Lee Hosts Shorter In "White Out" Saturday

Thursday, January 11, 2018
The Lee University Athletic Department has announced this Saturday's rivalry showdown with Shorter University as "White Out" night at Paul Dana Walker Arena. The women will tip at 5 p.m. while the men will follow at 7 p.m.

Anyone wearing a white shirt will be admitted at a reduced price. Adults can catch all the action for just five dollars and children (ages 18 and under) will be admitted for just two dollars.

Fans will also be treated to the amazing, acrobatic display of the Air Elite Dunkers at halftime of both the women's and men's games.
  Air elite is the leading provider of acrobatic slam dunk entertainment around the world. The air elite dunkers have performed at countless NBA games, NCAA games, corporate events, television shows, movies, and k-12 school programs.

The Lady Flames are currently riding a four-game winning streak after a 66-57 grind-it-out victory at West Alabama on Wednesday evening. Coach Rowe's ladies are 13-3 overall and currently third in the GSC with a 6-3 mark.  

The Flames sit at 9-6 overall and an even 4-4 in league play after dropping Wednesday's contest at West Alabama, 62-56. Coach Smith's club is just 1-3 coming out of the holiday break but every game has seen the Flames hold a late lead. On Jan. 4 Lee knocked off previously unbeaten and No. 15 West Florida, 69-68. 

One thing is for sure fans will be treated to an exciting brand of basketball on the court and plenty of fun-filled family entertainment throughout the night.
 


Randy Smith: Calling Out The Media

Since I have been a member of the Sports Media for close to a half-century, I feel obligated to call them out when I see or hear something wrong. That was the case yesterday as Tennessee's Jeremy Pruitt took the podium at the SEC Media Days in Atlanta. It seems that former Georgia players Aaron Murray and David Pollack accused Pruitt of being disrespectful to former Georgia coach ... (click for more)

Lookouts Open Series In Mobile Wednesday With 4-2 Win Over BayBears

MOBILE, Ala. --- When the Chattanooga Lookouts pitching staff digs in it's heels it means that a couple of home runs added in last night was good enough for a 4-2 win over Mobile. Despite working as a starter for the majority of the season, Anthony Marzi came on in relief for this one. Paco Rodriguez got the ball to kick off the contest, and he turned in a scoreless first ... (click for more)

Rhonda Thurman "Astounded" At Low Performance By Hamilton County Schools On TNReady; Dr. Johnson Says Some Gaps "Closing" Between County And State

County School Board member Rhonda Thurman said Thursday she was "astounded" by low performance on TNReady scores that were just released.   Noting that the county schools are below state levels in many areas, she said, "I am blown away. I am just astounded. We spend millions and ten millions and this is what we get."   She said, "If people want to know why ... (click for more)

Senator Corker Calls Judge Kavanaugh "A Superb Nominee"

 Senator Bob Corker on Thursday called Judge Brett Kavanaugh "a superb nominee" for the U.S. Supreme Court.   He made the statement after meeting with President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.   Senator Corker said, “I had a great meeting today with Judge Kavanaugh and think he is a superb nominee. It is inspiring to me to see ... (click for more)

Employee Who Stole From East Ridge Should Be Prosecuted

Why has the East Ridge employee who was fired for theft not been charged with theft?    City Manager Scott Miller made the statement that the employee had problems and that the stolen items were returned.  What does that have to do with the employee stealing ?   He has had a history of abuse of city resources. Why is he not being prosecuted? ... (click for more)

Am I Alone? - And Response (6)

Am I alone seems to be quite apt as I begin to form sentences, thoughts and concerns regarding the state of this country. I feel like I am alone trying, somehow, to justify Trump and understand why he is constantly in the middle of chaos.  Now coined as the Liar-in-Chief, Chief Foreign Affairs Coordinator acting for his pal Russian Dictator, Putin.  The silence ... (click for more)