published Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Tyner Academy forfeits football wins

Tyner has forfeited football victories over Soddy-Daisy and Central after self-reporting the participation of an ineligible player.

Rams coach Wayne Turner said the player was academically ineligible and that he reported the information to school principal Carol Goss and the TSSAA on Tuesday.

"He needed to pass six classes last semester and he only passed five," the coach said.

The Rams' now have a record of 0-6.

See Thursday's Times Free Press for more on this story.

about Ward Gossett...

Ward Gossett is an assistant sports editor and writer for the Times Free Press. Ward has a long history in Chattanooga journalism. He actually wrote a bylined story for the Chattanooga News-Free Press as a third-grader. He Began working part-time there in 1968 and was hired full time in 1970. Ward now covers high school athletics, primarily football, wrestling and baseball and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling. Over a 40-year career, he has covered ...

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