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Owensby facing mentor Fitzgerlad with playoff spot at stake

Published Oct. 30 2015

Jason Fitzgerald is smart enough to know he needs to get more than a few strokes when playing golf with...

Rhea County slams Soddy-Daisy, 45-7

Published Oct. 17 2015

EVENSVILLE, Tenn. -- If football could be considered an art form, Rhea County would have a masterpiece ready to adorn...

Rhea County dominates Cleveland after delay

Published Oct. 10 2015

EVENSVILLE, Tenn. -- The stands were empty at 7 p.m.

Wing-T, veer, 'I' among spread alternatives

Published Oct. 9 2015

His son, a freshman quarterback, is trying to convince coach Mark Pemberton to go to a shotgun offense and put...

Prep football notes: Rhea County, Notre Dame on long trips

Published Sep. 25 2015

Two of the area's top four offensive units will square off at Boyd-Buchanan tonight when the unbeaten Buccaneers host undefeated...

Ooltewah stifles Rhea with defense, wins 16-0

Published Sep. 19 2015

The modest offensive numbers were irrelevant. The way Ooltewah's defense, especially up front, played Friday night, all the offense had...

Prep football notes: McMinn County's Abernathy trusts his instincts more

Published Aug. 28 2015

Xavier Abernathy spent too much time thinking while he played safety for McMinn County last year.

Rhea County Eagles

Published Aug. 25 2015

Pedal to the metal

Baylor dodges Rhea rally, then rallies 35-27 in season opener

Published Aug. 21 2015

EVENSVILLE, Tenn. -- Baylor football coach Phil Massey called this one a team effort, especially citing the reserves who had...

A recommendation of where to be on coming Friday nights

Published Aug. 21 2015

The time has finally and officially arrived. No more preseason prognostications, and the Times Free Press's preview section was there...

Looking back: Highs and lows of 2014 high school football

Published Aug. 21 2015

There were those in North Georgia who had their doubts about Calhoun High School's football program. Hal Lamb's youngsters had...

Baylor at Rhea kicks off high school football season tonight

Published Aug. 20 2015

Although only two area teams will begin traveling tonight what they hope are paths leading to December's state championships in...


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Thirteen area teams ranked in Tennessee preseason prep poll

Published Aug. 18 2015

Rhea County is the highest ranked Chattanooga-area team in Tennessee's preseason high school football poll.

This week's greater Chattanooga area high school football schedule

Published Aug. 17 2015

All kickoffs at 7:30 EDT unless noted

Ooltewah, Rhea County impressive in prep jamboree

Published Aug. 16 2015

The styles couldn't be more different, but the results were very similar as Ooltewah's fast-paced offense and Rhea County's grind-it-out...

Ooltewah picked to edge Rhea County for 4-5A title

Published Aug. 2 2015

When discussing the return to regions and a more sensible TSSAA football playoff system, some observers point to Ooltewah's eight...

Scrappy Moore male finalists have state championship experience

Published May. 31 2015

So much for the multisport athlete. Striking a blow for high schoolers who specialize in single sports, five of the...

Hobbled champion: Rhea's Sholl wins state decathlon with hurt hamstring

Published May. 20 2015

The terrible pop Chase Sholl heard might as well have been the sound of his heart breaking.

Seven from area in Fling pentathlon, decathlon

Published May. 18 2015

The first state championships to be claimed at this week's TSSAA Spring Fling are arguably the most physically and mentally...

Lady Mustangs break cycle of semifinal losses

Published May. 12 2015

EVENSVILLE, Tenn. -- Walker Valley senior A.J. Chancey had no intentions of creating bulletin-board material with a recent tweet.

'Battle of Chickamauga High School Classic' lures competitors with $25,000 prize

Published Mar. 26 2015

An entry from Grand Haven, Mich., and two from Indiana are among the 110 boats lined up as of Tuesday...

Signal poised to defend girls' state track title

Published Mar. 10 2015

The long and the short of the approaching prep track season is that Signal Mountain's girls have arguably the area's...

UT's Serrano to speak at Rhea baseball banquet and more area high school sports news

Published Jan. 27 2015

University of Tennessee baseball coach Dave Serrano will be the speaker for Rhea County's preseason baseball banquet on March 9...