Newport Nightmare Jimmy Owens Wins At Beaver Dam Wisconsin Tuesday Night

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - by Steve Hixson
- photo by Josh James

The "Newport Nightmare" Jimmy Owens of Tennessee was victorious Tuesday night at Beaver Dam Raceway in Wisconsin as the World of Outlaws Late Model series tour invaded for a $10,000 to-Win enroute to Saturday's $50,000 to-Win event in Richmond.

Owens described his # 20 Ramirez Motorsports/Rocket "Pope Construction, Boomtest Well Service, Reece Monument, Red Line Oil" sponsored race car as "flawless" in Victory Lane Tuesday.

Taking over when leader Cade Dillard of Louisiana had a miscue on lap 11, Owens had a close call of his own, with a slowing race car on lap 27, that could've been disastrous for the Tennessean.

Racing icon Billy Moyer Sr, was second to Owens, followed by Dillard, recent Hell Tour Summer Nationals UMP series champion Brian Shirley and Florida's Kyle Bronson. Sixth finishing WoOLMS points leader Brandon Sheppard has already produced victory at CLS in 2020 in early July. Georgian Ashton Winger also has a $20,000 series victory under his belt heading into the three nights of action starting Thursday.

The three night racing weekend for the annual USA Nationals from Cedar Lake Speedway in Wisconsin is available live on the internet on DIRTVision for subscribers.

- photo by Josh James

Choate Has Victory In Arkansas

Lee Women First, Men Second In UAH Charger Cross Country Race

Owens Gets 11th Series Victory In Nebraska Friday; Courtney And Trammell Take Crossville Wins


Ronnie Choate of Cookeville traveled to Little Rock, Ar. for the 2nd Annual Mod Lite SuperNationals at the I-30 Speedway and took on over 70 other race teams for the $6,000 victory Saturday night. ... (click for more)

– The Lee University cross country teams opened their 2020 seasons at the UAH Chargers XC Open Saturday morning at John Hunt Park. Lee won the women’s and the men finished second. The Lady ... (click for more)

Winning his 11th series race of the season, Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model series points leader Jimmy Owens (# 20) added $7,000 to his bank account Friday in the I-80 Speedway preliminary feature ... (click for more)



Sports

Choate Has Victory In Arkansas

Ronnie Choate of Cookeville traveled to Little Rock, Ar. for the 2nd Annual Mod Lite SuperNationals at the I-30 Speedway and took on over 70 other race teams for the $6,000 victory Saturday night. The cars a miniature open wheel modified racecars that are usually an undercard division at most tracks around the country. (click for more)

Lee Women First, Men Second In UAH Charger Cross Country Race

– The Lee University cross country teams opened their 2020 seasons at the UAH Chargers XC Open Saturday morning at John Hunt Park. Lee won the women’s and the men finished second. The Lady Flames placed three runners in the top five and five in the top 10 on their way to accumulating 23 points. Mississippi College placed six runners in the top 12 to finish second in the team ... (click for more)

Breaking News

TSA Discovers Loaded Firearms At All Major Tennessee Airports In 1 Week

In the span of a week (Sept. 13-20), the Transportation Security Administration discovered eight loaded firearms at security checkpoints in Tennessee, including at least one in every major airport in the state. Nashville International Airport (BNA) 9/14/2020; loaded Sig Sauer .380 caliber 9/17/2020; loaded Sig Sauer .380 caliber 9/17/2020; loaded North American Arms ... (click for more)

Woman Injured When Car Crashes Into The Brainerd Pharmacy Early Monday Morning

A woman was injure early Monday morning when her car crashed into Brainerd Pharmacy. CFD crews worked the accident with an entrapment. The call came in at 5:53 a.m. Squad 13 arrived on the scene and found a vehicle inside the Brainerd Pharmacy. They requested additional companies for manpower and began extrication efforts. The woman was removed from the vehicle after crews ... (click for more)

Opinion

From Exclusion To Inclusion: The Need For A New Chattanooga Way

Executive Summary: A New Chattanooga Way The Chattanooga renaissance that local leaders brag about took almost 40 years to reach fruition. It took risk. It took vision. It took billions of dollars. The physical renaissance is a farce if it fails to lift all Chattanoogans. The evidence in this report suggests the renaissance is incomplete. A New Chattanooga Way would include ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Thank You, Bill Zinkeler

There is one story in the Bible that I try to never forget. It’s the one where the Lord Jesus healed 10 lepers but only one came back with thanks. Man, forget those other nine … I strive to be the one who comes back. After all God has done in my life … I may fail again and again. I may be ‘a back-slider,’ and a disappointment to the Kingdom, but, brother, not thanking God every ... (click for more)