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Tonight's area high school football previews

Published Aug. 26 2016

Previewing tonight's matchups.

Sweet 16: Area prep football by the numbers

Published Aug. 19 2016

As the 2016 high school football season kicks off, here are 16 numbers to remember.

Howard football players return to school for practice after jamboree loss

Published Aug. 13 2016

John Starr made his debut as Howard's football coach, and what he saw had him chomping at the bit —...


Stephen Hargis and son tour 20-plus area teams on first day of high school football practice

Published Jul. 26 2016

It's one of the longest work days of the year for me — touring 20-plus area football teams on the...

TSWA all-state basketball teams include 14 area players

Published May. 11 2016

Seven boys and seven girls from the Chattanooga area have been named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state basketball...

Brainerd point guard Kentrell Evans a leader emerging from tragedy

Published Mar. 20 2016

Kentrell Evans, a junior point guard who guided Brainerd to the Class AA state championship game for the first time...

Brainerd falls to Fulton in Class AA State Championship

Published Mar. 19 2016

For the second straight day Brainerd fought back from a double-digit deficit in the second half. But unlike their semifinal...

Brainerd advances to state championship with 66-62 win over Whites Creek

Published Mar. 18 2016

Brainerd fought back from a late second-half deficit to beat Whites Creek 66-62 in the semifinals of the Class AA...

Brainerd beats Christian Academy of Knoxville, advances to state basketball semifinal

Published Mar. 17 2016

A year after losing by double figures in the opening round, Brainerd administered its own thumping with a resounding 76-52...

Area teams look to end state tournament dry spell

Published Mar. 16 2016

As the TSSAA boys' state basketball tournament tips off today, Walker Valley, Brainerd and Central will not only be chasing...

Panthers pressure helps them advance to state tourney

Published Mar. 8 2016

With the ghosts of the past keeping watch from high above — the oversized pictures of the program's three state...

Brainerd wears down depleted Central, wins Region 3-AA title

Published Mar. 4 2016

Central boys' basketball coach Rick Rogers wore a purple hooded sweatshirt to what he deemed a "dress rehearsal" for Monday...

Brainerd, Central set up Region 3-AA title showdown

Published Mar. 2 2016

It took a little extra effort late, but the stage is set for the fourth round of this year's Brainerd/Central...

Brainerd finally beats Central for District 6-AA title

Published Feb. 24 2016

The small trophy in his hands was recognition of how well he had played throughout the District 6-AA basketball tournament....

Red Bank sends 14 to semis, leads Region 2-A/AA

Published Feb. 13 2016

Absolutely no one was scoreboard-watching during the first rounds of the Region 2-A/AA wrestling tournament.

Central pulls away late to beat Brainerd

Published Dec. 16 2015

In a game dictated by a fast pace and scoring spurts, it was consistency at the free-throw line that helped...

Prep Football Notebook: Road trips mean eating on the go, charter buses

Published Nov. 6 2015

This is the time of year when a large number of high school football teams have shopped and bid for...

Shannon Spralls leads Tyner past Brainerd, 41-13

Published Oct. 31 2015

Flags were flying on the football field Friday night in a wild season finale for rivals Tyner and Brainerd.

Bledsoe holds off Brainerd in defensive battle, 14-12

Published Oct. 24 2015

Bledsoe County coach Josh Owensby is going to enjoy the next week.

Player of the week: Ridgeland's Shelton excels at heavy-duty role in backfield

Published Oct. 19 2015

Jalyn Shelton, Ridgeland High School football coaches knew, was pretty good.

Boyd-Buchanan defeats Brainerd, 36-14

Published Sep. 5 2015

Oh, the things coaches are willing to promise just to win a game.


Pioneers break away late vs. Panthers

Published Aug. 29 2015

The distance between the campuses of East Ridge and Brainerd is a little more than 3 miles -- but on...

Brainerd Panthers

Published Aug. 24 2015

Pedal to the metal