Lookouts Top Stars Wednesday, 4-1.

Birmingham Comes To AT&T Field Thursday

Thursday, July 31, 2014
O'Koyea Dickson went 3-for-4 with 2 RBI and 2 doubles.
O'Koyea Dickson went 3-for-4 with 2 RBI and 2 doubles.
- photo by Tim Evearitt
Huntsville, AL-The Chattanooga Lookouts ended the Huntsville Stars three game winning streak Wednesday night by salvaging the final game of their five game series with a 4-1 win at Joe Davis Stadium.

The game was tied at 1-1 in the top of the ninth and the Lookouts broke the tie against Stars reliever Kevin Shackelford( who, allowed back to back singles to Scott Schebler and O-Koyea Dickson to start the inning.

With runners on the corners and nobody out, Corey Seager hit a deep fly ball to left.  Schebler tagged and scored from third on the sacrifice fly giving the Lookouts a 2-1 lead.

Later in the ninth inning, Dickson was able to score on a wild pitch by Shackelford making it 3-1 Lookouts.

Shackelford, who took the loss ended up pitching 1.1 innings and allowed three hits on three runs(one earned).

Manny Barreda came into the game to relieve Shackelford in the ninth inning and he issued a wild pitch with Noel Cuevas batting allowing Daniel Mayora to score from third base extending the lead to 4-1.

The only run of the game that the Stars scored was in the bottom of the fourth inning.  Stars first baseman Nick Ramirez hit his seventeenth homerun of the season to right field to tie the game at 1-1.

Brent Suter, who started for Huntsville took a no-decision as he pitched six innings allowing six hits on one run.  Suter also struck out eight.

Chattanooga's Jhan Marinez (6-1) earned the win out of the bullpen with Jarrett Martin collecting his fourth save.

Box

The Lookouts open a five-game series with the Birmingham Barons tonight at AT&T Field. Game time is 7:15 p.m.

---- Source: Al.com


PHOTOS:Action From Chattanooga State's Basketball Camp

Lee's Men's Golf Named GCAA All-Academic Team

Showcasing success both on the course and in the classroom the 10th-ranked Lee men's golf team was named a Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) All-Academic Team for the fifth straight season under head coach John Maupin in 2016-17. To be eligible for GCAA All-Academic Team honors a college or university must submit the GPAs for each player on its official squad list ... (click for more)

County School Board Members, Rep. Favors Rap State Take-Over Plans For Low Performing Schools; New Superintendent To Come Up With Community Plan

County School Board members at a Thursday work session took turns rapping a state take-over plan for low performing schools. New Supt. Bryan Johnson said he will work over the next 30-45 days to come up with a community proposal for strengthening the iZone schools. He said, "I'm not sold myself" on some of the aspects of a proposed state partnership with the school district. ... (click for more)

Couple Arrested After 3-Year-Old Boy Brought To Hospital With Serious Injuries

A woman and her boyfriend have been arrested after her three-year-old son was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Police said the child had a broken left arm, fractured ribs, a lacerated kidney and a skull fracture with bleeding on the brain. Doctors also noticed injuries healing in different stages, "which would indicate different times of injuries." The boy's ... (click for more)

Do Something To Protect Our Children

It is unconscionable in this day and age that these children had to exist in such deplorable conditions and that an innocent baby suffered and died alone in a locked car.  Yes, there is blame and accountability considering this family had child neglect charges filed a few years ago (that were apparently dropped and expunged) and a large part of the responsibility should ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: School Board Shoves Back

The Hamilton County School Board, told that ‘no’ was not an option three months ago when state Education Commissioner Candice McQueen arrived to take over five floundering public schools, may have to ask the Governor to call out the Tennessee Guard. A very vocal School Board shoved a bitter ultimatum right back into McQueen’s lap during a work session Thursday night and showed it ... (click for more)