Baylor Diving Club's Kilie Wilson Competes In National Diving Championship

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
 Baylor Diving Club's Kilie Wilson participated in the 2014 East JO National Diving Championship in Largo, Florida over the weekend.  Kilie was 22nd on 3-M and 28th on the 1-M Girls 11 & U events.  Wilson has only been diving for nine months.

The team's next meet will be the 2014 Summer JO Region # 7 Diving Championships in Moultrie, Georgia June 13-15.  The 2014 AAU Nationals will be @ Georgia Tech July 23-29 & USA JO Nationals will be @ the Allan Jones Aquatic Center in Knoxville July 28-August 4th.
 

CHATTANOOGA DIVING LEAGUE (CDL):  The Chattanooga Diving League (CDL) will meet this Friday in the stands @ Baylor pool from 6:30-7:00.  Anyone interested in the league is welcome to come. There are eight teams set to comepete this year.   The CDL Championships will be @ Baylor Saturday July 19th.  The starting time will be 12:00 Noon.  More information and teams will follow soon.

Shorter Wins 4-2 Over Lee

The Shorter University Hawks celebrated homecoming afternoon with a 4-2 victory over the Lee University men's soccer team at the Ben Brady Field on Friday . The win allowed the Hawks to improve to 5-4-0 in the important Gulf South Conference (GSC) race and 7-9-1 overall. The Flames slipped to 7-8-2 in overall play and dropped to 2-6-1 in the GSC. Lee will close out the regular ... (click for more)

Boyd Bucs Blank Silverdale, 46-0

Junior E.J. Matthews rushed for 161 and one touchdown and Jeremy Borders scored on a punt return as visiting Boyd Buchanan defeated Silverdale, 46-0,  t o claim the District 5-A football championship Friday night. Senior Austin Jackson also scored three rushing touchdowns as the Bucs gained 328 yards on the ground (8.4 avg per carry). The Blue and Gold defense held ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Area Under Hard Freeze Warning As Winter Comes Early

The Chattanooga area was under a freeze warning as winter rushed in early. The biting weather came as crew members were about to hit the water for the annual Head of the Hooch at Ross's Landing. Here is the warning: ...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM EST /2 AM CST/ TO 9 AM EST /8 AM CST/ SUNDAY ... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED ... (click for more)

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

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Time To Fix The TIFs

What if Chattanooga policy makers and taxpayers used several recent business announcements as a wakeup call to learn more about how our community decides what companies get property tax breaks? If enough people accept this assignment, it just might result in the adoption of some sound policies and procedures to guide us in the future. We read in the newspapers this week that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden In November

As the first day of November arrives today, it is cold enough in my garden to officially certify that fall has fell! There are even signs of ice on the ground but there is a bounty crop of acorns so, in keeping with our monthly tradition, some will get shiny acorns and others will get a chunk of cold ice: A SHINY ACORN for Patriots football coach Bill Belichick for scoffing at ... (click for more)