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Red Bank a favorite for Region 2-A/AA championship

Published Feb. 11 2016

The signs have been there. Red Bank High School's wrestling program didn't just burst from a phone booth on its...

Nation's best prep hoops team coming to town for Dr Pepper 10 Classic

Published Feb. 5 2016

The nation's most recognized high school basketball program will be in the Scenic City this weekend as part of a...

Central football coach Gary Bloodsaw relieved of duties

Published Feb. 3 2016

Central High School again is looking for a football coach.

McCallie runs away with Best of Preps tournament title

Published Dec. 30 2015

It was a recurring theme during the three days of the Best of Preps Basketball Tournament at Chattanooga State, and...

Baylor boys, Meigs girls finish third in Best of Preps

Published Dec. 30 2015

Baylor took control in the fourth quarter and won the third-place boys' game 50-43 over Tyner in the Best of...

Central rides strong defensive effort to get past Baylor

Published Dec. 29 2015

Sometime in the basketball postseason, Central boys' coach Rick Rogers will use Monday night's 55-46 win over Baylor as a...

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...

Central's Pounders pounce on Howard, win 70-35

Published Nov. 25 2015

As season openers go, Central's boys' basketball team looks to be already in midseason form.

Area high school athletes set to sign college scholarship

Published Nov. 11 2015

About 50 Chattanooga-area high school athletes will be taking the next step to becoming college student-athletes in the next week.

Defense dominates in Hurricanes' 34-0 romp

Published Oct. 17 2015

Michael Bush spent the fourth quarter on the sideline.

East Ridge soccer team flirting with history

Published Oct. 14 2015

History may be in the future for the East Ridge girls' soccer team.

Hixson prevails in matchup of winless teams

Published Oct. 10 2015

Hixson football coach Dan Duff didn't mind the extra dose of water showered up on him at game's end.

Area teams advance in prep golf playoffs

Published Sep. 29 2015

Carly Swabe is well on her way to accomplishing her senior-season goal -- getting to the golf state tournament.

Red Bank outlasts Central for homecoming win

Published Sep. 26 2015

Red Bank and Central have started the season slowly.

Trojans' Justin Cooke keeps on rolling vs. Central

Published Aug. 29 2015

Justin Cooke picked up where he left off in last week's season opener by throwing long touchdown passes again on...

Notre Dame scores final 25 in 40-6 victory

Published Aug. 22 2015

Two things were very apparent at Central High School following Notre Dame's 40-6 victory over the host Purple Pounders in...

A recommendation of where to be on coming Friday nights

Published Aug. 21 2015

The time has finally and officially arrived. No more preseason prognostications, and the Times Free Press's preview section was there...

Prep Notebook: Grider, Campbell, Ellis among coaches resuming or assuming head coaching positions

Published Aug. 21 2015

Ten coaches begin or resume their high school football head coaching careers tonight or next week in new surroundings.

Central Purple Pounders

Published Aug. 21 2015

There is a lot of teaching happening in Harrison.

Ooltewah, Rhea County impressive in prep jamboree

Published Aug. 16 2015

The styles couldn't be more different, but the results were very similar as Ooltewah's fast-paced offense and Rhea County's grind-it-out...

McCallie clips Irish on long fumble return in jamboree

Published Aug. 15 2015

Shawn McColley's eyes widened and all he could think was, "Don't drop it."

Prep tour: 20 schools visited on first day of TSSAA pads practice

Published Jul. 28 2015

It's one of the longest but most enjoyable work days of the year for me.

Connie Hay 'an inspiration' for Central athletes at age 90

Published Jul. 24 2015

There are not many places to eat that have been around longer than Connie Hay, but he and his wife,...