If there was any doubt as to which region rules Class AAAA wrestling in Georgia it was put to rest Saturday in Dublin. Region 7 put on a show the packed stands at West Laurens High School will not soon forget.
A week off was one of the last things Brent Raby or Sam Snider wanted to see. Inactivity is the enemy of a wrestling coach, and when an unexpected vacation comes during championship week, emergency mode sets in.
The Georgia High School Association announced the sites for the postponed state traditional wrestling tournament Friday afternoon, electing to hold separate events next week for each of its six classes.
TSSAA Class AAA state wrestling results
The goal at Hixson High School hasn’t changed. Coach Garrick Hall and the Wildcats want to win the region wrestling tournament.
The area's busiest Tennessee campuses during signing day were Baylor and East Hamilton, which had five players each who signed scholarships Wednesday.
All high school sporting events in the Chattanooga area were called off because of Tuesday's snowstorm, creating more scheduling problems on top of those caused previously by unusually cold temperatures.
Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.
The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.
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.
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.
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Storyline: This is playoff preparation between two ranked teams in different districts, but the same postseason Class 5A grouping.