Covenant's Burns, Frierson Named To 2013-14 NABC Honors Court

Monday, July 21, 2014
The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the 2013-14 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. Covenant rising seniors Ryan Burns and Nate Frierson were both honored.

The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts of men's basketball players across the country and from all divisions for their efforts off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.
A record number 895 student-athletes from 338 colleges and universities earned NABC Honors Court distinction this year.

Burns, a native of Niceville, Florida, is a Philosophy major and a Business minor. He was also named to the USA South All-Academic team this year. Burns played in 16 games during the 2013-14 season.

A History major, Frierson was also a USA South All-Academic selection in 2013-14. The Laurel, Maryland, native was selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team this year and averaged a career-high 7.8 points per game. In 2012-13, he was earned NCCAA Scholar-Athlete honors and was a Great South Athletic Conference All-Academic honoree as a freshman in 2011-12. 

In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be a junior or senior varsity player and have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2013-14 year. Nominees must also have at least one year at their current institution and have a coach who is a member of the NABC.

Dixie Youth Baseball: District 9-10s Final Tonight

Dixie Youth Baseball: District 6 Tourney Tuesday’s Schedule At Lookout Mountain – Senter Field 9-10s (AAA) tournament 6 p.m.   Signal Mountain American (10 yr olds) (2-0) vs. Signal Mountain National (9-yr-olds) (2-1) If Signal Mtn American wins they win the district.   If Signal Mtn. National wins the 6 p.m. game, then a second game will ... (click for more)

Weeks Leads Qualifying For State Amateur

 CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- David Weeks shot 2-under 70 Monday and led the qualifying for the Tennessee State Amateur. In the qualifier at the Cleveland Country Club, Jake Headrick, Andrew Weathers and Jacob Sherlin each shot 71. Seventeen players qualified Monday for the State Amateur, which will be played Aug. 4-7 at the Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville.   ... (click for more)

Judge Wants Proof That Signal Mountain Man Made "True Threat" Against Muslim Town; Robert Doggart Allowed Home Confinement

Federal Judge Curtis Collier has directed attorneys who worked out a plea deal for a Signal Mountain man who admitted plotting to kill Muslims in a town in Upstate New York to show that it was "a true threat." And, Federal Magistrate Susan K. Lee has reversed her earlier ruling and allowed 63-year-old Robert Rankin Doggart to go free pending disposition of the case. Prosecutor ... (click for more)

Smith Says He Was Involved In Robbery Of Man Killed In North Chattanooga, But Another Youth Did The Shooting

A police interview was played in General Sessions Court on Tuesday in which 18-year-old Briston J. Smith Jr. admitted taking part in a drug deal, but he said it was another youth who shot and killed Charles Holsey, 19. Smith said he turned and left when Abram Young allegedly fired shots after Holsey refused to turn over marijuana he was demanding. He said he stated at the time, ... (click for more)

On The News Tonight: A Reflection On A Horrifying Crash And Its Aftermath

On the news tonight,  on the news tonight. The unobtrusive tones on the news tonight. It's just make-believe You can't believe everything you see So baby, close your eyes to the lullabies On the news tonight.   "The News" by Jack Johnson On Journalism On Thursday I was in Jackson, Tennessee playing music. I was a minimum of four hours away ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Tonight, Take A Second

Peter Whibberley, known globally as “The Time Lord,” will freely tell anyone, “There are consequences of tinkering with time,” but tinker we must because the world – planet Earth -- is spinning slower. So tonight at 7:59:60 p.m. EDT, the Senior Research Scientist at Britain’s National Physical Laboratory will add an extra second to the hour – and our day -- before it becomes 8:00 ... (click for more)