MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — There was no amount of adversity that was going to prevent the Chattanooga Christian girls' tennis team from advancing to today's Class A/AA state championship match.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Notre Dame boys' tennis players gave themselves every possible opportunity in their Class A/AA state semifinal match Tuesday against Christian Academy of Knoxville. They just came up a little short.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — During its run to the Class A/AA state tournament, the Notre Dame boys' soccer team specialized in countering the attacks of its opponents while creating some of its own.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Christ Presbyterian Academy came out in the Class AA state quarterfinals and made things uncomfortable for the East Hamilton soccer team Tuesday.
Jalen Goddard is one minute older than his twin Jonah, which in the competitive spirit of the brothers makes Jalen one minute better.
Shooters have to have a short memory, be it as a gunner on a basketball court or a goal scorer in soccer. They can't get consumed by their last miss.
The East Hamilton boys' soccer team has had a year to stew over its last loss to a Class A/AA opponent. Saturday the Hurricanes made the most of the opportunity to exact some revenge under the same circumstances.
CARROLLTON, Ga. — Well after the initial celebration of their first outright state soccer championship had ended, the Dalton soccer Catamounts stood around the bench laughing, talking about ring sizes and dinner plans.
Charles Jabaley found himself slightly irritated in his tennis singles match in Notre Dame's Class A/AA sectional against Collegedale Academy on Friday. But he realized he had no reason to be mad.
The Soddy-Daisy girls' tennis team made history for the program this season, earning a region title after a district championship.
In deciding what university she was going to transfer to, Chadarryl Clay also chose to become more detail-oriented in determining what she considered a good fit.
The Notre Dame boys' soccer team would have many reasons to be tired of facing its chief rival three times a year — twice in postseason championship matches. According to William DeBarge, though, the Chattanooga Christian Chargers always are a welcome sight.
TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — A combined four losses to rivals Northwest Whitfield and Dalton during the regular season put Southeast Whitfield in the region's third slot heading into the GHSA Class AAAA state playoffs.
The East Ridge soccer Pioneers' offense gave them enough goals to survive in the state playoffs. Their defense gave them enough help to advance.
DALTON, Ga. — The talent level of the Southeast Whitfield boys' soccer team didn't always equate to the results on the field during the 2013 season, yet in the past week it seems to have come together.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — The Heritage High School girls' soccer team spent Monday afternoon watching game video of its state Class AAAA semifinal opponent, top-ranked Marist of Atlanta.
During the 2012 football season, East Hamilton football coach Ted Gatewood was blessed with some talent at the tight end position. It turns out that Hurricanes tennis coach Michael Jackson was, too.
Everything seemed to be clicking for the McCallie soccer team Saturday.
Ooltewah senior Bryson Lype knew that he and his Owls teammates were not entitled to anything Friday, so even though they were hosting their Region 3-AAA championship match against Cookeville and were favored, they still had to earn it.
Jamaal Calvin has seen this movie before. He has a standout basketball season, and then at his next stop he's asked to adjust his game.
It has been a busy yet very successful week for Katie Delay.
The only consistent thing about the Cleveland High School soccer team this season is that the Blue Raiders have been inconsistent.
DALTON, Ga. — The Dalton soccer team squandered plenty of opportunities Wednesday that would have turned their Class AAAA state second-round playoff game with Johnson into a blowout. Yet they made just enough shots to advance.
Moments after claiming his first-ever District 6-A/AA championship, Central's John Mitchell was sitting on the bench collecting himself when he felt a big hand on his shoulder. It was that of his father, Central head coach Jack.
If Notre Dame needed a wake-up call this soccer season, Signal Mountain's 4-3 win over the Irish during the regular season was more like fingernails on the chalkboard.
ATHENS, Tenn. — Despite his boys' team's undefeated run through the District 5-AAA regular season and solid positioning after the first day of the individual district tournament, Ooltewah tennis coach Ken Buchanan refused to let the Owls feel as though they've won anything.
ATHENS, Tenn. — The Soddy-Daisy girls' tennis team has been on the cusp of winning an outright district championship before, as last season the Lady Trojans fell just short.
Michelle Fleenor and Emma McCallie have both experienced success playing singles over the years, as both have advanced to the state semifinals in their respective GPS careers.
After Baylor rallied to win the doubles point in its Division II-AA East/Middle Region tennis match Thursday against rival Girls Preparatory School, the prevailing thought was that six long, hard-fought singes matches would determine the region champion.
TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — One-goal matches in the state playoffs are nothing new to the Northwest Whitfield boys soccer team.
The Chattanooga Christian girls' tennis team picked a perfect time to put together the almost perfect match.
TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — The Northwest Whitfield girls' soccer team finally has cleared the hurdle of beating a red opponent.
McCallie senior Jorden Williams has an extensive shoe collection and has danced on the Jimmy Fallon Show.
DALTON, Ga. — The Dalton High School girls' tennis team celebrated its win in the Georgia Class AAAA state second round Monday with a phone call.
Cole Birchfield seems to like small-town environments. He's decided to spend the next four years in a town that's smaller than Trenton, Ga., where he lives.
Former Girls Preparatory School standout Chadarryl Clay is leaving the Auburn University women's basketball program.
The McCallie soccer team had a motto the past couple of days, leading up to its match against top rival Baylor: "Believe. Battle. Breathe."
Despite finding themselves down a point in their region match against Baylor on Wednesday, the McCallie tennis team never lost sight of the bigger goal.
Chad Voytik has no idea what lies ahead as far as the 2013 season, in terms of playing time.
DALTON, Ga. — In the eyes of the Dalton High School soccer team, it's easy to play when you're ahead.
As the Signal Mountain boys' tennis team started to climb back into the match Tuesday against rival Notre Dame, Irish senior Jay Nguyen tried to remain calm.
Chattanooga Christian high school principal and soccer coach Shawn Brower recently announced his resignation, effective at the end of the season.
Although they had been able to enjoy some individual success over the years, the Signal Mountain tennis teams had not been able to win collective trophies.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley Central senior guard Bryce Copeland recently signed to continue his basketball career at nearby NCAA Division II member Lee University.
DALTON, Ga. — For Courtney Morton, the final few minutes of the Region 7-AAAA championship tennis match against Cedartown were the most stressful. She already had won her match, but her new job — cheerleader — was a much tougher job to handle.
Living in the South, where college football long has reigned supreme, one easily can see how the landscape of college athletics has been shaped into the multimillion-dollar industry that it is today.
DALTON, Ga. — Dalton created themselves an opportunity to make their journey through the Region 7-AAAA tennis tournament as easy as possible, by running the gauntlet in the regular season.
Ooltewah senior Antonio Jackson signed his letter of intent Wednesday to continue his basketball career at NCAA Division III Maryville College.
The GPS tennis team went to Nashville over the weekend and won the Patty Chadwell Invitational tournament.
Baylor seniors Ramsey Seagle and Will Hitchcock will sign letters of intent to continue their soccer careers at Transylvania University, an NCAA Division III school in Lexington, Ky.