East Ridge 12s Heading For A Showdown

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

The East Ridge Scenic City football teams left Finley Stadium and Davenport Field on Saturday with five victories for the day.
 
The East Ridge 12s (5-0) were the big winners for the day.
 
Kevin Wright’s Pioneers 12s started by defeating Knoxville Fulton 22-0 before coming to Finley Stadium.
 
The East Ridge defense allowed one first down for the game.
 
In the Pioneers second game they defeated Harrison 27-0.
 
The East Ridge defense again stepped up by allowing one first down.
 
Speedy Stephon Walker scored on runs of 45 and 55 yards and Kameron Holcomb scored on a 52-yard run for East Ridge. 
 
Caleb Yates hooked up with Nolan Letzgus on a 40-yard touchdown pass and Korey Chitwood had a 20-yard TD run.
 
The Pioneers have outscored SCYFL teams 137-0 this season.
 
“This sets up a standoff of undefeated teams with Stump Martin’s East Ridge Mustangs on Saturday at 10:45 at McCallie,” Wright said. 
 
The Mustangs 12s (5-0) defeated Boyd-Buchanan 28-0.
 
Austin Chastain was 6-for-8 passing for 112 yards, three touchdowns and a pair of 2-point completions for East Ridge.
 
The 11-year-old connected with Jordan “Big Bird” Sims on TD passes of 27 and 31 yards and Jordan Hughley on a 34-yard scoring strike.
 
Hughley also scored on a 37-yard run and was a standout on defense.
 
Riley Harrison and Sims caught point-after passes.
 
Harrison also had a 33-yard run called back on a holding penalty.
 
Amaleki Jordan ran for an extra point and played well on defense.
 
Chris Harris blocked a punt and was joined by Tyler Simpson, Josh Burnette, Michael “Tika” Ricketts, Sean Hall, Harley Walker, Austin McDaniel and Harrison as defensive standouts.
 
The Mustangs have outscored SCYFL competition 101-9.
 
Mike Long’s Pioneers 8s defeated Hixson 27-0 to run the two-time defending SCYFL Super Bowl champs win streak to 27 games over three years.
 
The East Ridge defense were led by Mason Long, Kyle Songer and Kobe Yates.
 
Carson Yates picked off a Hixson pass and returned it 55 yards for a TD.
 
Yates also had a 101 yards and a TD on offense.
 
Brodie Swader had 42 yards rushing and a TD and Long added 41 yards rushing.
 
The East Ridge 8s have outscored opponents 135-6 and is currently tied with the Boynton Patriots and Boynton Falcons for first place.
 
Coach Joe McCrary’s East Ridge 6s defeated Hixson 13-6.
 
Dylan Jordan had scoring runs of 65 and 45 yards.
 
East Ridge 6s defense was led by Anthony Henderson, Evan Schwarzl and Brandon Havens.
 
The Pioneers 6s (4-1) have outscored opponents 100-30.
 
The East Ridge 10s lost to the Hixson Seminoles 27-0.
 
Wayne Janow, Adam Monterada and Dagan Fowler were defensive standouts for the Pioneers defense.
 
Cole Rizzo was the leading rusher for the East Ridge 10s.
 
The East Ridge 7s lost to the Boynton Rage 35-6.

Holley Earns Low Pro Honors At Council Fire

Tad Holley shot 72 on Monday and earned low-pro honors in the Chattanooga Chapter TN PGA Pro-Am at the Council Fire Golf Club. Monday's Results Low Professional: (72) Tad Holley Professional Skins: Hunt Gilliland #3, #6, & #11, Richard Rebne #10 & #14,                                Tad ... (click for more)

CCS, Notre Dame, Sale Creek, Boyd-Buchanan Post Volleyball Wins

The Notre Dame volleyball team beat CSAS  25-23, 25-2 on Monday night.  Notre Dame imrpoves to 13-8 overall and 6-1 in the district.   Notre Dame Stats: Ally Mildenberger: 5 digs Sarah Desai: 16 assists, 1 dig Tess Scobey: 8 kills, 2 aces, 2 digs Mackenzie Johnson: 4 kills, 1 block, Claire VanderWerf: 4 kills, 1 ace, 1 dig Jazzmyne Watkins: 1 kill ... (click for more)

DA Pinkston Files Petition To Declare 2 Gangs A Public Nuisance

District Attorney General Neal Pinkston filed a petition on Monday asking that two Chattanooga gangs, the Gangster Disciples and the Grape Street Crips, and their members be declared public nuisances. General Pinkston is also "asking that injunctive relief be given to the law-abiding residents of East Lake by establishing a Safety Zone that covers most of their neighborhood." ... (click for more)

2 Boaters Die In Suspected Carbon Monoxide Poisoning On Chickamauga Lake

Two boaters and their pet were pronounced dead at the scene of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning on Chickamauga Lake.  Kristy D. James and Mike L. Richardson of Chattanooga were reported missing to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office earlier in the day by a concerned family member. The boaters had not been heard from since Saturday. Tennessee Wildlife Resources ... (click for more)

Of Course Gangs Are A Public Nuisance

Now, I don't know it all.  Beginning with my parents, folks of all sorts have been actively pointing out my ignorance for more than seven decades now.  So I'm well aware that I don't know it all.  In recent months I've begun to develop an appreciation for the local work of Mr. Neal Pinkston; I've been impressed with several things he's been doing in his official ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Arnold Palmer’s Greatness

This is hardly meant to be flippant but I’d be willing to bet I’ve been in the presence of more great people than anyone you know. I’ve never ranked them, or ever dared to wonder who was the greatest, such as Muhammad Ali or Elvis Presley, but there are two traits that those who reach the highest pinnacle have in common. First, not a one of them was any good at what made them famous ... (click for more)