OCA soc­cer Ea­gles pitch an­other shutout

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An­other bal­anced team ef­fort sent the Oak­wood Chris­tian Academy Mid­dle School soc­cer team a 7-0 shutout vic­tory over Look­out Val­ley last Mon­day.

Tomo Gilchrist scored four times for the Ea­gles, while Mana Gilchrist, Corey Holder and Hunter Hick­man each had one tally to round out the score. Hick­man and John Mcdonough shared du­ties in goal as OCA made it four con­sec­u­tive shutout vic­to­ries.

The shutout streak ended on Fri­day, but not the win­ning streak as the Ea­gles im­proved to 5-0 with a 5-1 win at Boyd-buchanan.

Tomo Gilchrist and Ryan Phillips had two goals each in the vic­tory and Isa­iah Staven added one goal.

OCA’S home match with Berean Academy on Thurs­day was rained out and has been resched­uled for this Fri­day.

LHS ri­fle team wins again

The Lafayette AJROTC ri­fle team edged out North­side High School of Colum­bus, 1,452-1,434, to win its most re­cent Na­tional Air Ri­fle League match. It marked the sec­ond win in a row for Lafayette (3-2), who is now in 10th place over­all and fourth place in the JROTC con­fer­ence.

Lafayette was led by Alyssa Kiser who shot a 384, while Alaina Shults (367), Troy Mus­sared (353) and Christo­pher Franklin (348) rounded out the team score. Also shoot­ing for Lafayette were Trys­tan Smith (323) and Hailee Swan (312).

The vic­tory also snapped a two-match win­ning streak for North­side, who was led by a 364 from Bran­don Ni­co­lay.

Lafayette was off this past week.

Jen­nie Finch to speak at Gor­don Lee High School

USA Olympic soft­ball player Jen­nie Finch will be speak­ing at Gor­don Lee High School on Nov. 16. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and Finch will speak at ap­prox­i­mately 6:30.

Gor­don Lee High School soft­ball coach Dana Mull will also be hon­ored that night. Mull has led the Lady Tro­jans to 16 re­gion ti­tles in her 16 sea­sons at the school, along with nine state cham­pi­onships. She re­cently col­lected her 500th ca­reer vic­tory with the pro­gram.

Tick­ets are $10 for in­di­vid­u­als and $120 per team (15 spots per team). Spon­sor­ship pack­ages are also avail­able and food will be avail­able for pur­chase that night.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call Rick Wil­son (423) 994-2181 or Carl Quinn (423) 413-4671.

Youth sign-ups un­der­way in Rock Spring

The Rock Spring Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion is cur­rently hold­ing sign-ups for bas­ket­ball and cheer­lead­ing, for ages, 3-12. The fee is $50 for bas­ket­ball and $50 for new cheer­lead­ers (which cov­ers uni­form and pom-poms). The fee is $25 for cheer­lead­ers who are re­turn­ing from the fall.

Sign-ups will con­tinue through Nov. 18 on­line at RSAASPORTS.COM. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Rock Spring Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion on Face­book Mes­sen­ger.

Ring­gold youth wrestling

Ring­gold Youth Wrestling will hold its first prac­tice on Tues­day, Nov. 6 at 6:30 at the Ring­gold High School wrestling room. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact David Moss at dmoss. rhs@ca­toosa.k12.ga.us.

Ring­gold High fish­ing tour­na­ment

The 4th An­nual Ring­gold High School Fish­ing Tour­na­ment to ben­e­fit the Ring­gold High School base­ball pro­gram will be held on Satur­day, Nov. 10 at Ch­ester Frost Park’s Main Boat Ramp in Hix­son, Ten­nessee (2277 Gold Point Cir­cle).

The event will be­gin at safe­light and fin­ish up at 3 p.m. En­try fee is $100 per boat and 50 per­cent of the pay­out will go to the top three places and the big fish award.

There will be a five-fish limit and no dead fish will be weighed. In the event of a tie, the big fish from the tied teams will de­ter­mine first place.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call Jeremy Parker at (423) 762-9424.

Great Turkey Lift-off

Ridge­land se­nior John Klein is host­ing a push/pull pow­er­lift­ing meet on Nov. 17 as part of his se­nior project.

The Great Turkey Lift-off, spon­sored by BMW of Chat­tanooga, will be held at Core One Fit­ness (426 Bat­tle­field Park­way) in Fort Oglethorpe. Weigh­ins will start at 8 a.m. with lift­ing set to be­gin at 9.

En­try fees are $20 for the bench press, $25 for the dead­lift and $45 for both dis­ci­plines. All com­peti­tors will re­ceive a shirt.

All pro­ceeds from the event will be do­nated to Chat­tanooga Spe­cial Olympics to help start a Spe­cial Olympics pow­er­lift­ing team in Chat­tanooga. For more in­for­ma­tion visit @Great­turkeyliftoff on In­sta­gram.

Base­ball les­sons be­ing of­fered

For­mer Ring­gold High School base­ball play­ers Matthew Crownover and Lo­gan Bald­win are cur­rently of­fer­ing base­ball les­sons.

For more in­for­ma­tion or to sched­ule a ses­sion, call (423) 443-5713 or con­tact Crownover by email at matthewcrownover44@gmail.com.

Bald­win’s les­sons will cost $45 for 30 min­utes or $80 for one hour. To sched­ule les­sons or for more in­for­ma­tion, call (706) 639-8057 and leave a voice­mail or con­tact Bald­win via email at lo­gan.tigers23@gmail.com.

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