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As Kaiti Dutton scored the final run of her final game at Jim Frost Stadium, the emotions were almost too much for her to handle.

For years, George Hincapie helped Lance Armstrong win bicycle races, including seven Tour de France victories from 1999 to 2005.

Finding a fresh, quick lunch downtown can be a challenge during the week, but new additions to the lunch scene offer hope for those looking for a meal on the run.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball coach Frank Reed said that good teams find a way to win on days when they don't play well.

After falling behind early, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team erupted on offense Friday for a 9-3 nonconference win over Middle Tennessee State at Jim Frost Stadium.

Baseball pitcher Jeff Burke from Baylor School has been chosen to receive Boston College's Timothy M. Padulsky Award on April 28 as the sophomore who has "mentored and encouraged other students to develop effective skills in inclusive leadership and teamwork," according to the school release.

ATLANTA — When Hank Aaron launched Al Downing's pitch over the wall in left-center field at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium at 9:07 p.m. 40 years ago Tuesday, he did more than break Babe Ruth's all-time home run record. He helped bring a city and a region together.

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher and former Rhea County standout Cory Gearrin announced Tuesday that he will have season-ending Tommy John surgery on his right elbow to repair a ligament damaged during spring training.

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves entered from center field for their home opener, running down a red carpet to the cheers of 47,144 fans before their game against the New York Mets.

Atlanta Braves relief pitcher and former Rhea County standout Cory Gearrin announced Tuesday that he will have season-ending Tommy John surgery on his right elbow to repair ligament damage suffered during spring training.

The offense put on a show Sunday as the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team crushed Elon 12-2 in five innings to win two of three in a weekend Southern Conference series.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team swept a nonconference doubleheader against Tennessee Tech on Wednesday winning 12-1 and 3-1 at Jim Frost Stadium.

The night time will be the right time for the Chattanooga chapter of the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association on April 12 at Enterprise South Park.

After years of growing popularity as a destination for outdoor recreation, the Chattanooga area is now getting competitive

With hundreds of lakes and streams as well as several national forests and wildlife refuges, there are lots of options for anyone interested in trying their skills on the water or in the woods.

Quintana Roo bicycles and athletic equipment have been a staple of traithlons for 30 years, selling bikes and other equipment to athletes all over the world.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team completed a very successful weekend with a 3-0 win over Furman for a three-game Southern Conference series sweep.

Some of the best American professional cyclists are going to hit a wall in North Chattanooga this Memorial Day. And they're going to hit it more than once.

Riders at the 2014 USA Cycling Road Race Championships this may will have a new challenge this year.

Changes have been made to make one of Chattanooga's premier cycling events safer and more enjoyable for riders and residents of Lookout Mountain.

Momentum is a good thing, and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team has it right now.

After a bumpy opening weekend followed by a promising trip to Las Vegas, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team is ready to make its home debut for 2014.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball struggled with turnover problems in the second half and lost 74-63 at Eastern Kentucky in a nonconference game Tuesday night.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball struggled with turnover problems in the second half and lost 74-63 at Eastern Kentucky in a nonconference game Tuesday night.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball coach Frank Reed says 2014 is a "transition year" as the Lady Mocs try to shake off a disappointing 2013 season and return the program to its usual spot atop the Southern Conference.

The weather forecast for Sochi, Russia, this week predicts high temperatures as much as 20 degrees warmer than they will be in Chattanooga.

The low- to midpriced Italian restaurant is a common sight in almost any community, and Chattanooga certainly has its fair share.

Less than three weeks after the first Tennessee hunting season for sandhill cranes ended, the 23rd Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival will celebrate the big water birds as usual at the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge and nearby Birchwood Community Center.

Christmas is finally behind us, and the New Year is right around the corner.

Tim Ensign is the Wauhatchie Trail king, having won the Chattanooga Track Club's annual handicapped race from the Chattanooga Arboretum and Nature Center eight times since he turned 40. He's 51 now.

Chattanooga is going to remain in the golf business.

Chattanooga is going to remain in the golf business.

As climbing, paddling and other outdoor activities have grown more popular in the Chattanooga area, it's sometimes easy to forget that this area's hiking trails were one of the original outdoor attractions that brought visitors to Southeast Tennessee and helped residents appreciate the area's natural beauty.

By most accounts, the USA Cycling Professional Road Race and Time Trial Championships had a successful debut in Chattanooga last May, with thousands of spectators coming out to watch some of the best American cyclists compete over Memorial Day weekend

Under sunny skies and warm temperatures, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team wrapped up its fall exhibition schedule Saturday with the annual Blue-Gold game.

The area's newest single-track trail system will open in style this weekend with a new mountain bike event and the opening of the trail to hikers and cyclists who want to explore more of the growing trail system atop Lookout Mountain.

The Southern Belle riverboat is seen by many as a tourist destination, a place to take out-of-town guests or perhaps take that yearly trip into the Tennessee River Gorge to see the changing leaves each fall. But not ma

Al Rogers made it a point this week to write the four previous wins his eighth-ranked Silverdale Seahawks had collected this season on the blackboard. Heading into the Sweetwater game Friday night, Rogers wanted to make sure his bunch understood the magnitude of the task ahead.

  • Sept. 28th, 2013  |
  • By By James Beach

Getting from "now" to "wow" on two wheels.

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke welcomed a team of Dutch transportation specialists from the Dutch Cycling Embassy on Monday morning at the opening of the Think Bike workshop, which is aimed at looking for ways to improve the citiy's bicycle safety and transportation infrastructure and to boost the quality of life for visitors and residents.

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke welcomed a team of Dutch transportation specialists from the Dutch Cycling Embassy this morning at the opening of the two-day Think Bike workshop.

When it comes to bicycling, few know more about it than residents of the Netherlands.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga volleyball team got the atmosphere it wanted for its home opener, and the Mocs played well at times.

As Travis Filar enters his third season heading the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga volleyball program, he is starting to feel he has the pieces in place to challenge for a championship.

Southeast Tennessee is widely known for its whitewater rafting and kayaking, attracting people from all over the world to test their courage on our creeks and rivers.

Off-road driving is an activity that many local residents and visitors to Chattanooga enjoy, and there are several areas available for a day on the trails.

Has anyone ever told you that you drive them up the wall? If they're into rock climbing, perhaps they meant it as a compliment.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga softball team has again picked up some help from a powerful Southeastern Conference program as the Lady Mocs look to rebound following a tough 2013 season.

A legend is returning to the Roundhouse.

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