Lookouts Fall To Tennessee Wednesday, 5-4

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Jake Fox homered for the third straight game, smacking two blasts as Tennessee edged visiting Chattanooga, 5-4, on Wednesday.

Fox slugged a solo homer in the first inning and a two-run shot in the third. The 24-year-old first baseman is 9-for-12 with four home runs and five RBIs over his last three games. Fox leads the Smokies (20-18) with eight home runs, 28 RBIs and 25 runs.

Josh Kroeger ripped a go-ahead RBI single in the fifth. Casey McGehee tacked on an insurance run with a run-scoring double later in the inning.

Tennessee starter Sean Gallagher (5-2) yielded four runs on eight hits while striking out five and walking two in six innings. The 21-year-old right-hander is tied with three others for the Southern League lead in victories.

Jim Henderson gave up a hit and a walk while striking out the side in the ninth for his third save.

Lookouts starter Carlos Fisher (1-1) surrendered five runs (three earned) on eight hits while striking out seven and walking one in six innings.

J.C. Boscan ripped a pair of RBI singles and Fisher cracked a two-run double in the fourth for Chattanooga (18-22).

* * * * *

Chattanooga returns home Thursday to open a five-game series against Mobile. Game time is 7:15 p.m.


Zimmerman Hits Walk-Off Grand Slam For Lady Lions Tournament Win

The Bryan College softball team competed against Virginia Intermont College this afternoon in the AAC Tournament.  The Lions are the No. 4 seed in the tournament, while the Cobras are the No. 3 seed in the tournament.  Both teams already had one loss entering the game, making it an elimination game.  The Lions struck first by scoring two runs in the first inning.  ... (click for more)

Covenant Baseball Playing For USA South Regular Season Title

The Covenant baseball team will wrap-up its 2014 regular season schedule this weekend with a crucial three-game USA South series against Averett. Game one of the series is set for Friday at 4 p.m., and the two teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday starting at 1 p.m. With victories in all three games, Covenant (23-13, 16-8 USA South) will clinch the USA South's regular ... (click for more)

Berke Names Fred Fletcher, Of Austin, Tex., New Chattanooga Police Chief

Mayor Andy Berke announced Thursday that Fred Fletcher of Austin, Tex., is his pick for Chattanooga Chief of Police. With 20 years of experience in law enforcement, Mr. Fletcher has served in an executive, command, or supervisory role for 12 years.  As commander in Region III of the Austin Police Department, Mr. Fletcher spearheaded community initiatives including a drug market ... (click for more)

Child, 23 Months, Found Dead In Crib With Fentanyl Patch On Back; Death Ruled Homicide

A 23-month-old Chattanooga boy has been found dead in his crib with a Fentanyl patch on his back. The death of Demarcus Bryant at 7655 Borris Dr. last month was ruled a homicide. An autopsy report says he died from "Fentanyl patch placed by someone else." Chattanooga Police are investigating. No one has yet been charged. The child was found face down in his crib. ... (click for more)

A Slap In The Face To Local Police Applicants

Little Andy has once again shown what he thinks about the Chattanooga Police Department by ignoring all the applicants from within the department. There were several great candidates within the police department that had as much experience as the chosen one from 1,000 miles away. This is a slap in the face for any officer who is at the Chattanooga Police Department who has aspirations ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: UAW Voices In Detroit

Today we are going to eavesdrop on somewhat of an open conversation that was held far to the north after the United Auto Workers surprisingly dropped a legal challenge with the National Labor Relations Board in Chattanooga the first thing on Monday morning. The NLRB judge certified the VW workers’ February vote to turn away the UAW at Chattanooga’s Volkswagen manufacturing plant ... (click for more)