Local Flag Football Team Wins National Tournament

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Shown are Jarrod Rowan, Chris Barfield, Hayden Clark, Donavan Barnes, Brian Hensley, and Zach Keller.
Shown are Jarrod Rowan, Chris Barfield, Hayden Clark, Donavan Barnes, Brian Hensley, and Zach Keller.

Six local men went to Tampa, Fla., this past weekend to play in the nationals for flag football, and brought home the championship. The team, Dynasty, will be in Orlando for the world championship Memorial Day weekend.  


Lookouts & BayBears Suspended Due To Rain Thursday

Mobile, AL - The Mobile BayBears and Chattanooga Lookouts were suspended on Thursday night due to rain in the middle of the third inning.The game will be resumed on Friday at 5:05 PM CT, with the Lookouts leading 2-0 and still at bat with two outs and a runner on first base in the top of the third inning.  Friday's originally scheduled game, set for seven innings, will ... (click for more)

Sale Creek Stays Alive In Class A With Two Wins; Central Loses, 2-0

MURFREESBORO – Sale Creek won twice in Class A softball on Thursday while Central suffered its first loss in the Class AA division of the state softball tournament being played at the Starplex here. Faced with overcast skies and a nagging wind on an unusually cold spring day, Sale Creek had to battle its way back through the loser’s bracket after losing 6-1 to the Forrest Lady ... (click for more)

Board Of Regents Board Meets Wednesday To Approve New Chattanooga State President

The Tennessee Board of Regents will convene a special called meeting at  9:30 a.m. CDT next Wednesday to receive recommendations for presidential vacancies at community colleges, including Chattanooga State, and the director position at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Covington/Ripley.  The finalists to replace longtime leader Jim Catanzaro are: ... (click for more)

New CARTA Service To Enterprise South Industrial Park Has "Medium" Success So Far

CARTA officials said its new bus service from downtown to the Enterprise South Industrial Park is meeting with "medium" success thus far. Lisa Maragnano, executive director, said there have been 313 riders on the routes that began at the first of the month. That includes 241 getting aboard downtown in the early morning and 72 riding from Enterprise South in the afternoon. ... (click for more)

Don't Make A Mockery Of Memorial Day

We're told Memorial Day is the day to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in order that we, as Americans and others around the world, might live free, unshackled (invisible or otherwise) and without oppression. But how is that so when so many in America continue to be denied those freedoms? Others whose family and friends made the ultimate sacrifice? Their surviving families ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Chincoteague Mourns ‘Dude’

In the span of a person’s life, there are some things that simply can’t be explained to be totally understood. And of all the spectacles I have ever personally witnessed, one of the best is that day in late July when they “pen the ponies” at Chincoteague Island, Va. I’m serious. Over 50,000 people watch every year as volunteer “Saltwater Cowboys” swim the wild ponies to the mainland ... (click for more)