Tuesday Prep Soccer Roundup

Tuesday, March 13, 2018


The Lookout Valley boys soccer team won their first match of the season at Marion County 5-2.  Devan Patel scored 3 goals all in the first half.  Bill Nguyen also scored two goals in the first half, giving Lookout Valley a 5-1 lead.   Marion County scored one each half. Lookout Valley is now 1-0 overall, 1-0 and district 5A and will host Tellico Plains on Thursday. 


Baylor hosted Calhoun in the first soccer match of the season and won 2-1. Both teams traded penalty kicks in the first half with Baylor's Eemeli Makela scoring in the fourth minute and Calhoun's Daniel Isep scoring in the 13th minute.   At the 77th minute, Eemeli Makela (Baylor) scored off another penalty kick to give the Red Raiders the win.  

"Coach Rice does a great job with Calhoun," Baylor's Curtis Blair said "They are very well organized and it was a great first test for our guys. We had moments when we played really good soccer and moments that we must fix before the Baylor Tournament this weekend." 


East Ridge took a 4-0 lead the half Tuesday night against East Hamilton and went on to win 7-1.  Adam Adem, Rijad Kazic and Erik Lopez each had two goals for East Ridge.  Jaime Aguilar also had a goal.   East Hamilton's goal was scored by Brandon White.   Kazic also had two saves.  East Ridge is now 2-0 on the season.  They beat CCS 3-1 on Monday night in their season opener.  They play in the Soddy Daisy Tournament on Friday and Saturday.  


UTC Track Team At Emory Classic

 The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s outdoor track and field team will head to Atlanta this weekend for the Emory Classic to run Friday and Saturday. The focus for the Mocs will be participation in specialized events. “We have begun our outdoor prep and are moving kids into the events we are asking them to specialize and participate in at the SoCon meet ... (click for more)

Mocs Tennis Teams On the Road

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's tennis team is on the road for two Southern Conference matches this weekend.  The Mocs travel to Furman on Saturday, March 24, followed by Sunday action at Wofford.  Match time against the Paladins is set for 1:00 p.m. (E.D.T.) at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C.  UTC then faces the Terriers on March ... (click for more)

Sheriff Hammond Says $4 Million Needed To Put SROs In All Hamilton County Schools

Sheriff Jim Hammond on Thursday night told members of the County School Board that $4 million is needed to provide School Resource Officers for all of the 79 schools. He said currently there are 31 SROs in 29 schools, leaving 50 uncovered. School Board member Rhonda Thurman said she believes the community could come together to provide the necessary funding. "It's something ... (click for more)

Judge Philyaw Denies He Did Not Reappoint Magistrate Because She Was Gay

Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw told a federal jury on Thursday that the fact Elizabeth Gentzler is openly gay had no part in his decision not to reappoint her as a magistrate. "Absolutely not. I have a lot of gay friends, family and acquaintances," he said. However, a court officer at Juvenile Court sided with Ms. Gentzler. Jimmie Cannon said, "Ninety-nine percent ... (click for more)

Avoid Underage Drinking And Other Prom Drama

My high school prom took a dramatic turn when two guys got their tuxedo jackets mixed up. One of them belonged to my date, who kindly offered to keep my wallet in his pocket. That’s the jacket another young man mistakenly grabbed off the back of a chair before heading to an underage drinking party that got shut down by police well after midnight—as kids scattered in every direction.  ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘In God We Trust …And Protecting Our School Children

On a day that the Tennessee Legislature overwhelmingly approved a bill that would prominently display the words “In God We Trust” in every school building in the state, the Hamilton County School Board gave my boy Bad Little Johnny cause to get a magic market and scribble underneath, “but ‘Everybody Else Is Gonna’ Need A Pistol!’” Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond, who was ... (click for more)