Girls Preparatory School

Greg Payne and Todd Wofford became good friends while playing baseball together at Shorter College in the late 1980s, Payne from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School and Wofford from Central High, and they shared a happy coincidence Saturday.

Kylila Tucker fell one match short of obtaining a state tennis singles championship last season, and while she hopes to have another opportunity to get back to Murfreesboro, she's hoping she can bring a few of her friends with her this year.

Girls Preparatory School senior Victoria Norris has committed to continue her swimming career at Rhodes College.

Baylor School won every boys' swimming final Saturday at the high school state meet in Nashville and rolled to the championship with 341 points compared to 191 for runner-up Memphis University School. McCallie was sixth with 116 points.

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.

Moments after surviving yet another scare from rival GPS, the expression on Baylor girls' basketball coach John Gibson was more relief than excitement.

The Baylor School boys set a national record Friday in the first day of the 2014 Tennessee State Swimming and Diving Championships at the Centennial Sportsplex in Nashville.

TSSAA Class AAA state wrestling results

With his swimming Bruisers having racked up a 20-0 dual-meet record, GPS coach John Woods realizes that a state championship this weekend in Nashville would make for quite a cherry on top.

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.

There were times Thursday evening that Baylor coach John Gibson wondered if his girls' basketball team was going to hit a shot against chief rival Girls Preparatory School. But once the Lady Red Raiders shook off the dreadful start, they became more of what he's come to expect.

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

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