OEB Law Game of the Week

Chattanooga Central at Anderson CountyWeek 9

Tomorrow night one of the oldest football programs in the state of Tennessee, actually the 4th oldest, comes to Clinton to take on the Mavericks of Anderson County.  

The school is Chattanooga Central which began playing football in 1907 and they have one of the coolest nicknames in all of high school sports, they are the Purple Pounders.  Although the original name was the Purple Warriors, but after a good year in the 1930’s, a local sportswriter wrote about how they pounded all their opponents and thus the name, “Purple Pounders”

This program was very strong in the 50’s and 60’s but has had very little success since then.

On the other-hand, Anderson County is only in their 39th season as a program and has been successful over the years.  They are currently on a 4-year, 21-game Region winning streak.  They have yet to lose to a Region 3 – 4A opponent since moving there in 2017.

Averaging 38.6 points per game while only giving up 10 points per game, plus the fact that Anderson County is 5-0 all-time versus Chattanooga Central gives the home standing Mavericks the upper hand. 

However, they don’t play football games on paper, so we will have to line them up and see what happens on the OEB Law Game of the Week on BBBTV12.com.

The fireworks show is worth tuning in for as they will be paying tribute to the late Eddie Van Halen, so tune in at 7pm with the kickoff at 7:30pm.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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