With the goal of being crowned champions Saturday night, eight girls' teams and eight boys' teams begin play today in the 2013 version of the Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball tournament at Chattanooga State.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Ringgold High School is still reveling in the unbridled success of its football team, but one program's success isn't necessarily a boon for another.
Names of Baylor wrestlers could be found in almost half of the 14 championship bouts Saturday in the McCallie Invitational high school wrestling tournament. And as far as team results went, it mattered little that only two Red Raiders were individual winners.
There will be plenty of familiar faces at this year's Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball tournament, including Baylor's girls and McCallie back to defend last year's titles.
The wrapping is barely off the shiny new gymnasium at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School, but the Warriors already have a couple of nice highlight wins in it against their Catoosa County rivals.
The recruiting process is just beginning to take off for Signal Mountain offensive lineman Harrison Moon.
SANDERSVILLE, Ga. — That Ringgold High School's magical football season came to an end Friday night was not what Dakota Baer will remember in the days ahead. It's the way the Tigers went down fighting that will stick with the senior linebacker.
After a 2-1 win Friday, the Lee University men's soccer team plays today for the National Christian College Athletic Association Division I national championship in Kissimme, Fla.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — How does a football program go from complete obscurity on a state level to perhaps the year's biggest story?
Key players: Union City's veer offense starts with fullback Ricky Henry, who has 158 more carries than the next closest teammate.
Barring appeal, Georgia high schools have been placed in regions for the 2014-16 academic years. In most cases with northwest Georgia athletic programs, the result is less travel and some new rivals.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — It's not often a football team can give up 50 points in a playoff game and be alive three weeks later to talk about it. But this hasn't been a typical season for the Ringgold Tigers.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — The Ringgold Tigers have added a road trip to the magical journey that has been the 2013 football season.
TSSAA Playoffs (7 p.m. start times) Class 1A Semifinals No. 1 SOUTH PITTSBURG PIRATES (11-1) AT No. 6 COALFIELD YELLOW JACKETS (9-3) Key players: Coalfield is led by junior two-way lineman Zach Stewart (6-5, 305), a University of Tennessee commitment, and senior two-way lineman Benson Napier (6-3, 310), who is being recruited by Middle Tennessee State University, UT-Chattanooga and VMI, among others.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — All great productions have a star who at any given moment can steal the show. They also have a strong supporting cast that enables the star to shine.