East Hamilton

By the time James Franklin left Vanderbilt to take the Penn State coaching job Saturday, Tre Herndon already knew how that move would affect his commitment to the Commodores.

By the time East Hamilton made its first field goal of the game, the outcome looked to be all but decided. Walker Valley scored the first 12 points and had a 14-1 lead before Mac Brower finally hit a 3-pointer for the host Hurricanes' first made shot from the floor Friday night.

Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.

Six area high school football players were selected for next week's Tennessee-Kentucky National Guard Border Bowl.

The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.

While the optimum goal was not reached for either school, both the Ooltewah boys and Heritage girls believe they will be better off having competed in the Best of Preps basketball tournament the past three days.

It may not have been the round when most expected to see the matchup, but today's consolation finals in the Best of Preps basketball tournament features another chapter in one of the area's most heated rivalries.

Christmas was good to the GPS basketball Bruisers, but the morning after didn't start the way they intended.

With the goal of being crowned champions Saturday night, eight girls' teams and eight boys' teams begin play today in the 2013 version of the Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball tournament at Chattanooga State.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley Central wrestling coach Ben Smith wanted his team to put themselves in a position Saturday afternoon to claim the title of the Bradley Invitational. They gave themselves that chance -- but fell short of their final pursuit.

Call it a pleasant surprise.

There will be plenty of familiar faces at this year's Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball tournament, including Baylor's girls and McCallie back to defend last year's titles.

The Chattanooga area will be well represented in tonight's annual Toyota East/West All-Star high school football game, which is set to kick off at 8 EST at Tennessee Tech University.

For the second time this season, the football matchup between Cleveland and East Hamilton came down to who could make one more play at the right time. During the regular season, it was East Hamilton's Hurricanes who made that play in a one-point victory.

KNOXVILLE — As an assistant coach at Auburn the previous four seasons, Tennessee linebackers coach Tommy Thigpen is pretty familiar with heated in-state recruiting battles.

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