Some of his gray hair may have gone white last weekend, but if drama is what it takes to get the job done, Chattanooga Christian basebal
Rebounding from a weekend loss to nationally ranked Tullahoma in the Wildcat Classic, Ooltewah's baseball team improved to 6-1 with a District 5-AAA victory Tuesday against visiting McMinn County.
Cody Cleveland, the last University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestler to earn All-America honors, isn't certain where his plaque is.
In the long history of the Scenic City Classic, the Baylor baseball team has managed just one championship.
Wichita State's colors are black and sunflower yellow and have been since 1909, but there's at least a hint of big orange coursing through the women's basketball program.
His grades might have caught Yale's eye but his baseball prowess is what got Jackson McClain accepted.
Brad Laxton has resigned as East Ridge wrestling coach after taking the Pioneers to the Region 4-A/AA district championship and to the state duals tournament.
DUNLAP, Tenn. — Neither the scouts nor visiting Silverdale Baptist Academy were disappointed Tuesday evening.
The season isn't yet over -- next weekend's NCAA tournament is still on the calendar — but already the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team is reloading.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga won the Southern Conference wrestling tournament Saturday at Lexington, Va., with four individual champions.
The heat is on, although the first official pitch likely won't be thrown until Tuesday, once the rain predicted for Monday clears out.
When his phone rings and goes unanswered, it's likely that Heath Eslinger is out running.
Five University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestlers were selected to the all-Southern Conference team.
The goose bumps are running up and down Alex Ward's spine. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga freshman sets them off every time he thinks about the coming weekend.
A fruitful Saturday set up a possible championship celebration tonight for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team.
Josh Condon always was on the edge. He'd skirt trouble and skim by in his classes at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
OK, we've poked enough fun at Williamson County's Agricultural Expo.
Baylor last won a traditional state wrestling championship in 2010. The runner-up that year was McCallie.
It's bad but not unexpected news for the 2014 Tennessee high school wrestling field.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — For the first time in Cleveland High School state wrestling tournament history, the Blue Raiders secured three state individual state championships.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — For the first time in the history of TSSAA Division II wrestling, Christian Brothers High School nailed down both of Tennessee's state championships.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — The face of wrestling in Tennessee is getting a makeover.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Jake Yost wanted to keep it quiet, making sure he was away from his Cleveland High School wrestlers before uttering a word.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Baylor is in third place chasing second-place Father Ryan, and McCallie's in fourth tracking the Red Raiders.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — That trademark surge of Cleveland's Blue Raiders never materialized Thursday, but they were good enough to establish a lead of 32.5 points after the first two rounds of the Tennessee state traditional wrestling tournament.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — The target color will be purple as the Division II traditional state wrestling tournament gets under way today.
He may have wondered on more than one occasion if he would last this long.
The forgotten children, anything but members of a lost cause, will be in Franklin this weekend, eager to leave their stamp again on the Tennessee high school state wrestling tournament.
The world of wrestling took a hit Tuesday when the International Olympic Committee announced plans to drop the sport after the 2016 Games.
What? The International Olympic Committee said Tuesday it plans to drop wrestling from the Olympics beginning with the 2020 games.
How many dreams died with the International Olympic Committee's announcement Tuesday that it planned to drop wrestling from its list of core sports?
Getting its second state wrestling championship this season might not be a downhill race, but Cleveland High School's task isn't anywhere close to a trek up Mount Everest.
The University of Tennessee won convincingly Sunday, hammering visiting Davidson 37-7 at Maclellan Gym.
It could be a conference cakewalk — the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's home wrestling meet at 2 p.m. today at Maclellan Gym.
Jim Higgins was a happy man Saturday.
Jake Yost says it doesn't matter who's at the wheel, Cleveland's bus is going to keep on rolling.
Two of the most pressure-packed rounds in high school wrestling will take place today at Ooltewah High School.
The Region 3 wrestling seeding meeting earlier this week was perhaps the smoothest in history.
When Andy Kelly and then Jason Fitzgerald were finishing their Rhea County High School football careers, ESPN was a still-learning-to-walk cable network and the Internet was even less of a commodity.
Ooltewah High School football coach Shannon Williams has resigned.
It could be rebound and rampage wrestling this weekend for area high school powers.
I guess it may take a brawl for the TSSAA to agree with its wrestling coaches.
Bradley Central athletic director Turner Jackson and Chattanooga-area wrestling official Mike Craft have been singled out by the TSSAA.
The Southern Conference may be spread out geographically, specifically for its wrestling teams, but there is something about the open road that agrees greatly with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Cleveland had a message for Wilson Central and delivered it with innumerable exclamation points Saturday night:
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — The Williamson County Agricultural Expo, in its fourth year as home to the Tennessee high school state wrestling championships, is the butt of crass comments and jokes.
Justin Barnes is still familiar with some of the shortcuts and back trails in the Soddy-Daisy community, and those that have changed he'll learn soon enough.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — His peers applauded his decision and his mentor endorsed it, but that didn't make a dismissal of three starters any less painful for Soddy-Daisy wrestling coach Jim Higgins.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Cleveland made it look easy, Soddy-Daisy not so much, but the two Chattanooga-area wrestling powers still advanced to today's Class AAA state duals semifinals.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Soddy-Daisy and East Ridge joined early winners Cleveland and McCallie in the state duals championships at the Williamson County Agricultural Expo.