Georgia Northwestern Golfers Pick Up Match Win In Alabama

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - by Scott Herpst

After a 314 in harsh weather at Dogwood Hills Golf Course in Flatrock, Ala. on Sunday, the Georgia Northwestern Bobcats enjoyed much better weather in the second round of a 36-hole, two-day match against Northeast Alabama Community College on Monday.

Playing at Goose Pond Colony in Scottsboro, the Bobcats shot 11 strokes higher with a 325, but they were still able to finish with a 36-hole score of 639 and a 14-shot victory.

David Manis, who carded an 82 on Sunday, had the Bobcats' lowest score of the day on Monday with a 78, giving him a two-day total of 160. He matched Lane Strickland (79-81) with a 160. Branton Bailey (75-83) had a team-best 158, while Cole Roberts (87-82) finished at 169.

Adrian Clark, who shot a 78 on Sunday, was not able to play on Monday due to a prior family commitment.

Marion Military College withdrew from the event due to weather on Sunday.

Georgia Northwestern will play one final fall tournament when they travel back to Alabama to play in the Central Alabama Community College Trojan Invitational. The event will be held Nov. 12-14 at the Wynlakes Golf Club near Montgomery.

UTC Men Blank Lee 7-0

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s tennis team evened its record at 1-1 with a 7-0 win over Lee University at the McCallie School’s Strang-Voges Tennis Center tonight.  The Mocs took two of three doubles and all six singles in the match.  “Today was a very solid day, top to bottom,” stated first-year head coach Chuck Merzbacher.  “Everyone was needing ... (click for more)

Lady Hawks Beat Country Day, Avenge National Title Game Loss

Hamilton Heights’ girls avenged a tough loss in the 2017 Dick’s Sporting Goods national championship game in New York on Friday, routing Miami (Florida) Country Day, 71-39, in the Raatz Fense/O’Shea’s Classic in Louisville, Kentucky. Sophomore wing Treasure Hunt (No. 10 in ESPN 2020 rankings) scored a game-high 18 points and went 3 for 5 from behind the 3-point arc. Another ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Sheriff's Deputy In Officer-Involved Shooting At Lakesite

A Hamilton County Sheriff's Office deputy was involved in an officer involved shooting in the Lakesite area on Friday morning.   Authorities said it happened around 9:35 a.m. near the 1900 block of Wilkes Avenue.   Deputies were called on "an unwanted party."   There was a confrontation with deputies and a man at the mobile home was shot.   ... (click for more)

EPB Video As Percentage Of Fiber Customers Going Down, But That's Fine With Management

With more and more video customers turning to streaming options, EPB's video is dropping as a percentage of overall fiber customers. But that's fine with EPB management, knowing that all that video streaming needs a wide fiber pipeline to go through. EPB is positioned with the best "gig" service. Greg Eaves, chief financial officer, said 65 percent of EPB fiber customers now ... (click for more)

DACA Or Amnesty To Become The Majority?

As we have the political drama that we see in D.C. let’s be honest about what DACA is all about. We understand as the liberal policies of abortion, dependency on the government and an anti-American globalist / progressive agenda that many have come to realize these policies no longer represent their core beliefs and have left a certain party. Without an influx of new dependency ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

It is said that a 15-year-old in Minnesota, where just like the rest of the United States prayer in schools is prohibited, was tasked with writing an essay. He turned in his paper and, as it was returned with an A-plus, it is only fitting that something this clever should begin this week’s edition of The  Saturday  Funnies. Those who enjoy the Funnies understand that ... (click for more)