All kickoffs at 7:30 Eastern unless noted
There was a time when pep rallies were a social happening. A time to get just a little rowdy and certainly boisterous, most often with an upcoming football game being the focus.
Is there any big deal about being 2-0 in a high school football season?
Friday, Sept. 5 FOOTBALL (All kickoffs at 7:30 Eastern unless noted) Bledsoe County (1-1) at Signal Mountain (2-0)* Boyd-Buchanan (0-2) at Franklin Road Academy (1-1), 8
Thursday league meet at Camp Jordan (2-mile)
Storyline: Webb lost last week to Maryville, 28-7, and Baylor rolled in its opener, 51-6 over Howard. If Baylor quarterback Nick Tiano is as sharp as he was last week -- 5-of-8 (with three drops) for 155 yards and four TDs -- the Red Raiders will be tough to handle.
The libero position was incorporated into competition volleyball in 1999, the TSSAA adopting it a few years later, in an effort to improve defensive play on the back row.
Soddy-Daisy High School has hired Clint Steele to head its boys' soccer program for the 2015 season.Staff Reports
If the TSSAA insists on continuing with “Week 0” then it needs to put special emphasis on watering the troops.
Marion County's Ricky Ross directed his first game as a football head coach Thursday night but actually is in his second head coaching job, having succeeded Vic Grider at South Pittsburg but resigning two months later.
Storyline: Class A state finalists a year ago, the Pirates are looking for their sixth season with 10 or more wins in the last seven years.
The two-night Best of Preps high school football jamboree gets under way tonight at Finley Stadium.
Tickets for the the inaugural Madaris Best of Preps Kickoff Classic on Aug. 21 at Finley Stadium, matching the McCallie and Cleveland high school football teams, are on sale now at www.timesfreepress.com/kickoff. Tickets cost $8 in advance and will be $10 on the day of the game.
Coaches and athletes in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia often lament the fact that there is very little in-season competition between area high school programs in the two states. The TSSAA and the GHSA are on different reclassification cycles, so scheduling interstate contests proves difficult.