Purple Pounders go extra to reach state; fourth game in five days stretches to two OTs

Published Mar. 4 2015

Rick Rogers tossed his clipboard so high in the air it almost hit the rafters in the Chattanooga State gymnasium.

Brainerd Panthers beat Lions, head to state

Published Mar. 4 2015

WOODBURY, Tenn. -- Playing their fifth game in six days, the Brainerd High School basketball Panthers somehow found the energy...

Patriots' season ends in Class A sectional

Published Mar. 4 2015

CELINA, Tenn. -- The Arts & Sciences boys' basketball team from Chattanooga ended its season with a 54-47 loss in...

Tre Tiller leads Central in region-final win

Published Mar. 3 2015

Three years ago, Central coach Rick Rogers may not have been able to predict his boys' basketball team would hoist...

Clutch 3 sends Chargerettes to state

Published Mar. 3 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Tenn. -- McMinn Central coach Johnny Morgan had some sage advice for freshman Jordan Wright during a walk-through Monday...

Brainerd, Central square off for fifth time

Published Mar. 2 2015

If familiarity does in fact breed contempt, then the city's most heated high school basketball rivalry is now undeniably Brainerd...

Wise choice for Signal Mountain football

Published Mar. 1 2015

Signal Mountain principal Robin Copp and assistant principal and athletic director Bumper Reese sifted through 88 applicants for the school's...

Henderson sparks White County over Bradley

Published Mar. 1 2015

Something seemed a little off about Kordell Henderson.

Van Buren sweeps in Region 3-A

Published Mar. 1 2015

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- With noise swirling all around him, Drew Roberts somehow was able to imagine he was instead...

Baylor's Kaleigh Clemons Miss Basketball

Published Mar. 1 2015

Even after a long week of traveling, making another trip to Nashville on Saturday was well worth it for Baylor...

Signal Mountain hires Ty Wise to coach Eagles' football team

Published Feb. 28 2015

Florida native Ty Wise has been named successor to Bill Price as the football coach at Signal Mountain.

Pounders lose 'mo-jo' but hold off Loudon

Published Feb. 28 2015

Rick Rogers didn't get his team's best performance, but the Central boys' basketball coach got what he wanted.

CSAS Patriots hold off Silverdale in Region 3-A

Published Feb. 28 2015

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- By the time the final horn sounded, Mark Dragoo looked more exhausted than any of the...

Brainerd Panthers shake off rust, Chiefs

Published Feb. 28 2015

Marquis Tipton and his Brainerd Panthers teammates gained an appreciation Friday for the power that harsh winter weather can have...

Notre Dame, Bledsoe seasons end

Published Feb. 28 2015

DUNLAP, Tenn. -- The Lions roared last.

Bradley Central Bears roll, but Bearettes fall in double-OT

Published Feb. 28 2015

When the stakes are highest, momentum is a powerful thing. For the Bradley Central boys' and girls' basketball teams, it...

Interracial game 50 years ago still 'a big deal'

Published Feb. 27 2015

Down at Bear's Barbershop, just off Alton Park Boulevard, the only thing sharper than the scissors are the opinions when...

Historic prep game was felt far beyond sports world

Published Feb. 27 2015

On the surface, it was only a game. Like thousands played before and countless more since, it was just a...

Lady Eagles top Baylor in state semifinal

Published Feb. 27 2015

NASHVILLE -- Baylor had the hot hand from the outside, but it was free-throw shooting that enabled defending state champion...

Softball playday canceled; baseball coaches hopeful

Published Feb. 27 2015

Jared Hensley took one look at the seven inches of snow covering his baseball field and went back home to...

Baylor girls go the extra miles, days

Published Feb. 26 2015

More unlikely than their playoff run to reach the state tournament final four is the fact that shopping and hanging...

Weather headaches hit prep tourneys in Tennessee, Georgia

Published Feb. 26 2015

More than a week of inclement weather, and threat of more snow approaching the Chattanooga area, has begun to threaten...

CSAS fends off Lookout Valley in Region 3-A

Published Feb. 25 2015

It started with the stops.