Chattanooga Central Announces Sports Hall of Fame

Fabulous 14 forms Inaugural Class

Monday, August 19, 2013 - by B.B. Branton

They are known as the Fabulous 14 who wore the Purple and Gold of Chattanooga Central High School.

The accomplishments of the athletes and coaches who will form the school's inaugural hall of fame class are impressive. Their impact in the world of sports has reached well beyond 500 Dodds Avenue and Highway 58.

The lives and achievements of Etter, Farmer, Test, McCoy, Slaten, Hoppe and more have touched national caliber levels from football to basketball to baseball, golf to boxing and softball.

Homecoming Oct. 11-12: One hundred years of athletic greatness will be honored on Fri. Oct 11 at  the Central-Brainerd football game.

Fri. Oct 11

4:30 p.m. - hall of fame bar-b-que dinner

6:40 p.m. - inductees will be introduced on the football game

7:30 p.m. - Football Game- Brainerd vs. Central

Sat. Oct 12

Hall of Fame Golf Tourney: Sat. Oct. 12 - Bear Trace in Harrison .

Noon - $100 per player ... $400 per team ... awards dinner to follow the golf tournament.

for more golf information: Judy Phillips  cell# 423/503-7413

 

Chattanooga Central Sports Hall of Fame - Inaugural Class

Oct. 11 - Homecoming

"Fabulous 14"

Coaches (2)

E.B. Red Etter

Stan Farmer

Athletic Trainer (1)

Reuben Smith

Athletes (11)

Damon Duval - football

Gene Etter - football, baseball

Gibby Gilbert - golf

Bobby Hoppe - football

Robert Long - baseball

Bob McCoy -  footbsll

Heather Randolph - softball

George Shuford - baseball

Archie Slaten - boxing

Eddie Test - basketball

Lamar Wheat - football

 contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net

 

 

 

 


Red Bank Lions: All-Time Football Team

Friday Night, Red Bank announced its Silver Anniversary All-Time Football Team Offense: Quarterback: Marty Lowe (1990, Louisville), Running backs: Paul “Ox” Vandergriff (1959, Tennessee), Gerald Ware (1990, Tennessee), Gerald Riggs Jr. (2001, Tennessee); Receivers: Cory Simpson (1990, MTSU), Tim Benford (2007, Tenn. Tech); Offensive Line: Tommy Jumper (1948, Tennessee), ... (click for more)

Braman Leads GPS Runners At Berry Invitational

Carley Braman finished 26th overall with a time of 19 minutes, 30 seconds to lead the GPS cross country team to a 12th-place finish at the Clara Bowl Invitational cross country meet at Berry College in Rome, Ga. Saturday morning. Harrison was the team winner with 87 points while Dunwoody was second with 149 and Lovett third with 158. The Bruisers had 312 points for 12th while ... (click for more)

Bradley, 24, Charged In Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy At Soddy Daisy

Justin Dale Bradley has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of a three-year-old child, who was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday and later died. Authorities said Bradley, 24, is the boyfriend of the child's mother. The mother earlier took out an order of protection against Bradley, and he was arrested for violating the order. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s ... (click for more)

Shooting Of 15-Year-Old Began As Argument Between Teens

According to police, the Tuesday night shooting of a juvenile on Taylor Street started as an argument between the two young men. Terry Marshell Smith Jr., 19, was arrested the following day. Police said the former Hixson High School student shot the juvenile in the shoulder after their argument and then fled the scene.  According to police, Smith admitted to the shooting. ... (click for more)

Better Plan For Walnut Street Hotel

Mitch Patel and his Vision Hospitality Group have unveiled a revised plan for a hotel on Walnut Street. It is much better than the one proposed two years ago. By having no curb cuts on Walnut Street, it makes that special block near the bridge more inviting and safer for pedestrians. Deliveries would be off Riverfront Parkway and hotel access (valet parking) would be off Aquarium ... (click for more)

Thanks For Making The Southern Brewers Festival A Success

Now that the dust has settled I'd like to thank Chattanooga for supporting the Southern Brewers Festival and making it yet another very successful event.    For those who do not know - the SBF benefits the Chattanooga chapter of Kids on the Block and the Chattanooga Community Kitchen.  As a partner helping the SBF with volunteers, sponsorships and the overall production ... (click for more)