Chattanooga resident Aon Miller, a member of the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club as well as The Honors Course, has been elected as the 79th president of the Tennessee Golf Association.
If the Tennessee Temple University Crusaders return this month to the National Christian College Athletic Association Division I basketball tournament, they will have one national tournament already behind them.
Manker Patten teaching pro Wesley Cash of Chattanooga and Mark Vines of Lynchburg, Va., won 6-1, 6-4 against second-seeded Egan Adams and Jeffrey Winkler from Florida in the men's 55 doubles final Sunday at the Raymond James Super Grand Prix tennis tournament in St. Petersburg, Fla.
UTC's winning streak ended at eight games with two losses Saturday in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Softball Classic at Gulfport, 2-0 to Texas-San Antonio and 6-2 to Louisiana-Lafayette.
Covenant College beat North Carolina Wesleyan 10-0 and 5-2 in USA South baseball Saturday on Lookout Mountain.
Manker Patten Tennis Club professional Wesley Cash cramped up in the third set and lost in the men's 55 singles semifinals Saturday in the Raymond James Super Senior Grand Prix tournament at the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Country Club, but he and Mark Vines of Lynchburg, Fla., won their doubles semifinal 6-4, 6-4 over the Atlanta-area duo of Keith Banister and Tom Smith.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team continued its winning streak that began two weeks ago in Las Vegas and carried through last week's Frost Classic in Chattanooga with two wins Friday in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic in Gulfport.
Rhodes College ended the seasons for both basketball teams from Tennessee rival Sewanee in separate Southern Athletic Association tournaments Friday.
The top-seeded Tennessee Wesleyan women's basketball team won in the quarterfinals of the Appalachian Athletic Conference tournament Thursday in Kingsport, Tenn., as did Bryan's third-seeded Lady Lions, but their male counterparts lost.
Former McCallie School standout Sean Ryan from Hixson, now a Michigan senior, finished fifth in the Big Ten men's 500-yard freestyle swimming event Thursday in his home pool in Ann Arbor. He will race in the 1650 freestyle Saturday.
Brandon Cole's fifth time to be the Appalachian Athletic Conference men's basketball player of the week this season turned into the NAIA Division II national honor for the Bryan College sophomore from Crossville, Tenn.
Carson-Newman softball third baseman Sara Kelley from Ooltewah High School was honored by Women Play Ball as the Division II national female athlete of the week and also was the South Atlantic Conference honoree after she batted .579 with six extra-base hits and nine RBIs in six games through the weekend. After Tuesday's two home wins against Kentucky Wesleyan, Kelley has a 12-game hitting streak but ended an extra-base streak at 11 games. She leads the SAC with 23 RBIs for the 13-1 Lady Eagles. She was 2-for-3 with a double in the 11-5 win, when Caitlyn Lance from Ridgeland was 2-for-4 with two RBIs. CNU then won 10-2 as Ooltewah's Jessica Morgan completed a 4-for-6 day.
It was a normal day for 30-year-old Signal Mountain resident Zach Brown at his tree service business when the seed of world-class sledding was planted in his mind. As he was cutting a tree for family friend Jim Bardoner, they began talking about Brown’s time in Alaska.
The Appalachian Athletic Conference is beginning its 2014 basketball tournaments Wednesday in Kingsport, Tenn., at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center, and the Tennessee Wesleyan women and Union College men are the top seeds as the regular-season champions and already have spots in the NAIA Division II national tournaments.
Two baseball teams ranked in the NAIA preseason top 20 met Sunday in Athens, Tenn., and No. 8 host Tennessee Wesleyan beat No. 19 Point Park from Pennsylvania 13-2.