Hixson High School has hired former City High standout Lawanza "Ricky" Crutcher to take over its boys' basketball program, the school announced Thursday.
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.
If there was any girls' drama going into the final day of the 58th Rotary Invitational tennis tournament Saturday, the Baylor team put that to rest fairly quickly.
The Baylor School girls' tennis team positioned themselves to win their fourth consecutive Rotary Invitational title with a solid performance in the first day's events on a rainy Friday at Baylor.
The vision for Hixson High School tennis coach Raul Fernandez isn't quite complete, but there's certainly a lot more clarity than there was five years ago.
Alex Prewitt flirted with a no-hitter for three innings and gave up just three hits over the next three Thursday, and his Hixson High School baseball team improved to 13-7 with a 5-3 victory over stubborn Meigs County.
Coming back from two injuries that prematurely ended his 2013 season with the Seattle Mariners, Ringgold resident Stephen Pryor is rehabbing with the Jackson Generals and is supposed to pitch in relief tonight and Sunday against the Chattanooga Lookouts at AT&T Field.
It had been a long and uncomfortable dry spell for Boyd-Buchanan's baseball team, which entered the season with high hopes of extended postseason play.
Tyler Payne passed up four solid NCAA Division I baseball offers. The McCallie junior decided instead to continue his career at Lee University.
Drew Vaughn, McCallie's pitcher Thursday, is drawing interest from Penn State and Georgia Tech, among other college baseball programs.
The Baylor and GPS tennis teams are in Louisville, Ky., this weekend to participate in the Decoturf National Championships. It's Baylor's fourth consecutive year in the field, while GPS had to take last season off before returning.
No more games at Warner Park. No more games at White Oak Park. Red Bank has a true home field again.
Rarely is a coaching search this easy for both sides. When the Hixson High School football job came last month, Dan Duff knew he would pursue it. And once he did, school officials knew it was a perfect fit.
The Brainerd and Hixson girls' basketball teams now have played each other three times this season, and the meetings have been decided by a total of four points. Yet the series has gone entirely Brainerd's way.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Garrick Hall was sick before the Tennessee state wrestling championships.