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Tonight's area prep football matchups

Published Nov. 13 2015

All kickoffs for Tennessee playoffs are at 7 p.m. local time; all Georgia kickoffs are at 7:30 EST.

Improved Pirates overwhelm Mount Pleasant, 56-18

Published Nov. 6 2015

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — Vic Grider barely recognizes his own team. And that's a good thing for South Pittsburg. The...

Different methods lead to success for area prep football coaches

Published Nov. 5 2015

Four men, with philosophies as varying as the makeup of the programs they're in charge of, are examples that as...


Several TSSAA playoff games rescheduled for tonight

Published Nov. 5 2015

With the threat of inclement weather increasing as the weekend draws nearer, nine high school football games throughout the Chattanooga...

Tonight's area high school football matchups

Published Nov. 5 2015

All kickoffs are at 7 p.m. local time.

South Pittsburg's Chase Blevins carries on family tradition

Published Nov. 2 2015

The Blevins name lives on in South Pittsburg, and the latest, Chase, has only added to the legacy of the...

Big plays propel Pirates to rout of Grace, 3-1A title

Published Oct. 31 2015

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- It wasn't the quantity but the quality of plays for South Pittsburg on Friday night.

Top-ranked Bucs defeat Pirates 28-12

Published Oct. 24 2015

South Pittsburg could've used a reset button in its high school football game Friday night at Boyd-Buchanan.

Tigers-Pirates game reset for Sunday

Published Oct. 10 2015

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- After more than a two-hour weather delay, officials determined that the field at Beene Stadium was...

Area teams advance in prep golf playoffs

Published Sep. 29 2015

Carly Swabe is well on her way to accomplishing her senior-season goal -- getting to the golf state tournament.

Marion County pours it on in win over South Pittsburg

Published Sep. 12 2015

JASPER, Tenn. -- Points poured out like the heavy rains that delayed the game by more than an hour Friday...

Sequatchie County rallies to beat Pirates

Published Aug. 22 2015

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- Moments after the final snap, Houston Mainord was still trying to catch his breath.

A recommendation of where to be on coming Friday nights

Published Aug. 21 2015

The time has finally and officially arrived. No more preseason prognostications, and the Times Free Press's preview section was there...

Prep Notebook: Grider, Campbell, Ellis among coaches resuming or assuming head coaching positions

Published Aug. 21 2015

Ten coaches begin or resume their high school football head coaching careers tonight or next week in new surroundings.

Prep football by the numbers

Published Aug. 21 2015

As the 2015 high school football season kicks off, here are 15 numbers to remember:

Looking back: Highs and lows of 2014 high school football

Published Aug. 21 2015

There were those in North Georgia who had their doubts about Calhoun High School's football program. Hal Lamb's youngsters had...

South Pittsburg Pirates

Published Aug. 21 2015

The return of one of the area's winningest coaches does not automatically mean immediate success for South Pittsburg.

Thirteen area teams ranked in Tennessee preseason prep poll

Published Aug. 18 2015

Rhea County is the highest ranked Chattanooga-area team in Tennessee's preseason high school football poll.

Lilly scores three TDs in two Pirates jamboree wins

Published Aug. 15 2015

PIKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Lookout Valley coach Tony Webb sought out Grundy County coach Casey Tate to determine how long —...

Prep football jamborees tonight at Finley, Bledsoe County

Published Aug. 14 2015

Notre Dame High School got used to playing football at Finley Stadium a year ago, so the short trip this...

Whitwell now the favorite to win 3-1A

Published Aug. 6 2015

The last time Whitwell High School won a district or region football championship, many of the current players were either...

Prep tour: 20 schools visited on first day of TSSAA pads practice

Published Jul. 28 2015

It's one of the longest but most enjoyable work days of the year for me.

Former Dade County coach Glen Hicks takes over South Pittsburg basketball team

Published May. 27 2015

Former Dade County basketball coach Glen Hicks has been named the new boys' coach at South Pittsburg High School.