WHITWELL, Tenn. — It was on the drive through town, on his way to his initial interview, that R.C. Helton knew for sure just how much he wanted the Whitwell High School football coaching job.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — "Dance with the one who brought you."
The Meigs County girls pulled out a 68-66 overtime win at Cloudland in one of three TSSAA Class A basketball sectionals involving southeastern Tennessee schools Saturday night, but Van Buren County lost 61-46 to Jackson County and Arts & Sciences fell 70-37 at Clarkrange.
Looking to take the program to a higher level, Chattanooga Christian School has named longtime college assistant Rob Spence as its new head football coach. Spence was the quarterbacks coach at Rutgers University the last two years and has previously worked as an offensive coordinator at Clemson and Syracuse.
Arts & Sciences' girls are going today where no Lady Patriots basketball team has gone before. It happens to be Clarkrange, which is north of Crossville on Highway 127.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — High school athletics and high-level politics are about to collide in Georgia, and if lawmakers have their way, big-time change could be coming to the Georgia High School Association and its members.
DeVante Jones knew the shot was going in when he shot it. So did Brainerd coach Levar Brown.
Coosa came into Thursday's Georgia Class AA boys' basketball quarterfinal at Calhoun with nearly half its losses being to the host team. Now the word "nearly" can be taken out of that sentence.
Levi Woods was the only player who scored in double figures for Meigs County in Thursday's Region 2-A championship game at Wartburg, but the Tigers still overcame Grace Christian of Knoxville, 46-40.
Throughout its unlikely run to reach the Region 3-A boys’ basketball championship game, Sale Creek had thrived on controlling the tempo.