The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.
The Tyner basketball Rams have a lot of talent on the offensive end, but they pride themselves on defense. And in an eight-minute stretch Saturday night in the Times Free Press Best of Preps championship game against Boyd-Buchanan, they showed just how good they could be.
While the optimum goal was not reached for either school, both the Ooltewah boys and Heritage girls believe they will be better off having competed in the Best of Preps basketball tournament the past three days.
Boyd-Buchanan didn't have it all the way Friday in its boys' semifinal in the Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball tournament. The Buccaneers just wouldn't go away.
Tyner and Notre Dame had different ideas about how they wanted the tempo to go in their boys' semifinal Friday in the Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball tournament.
For the most part Thursday, McCallie did a good job stopping Tyner as far as shooting the basketball. But the Rams did an even better job.
Heritage accomplished two goals Thursday in the school's first appearance in the Best of Preps basketball tournament.
With the goal of being crowned champions Saturday night, eight girls' teams and eight boys' teams begin play today in the 2013 version of the Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball tournament at Chattanooga State.
It didn't take very long for Jordan Atkins' sophomore basketball season to be cut short. Matter of fact, he never got the chance to have a varsity basketball season, but he's been making up for it this year.
Tyner basketball coach Gerald Harris wasn't going to be picky about how his team claimed a 22-point victory over Brainerd on Thursday despite 22 turnovers and 14 missed free throws. The stats would suggest that it wasn't pretty -- and it wasn't -- but to most coaches, there's really nothing ugly about a win.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Eddie Bryant admits the first three seasons of leading the Heritage High School girls' basketball program was a test of his patience.
There will be plenty of familiar faces at this year's Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball tournament, including Baylor's girls and McCallie back to defend last year's titles.
There will be another tournament at the TSSAA state wrestling championships this year.
Slade Dale may be headed to the University of Georgia on a baseball scholarship but that doesn't mean he's quite ready to turn his back on football.
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.