Gordon Lee

The libero position was incorporated into competition volleyball in 1999, the TSSAA adopting it a few years later, in an effort to improve defensive play on the back row.

Soddy-Daisy High School has hired Clint Steele to head its boys' soccer program for the 2015 season.Staff Reports

If the TSSAA insists on continuing with “Week 0” then it needs to put special emphasis on watering the troops.

  • Aug. 25th, 2014  |

TRION, Ga. — Late in Trion's 21-15 season-opening football win over old rival Gordon Lee, one of the Trion administrators was overheard saying he wished he could find the shotgun the visiting Trojans had been shooting themselves in the foot with all Friday night.

Marion County's Ricky Ross directed his first game as a football head coach Thursday night but actually is in his second head coaching job, having succeeded Vic Grider at South Pittsburg but resigning two months later.

Storyline: Class A state finalists a year ago, the Pirates are looking for their sixth season with 10 or more wins in the last seven years.

The Baylor soccer tournament is set for this Friday and Saturday at both the host school and Girls Preparatory School, and of the four local programs participating in the event, three will be in their first weekend with new head coaches.

The two-night Best of Preps high school football jamboree gets under way tonight at Finley Stadium.

Reclassification in Georgia affects all high school sports, but the latest round arguably will have more of an impact on softball than any other.

Tickets for the the inaugural Madaris Best of Preps Kickoff Classic on Aug. 21 at Finley Stadium, matching the McCallie and Cleveland high school football teams, are on sale now at www.timesfreepress.com/kickoff. Tickets cost $8 in advance and will be $10 on the day of the game.

Bubba Simmons has resigned his position as athletic director at the McCallie School and has accepted the job as principal at Gordon Lee High School in Chickamauga, Ga. Jeff Romero, who was an assistant director of communications at McCallie, has been hired to succeed Simmons and will be interim AD for the upcoming school year.

With the first game of the 17th Tennessee-Georgia high school all-star doubleheader tied headed to the seventh inning, Dade County catcher Madison Lacy had one thing in mind.

On the surface it appears Ed Clendenen has stepped back, and while it's true the veteran high school coach will spend the 2014-15 school year in a seemingly lesser role in an unfamiliar surrounding, there is nothing that suggests he's slowing down.

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