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.

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