Signal Mountain Volleyball 3-1 Over GPS

Thursday, August 21, 2014
The Signal Mountain volleyball team held off the visiting Bruisers 3-1 Wednesday evening.

Signal Mountain opened with a 25-19 win, but allowed GPS to take the second set 25-20. Signal then went on to finish off the match 25-14, 25-23.

Taelor Kellum led Signal Mountain with 16 Kills, 8 digs and 4 blocks. Aubrie Johnson added 12 kills. Amanda Thielges handed out 20 assists and picked up 10 digs for the Lady Eagles.

For GPS Reagan Williams, Jenna Simpson, nad Lilly Berger each had 5 kills. Williams had 14 assists and 11 digs. Courtlyn Martino had 21 digs, Simpson had 20 and Lilly Berger had 14.

Signal Mountain is now 2-0 on the season while GPS has two losses.

GPS' Coach Brock is relying on play from several freshman because of injured upperclassmen. He was excited about the defensive play he saw from Martino and Simpson and expects the struggles in these early games to strengthen his team in the long run. "We are 0-2 but have had good chances to win both matches, but poor ball control and serving has let us down at the end of some of our games," said Brock.  " You can still see the improvement each week and we are headed in the right direction," 

He and his team turn their focus to the Early Bird Tournament in Knoxville this coming weekend.

Signal Mountain will travel to Red Bank on Thursday.


State Soccer Sectional Times Set For Saturday

The times are set for six area teams who will play for a spot in the Tennessee state soccer tournament that begins next week in Murfreesboro.  In Division I, three teams earned the right to host sectional games with wins Thursday night.  East Hamilton will host Oakland in a Class AAA game at 5 p.m. CCS will play at Grace at 5 and Boyd-Buchanan will play at Notre ... (click for more)

Lisa Logan Enjoying Running More Than Ever

Lisa Logan is a busy young lady these days as she has lots of responsibility as a wife and mother and school administrator.   And she still finds time for her number-one passion, which is running. Lisa is an attractive 42-year-old woman who is relatively quiet.   She’s been in the education industry most of her life, this being her 20 th year. She graduated ... (click for more)

Mayor Berke, Chattanooga Police Department, And Community Members Reach Out To Group Members To End Violence

The city of Chattanooga held a call-in on Thursday night, as part of the Violence Reduction Initiative. Dozens of law enforcement officials, community members, social service providers and clergy gathered to deliver a message to over 20 members of violent groups in Chattanooga. Family members of the probationers watched the call-in from another building. Although the call-in was ... (click for more)

Tribute Service For Luther Masingill Held At Historic Engel Stadium

It took a place as big as historic Engel Stadium for Chattanooga to say goodbye to their beloved Luther. Hundreds came Thursday afternoon to pay tribute to Luther Masingill who died early Monday morning after a radio career that spanned an amazing 74 years. It was clear from all who spoke that he was considered not only a radio personality, but also a role model. One after ... (click for more)

Chairs Cost How Much?

Many times while growing up, I would go to the store with my parents. More often than not, I would see something I wanted, and ask my parents to buy it for me. More often than not, they said no. “Why?” I asked. “Son, money doesn’t grow on trees.” That’s a phrase I’m sure many of us have heard more than once over the course of our lives. However, I have since learned that they were ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Pete Carroll’s Philosophy

Pete Carroll, the head football coach of the Seattle Seahawks, has a deep belief that he can change people by simply listening to them and then making suggestions on how they can get what they really want. If the people Carroll who can influence win, Carroll wins, and remember his team won last year’s Super Bowl with his methods.   When asked for example, here is what ... (click for more)