CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley Central wrestling coach Ben Smith wanted his team to put themselves in a position Saturday afternoon to claim the title of the Bradley Invitational. They gave themselves that chance -- but fell short of their final pursuit.
Not coincidentally, the Bradley Central High School girls' basketball team's level of play increased dramatically when Brooke Copeland entered Tuesday's game at Baylor.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — With plenty of questions stil facing his team in the early stage of the season, Bradley Central's first-year basketball coach Chuck Clark was glad to see his team find an answer to rival Cleveland on Tuesday night.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — With his team having played Hamilton Heights four night earlier, Bradley Central boys' basketball coach Chuck Clark crafted a game plan to stop 6-foot-4 Hawks point guard Aleksa Jugovic -- who had scored 19 points in the prior meeting -- when the teams played again Tuesday.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- Riverdale girls' basketball coach Cory Barrett has a plethora of options when his team needs a basket. Yet with the Murfreesboro team leading Bradley Central by four points in the fourth quarter and the Bearettes riding a wave of momentum, there was only one real option -- Alexa Middleton.
There will be another tournament at the TSSAA state wrestling championships this year.
On paper, it was the worst loss of Tyner basketball coach Gerald Harris's six-year coaching career. In the moments after that game, he said his team simply was outplayed, but his Rams knew exactly what happened, and heading into this season they feel they know what it's going to take to ensure that won't happen again.
Bradley Central's Bearettes have a mission this high school basketball season not only to make a return trip to the Class AAA state tournament but to get there with their full complement of players. Then they'll take their chances.
TSSAA kickoffs at 7 p.m. local time; Georgia games at 7:30
Evensville is over the mountain from Dunlap, but former Sequatchie County football coach Mike Zeller is coming back close to the area where he lived and coached for three years.
Since its inception, the TSSAA football playoff six-classification format has created controversy. But it can also produce intriguing matchups, and this year there's a chance for several area rematches in the first two rounds alone.
The TSSAA announced its high school football playoff brackets Saturday morning and 20 Chattanooga-area teams qualified for the playoffs. First-round games kickoff on Friday and the postseason culminates with the BlueCross Bowl state championship games, to be played Dec. 5-7 at Tennessee Tech University.
On a crisp and magical senior night at East Hamilton High School, Hunter Moore left nothing to chance.
Rhea County has clinched the District 6-AAA championship and will be in the Class 5A playoffs.
The last Friday of Tennessee's high school football regular season has numerous coaches changing their postgame rituals.