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.
WHITWELL, Tenn. — As debuts go, this one couldn't have gone much better. With his team hosting the annual Sequatchie Valley jamboree, new Whitwell coach R.C. Helton unveiled an impressive brand of physical football in front of a packed stadium.
The two-night Best of Preps high school football jamboree gets under way tonight at Finley Stadium.
Whitwell will be honoring one of its own Friday with a ceremony dedicating Vernon Holtcamp Field in honor of the longtime Whitwell High School football coach. It will take place at 6:30 EDT at the high school field before the start of the Sequatchie Valley jamboree at 7.
History dictates that South Pittsburg again will win the District 6-A football championship.
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.
TSSAA Division I coaches and athletic directors from high schools in the southeastern part of the state met Thursday at Chattanooga Christian School to discuss football classification proposals and the possibility of a split between public and all private schools.
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.