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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...

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...

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...

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 Panthers dominate Polk County 62-29

Published Feb. 24 2015

When it comes to spelling "pressure" with the basketball season on the line, the Brainerd Lady Panthers proved Monday night...

Central ready for regional path

Published Feb. 24 2015

Rick Rogers closed practice rather quickly on Monday. He had to shoo the Central Purple Pounders out of the gym...

Central boys, Brainerd girls win 6-AA finals

Published Feb. 20 2015

Central boys' basketball coach Rick Rogers turned to his bench in the third quarter and stated the obvious.

Basketball tourneys pushed back further

Published Feb. 17 2015

Because of weather concerns Monday and Hamilton County schools also being out today, several area district basketball tournaments have been...

Eight is enough for Red Bank girls

Published Feb. 12 2015

Red Bank girls' basketball coach Bailey McGinnis had her outfit picked out for today a few minutes after her Lady...

Brainerd nips Tyner, stays perfect in 6-AA

Published Feb. 7 2015

Sweat poured from the fans in the stands.

Tate to sign with Cumberland and more Chattanooga area high school sports news

Published Feb. 3 2015

It's been a while since a Whitwell High School football player got the opportunity to sign a college scholarship, but...

Panthers run away from Hustlin' Tigers in District 6-AA basketball

Published Jan. 28 2015

Turnovers turned a rivalry into a runaway before halftime Tuesday night. Brainerd forced six turnovers in the first quarter and...

Notre Dame's Orr, Banks getting close to decisions and more Chattanooga area high school sports news

Published Jan. 20 2015

At least four players from Notre Dame's state-semifinal football team could be playing Division I college football.

Kaylen Stewart, JoJo Tillery commit to Tennessee Tech, Wofford

Published Jan. 20 2015

With just over two weeks remaining before national signing day, two Chattanooga football prospects have decided to end their recruiting...

Beavers, Brainerd overwhelm Pounders

Published Jan. 17 2015

There's still plenty of magic within the four walls Brainerd High School's old gym.

Brainerd's Ward to head Whites Creek football team

Published Jan. 16 2015

After several years of waiting his turn for an opportunity to become a head football coach here in his hometown,...

Tyrus Ward leaving Brainerd to become head football coach at Nashville high school

Published Jan. 15 2015

After several years of waiting his turn for an opportunity to become a head football coach here in his hometown,...

Baylor girls rise to No. 2 in poll and more Chattanooga area high school sports news

Published Jan. 13 2015

Baylor's girls moved from No. 3 to No. 2 in the Associated Press TSSAA Divison II girls' basketball poll released...

McCallie wears down Panthers, wins 70-60

Published Jan. 11 2015

Despite being leg-weary going into its third game in six days, the McCallie basketball team had enough depth to outlast...

Hayes, Pounders topple Brainerd for third place

Published Dec. 30 2014

All Terron Hayes wanted for his birthday was a win over Brainerd, but if history is any indicator, that's about...

Baylor battles back, edges Brainerd 48-46

Published Dec. 28 2014

Baylor's ability to score from outside has the Red Raiders squarely inside the Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball...

Brainerd dominates inside in easy win over Ringgold

Published Dec. 27 2014

The layup drill is supposed to stop once a basketball game tips off, but for Brainerd, Friday night's Best of...