The Rhea County High School junior varsity football team traveled to Walker Valley on Monday, Sept. 16, and handed the Mustangs a 16-14 loss in a thriller.
The Eagles’ Mason Stevenson bolted 65 yards on a touchdown run and Darrell Manis powered his way in from three yards out. With a 2-point conversion run by Cody Bice and a 2-point reception by Jared Edwards from quarterback Daniel Dotson, the Eagles held on for the win.
Travis Aikman had two interceptions for the Eagles’ defense and Bice had two long touchdown runs called back due to penalties.
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 email@example.com
The anglers will kick off the fall fishing season on Sept. 28, where the group will fish Lake Chickamauga out of the Dayton Boat Dock. The tournament 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 Rhea County High School 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.
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.
The Upward Sports Program of Dayton is seeking volunteers for the 2013-14 season for basketball and cheerleading. Upward needs coaches, referees and other support personnel.
Upward Sports Program teaches sports skills and values, offers family friendly schedules and provides a positive approach to sports.
For further questions, please call Gary Bolden at 423-240-4427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
. For information about Upward, visit the website upward.org
and their Facebook page. Type “Dayton Upward TN” in the search window.
Upward Sports will hold a one-day basketball clinic for ages 5-12 years old, on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Dayton First Baptist Church, located at 231 Third Avenue.
Please pre-register by calling Gary Bolden at 423-240-4427, emailing him at email@example.com
, or by calling the church office at 423-775-0255. All clinic participants must pre-register.