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Former East Hamilton assistant coach Carrie Hill has been promoted to head coach for the Lady Hurricanes soccer team.

Summer vacation is hardly a time of rest for high school athletes. Between hectic summer league competition and workouts at school, there is precious little down time.

TSSAA Division I coaches and athletic directors from high schools in the southeastern part of the state met Thursday at Chattanooga Christian School to discuss football classification proposals and the possibility of a split between public and all private schools.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Even though the debate over a potential public/private school complete split was never mentioned openly during the two days of the TSSAA Board of Control meetings, the subject was discussed during the closed-door session, according to one board member.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — Olivia Tamewitz had a choice: Wait and see if her dream of playing softball in the Southeastern Conference would still work out or be proactive and choose a different path.

Coaches and athletes in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia often lament the fact that there is very little in-season competition between area high school programs in the two states. The TSSAA and the GHSA are on different reclassification cycles, so scheduling interstate contests proves difficult.

Third-seeded Jacksonville State came out of the losers bracket Saturday and beat second seed Tennessee Tech 10-7, forcing a rematch today at noon CDT for the championship of the Ohio Valley Conference baseball tournament at Jackson, Tenn.

The LaFayette golf team has already established itself in the school record book. The Ramblers last won a region championship when most of this team was sporting diapers.

The biggest issue facing high school sports in more than a decade is still months from being decided, but if the Chattanooga area is any indication there is a clear consensus on the public-school/private-school debate.

After down-to-the-wire regular-season races, Chattanooga-area high school baseball teams begin their seasons of no return this week.

Offense was hard to come by and strikeouts came in bunches in Heritage High School's District 7-AAAA double header split with Cass.

  • April 24th, 2014  |
  • By By Idris Garcia

Several playoff positions are still up for grabs in northwest Georgia as the regular season ends this week.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — It may have been senior night at Heritage High School on Friday, but a freshman led the way in perhaps the baseball team's most important win of the season.

DALTON, Ga. — Heritage High School's baseball team evened its season-ending 7B-AAAA series with Dalton by winning 14-6 in an offensive barrage.

  • April 18th, 2014  |
  • By By Idris Garcia

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.

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