Readers Can Take Part In Chattanoogan.com Prep Picks

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - by Dennis Norwood

It’s back! Yes, after a brief hiatus, the ever-popular Chattanoogan.com Pick ‘em Poll is returning!

 

Our crack panel of Chattanooga-area sports gurus includes sportscasters Dave Staley of Newschannel 9 and Angela Moryan from WDEF, as well as the voice of WGOW’s SportTalk and Red Zone Football, “Cowboy Joe” Varner.

 

Joining them will be long-time sports personality and Chattanoogan.com contributor Randy Smith.

 

Rounding out the panel, from Chattanoogan.com Sports are multi-Hall of Fame writer Larry Fleming, along with long-time sideline fixtures John Hunt and James Beach.

 

And the star of our poll is you – our readers.

Once again your picks will compete against the panel as each week, beginning on Sundays and going through Tuesday, there will be a form in our sports section for you to submit your picks.

 

So, beginning this Sunday, get ready to mix it up with the pros. See you in the Chattanoogan.com "press box"!

 

(Contact Dennis Norwood at dennisnorwood56@gmail.com)


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