Tennessee Temple University will play for the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Division I men's basketball championship Saturday night after beating the Apprentice School from Virginia in Thursday's late game, 73-59.
It takes a lot of money to stage free football clinics for 200 or more Chattanooga youngsters. And to raise that kind of money it often takes some pretty big names.
The fourth-seeded Chattanooga State women's basketball team won its quarterfinal Thursday in the TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII tournament at Roane State, 81-78 over Dyersburg State, but third-seeded Cleveland State lost 71-63 to Southwest Tennessee.
Tennessee Temple edged third-seeded Victory 73-70 in overtime as the USCAA Division I men's national basketball tournament began Wednesday in Uniontown, Pa.
Fresh off another doubles victory in a tournament in Florida, Wesley Cash of Chattanooga and Mark Vines of Lynchburg, Fla., were named Tuesday by the U.S. Tennis Association as repeat participants for the United States in the ITF Seniors World Championships.
Zacary Hawkins went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs batted in and two runs scored Tuesday night as the Lee University baseball team beat visiting Campbellsville 9-2 at Olympic Field in Cleveland.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golf team jumped six places in finishing fourth out of 36 teams Tuesday in the Kiawah Island Classic tournament. The Mocs' 300 was the best final round except for champion Kent State's 298. Kent State won at 892, but UTC at 908 was only two strokes behind Penn State and one behind High Point. UTC's Emily McLennan closed with a 71 for a 222 that tied her for fourth place, and Jordan Britt tied for 17th at 226 with Agathe Sauzon sharing 33rd at 229 and Isabella Loza tied for 53rd at 233.
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.