Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.
Deciding he wanted to help build a new football program, rather than be part of an established one, Kahlil Mitchell put an end to his recruiting process Thursday afternoon. South Pittsburg's all-state running back and linebacker committed to East Tennessee State University, which won't renew its program until the fall of 2015.
The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.
KNOXVILLE — After further reviewing the Class 1A semifinal playoff football game between Coalfield and South Pittsburg high schools on Nov. 29, the TSSAA determined that Coalfield players did not leave the sideline during a brief fourth-quarter scuffle.
It was an offer too good to pass up that became too good to be true.
The Chattanooga area will be well represented in tonight's annual Toyota East/West All-Star high school football game, which is set to kick off at 8 EST at Tennessee Tech University.
VARNELL, Ga. — It took just one season and the right opportunity for Vic Grider to decide he was ready to return to coaching football. One of the area's most accomplished coaches has become the head coach at fledgling Coahulla Creek High Schol.
The fifth Hoops for Hope high school basketball benefit for the MaryEllen Locher Foundation Scholarship Fund is being held Saturday at Signal Mountain starting at 11 a.m.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — It wasn't simply what Union City did that helped earn the program's second Class 1A state football championship Friday afternoon, but also what the Golden Tornadoes didn't do.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — It was exactly one year ago to the day that Vic Grider stunned a packed room of players, parents and supporters at South Pittsburg's football banquet by announcing his resignation as head coach.
Key players: Union City's veer offense starts with fullback Ricky Henry, who has 158 more carries than the next closest teammate.
Marion County High School is setting aside its county rivalry for a day to support South Pittsburg.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- Tougher even than bringing Kahlil Mitchell to the ground is trying to find the right label to describe what type football player he is.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The handshake was one of mutual respect. Marion County's Blake Zeman congratulated cross-county rival Jajuan Lankford after the South Pittsburg senior was named the TSSAA Class A Mr. Football back of the year, and in turn Lankford reminded Zeman he also had come up short the first time he was a finalist for the award.
COALFIELD, Tenn. — Fortunately for Coalfield High School's football team, South Pittsburg fumbled the ball three times in the first half, resulting in three turnovers.