CALHOUN, Ga. — Sometimes adversity brings out the best in a team. Sometimes that adversity is just too much to overcome.
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.
Top 11 team scores: 1. Cleveland 215, 2. Wilson Central 166.5, 3. Bradley Central 141, 4. Ravenwood 132, 5. Soddy-Daisy 120.5, 6. Franklin 108.5, 7. Heritage 102, 8. Clarksville 98.5, 9. Cookeville 96.5, 10. Blackman 84.5, 11. Walker Valley 84.
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
For most of the high school wrestlers competing across the state of Georgia on Saturday, the goal was all about achieving individual glory. However, for those representing three north Georgia area programs there was a bit more at stake.
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.
MACON, Ga. — Never accuse Sam Snider of not knowing his competition.
The Gordon Lee Trojans hope to leave Macon sometime Saturday night with a little move first perfected by George Costanza.
Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.
ELLIJAY, Ga. — For the first time since Georgia started crowning wrestling duals champions, the extreme northwest Georgia area will not have a representative from its largest region at next week's state tournament.
The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.
On paper, it was the worst loss of Tyner basketball coach Gerald Harris's six-year coaching career. In the moments after that game, he said his team simply was outplayed, but his Rams knew exactly what happened, and heading into this season they feel they know what it's going to take to ensure that won't happen again.