The Lee University women's basketball team gave Marty Rowe his 500th victory in 20 seasons as a college coach Saturday with a 54-42 Gulf South Conference win at Delta State. Rowe is 500-158 overall and 369-93 in his 14th year at Lee. Erin Walsh had 19 points and four steals and Maddie Long grabbed eight rebounds Saturday for the Lady Flames (21-6, 14-5). Lee's men (15-11, 10-9) also won, 52-49, and clinched a spot in the league tournament as Colton Blevins and Ryan Montgomery scored 15 and 12 points.
-Roger Davis had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead host Chattanooga State past Walters State in TCCAA men's basketball Saturday, 77-64. Maleek Taylor scored 14 points and Kalin Johnson had 12 with three 3-point baskets for the third-place Tigers (17-8, 12-4), and Raekwon Long contributed 15 rebounds and 11 points.
-Cleveland State swept visiting Roane State in their TCCAA doubleheader, 76-70 in the men's game and 57-51 in the women's. Tevin Olison scored 18 points and Cam Copeland and Delaino Walker added 15 and 13 for the Cougars (12-11, 8-8), and Victor Curry had 10 rebounds with nine points against the fourth-place Raiders. For the Lady Cougars (14-9, 9-7), Keya Jenkins and Abby Hubert each scored 15 points, Jenkins with 11 rebounds and Hubert with three 3s, and Julia Gaither had 10 points and four assists. Autumn Monkhouse scored 18 points for Roane.
-The Covenant College women's eight-game winning streak and season ended Saturday with a 78-66 loss at West top seed Berea (22-3) in a USA South tournament quarterfinal. Joanna Smith had 19 points and seven rebounds and Emma Grimes scored 12 on four 3s for the Lady Scots (14-12), who got 11 points from Jessica Bell and 10 points, seven assists and seven rebounds from Kaley Hallmark. Covenant's men also ended an eight-game win streak with a 76-69 loss at Piedmont in their regular-season finale. That left the Scots (16-9, 10-6) tied for second with Piedmont (15-10) in the USAS West, but the tiebreaker sends Covenant back to Demorest, Ga., on Tuesday for a tournament quarterfinal. James Mitchell hit five 3s for 15 points and Bailey Spragg had 13 points and seven steals Saturday, while Caleb Haynes collected nine rebounds.
-The first-place Bryan College women lost 103-60 in their Appalachian Athletic Conference regular-season finale Saturday at Allen University in Columbia, S.C., leaving the Lady Lions 22-8 overall and 19-5 in the league. They're tied with Reinhardt, which closed with an 81-43 win at Montreat with 16 points from Bria White, 14 from Heritage High graduate Jada Hubbard and 10 from Ringgold's Bethany Headrick.
-Dalton State rose to 21-6 overall and 13-3 in the Southern States Athletic Conference with a 79-61 men's win Saturday against visiting Mobile. Reed Dungan scored 26 points with 4-of-5 3-point shooting and Isaiah Box scored 15 with three 3s for DSC, which got 12 points, 12 rebounds and four steals from Carnilious Simmons and 10 points from Benat Hevia.
-The Georgia Northwestern men lost 90-75 on Friday at Welch College but got 16 points from J.T. Langford.
-The Lee baseball team lost 7-6 and 3-1 in an extra inning Saturday at 19th-ranked Florida Southern. Dalton Ney was 2-for-3 in the first game with two home runs and four RBIs for Lee (3-8), and Chase Gadau also homered while Spencer Mossburg was 2-for-4. Gadau homered again in game two and matched Tyler Payne and Peyton Meeker with two hits, and starting pitcher Pat Morrow allowed six hits and no runs in 5 2/3 innings, with six strikeouts.
-Sewanee moved its weekend baseball series against visiting Spalding to McCallie School with a game Friday and two today, beginning at 11 a.m. Sewanee (1-3) lost 14-1 in the opener, but Josh Roberts was 2-for-2 with an RBI triple.
-Tickets are still available for Tuesday night's Classic 150 fundraising dinner that doubles as a roast and toast of local businessman and college sports benefactor John "Thunder" Thornton at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Tennessee athletic director and former football coach Phillip Fulmer and former Vols coach and Alabama AD Bill Battle will be among those on the program. Tickets cost $125. Reservations can be made at 423-755-7588.
-UTC football coach Tom Arth will be the guest speaker for the Chattanooga Quarterback Club's noon luncheon meeting Monday at Finley Stadium, and the public is welcome. Attendance costs $12 with a meal, $4 without.