In recent years, college football Saturdays across the country have been christened by alliteration to try to magnify the meaning.
It's big-game week with a number of rivalries sprinkled in for additional flavor, and the average fan, those with loyalty to no particular school, will have his choice of good games to attend.
By halftime, there were essentially just two questions remaining in Soddy-Daisy's homecoming football game against Tyner:
Lookout Valley's Lady Yellow Jackets will have a "Salute the Troops" day when they host Sale Creek and Ringgold in volleyball Thursday afternoon. Action is scheduled to begin at 4:30 with Lookout Valley against fellow District 6-A member Sale Creek in a nondistrict match.
Jason Fitzgerald is undecided on what the future might hold for Dakota Ricker.
Did you see that Tennessee high school football now has what is believed to be its first female head coach?
Friday, Sept. 26 (All kickoffs at 7:30 Eastern unless noted) * district/region game
Cleveland welcomed back runners Raekwon Bunion and T.J. Parker, and the pair frolicked Friday night. Yet it was Soddy-Daisy that chugged into the winner's circle behind a bamboo defense and a near 300-yard passing outing from quarterback Hunter Maynor.
Storyline: If top quarterback Nick Tiano is back in the lineup, the Red Raiders should be poised to take control of a Knights team that has struggled defensively. Pope John Paul has generated some offense, however.
Heidi Barringer played 21 holes of golf during the District 5-AAA golf tournament at the Bear Trace at Harrison Bay.
The Notre Dame basketball teams will play Knoxville Catholic on Dec. 30 in Philips Arena in Atlanta, home of the NBA's Hawks.
McMinn Central continues to surprise in football, and the Chargers pulled out their second biggest win of the season Friday with a 27-26 victory over Grace Christian in Knoxville.
(Coaches, if there are changes to your schedule, please email Ward Gossett at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Malik Talley broke a Scottsboro record that had stood since 1979 and joined his father on Scottsboro's single-game receiving list a couple of weeks ago when he grabbed seven passes for 149 yards against Sparkman.