Collins Claims Tricounty Racetrack Southern Nationals Victory Tuesday Night

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - by Steve Hixson
The Southern Nationals series stopped at Tricounty Racetrack in Brasstown, NC for round #9 of the 12 race mini series for Super Late Models. Seemly ripe for the pickin for defending series champ Chickamauga's Dale McDowell, unfortunately the early race leader got caught up in back marker traffic and handed the lead to the (#1C) of Kenny Collins. The Colbert, Georgian built a commanding lead over fellow Georgian's Donald McIntosh and Cody Overton to win the $4,053 feature. Collins ecstatic over the victory at his "favorite track" thanked his crew and family for not giving up and putting such a quick racecar under him to drive.
The series heads to Boyd's Speedway in Chattanooga Thursday (7/29) for another 40 lapper, before the series wraps up in East Tennessee Friday and Saturday. 

In Davenport, Iowa the Mars Super Late Model series battled for $10,000 Tuesday night and it was a couple Southerners stealing the show. Hudson O'Neil (#71) of Indiana by way of Maryville, TN overpowered New Mexico's Stormy Scott on a lap 20 restart and held off Georgian Brandon Overton, the hottest racer in America this season for the win. O'Neil pilots the Roger Sellars owned team that is based outta Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville. Open Wheel Modified ace Nick Hoffman of North Carolina, debuted in Scott Bloomquist’s racecar and finished 7th. Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN finished 9th overall in the "Hoker 50" annual event. Bloomquist is outta contention for time amount unknown due to a leg injury.

Double-A South Standings/Results

Lee Men Win 2-1 In Overtime

Lee Women Improve To 5-0 With Another Shutout


Double-A South Standings/Results (as of games of 9/18/21) North Division Team W L PCT GB Birmingham (CWS) ... (click for more)

Senior Mattia Balzano scored the game-winning goal for another Lee men's soccer overtime victory, 2-1 against conference foes Christian Brothers on a rainy Sunday afternoon from the Ray Conn ... (click for more)

The Lee University women’s soccer team passed its first two tests in Gulf South Conference competition this weekend and will now enter a showdown at rival Mississippi College on Friday (2 p.m.). ... (click for more)



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Double-A South Standings/Results

Double-A South Standings/Results (as of games of 9/18/21) North Division Team W L PCT GB Birmingham (CWS) 62 56 .525 - Chattanooga (CIN) 58 54 .518 1.0 Rocket City (LAA) 54 ... (click for more)

Lee Men Win 2-1 In Overtime

Senior Mattia Balzano scored the game-winning goal for another Lee men's soccer overtime victory, 2-1 against conference foes Christian Brothers on a rainy Sunday afternoon from the Ray Conn Sports Complex. After a scoreless first half things picked up in the second 45. CBU's Andres Solares tallied a yellow card in the 62nd minute, and two minutes later grabbed another yellow, ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Police Say Videos Show Man Who Said He Was Attacked By Gang Initiated Fight, Was Intoxicated And Belligerent

Chattanooga Police say videos show that a man who claimed he was attacked by gangs downtown actually initiated a fight and was intoxicated and belligerent. Police said their investigation showed a number of discrepancies in Stuart Doster's Facebook account that was widely viewed. Mr. Doster on Facebook said he was walking to his car on Cherry Street in downtown Chattanooga ... (click for more)

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Opinion

False Alarm - And Response

Stuart Doster should be arrested and charged with something. I'm not sure what but CPD should deter future misrepresentations and wastes of time like Mr. Doster's story. He lied to authorities and wasted valuable resources that could have been used to solve real crimes. In addition, his elected official buddy co-signs his falsehoods about black youth terrorizing downtown Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Terrifying Thought

It is no secret the Delta variant of the COVID pandemic has all but crippled our bulging hospitals. There isn’t a room to be found in any nearby hospital and the ravaging consequences are best detailed in our ever-rising death rates. But it could be worse. As of Friday, there were 3,422 patients hospitalized in Tennessee with 1,033 in intensive care, 747 so sick they are on ventilators. ... (click for more)