After down-to-the-wire regular-season races, Chattanooga-area high school baseball teams begin their seasons of no return this week.
The injured mouth and dental repair for one player and the staples in the head of another eventually will be forgotten, but Arts & Sciences baseball coaches, players, administrators and fans never will forget the heart-felt hospitality and sympathy extended by host Marion County after two Patriots players collided during a game last week.
A week off was one of the last things Brent Raby or Sam Snider wanted to see. Inactivity is the enemy of a wrestling coach, and when an unexpected vacation comes during championship week, emergency mode sets in.
Top 11 team scores: 1. Cleveland 215, 2. Wilson Central 166.5, 3. Bradley Central 141, 4. Ravenwood 132, 5. Soddy-Daisy 120.5, 6. Franklin 108.5, 7. Heritage 102, 8. Clarksville 98.5, 9. Cookeville 96.5, 10. Blackman 84.5, 11. Walker Valley 84.
TSSAA Class AAA state wrestling results
The goal at Hixson High School hasn’t changed. Coach Garrick Hall and the Wildcats want to win the region wrestling tournament.
The area's busiest Tennessee campuses during signing day were Baylor and East Hamilton, which had five players each who signed scholarships Wednesday.
All high school sporting events in the Chattanooga area were called off because of Tuesday's snowstorm, creating more scheduling problems on top of those caused previously by unusually cold temperatures.
Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.
The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.
Barring appeal, Georgia high schools have been placed in regions for the 2014-16 academic years. In most cases with northwest Georgia athletic programs, the result is less travel and some new rivals.
The last Friday of Tennessee's high school football regular season has numerous coaches changing their postgame rituals.
Storyline: The District 7-AA championship is on the line. Signal can take it with a win while Sequatchie would need to win and Grundy County beat Notre Dame to get it.
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