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Cookeville responds with winning outburst at Rhea

Published Apr. 19 2016

It was almost as though Rhea County's two-run fifth inning Monday against Cookeville did more harm by getting the Lady...

Ethridge, Sholl headline returning track talent

Published Mar. 15 2016

The Chattanooga area will have a deep pool of track and field talent again this spring, including arguably the top...

McCallie expects strong bid for state bowling title

Published Jan. 20 2016

After wonderful regular seasons, the Walker Valley High School bowlers won't be contending for team state championships this weekend at...


Rematches continue for survivors on the road to championship glory

Published Nov. 22 2015

Calhoun, Notre Dame, Marion County and Rhea County are looking at repeats this week as the Georgia and Tennessee high...

Davis extra-point block helps Rhea's Eagles clip Owls, 14-13

Published Nov. 21 2015

The outcome of a football game never hinges on one play, but it would be hard to pinpoint a bigger...

Tonight's area high school football matchups

Published Nov. 20 2015

All Tennessee kickoffs are at 7 local time; all Georgia kickoffs are at 7:30 EST.

Stephenson, Rhea make most of changes

Published Nov. 19 2015

A pounding on the road — almost seven hours and 450 miles from home — became a turning point for...

Rhea County runs past Farragut in 5A playoffs, 40-34

Published Nov. 14 2015

FARRAGUT, Tenn. — In the end, it was all too fitting that Mason Stephenson got the final carry.

Tonight's area prep football matchups

Published Nov. 13 2015

All kickoffs for Tennessee playoffs are at 7 p.m. local time; all Georgia kickoffs are at 7:30 EST.

Rhea County Eagles snare second shutout, 35-0

Published Nov. 6 2015

EVENSVILLE, Tenn. — Rhea County's offense rolled and the defense rocked, and the Eagles are moving on following a 35-0...

Several TSSAA playoff games rescheduled for tonight

Published Nov. 5 2015

With the threat of inclement weather increasing as the weekend draws nearer, nine high school football games throughout the Chattanooga...

Tonight's area high school football matchups

Published Nov. 5 2015

All kickoffs are at 7 p.m. local time.

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...