILOT

A downtown Chattanooga apartment complex that recently was sold at a $3 million profit is exempt from most property taxes through 2022 under a PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement.   No payment of school taxes was included in the deal for Walnut Commons at Walnut Street and Aquarium Way.   The only taxes due on the property for the next eight ... (click for more)

A Vote For Education Is Critical In Tennessee

In a state where just 28 percent of eighth graders are proficient in math and 33 percent are proficient in reading according to national assessments, education is deserving of more attention in 2014 elections. Across the country, more parents are making informed decisions about their child’s education, but for Volunteer State parents without resources, choices are difficult to come ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saban: ‘Ratings Don’t Matter’

When the first College Football Playoff rankings were released earlier this week, Alabama football coach Nick Saban got it right on the button when he shrugged, “I don't even care, to be honest with you." "To me, none of it matters, What does it matter?” he laughed at the Tide’s No. 6 ranking. “I mean, it only matters where you end up at the end. So what matters to us is how ... (click for more)