Storyline: The Red Raiders have lost four straight games -- to the state's top three teams in Division II-AA and to an Oakland team ranked among the best in Class 6A -- and are looking for momentum before the playoffs. Defensively, Baylor needs to get better quickly as it has allowed more than 30 points per game in this four-game slide.
Storyline: Since a season-opening loss to Knox Catholic, the Irish have posted eight consecutive wins with an average victory margin of 34 points.
(All kickoffs at 7:30 Eastern unless noted)
Throughout its 11-match win streak on the way to District 5 and Region 3-AAA championships, the East Hamilton girls' soccer team had found ways to win by the slimmest of margins.
The last time Rhea County's football team was unbeaten in late October, Cindi Lauper had the No. 1 song in the nation with "True Colors."
Storyline: After playing tough against top-ranked Brentwood Academy last week, Baylor has another rugged task in this Division II-AA East/Middle Region game.
East Hamilton was fast, fluid and in control. East Hamilton was dominant.
At times they've been the few, but they've always been proud.
I have a question. What would the near-future TSSAA classification look like without the 1.8 multiplier slapped on private schools whose desire is to remain in the public school division?
• Baylor (5-3, 2-2) at Ensworth (6-1, 3-1), 8 • Bradley Central (2-5, 0-3) at Soddy-Daisy (4-4, 1-3) • Central (6-2, 3-2) at Hixson (6-2, 4-0)
Skye Wilson likely will be on the sideline tonight when Signal Mountain plays at Chattanooga Christian, but the closest the sophomore running back will be to dressing out might be his game jersey.By Ward Gossett
Storyline: The Eagles complete the Scenic City swing after coming to town and blasting McCallie last week.
Grace Academy's young volleyball team grew up a little more Monday night at Boyd-Buchanan.