Express Soccer Takes On Miami

Monday, February 25, 2013
Back row, Javier Rodriguez, Leudy Franco, Hunter Cruse, Hunter Gregory, Abel Mendiola, second row, Bryan Villa, Diego Nunez, Tad Whitaker, David Franco, Collin Sweatman, Robbie Moody, Oliver Thomsen, front row, Jorge Hurtado, Victor Garcia, Miguel Villa, Isael Gutierrez.
Back row, Javier Rodriguez, Leudy Franco, Hunter Cruse, Hunter Gregory, Abel Mendiola, second row, Bryan Villa, Diego Nunez, Tad Whitaker, David Franco, Collin Sweatman, Robbie Moody, Oliver Thomsen, front row, Jorge Hurtado, Victor Garcia, Miguel Villa, Isael Gutierrez.

Express Regional Soccer Association 94 boys went to Miami, Fla., on the President’s weekend.  

Express played FC United Black to a tie game of 0-0. Then, they beat Plantation Eagles 2-1. On Sunday, they beat Homestead of Florida  1-0. The finals were held on Monday.  Express had to go to penalty kicks and won 5-3. They are now champions of the U19 Gold bracket.



Lookouts Memorial Day Game In Mobile Rained Out

The fifth and final game of the five game series between the Chattanooga Lookouts and Mobile BayBears was rained out Monday due to heavy rains.  The Lookouts have Tuesday off before they open a homestand at AT&T Field with five games against the Southern League South Division leading Biloxi Shuckers (Milwaukee) and three games against the SL North Division's second-place ... (click for more)

This Day In Baseball History, May 25.

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Unexpected Amount East Ridge Owes On Fire Hall Property Rises To $603,000; City To Apply For Reimbursement

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Fire Breaks Out At House Off Highway 58

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A Memorial Day Reflection

I wish I could find that combination of words that would capture an inclusive meaning of Memorial Day.  I have attended many Memorial Day programs at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, so many that now they have merged into one memory.  But what stands out is that each year there are more friends and veterans to visit.  Some gave their all many years ago.  And ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two More Kick Out UAW

Woody Hayes, the great Ohio State football coach, used to teach his players to “paralyze resistance with persistence” but, my word, the likable theory has taken quite a beating in the past two years at the NTN-Bower ball-bearing plant in Hamilton, Ala. The workers there voted to decertify from the United Auto Workers union two years ago but getting the UAW out the door has turned ... (click for more)