Patta Hat Trick Leads Signal Mountain To 4-0 Win, CCS Falls At Murfreesboro Central

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Signal Mountain boys soccer team remained undefeated Tuesday night but more importantly advanced to the Region 4A/AA championship game on Thursday.

Joshua Patta had three goals in the 5-2 win over visiting Merrol Hyde.  

The Eagles scored in the 3rd minute on a goal by Stephen Heinichen.  In the 11th minute Patta was fouled in the box and converted his penalty kick to give Signal Mountain an early 2-0 lead. 

Connor Apthorp scored the final goal of the first half with an assist by Heinichen. 

Merrol Hyde's Rudolfo Guzman scored two goals before the end of the half to cut the lead to 3-2.

Patta would put two more in in the second half to earn the win. 

Signal Mountain out shot the visitors 11-9.

Adam Pickett had seven saves for Signal and Austin Martin had six for Merrol Hyde.

The Eagles who are now 15-0-2 will travel to Murfreesboro Central on Thursday for the region championship.

MURFREESBORO CENTRAL 3 CCS 1 The Chargers of CCS traveled to Murfreesboro Central on Tuesday.  CCS was able to score first but the home team would score there unanswered goals to earn the 3-1 win.  CCS trailed 2-1 at the half. 

Moc Wrestlers Compete In Blue & Gold Match At Chamberland Field

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team continues to develop innovative ways to showcase its student-athletes to fans and supporters.  Tonight's Blue & Gold Match at Chamberlain Field was another outstanding example of these efforts. The Mocs took their annual preseason exhibition outdoors to the middle of campus.  Over 300 fans showed with lawn ... (click for more)

UTC To Host SoCon Cross-Country Championships Saturday

 The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s and women’s cross country teams will host and compete in the 2016 Southern Conference Cross Country Championships this Saturday morning at Camp Jordan.   “It’s a great honor to host the Southern Conference,” Chattanooga head coach Andy Meyer said. “The weather is supposed to be good and people will get to see a quality ... (click for more)

School Board Chooses Charlotte Firm For Superintendent Search Firm; Lennon, Testerman Want To Keep Kelly

The County School Board on Thursday night voted 5-4 to choose a Charlotte, N.C., search firm to pick a new county school superintendent. Coleman Lew and Associates was selected over McPherson & Jacobson of Omaha. That vote came after board members Kathy Lennon and David Testerman started the session by saying they are very pleased with Interim Supt. Kirk Kelly and would ... (click for more)

Judge Finds Young Guilty Of Lesser Charge In Fatal Wreck On Highway 58

Judge Tom Greenholtz on Wednesday found William Henry Young guilty of a lesser charge in a fatal traffic accident on Highway 58. The judge, who heard the case without a jury, ruled the 56-year-old former TVA employee guilty of criminally negligent homicide. He had been charged with vehicular homicide. Sentencing will be in December. Judge Greenholtz dismissed charges ... (click for more)

Accountability Doesn't Have To Be A Bad Word

Am I making a difference? Isn’t that the basic question we all ask ourselves, and seek to demonstrate to others?  Ronald Reagan said:  “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don't have that problem.”   We would argue teachers do not have that problem either.    Educators make a huge difference ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Guess Who Backed Kelly?

Two weeks before the August election where three members of the Hamilton County School Board were angrily replaced, the organizer of what was called “a great way for the (challengers) to raise great money to help them run smart campaigns” made a bold statement. “I'm sure the current board is well-intentioned, but the results are not there," said Paul Brock. "Leadership matters ... (click for more)