Chattanooga to host Ironman 70.3 world championships in 2017

Published Sep. 29 2015

Chattanooga will host the 2017 Ironman 70.3 men's and women's world championships, the Chattanooga Visitor's Bureau announced today.

Chattanooga area wrestling coaches out to take down Ironman

Published Sep. 27 2015

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling coach Heath Eslinger helped the Mocs put opposing wrestlers through misery over the years,...

Outdoors notes: Sandhill crane hunt drawing set for Oct. 3

Published Sep. 24 2015

Tennessee is coming up on its third season for hunting the sandhill cranes that are celebrated every winter with a...

Larry Case's The Trail Less Traveled: Browning's 1911 pistol changed everything

Published Sep. 24 2015

"An unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it." — Col. Jeff...

River Rescue volunteer effort set for Oct. 3

Published Sep. 17 2015

For the past 26 years, hundreds of volunteers in the Chattanooga area have walked, canoed and motorboated to the shores...

Case: Testing the values of youth hunting

Published Sep. 10 2015

Frequent readers of my column know I'm always honest. Sometimes this isn't easy. There may be things you don't want...

Join new columnist Larry Case on The Trail Less Traveled

Published Sep. 3 2015

It's best just to be honest from the start.

School's in; Chattanooga area kids have outdoors options, too

Published Aug. 27 2015

Outdoor Chattanooga is expanding its youth focus this fall with a middle school and high school archery league to go...

Pikeville's Worthington wins archery world title

Published Aug. 13 2015

Bobby Worthington takes spectacular photographs of wildlife and nature scenes. He writes books and provides seminar instruction, and he does...

Local yacht club keeps sailing on

Published Aug. 6 2015

In the past decade, Chattanooga has made its name as an outdoors sports destination.

Interactive: ride with Triple Crown winner American Pharoah

Published Jul. 31 2015

Take a ride on the back of the nation's most beloved winning horse and winner of the coveted Triple Crown,...

Backpacker 'Tipi' takes to the trails

Published Jul. 23 2015

Most backpackers seldom spend more than a week on a trail before returning to civilization. An exception to that is...

Miltary veterans among SPARC water day first-timers

Published Jul. 19 2015

Angel "Tony" Alvarez was knocked out of two wars 31 years apart while serving with the U.S. Army.

Chickamauga Lake drops in Bassmaster Magazine national rankings

Published Jul. 16 2015

After a couple of years among the nation's 10 best lakes for bass fishing, Lake Chickamauga took a bit of...

Caving 101: how to cave like a pro

Published Jul. 10 2015

Chattanooga's own Sunny Montgomery takes a hard look at the do's and don'ts of exploring the underground wonderlands below the...

Bat cave canoe trips in Nickajack Cave are popular local offering

Published Jul. 9 2015

To the bat cave, paddler!

Hull's 'Southern Sportsman' show wins 2015 Telly

Published Jul. 2 2015

Benny Hull bills his "Southern Sportsman" television program as America's longest-running "all-species" fishing show.

Perfect weather: Atlanta man, Birmingham woman win Chattanooga Waterfront Triathlon

Published Jun. 29 2015

Even though he lives less than two hours away in Atlanta, this weekend was the first time Chris Douglas visited...

Deadline is Tuesday for Mud Run discount entry

Published Jun. 25 2015

Anyone interested in splashing or slogging through the 2015 Chattanooga Mud Run has five more days to save money on...

Officials plan to make Chattanooga Marathon a world-class event

Published Jun. 19 2015

Leveraging Chattanooga's Outside magazine win as America's "Best Town Ever," city officials on Thursday unveiled what they envision as a...

'Major sporting event' Chattanooga Marathon to begin in March 2016

Published Jun. 18 2015

Chattanooga's version of the Boston Marathon will be unrolled next March.


Shooting just one of Emily Phillips' many skills

Published Jun. 18 2015

In addition to squeezing a huge volume of school, work and volunteer activities into her life, Emily Phillips is very...

Tennessee hecklers to marathon runners: what are ya'll running from?

Published Jun. 16 2015

Imagine you're jogging. It's a peaceful early June morning, and you're headed for a turnaround. Then you hear something. That...