COALMONT, Tenn. -- It didn't take long for South Pittsburg fans to find out how the football team would look after longtime head coach Vic Grider stepped down after the 2012 season and eventually was replaced by Tim Moore.
It didn’t take very long for linebacker Jeremiah Jackson to make an impact in his initial season in an Ooltewah football jersey. He came in with high expectations for himself, and after one game the coaching staff shared those sentiments.
Tre Herndon takes his video-game playing serious. He plays NCAA College Football 2014 on the XBox religiously, and like most before, has created his own character to go through the high school ranks in hopes of being recruited by big-name colleges.
Austin Herink has made himself as marketable as he possibly could for any and all college programs. He had a breakout junior season in his first year as a starting quarterback, and entered this season even lighter to make himself more nimble in the pocket.
A lot of high school wide receivers are blessed to have one solid quarterback throwing to them in their high school career. Cleveland’s D.J. Jones has had two.
Bailey Lenoir is so dedicated to being a better tennis player that he spends his offseason playing football to help with his power.
Mike Williams had a breakout junior season for the Ooltewah High School football team, leading the Owls in catches, yards and touchdowns. Not bad for a guy in his first season as a starter.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Dee Crisp’s taste in music and mature approach to life would suggest that he is much older than his high-school age. He says he’s not really about “new-school” music, and is just fine riding around listening to 90’s groups, such as Jodeci and Boyz II Men.
Justin Barnes wasted no time getting reacquainted to the Chattanooga area after taking the Soddy-Daisy head coaching job. He remembered the days that his alma mater, Red Bank, and his new program used to battle as rivals on the gridiron, and once it became practice time, he went back to another nostalgic place.
Because of his father’s affiliation with the sport, Austin Gatewood has grown up around football. He’s heard stories of his dad’s playing days and wants an opportunity of his own to play at the collegiate level.
In 12 months, Rebecca Reuter will trade in her Bradley Central Bearettes uniform to become a Blue Raider — in Murfreesboro, not Cleveland.
Daniel and Emily Hangstefer have played tennis at national levels. They've played for fun and they've played for schools. Now they're playing for their country.
East Hamilton football coach Ted Gatewood would have liked to ease into the Hurricanes' first season in District 5-AAA. The other coaches and media took away that option.
Former East Hamilton two-sport standout Cody Knox signed scholarship papers Tuesday to continue his basketball career at Bryan College, a NAIA Division II school in Dayton, Tenn.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley Central rising senior Brooke Copeland committed Saturday to continue her basketball career at the University of Florida.
Tre Herndon had no problems waiting as long as necessary for a potential Southeastern Conference football offer. Once he got it, it took very little time for him to jump on the opportunity.
When Keith and Kevin Cobb were sophomores on the Cleveland High School football team in 1991, highly successful coach Benny Monroe questioned whether they'd have the size to play competitively at the high school level. He listened to coaches at the middle school level tell him, "Don't underestimate those two. They can play."
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cayman Ratliff played as consistent a round as he possibly could have played Thursday on the final day of the Tennessee Junior Amateur golf tournament at Cleveland Country Club.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Maybe Casey Martin needed the champagne bath he received after winning his first Forrest L. Wood fishing tournament championship. It was the coolest he'd been all weekend.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Even though the rest of the FLW fishing field found themselves looking up at rookie Casey Martin this weekend, a trio of area fishermen carved out solid performances in front of the hometown crowd.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Maybe Casey Martin needed the champagne bath he received after winning his first-ever Forrest L. Wood fishing tournament championship. It was the coolest he’d been all weekend.
The Tennessee boys' soccer team missed out on a number of opportunities in the first half of their all-star match against recent Georgia high school graduates Saturday.
Twelve local players were selected to the Tennessee coaches' all-state boys' soccer teams announced Thursday.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Tuesday afternoon at Cleveland High School, Jeronne Maymon put his University of Tennessee basketball teammate Jordan McRae on notice.
Maxx Lipman and Sydney Campbell found a perfect way to earn some extra spending money before they leave for their respective colleges.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Baylor's Samantha Caswell celebrated her second straight Division II-AA state tennis singles championship the best way she knew how.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — After a combined five runner-up finishes over the past three seasons, Michelle Fleenor and Emma McCallie were ready to win a state tennis championship. Friday afternoon, they got it done.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — What started as a point dropped here and there quickly turned into a snowball for Forrest Hooton and Adam Wolfe in their Class A/AA tennis state championship match Friday morning.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A little rest will end up going a long way for Daniel Pare.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — It didn't take long for Kylila Tucker to have an expectation adjustment Thursday afternoon in the TSSAA BlueCross Spring Fling individual tennis championships. Initially just glad to qualify for the tournament, she had that happiness consumed by another emotion.
MUFREESBORO, Tenn. — Maggie Crumbliss and Ashton Jenne found themselves in a battle Wednesday in the Division II-AA state tennis championship — with each other.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Gracie Smith didn't waste much time embracing her new nickname. After the past couple of days, "Miss Clutch" seems to fit her well.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — With so many similarities between the Baylor and Montgomery Bell Academy soccer teams, their Division II-AA state semifinal match was going to come down to which team made a big play.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Bryson Lype put in four years of hard work in the classroom, and reaped the rewards as he was named the Ooltewah valedictorian. Now, he hopes hard work put into another craft will be beneficial as well.
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.