Red Bank Hires Chad Grabowski as Head Football Coach

Monday, February 3, 2014 - by B.B. Branton
Red Bank Head Football Coach Chad Grabowski
Red Bank Head Football Coach Chad Grabowski

Red Bank High School announced earlier today that Chad Grabowski from Mount Dora HS (Fla). has been hired as the school's new football coach.

Grabowski had a five-year record of 38-20 at Mount Dora. He replaces E.K. Slaughter who is now the head coach at Heritage (Ga.) HS.

"We are thrilled to welcome Coach Grabowski and his family to Red Bank," said Red Bank High School principal Dr. Justin Robertson. "I am most impressed with his commitment to prepare his players for college, both athletically and academically.

"He has a proven record of developing players and helping them through the college recruiting process. In his five years at Mount Dora, Coach Grabowski consistently produced winning teams and 26 of his players earned scholarships to play college ball."

He is a 2001 graduate of Valdosta (Ga,) State where he played defensive end for three years and was all-county and all-district at Tavares HS north of Orlando.

"Red Bank has good support from the community and that is what attracted our family to the school," said Grabowski. "And I look forward to helping the Lion football program get back to the playoffs and also to help many of the student-athletes attend college.".

Red Bank was 3-7 this past fall and the last time the Lions were in the playoffs was 2011 (7-4)

2014 Opener:  Aug 22 at Boyd Buchanan

Red Bank HS Quarterback Club: Coach Grabowski will be introduced at the monthly meeting Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. at Red Bank Community Center down from the new Middle School entrance.

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

 

  


Georgia Northwestern Shooting For NJCAA Golf Championship

This coming Sunday, the Georgia Northwestern men's golf team will load up the vans and begin a nearly 12-hour ride for what will be a week's stay in picturesque Chautauqua, New York. For the Bobcats, however, the trip is all about business. As it has since 1999, the Chautauqua Golf Club will play host to the NJCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships and Georgia Northwestern ... (click for more)

This Day In Baseball History, May 29.

1905  Dodger hurler Elmer Stricklett introduces the spitball, helping Brooklyn to beat the Giants, 4-3. 1916  The Giants beat the Braves in Boston, 3-0, for their 17th consecutive road win. Christy Mathewson gets the victory. 1922  The Supreme Court rules that organized baseball is a sport and not a business, which exempts major league clubs from antitrust ... (click for more)

Work To Start Later This Year On Major Reworking Of U.S. 27 Downtown; 31 Walls To Be Erected As Cameron Hill Faces More Cuts

Work is set to start later this year on the $80 million reworking of U.S. 27 in downtown Chattanooga. TDOT's Jennifer Flynn said all of the right of way has been acquired and construction bids are tentatively scheduled to be opened in August.  The 1.4-mile project includes U.S. 27 from I-24 to south of the Olgiati Bridge.  Work was completed earlier this year ... (click for more)

2 Hurt At Soddy Daisy In Train/Car Accident

Two people were hurt in a train and car accident in Soddy Daisy. More information will follow as it becomes available.   (click for more)

Erlanger Electronic Medical Records Purchase Doesn't Add Up - And Response (2)

Erlanger has recently announced their decision to purchase a $100,000,000 Electronic Health Information System. Something smells. Erlanger's downtown campus has 760 licensed beds, according to hospital-data. That would equate to $131,578 per bed for this system (now that's a lot of ipads). Please re-read that simple math. I use to manage an Electric Medication Administration ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: General Boykin Helps ‘Warriors’

General W.G. “Jerry” Boykin is one of the most fabled warriors in modern-day warfare. He is also one of the most polarizing men who has ever served his country. General Boykin, retired after 36 years as a soldier, spent 13 years in the secretive Delta Force. At one time he commanded the Green Berets and was in one some pretty impressive engagements. In 1980 he was in on the ... (click for more)