Brooks Doubles Down Wins At Wartburg Crate Race; I-75 Raceway Sprints To Memphis Britt

Sunday, May 2, 2021 - by Steve Hixson

Taking his second consecutive win of the weekend (the first coming at his home track in Chattanooga, Friday night) Booger Brooks (#48) won Wartburg (TN) Speedway's 604/Crate Late Model Special Saturday.

Brooks overtook Virginian bad-boy Logan Roberson on the 26th lap for the $2,000 victory.

Chickamauga's Dale McDowell was 4th behind winner Tanner English of Kentucky at Clarksville Speedway, north of Nashville Saturday. Cleveland's John Ownbey was seventh overall. 

Landon Britt (#10) of Memphis was victorious over Friday night's winner Californian Jared Horstman in Rock Auto USCS Sprint Car competition Saturday night at I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater.

Nearby in Spring City, Michael Smith (#15) parked his Limited Late Model in Victory Lane at Mountain View Raceway. Sean Truelove (#287) of Cleveland won the Sportsman feature. Fort Payne Motor Speedway's season opener was won by Jeb Merriman (#112) of Hokes Bluff, Al. in the Sportsman division. 

Next Friday the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model series invades Gatlinburg/Seymour as the 411 Motor Speedway hosts the $12,000 to win Super Late Models for the "Tennessee Action Track 50" race. The MavTVplus.com website will broadcast the event live on the internet for subscribers. Racing is set to start at 7 p.m. More details for the event Friday can be obtained at 411motorspeedway.net or on their Facebook page.


Meg Buchanan, Susan Street, Katie Young, And MJ Levine Finish 1st In CWGA Action

Mocs Set To Defend SoCon Softball Tournament Championship

Chattanooga's Kruse Named SoCon Student-Athlete Of The Week


Here are the CWGA Play Day Results for Tuesday. Play was at the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club. 1, 2, 3 Team Play 1st Place Meg Buchanan, Susan Street, Katie Young, and ... (click for more)

The No. 3 seeded Chattanooga Mocs softball team is set to open the 2021 Southern Conference Tournament tomorrow, Thursday, May 13 against No. 2 Western Carolina at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN+ inside UNCG ... (click for more)

Junior outfielder Gracey Kruse has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week following her stellar play on the field last weekend and impressive work in the classroom, the ... (click for more)



Sports

Mocs Set To Defend SoCon Softball Tournament Championship

The No. 3 seeded Chattanooga Mocs softball team is set to open the 2021 Southern Conference Tournament tomorrow, Thursday, May 13 against No. 2 Western Carolina at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN+ inside UNCG Softball Stadium in Greensboro, N.C. The Mocs clinched a berth into the revised format (top four teams in final regular season standings) of the championship following a thrilling ... (click for more)

Chattanooga's Kruse Named SoCon Student-Athlete Of The Week

Junior outfielder Gracey Kruse has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week following her stellar play on the field last weekend and impressive work in the classroom, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon. Kruse batted .556 (5-for-9) last weekend and slugged at a blistering .889 clip while recording three doubles and a run scored to help lift ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Roadtec, Inc. To Expand Chattanooga Operations With $6.2 Million Investment

Roadtec, Inc. officials announced on Wednesday that the paving equipment manufacturer will expand its operations in Chattanooga. Roadtec will invest $6.2 million to make building and site improvements and relocate its Washington operations to its headquarters in Tennessee. The project represents the creation of 128 new jobs in Hamilton County. Roadtec, a subsidiary of ... (click for more)

County Commissioners Anxious To Expand Number Of Officers At Hamilton County Schools

County Commission members said Tuesday they are anxious to expand the number of officers at county school campuses - even if it means using a number of security guards in addition to School Resource Officers. They said they are concerned that a tragic incident will occur on a local campus with no officer present - either from not being assigned one or from the SRO being called ... (click for more)

Opinion

Please Stop Calling Us “Latinx”

We’re asking nicely, because we think the use of the term has been mostly well-intentioned. But let’s start with some numbers: a mere 3 percent of Americans of Latin-American descent use “Latinx” to describe themselves. This is based on a 2020 Pew Research poll of about 3,000 American Latinos. Those who want for “Latinx” to become the default say it’s preferable because it’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Earn Life's "Free Lunches"

The worst debacle in our nation’s history, it is beginning to be proven, was when the United States was quarantined during the COVID-19 epidemic. Our economy – from employment to production – was stymied. Our next generation responded with virtually no education for an entire year and a surging teen suicide epidemic and the biggest profits that were made in the second half of 2020 ... (click for more)