LIVE: Updates from area high school basketball and wrestling tournaments

Published Feb. 16 2017

Get results from D5-AAA and the boys' semifinals in D7-AA as the Times Free Press begins TSSAA postseason coverage tonight.

Same story, different year: Bradley Central favored to win wrestling state title

Published Feb. 16 2017

It is a recurring storyline. Bradley Central enters the Tennessee Class AAA wrestling championships as the favorite.

Bradley wrestling nerd Ryan McElhaney profits from sacrifice, work ethic

Published Feb. 16 2017

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — There is a sole purpose when Ryan McElhaney hops on a bike — stationary or otherwise.


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Bradley, Cleveland starting to pull away in AAA wrestling

Published Feb. 16 2017

The Tennessee Class AAA state wrestling team race was tight from one perspective on opening night Thursday, but it was...

3 Chattanooga Christian School athletes commit to play in college

Published Feb. 16 2017

Covenant College and Chattanooga Christian School have had a long though unofficial relationship, and that continues with the decisions of...

Dalton faces stiff challenge in Class 6A baseball

Published Feb. 14 2017

The Dalton High School baseball team returned to prominence a year ago, winning 24 games and reaching the Class AAAAA...

Chattanooga area basketball teams ready for district tournaments

Published Feb. 13 2017

If the regular season was any indication, the two Class AA basketball districts in which all the teams are from...

With three state champs, Sonoraville gives glimpse of wrestling future

Published Feb. 12 2017

Sonoraville, which brought just seven wrestlers to the state tournament, finished second to Bremen for the team title and took...

McCallie first, Baylor second in Division II region wrestling

Published Feb. 12 2017

McCallie held down the fort hosting the Division II East/Middle wrestling tournament, qualifying 13 wrestlers for this week's state tournament...

Bradley Central overcomes setback, holds on for 4-AAA wrestling title

Published Feb. 12 2017

The Region 4-AAA traditional wrestling championship was still up for grabs with two championship finals remaining.

Hixson storms to A/AA title, gets 11 state qualifiers

Published Feb. 12 2017

It was the last hurrah this weekend for the Region 2-A/AA wrestling tournament, at least in its current makeup, and...

Heritage's Chuckie Thurman, Gilmer's Matthew Waddell steal the show at GHSA wrestling

Published Feb. 12 2017

MACON, Ga. — There were two matches involving Chattanooga-area wrestlers during the GHSA traditional championships that caught the attention of...

Grace Academy surprises former athletic director with special tribute

Published Feb. 12 2017

Longtime Grace Academy coach and athletic director Leslie Compton attended the school's basketball games Friday mainly to enjoy senior night....

Baylor wins boys' and combined state swimming titles

Published Feb. 12 2017

Baylor School blew the rest of the TISCA swimming and diving teams out of the water in the state championship...

Calhoun basketball teams split in Region 6-AAA title games

Published Feb. 12 2017

CALHOUN, Ga. — There were more than just bragging rights on the line as intracounty rivals Calhoun and Sonoraville faced...

Brainerd wins in double OT, but Tyner is district champ [photos]

Published Feb. 11 2017

It took 40 tension-filled minutes to decide the outcome in Friday's District 6-AA boys' high school basketball game at Tyner....

Four 6-AAAA teams in top seven after semis at GHSA traditional wrestling state tournaments

Published Feb. 11 2017

MACON, Ga. — A team state title at the GHSA traditional championships may be a long shot for northwest Georgia...

Hixson puts 10 in semifinals, leads A/AA region

Published Feb. 11 2017

There must be something Garrick Hall and his Hixson wrestlers relish about Signal Mountain.

Baylor first-night leader in state swim meet

Published Feb. 11 2017

Led by a state-record 200-yard freestyle by Trey Freeman, Baylor School jumped to a huge first-night lead in the combined...

TSSAA announces Mr., Miss Basketball finalists, 3 area players selected

Published Feb. 10 2017

Leadership qualities and versatility are two common traits linking Bradley Central's Rhyne Howard, McMinn Central's Jacobi Lynn and McCallie's Jr....

Jon Morgan, Alex Kelehear lead LaFayette boys' basketball team to 6-AAAA final [photos]

Published Feb. 10 2017

DALTON, Ga. — Jon Morgan stole the show in the first half of LaFayette's 44-43 Region 6-AAAA basketball semifinal victory...

McCallie favorite in East/Middle wrestling

Published Feb. 10 2017

The last time McCallie hosted Division II's East/Middle Regionwrestling tournament, the Blue Tornado qualified 12 for the state tournament but...

Knox Fuller, Ethan Dendy unbeaten entering wrestling traditional postseason

Published Feb. 10 2017

As Tennessee's high school traditional wrestling postseason begins, there are only two undefeated wrestlers from the Chattanooga area.