“Give me a new right tackle!” he would yell. He wanted to single out that player and give him a reason not to make the same mistake again. Shanahan doesn’t single out players. The 2011 title holder, Katye Brock of Tullahoma will emcee the program.This year winner will succeed Lexee Hill of Dayton and will receive a $5,000 scholarship. Miss Hill, who will soon be a freshman at The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, is the first Rhea County entrant to win in the program 53 year history.Participants are judged in five categories: Interview (25%), Talent (25%), Scholastics (20%), Fitness (15%) and Self Expression (15%).Chattanooga area participants include Neely Wood of Signal Mountain Taylor McMahan of McMinn County, Ally Dunlay of Hamilton County, Ashley Heald of Cleveland, Yee Won Liew of Rhea County, Katie Ward of Chattanooga, Alexa Disterdick of Soddy Daisy, Brianna Sandoval of East Hamilton and Rhiannon Gilbert of Marion County.Other participants include Autumn Nicole Berry of Knox County, Mollie Cline of Sumner County, Kurtisha Gayle Norris of Loudon County, Nicola Matty of Tullahoma, Catherine Joy Davis of Knoxville, Angelica Fultz of Williamson County, Kaitlyn Elizabeth Bunn of Cumberland Valley, Jessi Alyssa Fuller of Sevier County, Gabriella Elizabeth Broussard of Madison County, Kristen Elizabeth Clark of Cocke County and Kara Doran Brummitt of Loudon.Among last year contestants (nicknamed “Has Beens”) who are helping behind the scenes are Casey Johnson of Knoxville, Ariana Kim of Cleveland, Krista Ellis of Marion County and Lindsey Limerick of Signal Mountain, all of whom said this year gathering “is like a reunion with my best friends.”State directors are Traci and Charles Fant. Mrs.
Janice Hahn, D Calif., said Carson would welcome the Raiders and Chargers “with open arms.” But she also recalled, “I know we’ve gone down this road before with NFL teams.”A statement Thursday from the Raiders and Chargers said the teams have tried and failed for years to find stadium solutions in Oakland and San Diego.”We are pursuing this stadium option in Carson for one straightforward reason,” the statement said. “There are branding issues, sponsorship issues, relocation issues, going in and sharing a market that hasn’t had an NFL team in 20 years and then having to split it with somebody else. Is it an option they have? Yes.
“It is tough,” McGloin said. “As competitors we don’t like to lose. We put so much time and so much effort in that to get beat isn’t something that you expect or want. “I’m sure they’ve grown impatient and I don’t blame them,” Towers continued. “This is a business. I don’t think they dislike Gibby or myself.