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.

Lookouts End Losing Streak With 4-3 Win At Biloxi Monday

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) -- Felix Jorge allowed just five hits over seven innings, leading the Chattanooga Lookouts over the Biloxi Shuckers in a 4-3 win on Monday. Jorge (4-1) picked up the win after he struck out three and walked one while allowing three runs. T.J. White led the offense with two hits. Ryan Strausborger tripled and his eighth inning walk drove in the game-winning ... (click for more)

Randy Smith: Lady Vols Softball - UT's Best Program?

The Tennessee Lady Vols softball team is headed to the "Sweet 16" of the NCAA Tournament for the ninth time. Eighth-seeded Tennessee will host Texas A&M in a best two out of three series, with the winner advancing to the Women's World Series. The Lady Vols secured the trip to the Super Regionals with a 3-0 win  Sunday  over Longwood, as sophomore pitcher Matty ... (click for more)

Erlanger Expects $5 Million Profit Despite "Very Challenging" Budget

Erlanger Health System officials said they expect a $5 million profit for the upcoming fiscal year despite a "very challenging" budget. Britt Tabor, chief financial officer, said there will be continued top line growth, which has brought a 51 percent rise in patient revenue over the past five years. "This is organic growth. It's not from mergers or acquisitions," Mr. Tabor ... (click for more)

Public Defender Says Another Entity Needs To Continue Funding For New Mental Health Court

Public Defender Steve Smith said another entity needs to take over funding the new Mental Health Court. He said Criminal Court Judge Don Poole has agreed to oversee the court and will make a budget presentation to the County Commission on May 31. Mr. Smith told members of the Pachyderm Club on Monday that he has been funding the program through the services of Anna Protano ... (click for more)

Tennessee Business Expansions On Rise Across State

In 2016, Tennessee was named State of the Year for Economic Development by Southern Business & Development Magazine based on project totals and the variety of industries that invested in the state and created jobs. To a great extent, Bradley and Polk Counties have benefited from that investment.   From February 2015 to February 2016, Cleveland/Bradley County led the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Public Defender And The Mental Health Court

I am holding in my hand a list of the names of 50 very real people who cost the taxpayers of Hamilton County a combined $3,037.090 in incarceration charges before July 2015. These people live in our county and I dare say it is not completely their fault that they were put in the county jail. Each has a professionally-diagnosed mental illness and today, most regretfully, the County ... (click for more)