Prep Football: Week Six Scores

Friday, October 4, 2013
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FINALS
Hixson 19 East Ridge 14
Polk County 21 Sequoyah 14
Signal Mountain 20 Notre Dame 13
Knoxville Grace 63 Meigs County 7
McMinn County 42 Soddy-Daisy 7
Ooltewah 28 Bradley 26
Whitwell 47 Lookout Valley 8
Tyner 35 Central 10
Towns County 17 Copper Basin 8
Rhea County 27 Cookeville 3
Baylor 38 McCallie 14
Marion County 69 Sale Creek 0
Boyd-Buchanan 49 Grace 20
East Hamilton 21 Cleveland 20
Brainerd 26 Howard 19
Grundy County 35 Chattanooga Christian 0
McMinn Central 40 Sweetwater 17

PHOTOS: DecoTurf High School Tennis Championship

MICDS defeated McCallie 7-2 in a round of 16 match this morning at The Champions Club.   McCallie wins came at No. 3 doubles with Andrew Smith and Conner O'Brien and Charlie Thel victorious at No. 6 singles.   McCallie also was scheduled to play at  1 p.m.  against Winter Park.   Baylor is scheduled to play at  4 p.m. and 7:30 ... (click for more)

Randy Smith: When Baseball Was King

I came across an interesting television program while channel surfing last night. It was a documentary about George Herman "Babe" Ruth; the man still considered to be the greatest baseball player who ever lived. Even though I already knew most of this story, I still marveled at the way Babe played the game....back when Baseball was King. As you likely already know, Babe started ... (click for more)

Robber Who Was Shot At Rossville Boulevard Car Lot Dies; No Charges To Be Filed

Police said a person who was shot during a robbery attempt at a car lot at 4314 Rossville Blvd. around 1:50 p.m. on Thursday has died. Police said the shooting has been ruled a "justifiable homicide" and no charges will be brought against 27-year-old Alan Miller. The shooting in which the robbery victim shot the suspect was at Miller Auto Sales. (click for more)

Man Charged In Shooting On Sixth Avenue Had Been Shot Himself Last Week; Police Say Incident "Part Of Gang War"

A man charged with attempted first-degree murder on Sixth Avenue Court on Thursday afternoon was shot himself earlier this month. O'Shae Kadaris Smith, 20, of 2114 E. 12th St., is also charged with reckless endangerment, aggravated assault and possessing a firearm during the commission of a crime. He was one of two people shot on Rawlings Street on March 16. Kendre Allen, ... (click for more)

The Problems With Prescription Drug Addiction - And Response

In Tennessee today, we have a major problem with prescription drug addiction, particularly when powerful opioid pain relievers are concerned.    For the first time in 2012, Tennesseans abused prescription opioid drugs more than alcohol.  Our young people ages 18-25 abuse prescription opioids at a 30 percent higher rate than the national average.  In just five ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Hillman Of Bihar

In the year of our Lord, 1927, there was a very poor child born to a very poor family in a very poor place. His name was Dasrath Manjhi and he was a native of the Musahar community somewhere in India. We know he had no education and, as a member of the lowest Hindu scheduled castes, he didn’t have a cut dog’s chance from the very get go. But after spending considerable time in ... (click for more)