Tuesday, September 24, 2013Author: Ernie Harris
(Last modified: 2013-09-24 16:45:25)
Source: The Herald-News
The Rhea Middle School [RMS] tennis teams finished 1-1 against Athens on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
The RMS boys’ team won 6-3, while the Rhea girls’ suffered a 2-7 setback.
In boys’ singles’ action, Timothy Rogers fell 3-8, Carson Ruehling was edged 7-9, Brandon Newell won 8-4, Josh Simmons won 8-1, Cooper Ruehling won 8-0 and Chandler Thaden won 8-0.
In doubles’ play, Rogers and Carson Ruehling won 8-4, Newell and Cooper Ruehling lost 4-8 and Simmons and Thaden won 8-1.
In singles’ play, Sarah Edwards won 8-3, Maddie Smith lost 3-8, Malee Kate Ballard fell 0-8, Paige Reece won 8-6, Hannah Parker was edged 7-9 and Annabelle Tallent suffered a 0-8 setback.
In doubles’ action, Edwards and Smith lost 7-2 in a tiebreaker, Ballard and Reece lost 3-8 and Parker and Tallent fell 3-8.
The RCHS Eagle Anglers will kick off the fall fishing season on Watts Bar Lake out of the Spring City Boat Dock on Sept. 21. On Sept. 28, the group will be fish Lake Chickamauga out of the Dayton Boat Dock. Both of these tournaments will be from safe light to 3 p.m. On Oct. 5, the Eagle Anglers will travel to Chickamauga Dam to fish against Silverdale Baptist Academy. Weigh-in will be at 2 p.m., and will travel to the Sportsman’s Warehouse for awards and food afterwards. Derlak and the group encourages everyone to come out and support the Eagle Anglers of RCHS.
At each home football and basketball games between now and December 21, you can find the RCHS Lady Eagle Basketball Booth/table and see the donated NFL jerseys and make a donation to Lady Eagle Basketball. Each donation will give you an opportunity to win one of the jerseys. The winners of the jerseys will be announced during the final night of the Eagle Holiday Hoops Tournament on Saturday, December 21, between the girls’ and boys’ championship games. You do not have to be present to win. NFL jerseys include Tom Brady, Andrew Luck, RGIII, and Ben Roethlisberger.
Rhea Elementary Basketball will be taking online applications for this basketball season until Monday Oct. 7 for boys and girls in Kindergarten-5th-grade. Go to www.rheagreenwave.com to register at your convenience. You can also register your child at Rhea Middle School Monday Sept. 30, or Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the gym. For more information please contact Tony Williams at 423-368-5377.
The Women’s Care Center of Rhea County will host its annual Walk for Life and will also host a Color Me Life 5K fun run through downtown Dayton on Saturday, Sept. 28. The fun run will start at 7:30 a.m., with the Walk for Life starting at 10 a.m. For more information or to register online, visit www.rheaofhopefriends.org
Rhea County High School JROTC Alumni Association will hold a golf tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the Tennessee Hills Golf Club. It is an eighteen-hole select shot starting at 3 p.m. EST. There will be a shotgun start. Spaces for eleven foursomes are available. Cost is $300 per team or $75 per player. Prizes will be awarded. For more information, call 423-447-7711.
The Tennessee Hills Golf Club will host a 9-hole potluck select shot tournament on Sunday, Sept. 29, with tee off set for 2:30 p.m. EST. Call 423-447-2304 no later than 1:30 p.m. EST on Sept. 29, to register.
Please sign up early if you plan on playing so organizers may plan for food and you are insured a spot. Organizers understand circumstances change and you may have to withdraw, but everyone is welcome, including kids, ladies, old timers and young limber backs.
Guest green fee with a cart is $15, with a $5 prize/expense fee and $1 closest to the pin fee. Bring your favorite dish or pay $5 to eat barbecue chicken. Please advise if you plan on bringing a dish and if you are planning to eat or not.
Teams to be arranged by management, couples may play together and kids can play with parents. Try not to make a whole team from family, as the idea is to meet and play with different people.
You don’t have to be a golfer (few of us are), just have a great day enjoying the game and companionship.
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