UTC Wrestlers Top Arizona State, 35-7

Face Host Va. at 1 p.m. in Va Duals

Friday, January 10, 2014 - by B.B. Branton

 Chattanooga's Corey Mock remained undefeated (19-0) and the newest Moc to wear the UTC singlet - Dawson Peck (285)  - also won as UTC defeated Arizona State, 35-7, this morning in a first round match of the Virginia Duals in Charlottesvile.

After the Sun Devils captured the first match at 125, the Mocs then won six straight for a 27-4 lead, including pins from Shawn Greevy (149) and Mock (165).

Wesley Moore for ASU won at 184 over John Lampe, but the Mocs took the final two weight classes -  Scottie Boykin (197) and Peck.

Next Match: UTC (7-4) faces host U. of Virginia at 1 p.m. today in the championship quarterfinals.

Match #1 Champ. Round 1

Chattanooga 35, Arizona State 7
125 - Ares Carpio (Arizona State) over Byron Smith (Tennessee-Chattanooga) Maj 11-3
133 - Nick Soto (Tennessee-Chattanooga) over Kalin Goodsite (Arizona State) Maj 14-2
141 - Mike Pongracz (Tennessee-Chattanooga) over Matthew Kraus (Arizona State) TF 17-0
149 - Shawn Greevy (Tennessee-Chattanooga) over Preston McCalmon (Arizona State) Fall 0:29
157 - Alex Hudson (Tennessee-Chattanooga) over Joel Smith (Arizona State) Dec 3-1
165 - Corey Mock (Tennessee-Chattanooga) over James Brundage (Arizona State) Fall 5:00
174 - Levi Clemons (Tennessee-Chattanooga) over Kevin Radford (Arizona State) Maj 16-6
184 - Wesley Moore (Arizona State) over John Lampe (Tennessee-Chattanooga) Dec 4-0
197 - Scottie Boykin (Tennessee-Chattanooga) over Luke Bean (Arizona State) Maj 16-6
HWT - Dawson Peck (Tennessee-Chattanooga) over Chace Eskam (Arizona State) Dec 5-1

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

Lookouts Open Series In Jackson With 3-2 Win.

JACKSON, TENN. (APRIL 19, 2014) - The Generals (9-7) had opened each of their first three series' with a win, but the Chattanooga Lookouts (6-10) spoiled that streak Saturday, with a 3-2 win over Jackson. The Generals lost despite out-hitting Chattanooga 6-5. Chattanooga took a 3-1 lead in the second inning and stayed ahead throughout the remainder of the contest. Jeremy Hazelbaker ... (click for more)

Isaac Pacheco, Jenn Stocks Win Chickamauga Chase 15K

The third time was the charm for 19-year-old Isaac Pacheco at the Chickamauga Chase. Pacheco had finished third for the last two years in this popular 15K race that’s been held at Chickamauga Battlefield for the past 46 years, but he was more than ready as he captured first place in the challenging 9.3-mile race with a time of 52 minutes, 36 seconds. Hugh Enicks, ... (click for more)

Man Shot On Cannon Avenue Early Saturday Morning

A man was shot early Saturday morning on Cannon Avenue. At approximately 5:30 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 2300 Cannon Ave. for shots fired.  Shortly after receiving the call, officers learned that a victim arrived at a local hospital.  The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the right leg and is undergoing treatment. The injury is not considered to be life-threatening.  ... (click for more)

Child Playing With Cigarette Lighter Starts $25,000 Mobile Home Fire

A child playing with a cigarette lighter started a mobile home fire on Saturday morning. At 9 a.m., the Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire at 6561 Cassie Lane. It took four fire companies about 10 minutes to get the fire under control. The fire was contained to one bedroom. No injuries were reported. Damage to the home is around $25,000. (click for more)

When The City Was Silent - And Response

I don't know how to say this without getting my head handed back to me on a platter as is often the usual case. But at least I no longer receive the hateful (even threatening) emails and insults I became accustomed to. So I'll just bite and say it: I honestly don't see anything expressed by the NSM that hasn't been said locally on some level at one time or another, and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: VW-UAW Fiasco Begins

One pundit who is awaiting the opening volleys of “The Volkswagen Hearings” is calling today’s start of the labor union fiasco at the Hamilton County Courthouse as fascism at its finest. That’s what you call it, he wrote in a fiery way, when the union, the employer and the president of the United States all line up on the same side. “And this push to eviscerate the legal rights ... (click for more)