The Rhea County High School golf team traveled to Crossville on Monday and took on Cumberland County High School at Lake Tansi Golf Course.
The Rhea boys’ team suffered the loss, while the girls’ squad tied, bringing the Eagles record to 8-6 and the Lady Eagles to 7-6.
Caylan Goins was the lone Rhea player for the Lady Eagles and shot a 53.
Spencer Robinson led the Eagles with a 42, followed by Drew Gunter’s 46, Chase Watson’s 47 and Clay Varner’s 49, totaling 184 to Cumberland County’s 173.
The Rhea teams will tee off at RiverWatch Golf Course in White County on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m. to compete in the District 6-AAA tournament.
The Rhea Middle School [RMS] tennis teams got back on the winning track by defeating Cleveland Middle School on Monday at the Delaware Avenue Tennis Complex in Dayton.
The RMS girls’ team won 7-2, while the Rhea boys won 8-1.
In singles’ play, Sarah Edwards and Madison Martin each won 8-0. Maddie Smith and Paige Reece each won 8-3. Malee Kate Ballard won 8-2 and Hannah Parker suffered a 6-8 setback.
In doubles’ action, Edwards and Martin won 8-0, Smith and Ballard won 9-7 and Reece and Parker fell 3-8. In a practice match, Annabelle Tallent and Ashley Morgan fell 1-6.
In boys’ singles’ action, Timothy Rogers won 9-7, Carson Ruehling battled but lost 5-8, Brandon Newell won 7-5 in a tiebreaker, Josh Simmons won 8-4, Cooper Ruehling won 8-0 and Chandler Thaden won 8-6. In a practice match, Jacob Rains won 6-2.
In doubles’ play, Rogers and Carson Ruehling won 8-4, Newell and Simmons won 8-3 and Cooper Ruehling and Thaden won 8-1. In practice matches, Tyler Eisenmenger and Kyle Argo won 6-1 and Bradley Clark and Adam Clark won 6-1.
Dayton Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Classic to be held at the Dayton Golf and Country Club on Wednesday, Sept. 18, with lunch at 12 p.m. and a 1 p.m. tee off. The fee for the four person select shot team is $240, hole sponsorship is $60, team mulligans (eight per team) will be $40 and shooting from the red tees is $40 (eight per team). Teams can save $30 when all of the above four options are purchased.
All proceeds go to the Rhea County Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Fund. Every participant will receive a goody bag and prizes will be presented to the first, second and third-place finishers. For more information contact the Dayton Chamber of Commerce at 423-775-0361, email@example.com
or visit www.daytontnchamber.org
The Rhea County High School Eagle Anglers are in the process of assembling their fourth competitive bass fishing team. The Eagle Anglers are a group of young people who love to fish, and are open to Rhea County students in grades 6 -12. If you are interested in joining this year’s team, please contact Brian Derlak at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 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 everybody to come out and support the Eagle Anglers of RCHS.
The Rhea County High School Lady Eagle basketball team is sponsoring a celebrity serve at BIMBO’s restaurant on Monday, Sept. 23, from 5-9 p.m. All tips received that night will go to the Lady Eagle Basketball Booster Club. Members of the Lady Eagle basketball team will serve as greeters, hostesses, and waitresses for each guest that night. Come enjoy a great meal and be treated to wonderful service from the Lady Eagles.
Also, at each home football and basketball game between now and December 21, you can find the 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.
The Rhea Elementary Basketball League is currently looking for coaches that want to teach basketball fundamentals and help sow into the lives of children. If you are potentially interested in this tremendous opportunity contact Tony Williams 423-368-5377. This will be for 2nd-5th grade boys and girls.
The Dayton Little Eagles Board of Directors is seeking to fill the recent vacancy for secretary. All interested parties, please contact Josh Pelfrey at 423-504-2135.
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
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.