Erb Jr. Takes Sunday Nighter UMP In Clarksville, Tn.

Monday, July 27, 2020 - by Steve Hixson
- photo by Josh Jameson

North of Nashville, Sunday night the Clarksville (TN) Speedway hosted their second consecutive Hell Tour Summer Nationals UMP series event and Dennis Erb Jr (# 28) of Carpentersville, Ill. pocketed the $5,000 one night after running 3rd to neighbor Brian Shirley.

Shirley would finish second in the 40 lapper with Kentucky's Frank Heckenast (# 99) 3rd overall Sunday.

Chattanooga's Bobby Richey Jr. (# 4) a hired gun of Bob Gardner teamed race cars finished 14th overall.

The series takes a few days off before hitting upstate Illinois on Wednesday at LaSalle Speedway for another $5,000 race. 

- photo by Josh Jameson

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Sports

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The Chattanooga Mocs volleyball program soared past North Alabama, 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-18), to open up the spring portion of the 2020-21 season inside Maclellan Gymnasium Friday night. Chattanooga improves to 2-0 on the season while UNA dropped to 0-1 in its first match since the Fall 2019 season. UTC moves to 3-0 all-time against the Lions. Chattanooga out-numbered ... (click for more)

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The No. 18 Lee men's basketball team made it six wins in a row thanks to a 53-point second half as the Flames rolled past West Florida, 83-70 on Friday evening in Walker Arena. The red-hot Flames went 20 of 28 from the field and 7 of 12 (58.3 percent) from beyond the arc in the final 20 minutes to overcome a four-point halftime deficit. Jayce Willingham led the way with ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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Opinion

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I am a big fan of magic tricks. Sometimes I’ll sit down with YouTube and watch a lot of dazzling stuff. My favorites include Darcy Oakes with the doves, or David Blaine spitting up live frogs from “the aquarium in my stomach.” Really intellectual stuff … I can watch it for hours … but the best magic is “real magic,” much like the University of Tennessee jerked from the top hat Thursday, ... (click for more)