Walker Valley

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — For the first time in two years, the Cleveland High School wrestling team found itself in a runner-up role entering a tournament's championship finals.

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.

Tennessee's high school wrestling power balance has undergone a decided shift.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Region 4 may be the state's toughest for Class AAA wrestling, but the chances of advancing more than two to the state duals is tougher.

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.

The Walker Valley boys' bowling team finished its season at 27-2 with an 18-9 loss to Columbia Central in the Division I championship match of the TSSAA state tournament Saturday in Smyrna, Tenn.

Trent Walliser is back in wrestling, and so is Lookout Valley.

It's hard to gauge the team strength of the Halls Invitational wrestling tournament in Knoxville, but winning by 68.5 points there over runner-up Bradley Central gives Wilson Central reason to boast heading into the Division I state duals Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in Franklin.

Meigs County senior basketball player Emileigh Swafford went over the 2,000-point mark last Friday in the Lady Tigers'43-31 victory over Tellico Plains.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley Central didn't look a team with payback on its mind the way it played in the first quarter of Friday's District 5-AAA girls' high school basketball game against Walker Valley.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Striving for perfection led to a perfect day for Walker Valley in the Mustangs' eight-team dual wrestling tournament Saturday.

By the time East Hamilton made its first field goal of the game, the outcome looked to be all but decided. Walker Valley scored the first 12 points and had a 14-1 lead before Mac Brower finally hit a 3-pointer for the host Hurricanes' first made shot from the floor Friday night.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — When games get tight, Walker Valley girls' basketball coach Jessica Stone has the luxury of being able to lean on senior Lyndsey Macon's ability to make plays. The three-year starter was needed late in the team's game Tuesday against Cleveland, and as usual she delivered.

Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.

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