Brooks And Payne Wrap Up Labor Day Weekend Racing Locally

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - by Steve Hixson

Two final races took place Monday night to wrap up the Labor Day weekend quadruple days of racing around the Tennessee/Georgia/Alabama region. Chattanooga's Booger Brooks got his second win of the weekend at 411 Motor Speedway near Gatlinburg in the 602/Sportsman division.

Brooks again piloted Seth Wimpey of Blue Ridge's #24 Savage race car. Jason Welshan a multi track champion and the muscle of Competition Racing Equipment crewed the winner. I

n Brasstown, N.C. the leader of the "Murphy Mafia" coach David Payne (# 8) took the "Labor Day Championship" Super Late Model feature Monday at Ray Cook's Tricounty Racetrack.

September rolls on with racing action beginning Friday night with the Crossville Speedway on the Cumberland Plateau. The national racing spotlight including Tennessean Jimmy Owens, Chickamauga's Dale McDowell, Georgian Brandon Overton and 50 something other top Super Late Model will converge on Ohio's Eldora Speedway for Tony Stewart's Intercontinental Classic beginning Thursday worth a possible $70,000 to one racer over the course of three nights. 


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The Dalton State Lady Roadrunners got two first half goals from freshman Emily Darnell and held on the second half for a 2-1 season opening non-conference win over SSAC rival Middle Georgia State ... (click for more)

Dalton State got two goals from Justin Riescher and it proved to be all they needed as a stout defense finished off a 2-0 non-conference win over SSAC rival Middle Georgia at Lakeshore Park Soccer ... (click for more)



Sports

Dalton State Lady Roadrunners Win Season Opener Against Middle Georgia

The Dalton State Lady Roadrunners got two first half goals from freshman Emily Darnell and held on the second half for a 2-1 season opening non-conference win over SSAC rival Middle Georgia State at Lakeshore Park Soccer Complex on Saturday. It didn't take long for the Lady Birds to get their first goal of the season as freshman Emily Darnell scored just 2:32 into the contest. ... (click for more)

Dalton State's Riescher's 2 Goals Lead Birds To Victory

Dalton State got two goals from Justin Riescher and it proved to be all they needed as a stout defense finished off a 2-0 non-conference win over SSAC rival Middle Georgia at Lakeshore Park Soccer Complex on Saturday. DS pressed the issue early and it payed off in a big way when a free kick ricochet off a MGA player to an undefended Justin Riescher who headed it past Matt Wallace ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has No New COVID Deaths, 49 More Cases

Hamilton County coronavirus deaths remain at 95 and 49 new cases were reported on Sunday. The new total is 9,658. Tennessee had three more coronavirus deaths bringing the total to 2,377, state Health Department officials said. There were 2,104 new cases in the state for a total of 192,995. The state currently has 728 people hospitalized from the virus, 12 fewer than ... (click for more)

2 Shot On Rawlings Street Late Saturday Night

A teenaged boy, 16, and a man, 24, were shot late Saturday night on Rawlings Street. At approximately 11:05 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the area of 2000 Rawlings Street on reports of shots fired. While officers were in the area checking for possible victims, dispatch notified them that two victims had just arrived at the hospital. Officers then responded ... (click for more)

Opinion

Increase The Pay Rate For Substitutes

Today Hamilton County Schools had 138 requests for substitutes. The answer to filing those classrooms is simple, increase the daily pay for substitutes. The pay rate is terrible for both certified and noncertified individuals. Knox County wised up and increased the pay. If a substitute works 10 to 14 days a month, he or she would receive an additional $300. If the person worked ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: How We Should All Be

Over the weekend we had continued rioting and destruction in Louisville, Seattle, Portland, Boston, New York City, Washington, D.C., Raleigh, Kansas City and Baltimore. A female driver zoomed into a crowd of protesters in Orange County, Calif., critically injuring two, in what police believe – seriously -- is attempted murder. A male in a pickup truck clobbered some others in Buffalo, ... (click for more)