George Robinson Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle Published 9:05 PM EDT Jun 23, 2019 All Area baseball team First team Matthew Bowman Rossview, Sr. Position: Infield Why chosen: Bowman finished the season with a .363 batting average with 37 hits, seven doubles, two triples, two home runs, 29 RBIs and 31 runs scored. Gage Bradley Rossview, Jr. Position: Utility Why chosen: Bradley is a Vanderbilt pitching commitment but was stellar at the plate this season for the Hawks. He had a .438 batting average with 39 hits, 16 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 35 RBIs. Scot Coulter Montgomery Central, Sr. Position: Infield Why chosen: Coulter played second base for the Indians and had a .372 batting average with 35 hits and was named all-district. Dakotah Danner Montgomery Central, Sr. Position: Catcher Why chosen: The senior had a .379 batting average with a .500 on-base percentage and a .526 slugging percentage. He had 36 hits, nine doubles and a home run. He … [Read more...] about 2019 Leaf-Chronicle All Area baseball team
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George Robinson Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle Published 4:47 PM EDT May 9, 2019 The District 10-AAA baseball and softball tournaments wrapped up Wednesday night. Rossview knocked off Clarksville 14-9 to capture the baseball tournament championship after sharing the regular-season title with the Wildcats. The Lady Wildcats won 4-1 over Springfield in the softball tournament championship game. CHS improved to 39-1 and extended its 26-game win streak. Here are the all district and all tournament teams. All-District 10-AAA baseball team Rossview: Bracken Rice, Gage Bradley, Kaleb Vaughn, Matthew Bowman. Clarksville: Steffan Brooks, Devyn Bender, Noah Gallagher, Gavin Baxter. Henry County: Brandon Armour, Wesley Bomar. Northwest: Cody Kirkland, Gabe Sibert. Montgomery Central: Scot Coulter. Northeast: Jaylen Johnson. Springfield: Noah Waltz. West Creek: Alexander Maust. Kenwood: Myko Milan. Co-Player of the Year: Nick James (Clarksville High), Dakota Danner (Montgomery Central). … [Read more...] about The 2019 softball, baseball all-district teams
Don’t look now but the high school baseball season is here.It actually started last week with Tottenville winning two games against Island-rival McKee/Staten Island Tech in the opening games of the PSAL AAA Southern division.Which baseball team will win the PSAL AAA Southern division? The six-team Southern division is one of the strongest in the city. It is composed of four Island squads, including perennial power Tottenville which has won the division as far as recent memory can serve, and two teams from Brooklyn. The three other Island squads are Susan Wagner, New Dorp and MSIT. Fort Hamilton and HS Telecommunication Arts & Technology round out the division.So the question is which team will claim the 2019 regular season crown? Please cast a vote in our poll. Vote as often as you like. The poll will close April 1, 2019 at 5 p.m.Happy voting! … [Read more...] about Which baseball team will wind up on top of the PSAL AAA Southern standings?
POTENTIAL POWERS Here are some of the area’s top teams and athletes to watch for this spring.BaseballAside from Baylor, several other area teams hope to make a run at their state tournaments, including Chattanooga Christian, led by Kentucky signee John Rhodes; Signal Mountain, led by Middle Tennessee State signee Drew Lowry; Bradley Central, led by Lee University signee Dylan Standifer; and Ringgold, led by Mississippi State signee Andre Tarver.SoccerBaylor won its first state title since 2012 last season, when Signal Mountain was the runner-up in Class A. Boyd Buchanan senior midfielder Hayes Wood, a Lipscomb University signee, returns after scoring 26 goals to help his team reach the state semifinals.SoftballThe Chattanooga area has traditionally dominated this sport, and last year was no different with at least one area team in each of the TSSAA’s five classifications’ state title games. This season isn’t expected to have much drop-off either.It took 10 … [Read more...] about Spring sports preview: Baylor baseball team looks like a hit again
A prelude to what our city faces in picking a name for its expected NHL expansion team was provided nearly a quarter century ago by Kelsey Grammer’s hit TV series Frasier. In the “Leapin’ Lizards” episode from the Seattle-based show’s 1995 third season, Frasier Crane’s radio station colleague Bob “Bulldog” Brisco had listeners call in to name the city’s new expansion hockey team. The first caller suggests the “Seattle Salmon,” prompting Brisco to go on a rant and hang up, followed by another listener suggesting the “Seattle Bulldogs’’ after the host’s nickname. Following another irked response from Brisco, the caller, undeterred, throws out: “What about the ‘Lizards?’ A fed-up Brisco tells the caller he’s “an idiot” who “doesn’t deserve to live’’ and that lizards make his skin crawl. Not everybody loves animal or fish names, no matter how … [Read more...] about As we narrow our contest to two, go inside the real process to name Seattle’s NHL team