McMinn County

The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.

McMinn County coach Bo Cagle looked over on the bench at one point of Friday's game and saw tears leaking from his quarterback's eyes.

ATHENS, Tenn. — The fourth-down pass from Corbin Powers settled into the hands of Dre Hall with 44 seconds to go, pulling McMinn County to within a point.

Rhea County has clinched the District 6-AAA championship and will be in the Class 5A playoffs.

The last Friday of Tennessee's high school football regular season has numerous coaches changing their postgame rituals.

Storyline: The District 7-AA championship is on the line. Signal can take it with a win while Sequatchie would need to win and Grundy County beat Notre Dame to get it.

Ron Crawford has nowhere to go Friday night -- unless his wife tells him differently -- so he might go scouting or simply stay at home and catch the scores on the radio.

(Coaches are invited to make nominations. Send an e-mail to Ward Gossett at by 6 p.m. each Saturday.)

If you know of a 2013 football schedule change, please notify Ward Gossett at

Storyline: This is playoff preparation between two ranked teams in different districts, but the same postseason Class 5A grouping.

It isn't all about district championships in Tennessee, some of which could be decided tonight although several won't be until next week.

ATHENS, Tenn. — McMinn County girls' soccer coach Brittany Hart couldn't quite pinpoint what the issue was, but she knew something just wasn't quite right with her team Tuesday evening. And being just a little off cost them in the end.

How many more years are non-scholarship private schools that are in Tennessee's Division I with public schools going to stay, or be allowed to stay?

If you know of a 2013 football schedule change, please notify Ward Gossett at

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