Hedgecock Triumphant At I-75 Stopping Johnson's Win Streak

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - by Steve Hixson

Cory Hedgecock of Loudon won Friday nights Topless Outlaw Late Model series race at I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater. The $3,000 victory is the 13th of his career with the series and puts a halt to Ronnie Johnson's four consecutive race win streak.

The Chattanoogan two time Dirt Track World Champion finished seventh Friday just behind Soddy Daisy's Jordan Rodabaugh.

The series heads to Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville Saturday, along with the Southern All-Stars Super Late Models. Racing starts at 7 p.m.


UTC Soccer Falls To Samford; SoCon Seeds Set For Post Season

PHOTOS: More Pictures Of UTC Win Over Samford

Dan Fleser: Vols Battle Bama Til Saban Pitches A Fit


The Chattanooga women’s soccer team fell 3-1 at Southern Conference regular season champion Samford Sunday afternoon in the season finale for both teams. Chattanooga finished the regular ... (click for more)

Tennessee had its moments against Alabama on Saturday. The Vols hit on two scoring plays of 50-plus yards. They hadn’t done that against anyone – let alone the Crimson Tide – in nearly two ... (click for more)



Sports

UTC Soccer Falls To Samford; SoCon Seeds Set For Post Season

The Chattanooga women’s soccer team fell 3-1 at Southern Conference regular season champion Samford Sunday afternoon in the season finale for both teams. Chattanooga finished the regular season 6-10-2 overall and 3-5-1 in SoCon play while the Bulldogs went 9-0 against the league and posted a 12-3-2 mark on the year. In the 88 th minute, the Mocs got on the board on a ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: More Pictures Of UTC Win Over Samford

Breaking News

Police Said Woman Who Struck Motorcyclists Appeared To Be Heavily Intoxicated

Chattanooga Police said a woman who struck four motorcyclists on Bonny Oaks Drive late Saturday night appeared to be extremely intoxicated. Police also said that 59-year-old Angela Daniels Mason (Watson) had to be removed from the scene because of hostility toward her. Police said the motorcyclists were trying to turn into 4278 Bonny Oaks and Jefferson Marley got off his motorcycle ... (click for more)

2 Shot And Killed Saturday Afternoon And Night In Chattanooga

Two men were shot in separate incidents Saturday afternoon and night. Tawon Billups, 21, was shot and killed on North Germantown Road Saturday afternoon. At approximately 4:54 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to the 700 block of North Germantown Road on a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from a gunshot wound and secured the scene. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Pretending Is Dangerous

I’ve ‘seen some stuff’ in my time. I have followed politics for many years. I’m retired, I’m a realist and a Vietnam veteran, pretty much in that order. I’m not an alarmist or a conspiracy theorist. That said, I have never in my life been so concerned about the future of this Republic. Politics was once a legitimate contest of ideas, put forth by political figures who were sincere, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Picciola,’ At Age 185

I came in touch with a man named James Baldwin last week and he’s a man I really like. Oh, I never met him in person … no, he was born in 1841 and died 96 years ago so I have only become a recent admirer through his books. A self-educated man, he became the Superintendent of Schools in Indiana at the age of 24 for 18 years. Then, not so curiously, he worried that children were missing ... (click for more)