Sequatchie, Boyd-Buchanan, Ooltewah, Walker Valley Post Prep Baseball Wins

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - by Special to Chattanoogan.com

Sequatchie County 7, Chattanooga Christian 2

The Chattanooga Christian baseball team gave up seven runs in the first four innings on Tuesday, falling to Sequatchie County 7-2.

The Chargers managed just three hits. Levi Corbett had two singles and Zach Mercer had one. 

 Freshman Brandon Mason earned the loss for CCS, giving up seven hits.

Boyd-Buchanan 18, Copper Basin 4

Boyd-Buchanan's Jim Cardwall had five hits in the Bucs 18-4 win over Copper Basin.

  John Hale had four hits and Rance Harden had two.

Colton Parker earned the win for the Bucs on the mound.

Ooltewah 13, Cleveland 3

Ooltewah's Jackson McClain (5-0) earned the pitching win with a 13-3 win over Cleveland in District 5-AAA play. The Owls are 16-7 overall and 9-1 in league play.

Cleveland falls to 10-13, 4-4. The Owls beat the Blue Raiders, 2-1, on Monday.

Kevin Dupree recorded two triples and a home run. Jared Ryan and Mitch Duncan also homered. Logan Fugate, Brody Binder and Jared Davenport each had doubles as the Owls won their sixth straight game.

Walker Valley 9, Bradley Central 6

Walker Valley's Caleb Longley smacked a grand slam in a five-run fourth inning to lead the Mustangs (12-10, 7-3) past Bradley Central (13-6, 6-2) in District 5-AAA action in Cleveland.

Longley went 2-for-4, drove in five runs and scored twice as the Mustangs completed a two-game sweep of the Bears.

Logan Melton went 2-for-3 with a triple and scored twice for Walker Valley.

Jacob Barnes was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs while Jacob Maynard had a hit and two RBIs for Bradley Central.

Chase Prince was the winning pitcher and Kamren Barnes got the save. Bradley's Chris Miller took the loss.


Lady Vols Take Down Vanderbilt, 69-51

Balanced scoring and a late fourth-quarter run sealed the 69-51 victory for the Lady Vols over Vanderbilt in Memorial Gym Thursday night. Tennessee (15-9, 6-5 SEC) ended its five-game road losing streak, while Vanderbilt (15-9, 4-7 SEC) dropped its fourth consecutive contest. Five Lady Vols scored in double figures, including a season-high 18 points from Jaime Nared. ... (click for more)

Georgia Northwestern Falls To Emory-Oxford 81-73

The Georgia Northwestern Bobcats played a solid opening 20 minutes of basketball on Thursday night, but could not hold on in the final 20 minutes as they dropped an 81-73 decision to Emory-Oxford in a Region 17 game in Rossville. A 3-pointer by Daniel Parrish opened the scoring after both teams could not find the range in the first two minutes. However, the Eagles would click ... (click for more)

Firefighters Stop Fire At Local IHOP Restaurant

Chattanooga firefighters did not have far to go when fire broke out at the IHOP on Highway 153 in Hixson around  9 a.m.  on Friday. Battalion Chief Don Bowman and firefighters with Quint 16 had just enjoyed a nice breakfast there while having a morning staff meeting. When the firefighters returned to their fire truck and were getting ready to drive off, one of the firefighters ... (click for more)

Several Central City Schools Overcrowded, School Board Is Told

All the county school overcrowding is not out in the fast-growing East Brainerd and Ooltewah sections, school board members were told Thursday. Several central city schools are far above capacity. East Lake Elementary - with 655 students and a capacity of 493 students - is at 133 percent occupancy. Calvin Donaldson, Orchard Knob Elementary and East Side Elementary also are ... (click for more)

Innocent Until Proven Guilty, Even Athletes

From reading Randy Smith's column on the lawsuit against UT it is pretty evident that he never took a legal course in his life. I was under the impression that in this country one was innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. It appears this no longer applies to athletes(particularly black athletes) in the U.S. in 2016. I have always said that if I am picked for jury duty ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Chatt2.org’ Needs You Now

A diverse yet powerful panel of community leaders in Nashville delivered a letter to the Metro Nashville Board of Education last week. It was signed by some top men and women who represent a wide-ranking cross section of Tennessee’s largest city and includes education, business, religious and diversity superstars. You need to understand the urgency behind the letter. Davidson County ... (click for more)