Dalton Swimmers Deal Green Giants First Loss

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - by Special To The Chattanoogan.com

It didn't matter that the Dalton Dolphins had to take a road trip to Signal Mountain on Thursday night.  The trip home was probably a whole lot shorter and much happier after the visitors had handed the Green Giants their first loss of the season in a Chattanooga Area Swim League meet.

Ava Whited, Oscar Chenard and Reese Bingham all scored the maximum 19 points as the Dolphins improved to 2-0 with the 398-366 victory.

High-point scorers for the Green Giants included Laken Coppinger and  Jewel Gordon with 19 points.

Signal Mountain is now in a tie for second with Stuart Heights after the Sharks pinned a 408.5-345.5 loss on the Ooltewah Tidal Waves with both now 2-1.

Other meets saw the Fairylnd Flash stay unbeaten in the Red Division with a 425-330 win over the Waterdogs while the Ridgeside Dolphins did the same in the White Division with a 309-259 win over Big Ridge.

Listed below are high-point scorers for Dalton, Signal Mountain, Ooltewah and Ridgeside.

Representatives from Stuart Heights, Red Bank, Ringgold, Waterdogs, Fairyland, Cumberland, Calhoun and Big Ridge did not submit any results.

DALTON HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Ava Whited, Oscar Chenard, Reese Bingham;

17 -- Franco Valdez, Lucien Chenard, Raul Valdez,

15 -- Roman Valdez, Shawn Bailey,

14 -- Alex Mashburn, Ethan Young;

13 -- Andrea Arriola;

11 -- Will McCormick;

10 -- Gracison Saylors, Henry Bethel, Hannah Smith.

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Laken Coppinger, Jewel Gordon;

17 -- Thomas Porter, Susannah LaRochelle,

16 -- Sam McHugh,

15 -- Stephanie Xian, Mathias Porter

14 -- Maggie Stovall, Jess Vargo

12 -- Jamee Mitchum,

11 -- Ella Gordon,

10 -- Cecelia Porter.

OOLTEWAH HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Leah Boyd, Peter Dyr, Ellie Waldrep, Luke Waldrep;

17 -- Emma Scruggs, Brighton Smith;

15 -- Garet Gipson

13 -- Kenzie Campbell, Avery Wilson

12 -- Jacob Kiemeyer, Cameron Martin

11 -- Jonathan Boyd, Jillian Cantrell, Haley Grider, Andrew Tallent

10 -- Reid Wilson.

RIDGESIDE HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

16 -- Finnegan Fitzsimmons

15 -- Camille Mason, Max Milam

12 -- Jane Anne Haywood, Jack Fitzsimmons

10 -- Sophia Albarakat.

(Email John Hunt at nomarathonmoose@Comcast.net)


Jessie Hughes Tops UCRA 602/Sportsman After 2nd Round At Fort Payne

After two rounds of new 2017 UCRA 602/Sportsman series Jessie Hughes (# 62) of Collinsville, AL leads the points tallying a 3rd place finish (Round # 1)  May 12th and a runner up nod to Kenny Hall pf Geraldine, last night at Fort Payne Motor Speedway. Racing was fast and furious behind Hall who set sail against the field of a dozen competitors. Hughes barely held off outside ... (click for more)

Photo Gallery: Star Wars Night Saturday At Lookouts Game

With over 6,300 fans in attendance on a perfect Saturday evening weather-wise, Star Wars night was presented on behalf of the Hydrocephalus Association bringing the fans an out-of-this-world experience that featured appearances by everyone’s favorite Star Wars Characters and uniquely themed Star Wars jerseys. Lookouts players were decked out in special Star Wars themed jerseys ... (click for more)

Charles Arthur Kyle, 29, Shot Early Sunday Morning

Charles Arthur Kyle, 29, was shot early Sunday morning.   Chattanooga Police responded at 1:30 a.m. to a person who had been shot. The victim was transported to a local hospital via a personally-owned vehicle. He was suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.   Kyle advised that he was in a physical altercation with another person when he was shot. ... (click for more)

Wilkins Found With 2 Stolen Vehicles After Homeowner Catches Him In Break-In

Authorities said Jesse Lee Wilkins was found with two stolen vehicles after a resident on Thursday caught him stealing items from his residence on Cave Lane. Wilkins, 29, of 2906 E. 43rd St., was charged with aggravated burglary and two counts of theft over $1,000. When deputies arrived on a burglary call, they found Wilkins and the resident standing in the driveway. He said ... (click for more)

Exempt Volunteer Fire Departments From Procurement Policies - And Response (2)

The Hamilton County Commission just grouped a bunch of departments together in an attempt to reign in the CVB. I haven't spoken to any commissioners, but I truly believe it was unknowingly. By mandating that all non profits that receive 25 percent of their revenue follow county procurement policies, they might as well have padlocked all local volunteer fire departments. We expect ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Deadly ‘Holy Trinity’

If you have grown tired and calloused to America’s horrifying opioid epidemic, please consider what the epidemic has become. A report last week found that, in the United States, emergency room cases including opioid abuse jumped a staggering 99 percent between 2009 and 2014. It is believed that last year over 60,000 Americans died from drug overdoses and – far worse – more than ... (click for more)