It's big-game week with a number of rivalries sprinkled in for additional flavor, and the average fan, those with loyalty to no particular school, will have his choice of good games to attend.
Lookout Valley's Lady Yellow Jackets will have a "Salute the Troops" day when they host Sale Creek and Ringgold in volleyball Thursday afternoon. Action is scheduled to begin at 4:30 with Lookout Valley against fellow District 6-A member Sale Creek in a nondistrict match.
Jason Fitzgerald is undecided on what the future might hold for Dakota Ricker.
Did you see that Tennessee high school football now has what is believed to be its first female head coach?
Friday, Sept. 26 (All kickoffs at 7:30 Eastern unless noted) * district/region game
The three minutes that ticked off the clock took much longer in real life and seemed even longer to Central's Purple Pounders.
Storyline: If top quarterback Nick Tiano is back in the lineup, the Red Raiders should be poised to take control of a Knights team that has struggled defensively. Pope John Paul has generated some offense, however.
Hixson's volleyball team Tuesday finished what it started, and finished like it started.
The Notre Dame basketball teams will play Knoxville Catholic on Dec. 30 in Philips Arena in Atlanta, home of the NBA's Hawks.
McMinn Central continues to surprise in football, and the Chargers pulled out their second biggest win of the season Friday with a 27-26 victory over Grace Christian in Knoxville.
(Coaches, if there are changes to your schedule, please email Ward Gossett at email@example.com.)
High-powered Marion County entered Friday's football game averaging 43 points per game.
To hear the coaches tell it, both Central and Red Bank expected a hotly contested volleyball match Thursday at Central in their District 6-AA high school match, and neither disappointed.
Malik Talley broke a Scottsboro record that had stood since 1979 and joined his father on Scottsboro's single-game receiving list a couple of weeks ago when he grabbed seven passes for 149 yards against Sparkman.