The TSSAA announced its high school football playoff brackets Saturday morning and 20 Chattanooga-area teams qualified for the playoffs. First-round games kickoff on Friday and the postseason culminates with the BlueCross Bowl state championship games, to be played Dec. 5-7 at Tennessee Tech University.
DUNLAP, Tenn. — Bill Price got another district championship, but the Signal Mountain football coach's biggest win might have been avoiding a victory dousing in the final minute.
Rhea County has clinched the District 6-AAA championship and will be in the Class 5A playoffs.
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.
They call Blake Cates "water-boy."
Ron Crawford has nowhere to go Friday night -- unless his wife tells him differently -- so he might go scouting or simply stay at home and catch the scores on the radio.
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The Signal Mountain and Red Bank volleyball seasons ended Thursday in the TSSAA Class AA state tournament at Murfreresboro.
Storyline: This is playoff preparation between two ranked teams in different districts, but the same postseason Class 5A grouping.
It isn't all about district championships in Tennessee, some of which could be decided tonight although several won't be until next week.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Mallory Young knows that her Signal Mountain cross country team still has some work to do to be prepared for next week's state meet.
Win one, lose won was the pattern Wednesday for four of the five local teams in first-round competition Wednesday in the TSSAA state volleyball tournament at Murfreesboro. Win one, lose none was how it went for Baylor.
How many more years are non-scholarship private schools that are in Tennessee's Division I with public schools going to stay, or be allowed to stay?