Signal Mountain Swimmers Beat Ooltewah

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - by Special To The Chattanoogan.com

Susanna LaRochelle and Jamee Mitchum both scored the maximum 19 points to lead the Signal Mountain Green Giants to a 446-314 victory over the visiting Ooltewah Tidal Waves Wednesday night.

Numbers have always been Signal Mountain's strength and Wednesday's meet was no exception as the Green Giants had 21 individuals with 10 points or more.

Leah Boyd was tops for the Tidal Waves with 19 points while Brighton Smith followed with 17 as Ooltewah had 13 with 10 points or more.

The Green Giants, improving to 5-1 with the win, can now turn their attention to Monday's meet at Dalton, which will determine the regular season championship in the Blue division.  The Dolphins are currently 5-0 and are idle on Thursday as they prepare for this big showdown.

OOLTEWAH HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Leah Boyd

17 -- Brighton Smith

15 -- Reid Wilson, Ellie Waldrep

14 -- Luke Waldrep, Cameron Martin, Joby Nash

13 -- Kenzie Campbell, Jake Marshall, Aidan Sims

11 -- Peter Dyr

10 -- Halie Grider, Avery Wilson

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Susanna LaRochelle, Jamee Mitchum

18 -- Jewel Gordon

17 -- Laken Coppinger, Charlie Han, William Trombley, Thomas Porter, Peter Lochmaier

15 -- Lainey Jenkins, Vincent Porter, Chase Post

14 -- Mathias Porter

12 -- Riley Harrison, Will Trippett

11 -- Stephanie Xien, Shiloh Chamberlain, Anderson Lusk, Jess Vargo, Emily Huesman

10 -- Phillip Pedigo, Christian Trombley.

(Email John Hunt at nomarathonmoose@Comcast.net)


Chattanooga Lookouts Rout M-Braves Monday, 13-0

The Chattanooga Lookouts played perhaps one of their best games of the season in a 13-0 blowout victory against the Mississippi Braves. The red-hot Montgomery Biscuits moved into first place in the Southern League North Division after they swept a double-header from Mobile while the slumping Jackson General were swept by the Biloxi Shuckers. With seven games left, the ... (click for more)

Women's Golf Opens The Season On Monday

The 2016-2017 women’s golf season gets underway Monday through (Sept. 5-7) Wednesday at The Oaks Course in Covington. Dalton State’s Lady Roadrunners will play in the SCAD Atlanta Fall Invitational, which will be held at the 5,802 yards, par 71 course. Nine women’s teams are scheduled to play in the tournament, sponsored by SCAD Atlanta. “We are extremely excited to ... (click for more)

2 Officers Testify That Miller Sped Toward Them In Vehicle; Woman Describes Frightening Carjacking

Two Chattanooga Police officers testified Tuesday that James Bryan Miller drove an SUV directly toward them, and both said they expected to be hit in an Aug. 1 incident in which Miller at one point drove north in the southbound lanes of I-75. Investigator Ty Cooper said he was bracing to have Miller ram into his police vehicle in reverse at a house on Watts Avenue, but he said ... (click for more)

Committee To Try To Reach Consensus On The Location Of The Planned Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor Heritage Center

In partnership with Chattanooga City Councilman Jerry Mitchell and Retired Major General Bill Raines, the Medal of Honor Heritage Center on Tuesday announced the formation of a special ad hoc committee that will develop a list of consensus recommendations for the proposed Charles H. Coolidge Medal of Honor Heritage Center. The committee, which is composed of local business ... (click for more)

Proud To Be A Conservative Conservationist

I was born and raised in Chattanooga and was brought up to be a Tennessee conservative. That means that my family conserved our spending, our resources, and yes, even our environment.  I think we were inspired to do so because Tennessee is one of the most beautiful places in the entire United States. We have stunning mountains, wild rivers and quiet backcountry. And many of ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why I Adore America

If Heather Cross weren’t married and didn’t have such a fine-looking family I’d swear I might propose. The dazzling lady just wrote a “By Gumbo! letter” to all the major news outlets in the world to inform them that half of the Pelican State is still submerged by “a 1,000-year flood” and where the heck are they with their cameras? She knows it is vital for the rest of America to ... (click for more)