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Sports Editor Stephen Hargis' bold predictions for the new prep football season

Published Aug. 19 2016

As another prep football season gets underway, I'm certainly thankful to have a job I still get excited about after...

Dual-threat quarterbacks twice as dangerous to area high school defenses

Published Aug. 15 2016

A returning quarterback makes a high school football coach's life easier.

Ty Boeck's 70-yard score paces Soddy-Daisy win in Best of Preps jamboree [video]

Published Aug. 14 2016

All Ty Boeck wanted was a chance at redemption. After dropping a certain touchdown pass early in the third quarter...


Trojans' Cooke will play ball for ETSU

Published Aug. 4 2016

Soddy-Daisy High School senior Justin Cooke may be preparing for football season, but the Trojans quarterback has committed to East...

Stephen Hargis and son tour 20-plus area teams on first day of high school football practice

Published Jul. 26 2016

It's one of the longest work days of the year for me — touring 20-plus area football teams on the...

Eagles, Lady Lions surprise region-final participants

Published May. 18 2016

Rhea County and Red Bank appeared early to be teams going nowhere but quick exits from their respective district baseball...

Lady Owls shut out Rhea in 3-AAA semis

Published May. 17 2016

Ooltewah has leaned heavily on extra-base hits this high school softball season, but the Owls were limited to two in...

Soddy-Daisy's Kelsey Nunley is SEC softball pitcher of year

Published May. 11 2016

Former Soddy-Daisy High School ace Kelsey Nunley was named Tuesday the Southeastern Conference softball pitcher of the year. The Kentucky...

Presley, Carpenter, Bears squeeze past Ooltewah

Published May. 11 2016

Tyler Carpenter came through in the clutch, singling home Jake Presley with the game-winning run, but it was Presley who...

TSWA all-state basketball teams include 14 area players

Published May. 11 2016

Seven boys and seven girls from the Chattanooga area have been named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state basketball...

Lady Owls turn tables on Soddy-Daisy, force second final

Published May. 11 2016

What a difference a day makes.

Lady Trojans shut down top seed Ooltewah, 6-0

Published May. 10 2016

The silence heard Monday at Ooltewah in the winners-bracket final of the District 5-AAA high school softball tournament was the...


District baseball: 5-AAA opens area TSSAA postseason

Published May. 4 2016

The District 5-AAA tournament kicks off the Tennessee high school baseball postseason with two games tonight, but regular-season winner Bradley...

Baylor's Hughes, Gordon Lee's Spradlin are FCA athletes of year

Published May. 3 2016

Sunday was the Day of Champions for both regional Fellowship of Christian Athletes organizations in the Chattanooga area, and Baylor...

Lady Owls top Soddy-Daisy 6-0, clinch 5-AAA title

Published Apr. 27 2016

Having graduated one full-time starter off a softball team that finished third in the TSSAA state tournament last spring, Ooltewah...

Norwood 2-hitter lifts Bradley past Trojans, 2-1

Published Apr. 13 2016

Bradley Central finally got that crucial two-game District 5-AAA baseball lead that brings an automatic region berth.

Baylor stuns Lady Trojans with 10-0 win

Published Mar. 23 2016

Baylor's Lady Red Raiders on Tuesday at Soddy-Daisy looked like a high school softball team in midseason form.

Splinted thumb fails to stop Trojans' Cordell in 12-2 win over Hurricanes

Published Mar. 16 2016

A broken thumb kept Grant Cordell from going behind the plate but did little to keep the senior from performing...

Parker, Russo, Hicks, Goforth, Duhm among state's undefeated wrestlers

Published Feb. 17 2016

The competition is the stiffest they will have seen, and the targets pasted on more than a dozen wrestlers loom...

Bradley, Soddy-Daisy, Cleveland battle for Region 4-AAA wrestling title

Published Feb. 10 2016

A year ago the Region 4-AAA wrestling tournament proved a stumbling block for Cleveland High School, although the Blue Raiders...

Semifinal shootouts likely in state duals

Published Feb. 5 2016

By this evening, following a first round of Class AAA meets, the TSSAA wrestling state duals' fat will be dripping...


Pin-happy Bradley wrestlers roll Soddy-Daisy

Published Jan. 27 2016

Bradley Central is gearing up for a wrestling state duals championship run.

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...