Bradley Wrestlers Top Walker Valley

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Fresh from winning the Fandetti-Johnson Brawl this past weekend, visiting Bradley Central wrestlers defeated Region 5 foe Walker Valley, 38-30, Tuesday night.


Bradley Central 38, Walker Valley 30
106 –    Drake Henry (WV)  dec Ryan McElhaney (BC)  7-6
113 –    Toribo Navarro (BC)  pinned Zane Smith (WV) 3:33
120 -     Knox  Fuller (BC) pinned Logan Smith (WV) 5:47
126 -     Hunter Parker (BC) pinned Austin Gregory (WV) 5:56
132 -     Taylor Kazy (BC)  tech E.
J. Johnson (WV) 16-1 4:20
138 -      Stephen Scott (BC)  dec Joseph Munoz (WV)  2-1
145 –     Tyrus Hamrick (WV) pinned Caleb Adkins (BC)   :1:21
152 -     Colter McConnell (BC)  pinned Dante Richardson (WV) 3:28 
160 –     Ryan Hager (WV)  pinned  Greg Wilson (BC)   3:14
170 –     Nathan Adams (BC)  injury default Lawrence Cotton (WV)
182 –     Billy Rulston (WV dec Brett Brown (BC)  2-1
195 –     Ric Kennett (WV) dec  Zach McFarland (BC)  13-11
220 –     Xzayvier Beckingham (WV)  dec Eddie Shalchick (BC) 2-1
 285 –    Zack Miller (WV) pinned JJ Johnson (BC)  :50

Notre Dame Sweeps GPS In Volleyball

Notre Dame volleyball coach Ted Hackett  wasn't real sure how well his team would play on Monday evening against non-district rival GPS, but he seemed pretty happy following the 2-0 win over the Bruisers in a match that took just over 35 minutes. The first set wasn't close as Notre Dame broke from a 13-13 tie to win by 25-13 as senior Mallory Hein recorded the last 12 service ... (click for more)

Tennessee Gets Down To Final Preparations For Georgia

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.   – Tennessee’s first Southeastern Conference road trip to Georgia on Saturday (noon kickoff on the SEC Network) will be a homecoming for 17 Vols. That fact is not lost on those players, from freshmen wanting to make a first impression to those, like   A.J. Johnson , playing against the Bulldogs and in their home state for the final time. ... (click for more)

Youth Pleads Guilty In 2011 Club Fathom Shootings; Rakestraw Gets 3 Years In Prison

A teen who was 15 at the time nine people were shot outside Club Fathom downtown on Christmas Eve 2011 pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated assault on Tuesday. Brandon Lebron Rakestraw, who is now 18, appeared before Criminal Court Judge Don Poole. He received a three-year prison term to serve. Rakestraw has been in jail for 10 months. Prosecutor Jason Demastus ... (click for more)

Erlanger Finishes Fiscal Year With $18 Million Profit

After a major loss the year before, Erlanger Health System finished the fiscal year with an $18 million profit, officials announced Monday night. It was well ahead of the $2 million gain that Erlanger had budgeted for, and far better than last year's $8 million loss. The profit was boosted by a first-time $19,587,000 from a Public Hospital Supplemental payment and essential ... (click for more)

ChattaData Is A Real Advance For The City

This past Tuesday, the city of Chattanooga's new performance management tool called ChattaData was unveiled. As the chairman of the City Council’s Budget & Finance Committee, I am excited to witness the city putting this important information online in a way that is accessible and transparent to all taxpayers. This approach shines light on how we as a city prioritize our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Apollos Hester’s Way

East View High was trailing at halftime by a pair of touchdowns in last Friday night’s game against unbeaten Vandegrift. But the players at the Georgetown, Texas, school each have a sticker on the back of their helmets that says “TPW” which is a constant reminder that “Tough People Win.” Then there is “attitude” and that is where running back Apollos Hester steps in. In what ... (click for more)