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Some greater Chattanooga area district baseball races still undecided

Published Apr. 16 2015

With district baseball tournaments scheduled to start the first week in May, just three teams have secured championships in Chattanooga-area...

Grampp, Parrott pace 4-0 Central win

Published Apr. 10 2015

Central's Alexis Grampp came through with a big blast in the bottom of the first inning of Thursday's District 6-AA...

Oak Hill Academy set for McCallie basketball tournament

Published Apr. 8 2015

The most recognized high school basketball program in the nation is coming to Chattanooga. Perennial national power Oak Hill Academy,...

Twelve area basketball players TSWA all-state

Published Apr. 5 2015

Twelve area players are included among the Tennessee Sports Writers Association's all-state basketball teams, including two each from the Brainerd,...

Softball tournaments getting greater Chattanooga area teams ready

Published Apr. 4 2015

Tori Barnes put the Friday morning loss behind her in a hurry.

Lady Pounders beat rain, East Ridge

Published Mar. 27 2015

The rain stayed away just long enough for Central to defeat East Ridge 7-1 in District 6-AA softball Thursday.

Best of Preps basketball field announced

Published Mar. 27 2015

For area high school basketball fans Christmas will come a day late, but it'll be worth the wait.

'Battle of Chickamauga High School Classic' lures competitors with $25,000 prize

Published Mar. 26 2015

An entry from Grand Haven, Mich., and two from Indiana are among the 110 boats lined up as of Tuesday...

Purple Pounders go extra to reach state; fourth game in five days stretches to two OTs

Published Mar. 4 2015

Rick Rogers tossed his clipboard so high in the air it almost hit the rafters in the Chattanooga State gymnasium.

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...

Pounders lose 'mo-jo' but hold off Loudon

Published Feb. 28 2015

Rick Rogers didn't get his team's best performance, but the Central boys' basketball coach got what he wanted.

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...

Weather headaches hit prep tourneys in Tennessee, Georgia

Published Feb. 26 2015

More than a week of inclement weather, and threat of more snow approaching the Chattanooga area, has begun to threaten...

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...

Central holds on, faces Brainerd for 6-AA title

Published Feb. 15 2015

Walking onto the court after halftime, his team well in control with a 22-point lead, Central basketball coach Rick Rogers...

UT's Serrano to speak at Rhea baseball banquet and more area high school sports news

Published Jan. 27 2015

University of Tennessee baseball coach Dave Serrano will be the speaker for Rhea County's preseason baseball banquet on March 9...

Central fends off Tyner in 6-AA clash

Published Jan. 21 2015

Central did the necessary things late to hang on and defeat Tyner 60-58 in a District 6-AA boys' high school...

Beavers, Brainerd overwhelm Pounders

Published Jan. 17 2015

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

Central lays foundation for premier A/AA event

Published Jan. 11 2015

Reconstruction of the Central Invitational wrestling tournament, which the host Purple Pounders won Saturday, is officially under way.