Photo Gallery: Former Lookouts Playing For Cincinnati Reds

Bruce, Cueto, LeCure, Votto Appeared In Sunday's Braves' Game

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - by Tim Evearitt

The Chattanooga Lookouts were the AA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds for 21 years. It is only natural that many of the ex-Lookouts have made it to the Major Leagues. Four of these players are with the Reds and took part in the exciting 1-0 Braves' win last Sunday at Turner Field, including Joey Votto who won the 2010 National League MVP Award.




Randy Smith: Culture Among U.T. Athletes As Ugly As It Gets

After another rousing bowl game win, and another great recruiting class for the Tennessee Volunteers, it's time to get back down to earth. Things are not as good as they might seem in Knoxville. A culture of sexual aggression, as well as sexual entitlement for student athletes seems to be running rampant on campus.  On Tuesday , a lawsuit was filed in federal court by ... (click for more)

Covenant Basketball Splits With Piedmont

The Covenant men's basketball team used a 28-9 scoring run over the final eight minutes of play to erase an eight-point deficit and earn a 79-68 victory at Piedmont on Wednesday night in USA South action. The win moves the Scots to 13-8 overall on the year and 8-3 in the USA South. It also clinches a winning season and the eight wins in the USA South are ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Principals Say Part 1 Of TN Ready Testing Should Be Cut Due To Online System Failure

Hamilton County principals are asking that Part 1 of the TN Ready Assessment be dropped this year due to the recent crash of the online system for the program. The principals also asked that any Part 1 TN Ready test results  not be applied to students’ grades or to evaluations and rankings for school personnel and school districts. The local principals also ... (click for more)

Allan Walsh Named New Bradley County Workhouse Superintendent

Sheriff Eric Watson announced the appointment of Allan Walsh as superintendent of the new Bradley County Workhouse, which will begin construction soon and be opened this year.  Plans are for the new facility, to be adjacent to the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, Jail and Courts complex, to hold up to 128 non-violent, low security inmates. A graduate of Bradley ... (click for more)

What Our Schools Are And Have Been Doing About Bullying

Bullying has been a widely discussed topic during the last few weeks in the wake of the incident involving the Ooltewah High basketball team.  Contrary to public opinion, Hamilton County Schools have not been passive in our efforts to address bullying now or for the past several years.  Unfortunately, bullying is a societal norm that is infiltrating our school community, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Warmth For Cold Days

I come across all sorts of warm things every day and as we burrow out of sub-freezing temperatures for a day or two, shaking off ice and snow, allow me to share a few things for a change that may take the bite out of the winter wind. This is what helps me. * * * Judy Bellenfant, who has been a soul mate ever since we shared jokes in high school classrooms, sends along this ... (click for more)