Baylor Has Eight, McCallie Five On DII All-Region Football Team

Red Raiders' Gaglianone Selected Kicker Of The Year

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - by Larry Fleming

Baylor and McCallie were well-represented on the 2013 Division II All-Region (Middle/East) football team announced Tuesday.

The Red Raiders placed eight players on the offensive and defensive teams while the Blue Tornado had five honored.

Baylor place-kicker Rafael Gaglianone was chosen as the Special Teams MVP. On Monday, Gaglianone was chosen the TSSAA Division II Kicker Of The Year.

Baylor offensive lineman Ben Pettway and McCallie place-kicker Jonathan McKown earned All-Academic MVP awards.

On offense, McCallie’s Cam Walker was chosen to the offensive line, Baylor’s George Porter was one of two running backs picked and McCallie’s Spencer Morgan earned a wide receiver slot.

On defense, Baylor’s Ryan Parker, Blake Layne and Luke Hutchins and McCallie’s Andrew Busby were among 11 linebackers selected.

McCallie’s C.J. Fritz and Baylor’s Sean Wampler and Glenn Ireland made the team as a defensive backs.

The complete team:

Player of the Year:

Tyler Swafford

QB

Brentwood Academy










Offensive MVP:


C.J. Sanders

WR

Brentwood Academy










Defensive MVP:


Jay Robertson

DT

MBA












Special Teams MVP:

Rafael Gaglianone

PK

Baylor





















Academic MVPs:


Ben Pettway

OL

Baylor






Jonah Reels

LB

Brentwood Academy




Parker Wade

OC

Ensworth






Luke Strebel

PK/P

Father Ryan





Alex Bars

OL

MBA






Jonathan McKown

PK

McCallie






Lucas Pulliza

WR

Pope John Paul II





























Offensive Line:


Tucker York


Brentwood Academy




Marcus Graham


Brentwood Academy




Jackson Pittman


Brentwood Academy




Xavier Forrest


Ensworth






Nick Mammarelli


Father Ryan





Alex Bars


MBA






D.J. Mott



MBA






Cam Walker


McCallie






Daniel Al-Nimri


Pope John Paul II











Running Back:


George Porter


Baylor






D'Andre Ferby


Ensworth





















Wide Receiver:


Brandon Taylor


Brentwood Academy




Jake Estes


Ensworth






Gray Reames


MBA






Austin Rolfe


MBA






Spencer Morgan


McCallie






Austin Hayes


Pope John Paul II




















Quarterback:


Cole Euverard


MBA





















Defensive Line:


Derek Barnett


Brentwood Academy




Mike Sawyers


Ensworth






Robert Crawford


Father Ryan




















Linebacker:


Ryan Parker


Baylor






Blake Layne


Baylor






Luke Hutchins


Baylor






Patrick Miller


Ensworh






Hunter Travis


Ensworth






Max Stoffer


Father Ryan





Billy Nipp


Father Ryan





Travonte' Easley


MBA






Bryson Jarrett


MBA






Andrew Busby


McCallie






Gunnar Scholato


Pope John Paul II




















Secondary:


Sean Wampler


Baylor






Glenn Ireland


Baylor






Chris Currin


Brentwood Academy




Aaquil Annoor


Brentwood Academy




Rico McGraw


Ensworth






Donavon Sheffield


Ensworth






Thomas Freeland


Ensworth






Dekeivis Perry


Father Ryan





Andrew Rector


Father Ryan





Arthur Churchwell


MBA






C.J. Fritz



McCallie












 (E-mail Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com)


Lookouts Snap Losing Streak With 8-4 Win Over Smokies

Homeruns by Edgar Corcino and Mitch Garver helped lead the Lookouts over the Tennessee Smokies by a score of 8-4. Tennessee jumped out to an early 3-1 lead against Lookouts starting pitcher Kohl Stewart.  Though his ERA went up a little bit to 3.38, Stewart improved to 5-4 on the season. The right-hander gave up three runs (two earned) on seven hits over five innings. He ... (click for more)

Dalton State Basketball Assistant John Redman Accepts Job In Mobile

Mobile, Al. – St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile announced on Thursday that John Redman has been hired as their Head Men’s Basketball Coach. St. Paul’s is located on property bought from Spring Hill College, where Redman played basketball in college. Dr. Mark Foley, Headmaster, and Coach Steve Mask, Athletic Director, made the announcement. The move ends Redman’s successful ... (click for more)

Morning Fire Destroys Vacant Valleybrook House; 2 Firefighters Suffer Burns

Fire destroyed a vacant house in the Valleybrook Community early Thursday morning. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm at 5:35 a.m. and responded to a reported fire at the Valleybrook Golf and Country Club off Hixson Pike. When the first firefighters from Station 19 arrived on the scene, they could not find the fire. Lt. Scott Sheets with Quint 19 said that ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Whiskey Company To Construct Large Distillery At Former Site Of Newton Chevrolet

The Chattanooga Whiskey Company has begun construction on a larger production distillery in the former Newton Chevrolet property at the corner of MLK Boulevard and Riverfront Parkway near the Tennessee River. Once fully operational, the Riverfront Parkway facility will be capable of producing upwards of 14 (53-gallon) barrels per day, making it one of the largest craft bourbon ... (click for more)

Judge Steelman Was Unfairly Criticized In Handling Of School Bus Driver Rape Case - And Response

We are blessed to have freedom of speech in our society, but I am always amazed at the number of folks who voice such strong antagonistic opinions about things without any apparent first-hand knowledge.   As any who wish to criticize the system should know, people get arrested and charged for criminal offenses every day.  The ultimate charge and penalty which results ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vote For Rhonda Thurman

After studying the Hamilton County School Board quite harshly during the last seven most-tumultuous months in its history, it is only proper that I share my belief that Rhonda is its Most Valuable Player. Four of the school board’s nine members are up for re-election, with Rhonda facing capable opponents in Jason Moses and Dr. Patti Skates in District 1, but let’s never forget that ... (click for more)