Ooltewah Softball Comes From Behind For Double Header Win Over Bledsoe County

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sloan Sullivan knocked in the winning run as Ooltewah came from behind in the bottom of the seventh on Wednesday to defeat Bledsoe County 6-5. The Lady Owls trailed 5-4 in their final at bat.

Ooltewah won the opener 10-3 as junior Cameron Baltimore improved to 9-3. 

Ashunti Cooper was 2-3 and scored twice. She knocked in a run and stole a base. Freshman shortstop Tiera Lemon was 2-3 with one score. Junior outfielder Allie Jones had a double that brought in two runs and she scored twice. Sophomore catcher Summer Williams doubled to knock in a run. First basement Elizabeth Novelli was 2-3 with an RBI.

Novelli pitched the second game was is now 2-0.

Sullivan was 2-3 and sophomore Bailey Kenned was also 2-3 with a double and run scored. Ashunti Cooper was 2-4 and scored twice.

Ooltewah is now 20-5, 6-3. They will be in action with three games Friday at the Soddy Daisy Tournament. Games at Hixson at 9, GPS at noon and Whitwell at 3.


UTC's Jay Hay Has Found a Football Home

“Without a doubt, I cannot think of a place I would rather be than here at UTC playing football. The veteran players welcomed me this summer as a junior college transfer with open arms.” UTC defensive back Jay Hay It’s been a crazy, at times frustrating and difficult, four-year football journey for Dade County, Fla. native Jeremiah “Jay” ... (click for more)

Abner Oldham A Founding Member Of Chattanooga Track Club

Abner Oldham has been running for a long, long time.   Back when he started as a freshman boarding student at McCallie, very few people ran outside.   As a matter of fact, there were times he was stopped by police, asking why he was running and who he was running from. But for a guy who recently celebrated his 74 th birthday and who ... (click for more)

Storm Brings Heavy Rain, Wind Through Area

Severe storms brought heavy rain and wind north of Chattanooga on Wednesday evening. EPB crews were dealing with power outages in Brainerd, Soddy Daisy, Shallowford-Tyner and East Chattanooga. It was a very busy evening for emergency responders in Cleveland and Bradley County. The evening storm that passed through Wednesday brought a lot of heavy rain and wind that caused ... (click for more)

Man Robbed, Stabbed At Hixson Pike Bus Stop

A man was robbed and stabbed at a bus stop on Hixson Pike on Tuesday night. At approximately 9:30 p.m., officers were called concerning a robbery at 3800 Hixson Pike. Phani Tangirala, 22, was transported to a local hospital by HCEMS for treatment of a stab wound to the abdomen. Medical personnel stated that Mr. Tangirala appeared to have a non-life threatening wound to ... (click for more)

Black Creek TIF Decision-Who Guards The Hen House?

Citizens of Chattanooga were invited to give public comment before their own Industrial Development Board Aug. 15. They arrived to find foxes guarding their hen house.  Many thought the meeting was their opportunity to seek redress in the ill-conceived Black Creek Tax Increment Financing plan. However, they learned it was a sham orchestrated by both the past and present ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Coaches Vs. ‘Top 25’ Foes

The long-accepted measuring stick for a college football coach has been his win-loss record, with an after-glance at his win-loss record within his conference. But in Wednesday’s editions of the Wall Street Journal, writer David Everson, with the help of Stats LLC, used a much-tougher litmus test when he revealed the records of 65 major-college coaches against opponents that were ... (click for more)