Ooltewah Swimmers Get Late Win Over Dalton

Ringgold Finishes 6-2 With Win Over Waterdogs

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - by John Hunt

The Ooltewah Tidal Waves evened their record at 4-4 on Wednesday without having to get in the water.

The Dalton Dolphins made the decision to not come back on Thursday to finish the meet since the City Meet is beginning early Friday at Warner Park.

Ooltewah had been leading 173-166 when the meet was suspended on June 5 and that will stand as the final score.

Dalton still wins the Chattanooga Area Swim League's Blue Division with a 7-1 record while Signal Mountain finishes second at 6-2.  Ooltewah is third at 4-4.

The Ringgold Tiger Sharks improved to 6-2 with a 444-305 win over the Waterdogs on Wednesday in a meet suspended earlier by storms.

Regan Wingrove, Sara Beth Moore, Kale Davis, Evan Wingrove, Jon Lancaster, Easton Odonnell and Gabriel Johnson all had 19 points for Ringgold while Juliet Bryant and Davina Sharma both had 19 for the Waterdogs. 

Signal Mountain is the defending champion for the Bill Caulkins City Meet, which begins Friday at Warner Park.

The Green Giants have high hopes of repeating, but will have strong challenges from Dalton, in addition to Stuart Heights, Ooltewah and Red Division winner Fairyland.

There will be three sessions this weekend on both days with the new champion being crowned around sundown Saturday night.

RINGGOLD HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Regan Wingrove, Sara Beth Moore, Kale Davis, Evan Wingrove, Jon Lancaster, Easton Odonnell, Gabriel Johnson

17 -- Emma Pulliam, Evan Moeller

15 -- Alex Van Alstine, Will Gurley, Pierce Lively

14 -- Lindsay Hudson, Dylan Browning

13 -- Tori Rhinehart, Rylee Odonnell

12 -- Will Riddell

10 -- Bennett Kolf, Owen Eastman, Tim Grayson.

WATERDOGS HIGH-POINT SCORERS:

19 -- Juliet Bryant, Davina Sharma

17 -- Tanya Sharma

12 -- Ashley Bryant

11 -- Brian Lineberry

10 -- Tabitha Gill, Kyra Nipper, Daniel Gill, Brendon Ruckman.

(email John Hunt at nomarathonmoose@Comcast.net)


Dalton Will Host Cross Country Meet Friday At Prater’s Mill

Dalton State cross country teams will open the 2015 season this Friday, Sept. 4, hosting the first ever local meet.  The Dalton State Twilight Cross Country Classic will begin with a 5K women’s event at 5:00 p.m. and end with an 8K men’s race at 6:00 p.m. “We are very excited to host the first Dalton State cross country meet,” Roadrunner Co-Coach Andy Meyer said. “The ... (click for more)

Covenant Lady Scots Prepare For Season Opener Tuesday

An experienced squad mixed with impact newcomers has 22-year head coach Mark Duble excited about his 2015 Covenant women's soccer team. The Lady Scots embark on the new campaign on Tuesday against Berry at 5 p.m. at Scotland Yard. Covenant returns eight starters from last year's squad and features six seniors and six juniors off of last year's team that finished sixth in the ... (click for more)

Hutcheson Medical Center Seeking Court Approval To Sell Trenton Family Practice For $350,000

Hutcheson Medical Center, continuing to make cost-cutting measures, is seeking court approval to sell the Trenton Family Practice at Trenton, Ga., for $350,000. Ted Rumley, county executive for Dade County, said the medical center is so important for the county that officials have arranged for the Dade County Industrial Development Authority to buy it. He said arrangements ... (click for more)

Sheriff Hammond Says Chattanooga Shooting Was Illustration Of "Islam Terrorism"

"Communism with a god.” That’s how Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond sees Islam.   He also said Muslims are aiming to overtake Tennessee. He said, "They want Tennessee. They are building mosques as fast as they can."   In an address to the Pachyderm Club on Monday, Sheriff Hammond spoke again to the community on the effects of radical Islam and the dangers ... (click for more)

Sheriff Hammond Is Right On The Muslim Threat

Sheriff Hammond is exactly correct on the Muslims in Tennessee.  He sees with clear eyes the problem with the Muslims in our state and country.  They do want to take over Tennessee.  Our politicians are selling us down the river and allowing the trouble makers to dig in like tics and suck out the life's blood of our Constitution and take us over.  They ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My September Garden

As we begin the annual pilgrimage into fall, I walk through my garden and, in the spirit of Orchids and Onions, I see colorful mums starting to flower at the same time dried-up weeds are begging to be pulled. So as we turn the calendar to September, here are some things that catch my eye: A COLORFUL MUM to Chattanooga State for unveiling the Michael Hennen Hospitality Center in ... (click for more)