Twelve Area Players Among Top College Prospects

Monday, July 21, 2014 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Twelve area high school players have been listed among the state's top college football players by the Football Time in Tennessee magazine.

The Football Time In Tennessee magazine has assembled a list of seniors in Tennessee who have the best chance of being on a college recruiting list this fall.

Twelve Chattanooga-area players were among the players listed:

Austin Banks, DB, 5-10, 175, Notre Dame

Jared Bass, OL, -3, 270, Sequatchie County

Terrince Bramhall, DE, 6-2, 215, Grundy County

Nathaniel Collins, TE, 6-5, 170, Bledsoe County

Calvin Trey Davenport, DB, 5-9, 154, Brainerd (who now plays for Ridgeland)

Malik Davis, ATH, 6-1, 180, Red Bank

Austin Massey, QB, 6-2, 193, Cleveland

Cole McMahan, OL, 6-3, 285, Baylor

Harrison Moon, OL, 6-5, 240, Signal Mountain

Kareem Orr, DB, 6-0, 170, Notre Dame

Josh Russell, CB, 5-10, 195, Notre Dame

Nick Tiano, QB, 6-4, 197, Baylor

Another top prospect is Brainerd's Kaylen Stewart, a defensive back who already has six college offers, including Harvard and Yale.


BayBears Nip Lookouts Wednesday, 1-0, In Mobile

Mobile edged Chattanooga by a final of 1-0  Wednesday  night at Hank Aaron Stadium. The win snapped a 0-7 start to the BayBears' 2016 home schedule. It’s fair to say that Lookouts' starting pitcher DJ Baxendale deserved better. The right-hander gave up just one run over eight innings and took the loss. He gave up just four hits. He walked one and struck out five. ... (click for more)

UTC's McLennan At NCAA Shoal Creek Regionals

-Chattanooga Mocs senior golfer Emily McLennan tees off Thursday at the NCAA Shoal Creek Regional just outside Birmingham. The three-day, 54-hole event concludes Saturday. The top six teams and three individuals on non-advancing squads move on to the NCAA Championships at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore. This is McLennan’s third trip to regionals, her first as an individual. ... (click for more)

Teen Shot Multiple Times On Wilson Street On Wednesday Night; Injuries "Life-Threatening"

A teenager was shot multiple times on Wilson Street on Wednesday night. The incident was in the 1900 block around 6:30 p.m. The 911 caller said the victim was on her porch. The shooter was said to be in a silver vehicle. Chattanooga Police arrived on the scene, initiated first aid and attempted to locate a crime scene. Hamilton County EMS transported the victim to ... (click for more)

Woman Tells Of Having Shots Fired At Her When She Walked Into Disorder At South Germantown Road Apartment Complex

Officer Joel Gunn of the Chattanooga Police Department and a woman who was fired at after she walked into the scene of a shooting testified in court Wednesday concerning the shooting at the Chateau Royale Apartments on South Germantown Road on April 22. Coy Sims, 48, was arrested by Officer Gunn after police were called by residents of the apartment complex. On the night of the ... (click for more)

Thankful For The Vital Role Teachers Played In My Life

Re: Roy Exum: Teachers Day Tomorrow Roy, I am especially appreciative of your poignant column written in tribute to teachers.  It made me tear up, as I have encountered both as a student and a career educator-- teachers like the second-grade teacher who said, "I wish you were my little girl" and teachers like Mrs. Poindexter.   My teachers have played such a vital ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The DA’s Cold-Case Quest

It is clearly a job nobody can do for over an hour or two, but Neal Pinkston, working in hand with precise professionals from the county’s auditing department, is intent on doing the right thing. As I watched a revolving team of four people at a time open and study envelopes of autopsy photographs on Tuesday, the scene would have made a fascinating television documentary. But ... (click for more)