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The last time that Polk County High School's softball team won a regular-season district title, "Schindler's List" won the Academy Award for best motion picture that year. The theme from "Aladdin" won best song at the Grammy Awards. And no player on Polk's current regular-season-championship team was born yet.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Her day's work began around 1 in the afternoon, but a little more than six hours later, standing in her warmup suit and cheering on teammates, Baylor senior Selena Popp looked as if she had barely broken a sweat.

Randy Young started the season unsure not only about what his Tyner soccer team would look like but where the Rams would call their home.

The high school softball teams at Baylor and Arts & Sciences got to know each other well over the last three days. And as things turned out in the championship game of Baylor's Hits for Hope tournament at Warner Park, that was a little too well for the Lady Patriots' liking.

GPS competed in a softball tournament on a Friday, so all coach Susan Crownover was looking for was the usual.

Tuesday afternoon, the "swing" matches just went McCallie's way.

Baylor sophomore pitcher Kayla Hughes can testify that there's nothing like a plan when it comes together.

The injured mouth and dental repair for one player and the staples in the head of another eventually will be forgotten, but Arts & Sciences baseball coaches, players, administrators and fans never will forget the heart-felt hospitality and sympathy extended by host Marion County after two Patriots players collided during a game last week.

Eight girls from the Chattanooga area have been named to the 2014 Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state basketball teams.

For the second consecutive year, Baylor is hosting a Hits for Hope high school softball tournament Friday and Saturday at Warner Park with proceeds benefitting the MaryEllen Locher Foundation Scholarship Fund.

If there was any girls' drama going into the final day of the 58th Rotary Invitational tennis tournament Saturday, the Baylor team put that to rest fairly quickly.

The Baylor School girls' tennis team positioned themselves to win their fourth consecutive Rotary Invitational title with a solid performance in the first day's events on a rainy Friday at Baylor.

Not even three weeks into the TSSAA softball season and already evidence shows that a collection of freshman pitchers are making a big impression in the Chattanooga area.

Baylor emerged as the only 2-0 team through the first three games at The Summit of Softball Complex on Friday in first-day action in East Hamilton’s Choo Choo Classic high school tournament.

McClain Kessler likes new opportunities.

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