Thursday Tennis Results

Thursday, April 18, 2013
Hixson Girls def. Chattanooga Central Girls 6-3

Girls Singles:

Alex Bonner (C) def. Whitney Clack 8-4
Michelle Phillips (H) def. Christie Loden 8-4
Tiffany Murray (C) def. Emily Gilreath 8-4
Corynne Schannuth (H) def. Lauren Belcher 9-7
Emily Davis (H) def.
Erin Jones 8-3
Lydia Lindsey (H) def. Taylor McKenzie 8-2

Girls Doubles:

Clack/Phillips (H) def. Bonner/Murray 8-4
Gilreath/Gossett (H) def. Loden/Jones 8-4
Belcher/McKenzie (C) def. Schannuth/Davis 8-6

Hixson Boys def. Chattanooga Central Boys 7-2

Boys Singles:

John Mitchell (C) def. Alex Condra 8-2
Jeff Chastain (C) def. Carl Phillips 8-3
Kevin Nguyen (H) def. Walt Braley 8-3
Richard Vuong (H) def. Kevin Chiang 8-2
Jacob Lindsey (H) def. Blake Ragsdale 8-1
Rivers De'Friese (H) def. Kylan Harrison 8-3

Boys Doubles:

Condra/Phillips (H) def. Mitchell/Chastain 8-6
Nguyen/Vuong (H) def. Braley/Chiang 8-4
Lindsey/De'Friese (H) def. Ragsdale/Harrison 9-7

Records:

Hixson Girls: 8-4 (Overall); 8-0 (6-A/AA)
Hixson Boys: 10-2 (Overall); 8-0 (6-A/AA)

UTC's Russ Huesman is Quarterback Club Speaker Today

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After two narrow losses in their past two games, the Georgia Northwestern Bobcats took out their frustrations in a big way at the Welch College Invitational in Nashville, Tenn. Over the weekend. The Bobcats thumped St. Louis Christian on Friday night, 81-44, before whipping Appalachian Bible College in Saturday’s finale, 91-42, to improve to 2-4 overall on the season. ... (click for more)

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Don't Be Quick To Discard Common Core

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Roy Exum: UVa --Time For Change

The University of Virginia is, by any measure, one of the finest universities in the world. I have long admired it, whether covering dozens of sports events, cavorting with countless friends, or benefitting repeatedly from the surgical skills of the late world-class humanitarian Frank McCue. But today there is a terrible pall over “Mr. Jefferson’s university” – no, make that a ... (click for more)