The Chattanooga Lookouts have mixed feelings about lunchtime starts, but their performance in early games is anything but mixed.
On the drive home from his first game as head basketball coach at Notre Dame High School, Brad Harris wondered if he had made the right career choice.
My name is Anne Braly, and I am a chocoholic. I suppose there's no better time to admit this than right before Valentine's Day, when chocoholics come out of their sweet closets.
Both teams had first-round byes. Baylor was a No. 2 seed in its half of the bracket, Ensworth a No. 1. Baylor defeated McCallie 28-14 and Battle Ground Academy 33-14; Ensworth won over Montgomery Bell Academy 35-14 and Brentwood Academy 20-19.
South Pittsburg coach Vic Grider has been reduced to repeating himself when he speaks about Pirates running back Raquis Hale. He has apparently run out of accolades.
KNOXVILLE — As the University of Tennessee athletics beat writer for The Chattanooga Times Free Press, one of my constant assignments is following the careers of players from our three-state coverage area. Typically, by the time a tri-stater is a senior, I know them pretty well. Baylor School graduate Kevin Cooper is no exception.
KNOXVILLE — Friday’s Times Free Press sports section will have a feature story on University of Tennessee senior offensive lineman Jarrod Shaw. Shaw, who considered quitting football to focus on his Masters degree after getting benched early last season by former UT head coach Lane Kiffin, has quietly been a vital Volunteer under new head man Derek Dooley.
Hey, somebody plunk those guys at Signal Mountain in the ribs, make sure they're awake and them emphasize to them that they're in the playoffs.
KNOXVILLE — You can’t cover major college sports these days without covering controversy.
KNOXVILLE — Many people close in any capacity to the University of Tennessee football program know the academic story of Gerald Williams. Well, they know how it started.
Brentwood High School won District 11-AAA but is a No. 8 seed playing on the road in Round 1 of the TSSAA football playoffs Friday.
KNOXVILLE — LaMarcus Thompson is a nerd. A "cool nerd," but a nerd.
For those who cannot yet comprehend the notion, Cleveland has secured the District 5-AAA championship regardless of the outcome of the Blue Raiders' Thursday game at Soddy-Daisy.
KNOXVILLE — Luke Stocker could be in the NFL right now, but he’s not. He could be the University of Tennessee’s leading pass-catcher, but he’s not. He could be the most frustrated man on campus, but he’s not. Not anymore, anyway.
Copper Basin and Boyd-Buchanan don’t play until Oct. 29 but each already has secured a playoff spot, Copper Basin in Class 1A and Boyd-Buchanan in 2A. The winner of this game will secure the District 5-A championship and perhaps improve its postseason seeding.