Meigs County

Five area high school players have been named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association 2013-14 all-state boys' basketball teams in their respective classifications.

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.

Longtime "Blue-Chip" basketball camp director Rick Bolus also grades high school players by state and provides a Top 12, a Second 12 and and a list of the next-best 25.

No more games at Warner Park. No more games at White Oak Park. Red Bank has a true home field again.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For the third straight state tournament game, the Meigs County boys' basketball team fell behind big early.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — As his school's career scoring leader, Levi Woods understands the importance of an assist.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Each of Meigs County's basketball players was still at least a decade away from being born the last time the program played a state tournament game.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — How quickly the players on Boyd-Buchanan's and Meigs County's basketball teams adjust to their surroundings could determine how long both teams remain in the state tournament.

There are three tournaments on the first weekend of Tennessee high school baseball, and at least 13 teams will be hosting games in McMinn Central's Playing for a (cancer) Cure tournament, the Scenic City Classic and the South Pittsburg Invitational.

After coaching softball at Ooltewah High School for 25 years, the last 20 as head coach, Norma Nelson was fired last May by former principal Mark Bean at the end of last year's 21-16 season.

By Gerald Harris' logic, the three Chattanooga-area high school boys' basketball teams still playing have cleared the toughest hurdle already.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Jason Powell understated the obvious after his Meigs County girls' basketball team had its season ended by top-ranked and unbeaten Union City on Friday.

  • March 8th, 2014  |
  • By By Mike Hutchens

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Meigs County girls made good use of their free-throw shooting practice Thursday in the Class A state basketball quarterfinals.By Craig Delk

  • March 7th, 2014  |
  • By Cookeville Herald-Citizen

DECATUR, Tenn. — The backyard battles growing up between Meigs County girls' basketball coach Jason Powell and his sister, Rachel Moore, were far from epic. They were extremely one-sided.

DECATUR, Tenn. — The Meigs County basketball Tigers needed only one free throw to seal the program's first trip to the state tournament in 27 years.

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