Chattanooga's Felix Jorge Leads Lookouts to 3-0 Shutout Win Over Biloxi

After Friday Night's Game, The Tennessee Smokies (Cubs) Come To Town

Friday, April 21, 2017
Felix Jorge (2-0) Shut Down Biloxi Thursday Night
Felix Jorge (2-0) Shut Down Biloxi Thursday Night
- photo by Tim Evearitt

Chattanooga Lookouts starting pitcher Felix Jorge threw six shutout innings to lead the home team to a 3-0 shutout win over the Biloxi Shuckers.  Thursday's win evened the Lookouts record at 7-7.

Jorge was dominant right off the bat, only allowing six hits in six innings while striking our four. This was Jorge's first six inning game of the season.

Last year eight of Jorge's 11 starts with the Lookouts were six or more innings. 

Tied at 0-0 entering the bottom of the fourth the Lookouts offense struck when Dan Rohlfing smacked his team-leading third homer of the season.

Chattanooga bolstered their lead in the bottom of the fifth on a Engelb Vielma RBI single and in the sixth on a Jose Gonzalez RBI double.  

Up three runs late Nick Burdi and Mason Melotakis combined for three scoreless innings and four strikeouts. Both pitchers have yet to give an earned run this season.  

 Box

 Friday is 90's Night at AT&T Field and the rubber match between these two teams. RHP Taylor Jungmann (0-1, 4.50) faces the   Lookouts starter RHP Paul Clemens (0-0, 2.89).

Gates for tomorrow's game, featuring post-game fireworks, open at 6:00 with first pitch scheduled for 7:15.  

Dan Rohlfing's fourth inning home run gave the Lookouts a 1-0 lead.
Dan Rohlfing's fourth inning home run gave the Lookouts a 1-0 lead.
- Photo2 by Tim Evearitt


Covenant Volleyball Picked As Preseason Favorite In USA South Poll

With consecutive regular season USA South divisional championships, the Covenant volleyball team was once again picked as the preseason favorite in the West Division of the league as the conference released its annual preseason coaches' poll  on Thursday . Covenant, under fifth-year head coach Joanna Ehman, went 12-3 in conference play last season en route to a USA ... (click for more)

Dalton State Women's Golf Starts Season As #1 In Conference

Dalton State (Ga.) was a unanimous first-place selection in the 2017-18 SSAC Women's Golf Coaches' Preseason Poll, the conference announced  Wednesday .   Dalton State, William Carey (Miss.) and Faulkner (Ala.) claimed the top three slots in all but one ballot. The Basics         The Roadrunners won the ... (click for more)

State Plays Tape Of Prior Testimony Of Shooting Victim After He Refuses To Come To Court

The state on Thursday played a preliminary hearing tape of shooting victim Kadarius Johnson after he refused to come to the Criminal Court trial of the man accused of shooting him in the back of the head. Prosecutor Andrew Coyle said every effort had been made to contact Johnson, who he said told investigators that if he testified he would be labeled as a snitch and killed by ... (click for more)

Langdon Strickland, 33, Dies From Monday Afternoon Shooting

Langdon Strickland, 33, who suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting on S. Kelly Street early Monday afternoon, has died.   Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot at the 500 block of S. Kelly.  Upon arrival, Chattanooga Police officers located the victim, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Hamilton County EMS transported the victim to a ... (click for more)

Shame On Anyone Planning A Protest At Coolidge Park Thursday Evening - And Response (4)

Whether you're Alt-Left or Alt-Right, Coolidge Park isn't the place to showcase your hate and indifference with one another. Just because it's your right, that doesn't necessarily mean that you should do it. Many have this misconception that this park is named after a President, Nope. It's named after a great man, a true patriot, and Medal of Honor recipient from right ... (click for more)

A Tale Of 3 Properties

Here in Lookout Valley on the far southwest edge of Chattanooga and Hamilton County, trees and rocks are plentiful but sidewalks are as rare as unicorns. It’s a land the governments forget – until tax collection time.  The recent county reappraisal spoke about ‘comps,’ recent sale prices of comparable local properties. But the assessors defined ‘comparable’ to suit themselves, ... (click for more)