Georgia Northwestern To Host 3rd Annual Walthour Tournament Next Weekend

Sunday, December 3, 2017

The Georgia Northwestern Bobcats and Lady Bobcats will host the third annual Tim Walthour Memorial Basketball Tournament this coming weekend at the Rossville Athletic Center (301 Williams Street).

The action will begin at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8 with an all-Volunteer State showdown between the Tigers of Madisonville's Hiwassee College and the Lady Flames from Welch College of Gallatin. The day's second game will pit the Welch College men against the Grizzlies from Georgia Gwinnett College at approximately 4 p.m.

Georgia Northwestern will play in the evening session. The Lady Bobcats will take on Trinity Baptist College of Jacksonville, Florida at 6 p.m. The contest will be a rematch of the initial game of the season where the Lady Bobcats won 72-60 in Jacksonville.

The final game on Friday will see the Bobcats take on the Eagles from TBC in their first meeting of the year. That game is set to tip at approximately 8 p.m.

Games will start up again at 10:30 on Saturday with the women's consolation game, followed by the men's consolation game at 12:30 p.m. The women's championship game will start at 2:30 and the men's title game will began at 4:30.

The Bobcat Athletic Department will also be holding its annual Toy Drive during the weekend. Spectators who bring in one new, unwrapped toy will also receive free admission to the tournament.

General admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Children under 12 will be admitted free and Georgia Northwestern students will be admitted free with a student ID.

Tournament schedule

Friday, Dec. 8

Hiwassee College (women) vs. Welch College, 2 p.m.

Georgia Gwinnett College (men) vs. Welch College, 4 p.m.

Georgia Northwestern (women) vs. Trinity Baptist College, 6 p.m.

Georgia Northwestern (men) vs. Trinity Baptist College, 8 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 9

Women's Consolation Game, 10:30 a.m.

Men's Consolation Game, 12:30 p.m.

Women's Championship Game, 2:30 p.m.

Men's Championship Game, 4:30 p.m.

Tim Walthour was a former player for current Georgia Northwestern head coach and Athletic Director David Stephenson and later served an assistant coach at Georgia Northwestern. Walthour was very active in the Lookout Mountain chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and served on its Board of Directors. A great servant of the community, Walthour loved the game of basketball and this tournament will honor his memory.


FOOTBALL   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 Baylor at MBA CAK at Boyd-Buchanan Maryville at Bradley McMinn Central at Brainerd Tyner at Central Chattanooga Christian at Grace Christian McMinn Co. at Cleveland Cloudland at Copper Basin Howard at East Hamilton Hixson at East Ridge Middle Tennessee Christian at Grace ... (click for more)

Dalton State Lady Roadrunners Compete At The Sand Shark Invitational

The Lady Roadrunners Cross Country team ran against 41 other schools on Saturday in the Sand Shark Invitational in Hardeeville, South Carolina. Running with four Roadrunners on the sidelines, the ladies were still fast enough to finish 17th. It was a warm, humid morning when they toed the crowded starting line with 290 runners in the field.    When the sand had settled, ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Police Investigating Shooting That Victim Says Happened A Week Ago

Chattanooga Police responded to a local hospital on Friday evening after a person arrived with a gunshot wound.   The injured man told police he was shot on Thursday, Oct. 11. He said he was shot while on the dance floor of a club somewhere along Brainerd Road.   If you have any information about the incident, call Chattanooga Police at 423-698-2525. You ... (click for more)

Charles Pipkens, Lajeromeney Brown Arrested In Series Of Violent Home Invasions In Which Robbers Posed As Police

Chattanooga Police have arrested Charles Dijon Pipkens and Lajeromeney Brown in connection with a series of violent home invasions in which the suspects told their victims they were Chattanooga Police officers.. Pipkens, 27, was charged in an Aug. 11 case and Brown, 40, in an incident on Sept. 19. Pipkens, of 434 N. Hickory St., is charged with two counts of aggravated kidnapping, ... (click for more)

Teach For America Raises Concerns

For the last several years, many groups, individuals and parties interested in preserving public education for our children have stood firm as a rampantly growing privatization movement has descended upon our local educational landscape.  We saw last year the Department of Education push a plan that would form a partnership zone which could potentially lead to schools in the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Inequality & The Left

The story is told about a liberal politician who was getting a room full of snowflakes all heated up over equity and equality, which is big with the political Left right now. One of his handlers finally got the chance and whispered in his ear, “Use ‘fairness’ instead! That’s what sells … “ Afterwards a newspaper column read, “The liberals love fairness because it cannot be measured. ... (click for more)