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

 

  



PHOTOS: Boyd-Buchanan Blanks Hixson, 3-0

Covenant Women's Soccer Picked 3rd In Division In USA South Preseason Poll

Coming off its best season in the USA South, the Covenant women's soccer team has been picked to finish third in the West Division as the league released its preseason coaches' poll on Wednesday. Covenant tallied one first place vote in the division and 39 total points. Piedmont totaled six first place votes and 48 points, while Maryville was second with 41 points and one top ... (click for more)

Stanley Postell, 23, And Teenager Injured In 2 Separate Shootings Tuesday Evening

Stanley Postell, 23, and a teenager were injured in two separate shootings Tuesday evening.   Chattanooga Police officers responded at 8:13 p.m. to a person shot at the  2300 block of Daisy Street .   Officers responded to a local hospital on a report of a shooting victim arriving at the emergency room. Officers were informed that Postell was in critical ... (click for more)

City Adds Amendment To ATV Noise Ordinance

The City Council on Tuesday approved the ATV noise ordinance, but added a new section. Since the ordinance was altered, the passage on Tuesday was still considered just the first reading. The second and final reading will be next Tuesday. Councilman Ken Smith had proposed the amendment. He said his son has an ATV, and he said they conducted a test. He said the son's ATV ... (click for more)

Equality Vs. Superiority

Many comparisons are being made about Neo-Nazis, White Supremacy and Black Lives Matter.  In order to compare, we assume these are equally comparable. The flaw comes here - Black Lives Matter strives to be equal, to be treated equally.  Neo-Nazis, The KKK, and White Supremacy groups believe they are the superior.  Make no mistake here, I grew up in an era of segregation. ... (click for more)

A Tale Of 3 Properties

Here in Lookout Valley on the far southwest edge of Chattanooga and Hamilton County, trees and rocks are plentiful but sidewalks are as rare as unicorns. It’s a land the governments forget – until tax collection time.  The recent county reappraisal spoke about ‘comps,’ recent sale prices of comparable local properties. But the assessors defined ‘comparable’ to suit themselves, ... (click for more)