Marion County

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.

JASPER, Tenn. -- Without Preston Pickett, the Marion County basketball Warriors won the District 6-A tournament championship and advanced to the region quarterfinals last year. With him back this season, they hope he's worth at least one added win -- and even more.

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.

JASPER, Tenn. — In a game that tested the nerves of players, coaches and fans on both sides Tuesday night, it was ultimately the experience in such times that helped the Marion County boys' basketball team hang on for a wild 74-71 overtime win over Sale Creek.

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.

Marion County High School is setting aside its county rivalry for a day to support South Pittsburg.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The handshake was one of mutual respect. Marion County's Blake Zeman congratulated cross-county rival Jajuan Lankford after the South Pittsburg senior was named the TSSAA Class A Mr. Football back of the year, and in turn Lankford reminded Zeman he also had come up short the first time he was a finalist for the award.

HARTSVILLE, Tenn. — Kenyan Harper has played a major role in Trousdale County's success this football season.

Key players: South Pittsburg's run-first offense is led by a pair of 1,000-yard rushers. Senior RB Jajuan Lankford, a Mr. Football finalist in two of the last three seasons, averages nearly 12 yards per carry, while classmate Kahlil Mitchell is a hammer at both FB in the wing-T as well as on defense from his LB spot.

JASPER, Tenn. — The courthouse square and most of the business hub are located in the center of this map-dot town.

JASPER, Tenn. -- The Marion County football program was dealt another blow Wednesday morning when head coach Mac McCurry resigned amid a swarm of controversy involving the veteran coach and several of his assistants.

JASPER, Tenn. -- What started as a ploy to motivate players and humiliate a rival team before a high school football game led to a series of alleged criminal acts and state athletics violations by the Marion County High School football program.

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