Covenant's Emily Moore Named USA South Defensive Player Of The Week

Monday, October 23, 2017 - by Andrew Mindeman
Covenant volleyball sophomore Emily Moore has been named the USA South Defensive Player of the Week for the period ending Oct. 22, announced the conference on Monday afternoon.

The honor is the first career weekly award for Moore.
She joins her older sisters, Ginny Moore and Schuyler Moore, as conference weekly award honorees this season. It also marked the first time in over two years that a Covenant player has received the defensive player of the week award from the conference.


A sophomore from Fort Myers, Fla., Moore started at libero in all three of Covenant's matches last week and averaged 6.00 digs per set to help lead the Lady Scots to a 3-0 record. In a 3-0 victory over the top-ranked team in the region, Berry, Moore tallied 18 digs, two assists and one kill. In a 3-0 win over USA South foe Huntingdon, Moore posted 17 digs, four assists and one service ace. Finally, in a 3-1 win over USA South member Agnes Scott, Moore notched 25 digs, two assists and one service ace. 

On the year, Moore is averaging 3.14 digs per set in 24 matches.

Covenant (18-7, 11-0 USA South) wrapped up the USA South West Division title last week and will look to keep its 10-match winning streak alive on Tuesday at Berea. First serve is set for 6 p.m.


ChattanoogaFC Earns Hard-Fought Draw; Fireworks And Jesters This Saturday

The exhilarating match last night kicking off the Blue Ridge Derby against Chattanooga FC and Asheville City SC ended in a tie. Both teams started off the match strong and ready on a beautiful  Wednesday  night  down at Finley Stadium. A passionate crowd gathered to cheer on the boys in blue.   There were several attempts at goal right off for both ... (click for more)

Dalton State Golf Battles Back Into The Top 10

Dalton State battled back during the second round of the NAIA Women's Golf National Championship on Wednesday, firing a team round of (+22, 310) for the third best round of the day to move into the Top-10 on the Champions Course at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The Roadrunners, (+63, 639), vaulted up the standings and sit in eighth. #1 SCAD-Savannah (Ga.), (+30, ... (click for more)

Witnesses Say Donaldson Was Calm After Killing Son-In-Law - "I'm Just Sitting Here Waiting For The Law"

Witnesses said Glen Allen Donaldson was calm after killing his son-in-law on Dec. 29, 2016, saying, "I'm just sitting here waiting for the law." Donaldson, 57, is facing a first-degree murder charge in the death of 39-year-old Adam Levi. The jury in the courtroom of Judge Don Poole was told that Donaldson left the residence on Niles Terrace where Levi was living and drove ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Man Who Served Time For Attempted Murder Now Facing Armed Robbery Charge

A Chattanooga man who earlier served time for an attempted first-degree murder is now facing an armed robbery count. Garion Devilliar Lewis Jr., 33, is charged with aggravated robbery as well as drug and gun counts. In an incident on May 9, a man who no longer lives in Chattanooga said he was leaving his mother's residence on Sholar Avenue when he saw a man he knows across ... (click for more)

Refuting Racism

In an opinion piece, 5/18/18, Rev. Josh Woodrow referred to me and my fellow School Board member, Joe Smith, as racists and white supremacists because we spoke out against busing. I have never met or spoken with Rev. Woodrow so he knows nothing about me. The reverend obviously knows nothing about Joe Smith either. Seems one of the reverend’s hobbies is “brewing beer”. Maybe, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Don’t Invent, Discover!’

When Randy Boyd stood in front of more than 75 black ministers in Memphis on Tuesday, the ever-dynamic “doer of deeds” told the pastors an exciting story. He talked about “First Things First” of Chattanooga because the Tennessee gubernatorial candidate is totally sold on what Julie Baumgardner and her team have proven keeps families together. Boyd then met with some representatives ... (click for more)