Lee Women Win BSC Southern Shootout Championship

Monday, October 6, 2014
 Putting together a team-record score of 276 over 18 holes at the Highland Park Golf Course on Monday, the Lee women’s golf team walked away with the BSC Southern Shootout championship for the fourth time in five appearances.

Feeling the pressure of the surging Lady Flames and their final 571 total, the University of the Cumberlands was forced to settle for second place (289-293 – 582). Jackson State was third (652).

Leading the parade to the championship trophy was senior Madison Alexander, who played remarkable golf in the 36-hole event.
After carding a 69 on Sunday, Alexander was even better in the second round, finishing with a 65 and a 134 total. It was her second career-medalist win.

Alexander went sailing past Centenary’s Jamie Wright, the first round leader. Wright settled for second place (68-68 – 136). 

“Madison was spectacular this week, what a great tournament she played,” said Lee’s excited coach John Maupin.  “You can see that the light bulb has gone off and she's playing with a lot of confidence.”

Alexander had plenty of help on this record-setting day. Freshman Caroline Moore earned a spot on the all-tournament team with rounds of 73-69 – 142. Bernadette Little improved her score by three strokes and turned in a 75-72 – 147, good enough for seventh place.

Freshman Sam Burrus helped lift the Lady Flames to the title with an impressive 70. The newcomer had an 81 on Sunday and finished at 151. “This was Sam’s first tournament since sitting out with and injury last week,” noted Maupin. Freshman Cailey Gino also recorded a 78-73 – 151.  

“Today was just an all-around great day for our team,” concluded Maupin. “I am very proud of the effort from everyone. I thought we were very focused from the start and that made a big difference. It feels really good to come away with the win.”

 


UTC Softball Season Tickets On Sale Now

 Tickets for the 2018 Chattanooga Mocs softball campaign are now on sale and available on GoMocs.com. Season tickets are $50 for all ages and includes the Chattanooga Challenge and Frost Classic tournaments while single game tickets are $5 per ticket. UTC students are admitted free to all home games with a valid Mocs Card. The home slate is highlighted by 25 UTC games ... (click for more)

UTC Announces Class of 2018 Hall of Fame

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Department and the Office of Alumni Affairs announced the Class of 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees today.  Five new members were chosen for induction, along with the four special award winners. The 2018 class continues the tradition of representing a broad range of the history of Mocs Athletics.  Bill Tym ... (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: This Is Not A Drill

Last Saturday morning in paradise, at 8:07 to be precise, an alert appeared on every cell phone that read: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” I can envision no greater horror than having to ask myself how much time do I have, and what is the wisest way to spend it? It was a long and dreadful 38 minutes until the correction ... (click for more)