Tennessee Tech Earns 8-0 Shutout Over UTC

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
After allowing six runs in the second inning, the Chattanooga Mocs softball team fell too far behind as they fell 8-0 to Tennessee Tech at home on Wednesday.

The non-conference loss drops the Mocs to 12-31 overall while Tech improved to 15-25 on the season after the win.

Chattanooga returns to the diamond tomorrow with another non-conference match-up, a 6:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. CT game on the road at Lipscomb.

Game Recap | Tennessee Tech 8, Chattanooga 0 (5)
After a scoreless first inning, the Golden Eagles plated six runs on four hits and were helped by two Mocs errors in the top of the second.
Two of the the six runs went down as unearned.

With the 6-0 lead, TTU added a run in both the third and fourth innings to extend out to a mercy rule eight run lead. The Mocs wouldn't have any answers as they only recorded four hits while leaving six on base in the loss. Of the four hits, two of them came from the first two batters of the first, an Amy Lewis double and a Hayleigh Weissenbach infield single.

Weissenbach finished 2-for-3 at the plate while Lewis was 1-for-2 with a walk. Aly Walker picked up the other hit with a line drive single through the left side as she concluded 1-for-2.

Celie Hudson (3-6) took the loss in the circle as she tossed 5.0 innings and allowed eight hits, eight runs (six earned) while walking a career-high seven and striking out six.


Covenant Volleyball Picked As Preseason Favorite In USA South Poll

With consecutive regular season USA South divisional championships, the Covenant volleyball team was once again picked as the preseason favorite in the West Division of the league as the conference released its annual preseason coaches' poll  on Thursday . Covenant, under fifth-year head coach Joanna Ehman, went 12-3 in conference play last season en route to a USA ... (click for more)

Dalton State Women's Golf Starts Season As #1 In Conference

Dalton State (Ga.) was a unanimous first-place selection in the 2017-18 SSAC Women's Golf Coaches' Preseason Poll, the conference announced  Wednesday .   Dalton State, William Carey (Miss.) and Faulkner (Ala.) claimed the top three slots in all but one ballot. The Basics         The Roadrunners won the ... (click for more)

State Plays Tape Of Prior Testimony Of Shooting Victim After He Refuses To Come To Court

The state on Thursday played a preliminary hearing tape of shooting victim Kadarius Johnson after he refused to come to the Criminal Court trial of the man accused of shooting him in the back of the head. Prosecutor Andrew Coyle said every effort had been made to contact Johnson, who he said told investigators that if he testified he would be labeled as a snitch and killed by ... (click for more)

Langdon Strickland, 33, Dies From Monday Afternoon Shooting

Langdon Strickland, 33, who suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting on S. Kelly Street early Monday afternoon, has died.   Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot at the 500 block of S. Kelly.  Upon arrival, Chattanooga Police officers located the victim, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Hamilton County EMS transported the victim to a ... (click for more)

Shame On Anyone Planning A Protest At Coolidge Park Thursday Evening - And Response (4)

Whether you're Alt-Left or Alt-Right, Coolidge Park isn't the place to showcase your hate and indifference with one another. Just because it's your right, that doesn't necessarily mean that you should do it. Many have this misconception that this park is named after a President, Nope. It's named after a great man, a true patriot, and Medal of Honor recipient from right ... (click for more)

A Tale Of 3 Properties

Here in Lookout Valley on the far southwest edge of Chattanooga and Hamilton County, trees and rocks are plentiful but sidewalks are as rare as unicorns. It’s a land the governments forget – until tax collection time.  The recent county reappraisal spoke about ‘comps,’ recent sale prices of comparable local properties. But the assessors defined ‘comparable’ to suit themselves, ... (click for more)