Chattanoogan Jamie Ann Phillips wins four-lake Arizona swim race

Published May. 3 2018

What if the three days before the Olympic open water marathon swim of 10 kilometers you had to swim 15.2,...

Chattanooga area outdoors calendar, May 3

Published May. 3 2018

Mountain to Town bike adventure: Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, beginner-friendly Guild Trail to Tennessee Riverwalk in St. Elmo and...

Two new bouldering areas to open north of Chattanooga

Published Apr. 29 2018

A coalition of nonprofit organizations dedicated to climbing purchased two properties this month to create new bouldering opportunities and open...


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Popular Chickamauga Lake boat ramp overhauled, new pier installed

Published Apr. 27 2018

One of the area's most heavily used boat ramps has received an overhaul thanks to the work of some union...

Chattanooga area outdoors calendar, April 26

Published Apr. 26 2018

New Cumberland Trail hiking series: Free guided hikes Friday (10 a.m.), May 11 and June 8.

Chattanooga loses to Atlanta in hosting 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for marathon

Published Apr. 24 2018

The 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for marathon will not be coming to Chattanooga and are instead heading to the...

Baylor graduate Scott Wier is guide on prize-winning turkey hunt

Published Apr. 24 2018

Christian Brown and Scott Wier almost didn't get to do one of their favorite things this year, but then circumstances...

Chattanooga nonprofit group researching population trends for indicator bird species [photos]

Published Apr. 23 2018

A Louisiana waterthrush sang and danced above the Bee Branch tributary along the Middle Creek watershed.

Chattanooga partners with UTC students to clean, document stream litter

Published Apr. 22 2018

A partnership between a University of Tennessee at Chattanooga class and the city of Chattanooga is leading to cleaner creeks,...

Judy Rogers' swan song a special Special Olympics memory [photos]

Published Apr. 21 2018

Standing on the Red Bank High School football field Saturday morning, with the 50th anniversary of the Lloyd Ray Smith...

Rodney Stoker, Amanda Tate win Chickamauga Chase 15k

Published Apr. 21 2018

Former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga running teammates Rodney Stoker and Amanda (Lynch) Tate could have been the masters winners...

Chickamauga Chase results

Published Apr. 21 2018

Overall winners: Rodney Stoker 51:52; Amanda Tate (12) 59:50. Masters winners: Jeremy Miller (6) 56:32; Emily Cooper (24) 1:05:11. Grand...


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New mountain bike trail will anchor Whitfield County, Ga., green space

Published Apr. 20 2018

An intermediate mountain bike trail that will anchor nearly 1,000 acres of green space on Rocky Face Ridge in the...

Case: Raccoons are smart, skilled, persistent

Published Apr. 19 2018

The guy on the phone was pretty excited.

Outdoors notes and calendar, April 19

Published Apr. 19 2018

Angler Samuel Vandagriff of McMinnville, Tenn., was one of the 12 selections announced this week for the Bassmaster High School...

Tennessee State Parks to host public meetings about park business plans [documents]

Published Apr. 18 2018

State park officials are seeking public input in accordance with state law about newly released business plans at meetings across...

Ooltewah's Christian Thompson finishes 18th overall in Boston Marathon

Published Apr. 17 2018

After finishing 29th overall in the 2017 Boston Marathon, 29-year-old Ooltewah resident Christian Thompson finished 18th Monday in a time...

American Desiree Linden wins Boston Marathon women's race

Published Apr. 16 2018

After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she...

Japan's Yuki Kawauchi surges to win men's Boston Marathon

Published Apr. 16 2018

Yuki Kawauchi seemed like just another spotlight-seeking, early front-runner when he darted out to take the lead at the start...

Major outdoor recreation area could be coming near downtown Chattanooga

Published Apr. 16 2018

A proposed outdoor recreational development off Mountain Creek Road below the W Road could bring downhill mountain bike trails, a...

Area Sports Notes: Andy Morgan finishes fifth in FLW bass tournament

Published Apr. 16 2018

Andy Morgan of Dayton, Tenn., finished fifth Sunday in the FLW Tour bass tournament on Lake Cumberland in Kentucky and...


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Rafting company to file bankruptcy; Reorganization to keep company going in rough financial waters

Published Apr. 14 2018

The original paddling company to offer commercial whitewater rafting trips on the Ocoee River has defaulted on payments, leading the...

Fort Oglethorpe small business owner reliving glory days, improving health through cycling adventures

Published Apr. 14 2018

A Fort Oglethorpe restaurant owner is reliving some old adventures with his cousin while improving his health and promoting another...