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Prep football notes: McMinn County's Abernathy trusts his instincts more

Published Aug. 28 2015

Xavier Abernathy spent too much time thinking while he played safety for McMinn County last year.

Bradley's Freeman says filling in OK, knowing Floyd is coming back

Published Aug. 28 2015

Keith Freeman is on ground he never intended to walk.

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.

State titles abundant for Best of Preps coach finalists

Published Jun. 1 2015

Winning a state championship wasn't a prerequisite for being named a finalist for the 2015 Scrappy Moore coach of the...

Scrappy Moore male finalists have state championship experience

Published May. 31 2015

So much for the multisport athlete. Striking a blow for high schoolers who specialize in single sports, five of the...

Lady Bucs, Hixson boys take tennis titles

Published May. 12 2015

There was only so much different that the Boyd-Buchanan doubles tandem of Katie Delay and Makenna Thomas could throw at...

Raiders, Lady Trojans down Cookeville

Published May. 8 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The collective experience of the Soddy-Daisy girls' tennis team proved to be enough Thursday afternoon. The same...

Hurricanes hold off Raiders in final

Published May. 8 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The adjustments to a new coaching staff and changes to their learned style of play over the...

TSSAA punishes Cleveland High School football program for recruiting violations

Published May. 5 2015

Cleveland High School has been placed on probation and fined, along with other penalties, by the TSSAA for recruiting violations.

Another Bradley County football program penalized for violations

Published May. 4 2015

A second Bradley County school has been placed on probation and fined by the TSSAA.

Golfer Cody Godfrey ready to defend at Cleveland

Published Apr. 29 2015

Cody Godfrey found an upgrade.

Cleveland edges Owls 1-0 in 5-AAA soccer

Published Apr. 22 2015

After several games were rained out last week, Cleveland and Ooltewah matched up in District 5-AAA soccer Tuesday night. After...

Dunn's hat trick paces Blue Raiders' comeback

Published Apr. 1 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- For the Cleveland High School soccer team, it was a tale of two halves.

Lady Mustangs slam rival Lady Raiders

Published Mar. 31 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The Walker Valley softball team had fun in the sun during spring break.

Bradley Central Bears head to Florida on good note after rebound win over Cleveland

Published Mar. 25 2015

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- If an imminent trip to Florida was on their minds Monday, a loss to their city rivals...

Bradley Central sweeps 5-AAA tourney titles

Published Feb. 20 2015

There were a lot of bear paws on the District 5-AAA championship plaques Thursday at Ooltewah High School, as Bradley...

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...

Cleveland three-peats again in state wrestling

Published Feb. 15 2015

FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- It's a three-peat times two.

Hixson, Baylor, Cleveland leading state wrestling tournament

Published Feb. 13 2015

FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- At the state wrestling tournament in Franklin, Tenn., Hixson is leading A/AA with 63 points and...

Duel continues: Bradley holds slim lead over Cleveland

Published Feb. 13 2015

FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- If you're going to duel someone, it might as well be with someone you know.


Baylor, Father Ryan again lead Division II wrestling

Published Feb. 11 2015

It is such a familiar story in the state wrestling community. When there's a Division II trophy to be had,...

Another Bradley-Cleveland duel on horizon

Published Feb. 9 2015

The folks in Bradley County, wrestling fans or not, are enjoying the awakening of the rivalry between Bradley Central and...