Beyond the fact that it's Father's Day, today will be a special timie for Jamie Tricoglou.
When he committed to play baseball for Middle Tennessee State University, Reid Clements became the first male athlete from Silverdale Baptist Academy to receive and accept an NCAA Division I scholarship offer.
Alex Elsea's cell phone rang but he didn't recognize the number and almost didn't answer the call.
The pros have had their way with Mark Brew's Lee University pitching staff, selecting five in the three-day Major League Baseball draft.
Myles Smith has come and gone, and it's unlikely that the pitcher will return to Lee University to continue his whirlwind relationship.
The Boston Red Sox, with the 113th pick in the major league baseball draft, selected Lee University pitcher Myles Smith.
Chase Brookshire knows he doesn't have the wow factor when it comes to baseball's annual player draft.
Chris Kemp may have given his club a leg up on the rest of the major league baseball teams when the annual player draft resumes after lunch today.
Kenny Henderson was a pitching phenom, good enough to be the fifth player selected in the 1991 major league baseball draft.
McMinn County is looking for a baseball coach and posted the positions of head and assistant coaches on the TSSAA website Friday.
Josh Gandy has resigned as a teacher and baseball coach at Sale Creek and transferred to Signal Mountain.
Al Miller has taught his last class, at least as a full-time teacher, and he is leaving with a bang.
Jon Massey began working on Ooltewah's softball schedule and the Lady Owls' 2013-14 coaching staff Thursday afternoon just hours after he accepted an offer to become the Lady Owls' coach.
Jon Massey has been named successor to Norma Nelson as softball coach at Ooltewah High.
When he was named to the all-city basketball team as a Soddy-Daisy senior, Reid Daniels wrote that his goal was to be a history teacher and successful basketball coach at his alma mater.
Dean Pavlou is a four-time Academic All-American.
There was neither glitz nor glamor to the Silverdale Baptist Academy baseball team in mid-March, and there still isn't two months later.
The groundbreaking continued Friday at Silverdale Baptist Academy, and with it the Seahawks have successfully concluded their home season while embarking on new frontiers.
While Tennessee's Division I high school baseball teams spent Monday and Wednesday getting to within a win of the state tournament, Division II members Baylor and McCallie remain two wins from the same goal.
Silverdale Baptist continues its assault on the school's baseball record books.
The depths of despair were about as deep as their fans could stand but Ooltewah coach Brian Hitchcox kept the faith.
Scouting, or note-swapping, happens all season long with some baseball teams, but the practice of learning one's opponent becomes more prevalent in the postseason.
That eerie, goosebump feeling of déjà vu wafted over Bud Ball Field most of the evening.
It's hard for his Silverdale Baptist teammates to one-up Spencer Mossburg. As SBA coach Jonathan Adcock said, they tend to take him for granted because he's always there.
Ooltewah, Bledsoe County, Silverdale Baptist and Marion County earned the right to host regional baseball semifinals today.
There will be a new boys' basketball coach next year at Soddy-Daisy.
Terrence Allen has been hired as the girls' basketball coach at East Ridge High School. He most recently taught at Hamilton High in Memphis.
It was a baseball recipe for disaster.
Normalcy returned to District 5-AAA baseball Wednesday.
The top two seeds advanced to the winners-bracket final, but it could just as easily have been the third and fourth seeds advancing in the District 6-AA baseball tournament.
A lawsuit has been filed in Hamilton County circuit court seeking $600,000 from Chattanooga Wrestling Camps, LLC, of which Heath Eslinger is listed as the resident agent.
Hagen Wilkey already had pitched a no-hitter this season, yet Red Bank teammate Blake Winstead told the senior he had every intention of one-upping him.
PIKEVILLE, Tenn. — Dustin Smith didn't say much. The Bledsoe County baseball coach was looking for his Warriors to slip into cruise control, even after they gave up a first-inning run on back-to-back errors.
Either Cleveland showed up an hour early or the District 5-AAA baseball game was delayed an hour.
In the stroke of a single day, Bledsoe County went from being in position for its first district baseball championship in more than two decades to hosting a District 7-AA playoff game Thursday afternoon.
Rhea County defensive tackle Jacob Matthew will be playing football next season for Sewanee, a member of the NCAA Division III Southern Athletic Association.
By the end of next month, South Pittsburg's Jake Stone and Silverdale Baptist's Spencer Mossburg will have accumulated 12 varsity sports letters.
Boyd-Buchanan scored four seventh-inning runs for an improbable 8-7 baseball victory Thursday over Silverdale Baptist Academy.
After 22 seasons, John Visser is stepping aside as baseball coach at Chattanooga Christian School.
A decade of students have made the hallway rounds since Central High School last won a district baseball championship.
Taylor Maxey has been sidelined by mononucleosis and was forced to miss Baylor's annual baseball series with McCallie, but the Red Raiders' junior outfielder was somewhat consoled by a scholarship offer from Tennessee Tech, which he accepted almost immediately.
Former East Ridge wrestler Chris Bird has been hired to coach his alma mater's wrestling program.
If his halo indeed had slipped, Christian Burnett righted it Thursday evening as McCallie took the opener of a three-game baseball series, 6-5 over Baylor.
There are three upperclassmen playing baseball at Lookout Valley. The rest of Tuesday's starters spent this past summer playing on a 13-14-year-old team.
Bradley Central needed help going into its Tuesday night game with newly crowned District 5-AAA champion Ooltewah.
A tournament is often an opportune time for coaches to get a look at their future, and Signal Mountain's Bumper Reese had to like what he saw Saturday.
Mark Pemberton, currently at Brentwood High School, has been hired as the football coach at Rhea County.
After pitching on Monday, Braxton Reese is sore on Tuesday.
Central High School has a new house for its diamond programs.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — No more impossible dream.