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.
Justin Barnes is coming home. The former Red Bank and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga quarterback has accepted the position of football coach at Soddy-Daisy.
There is an air of excitement around East Ridge, whose Pioneers left Thursday afternoon for Tennessee's state duals wrestling championships.
Debates are raging across the state regarding clear favorites in Tennessee's state wrestling duals championships.
Soddy-Daisy sent three wrestlers home from the high school state dual meet in Franklin, Tenn., according to coach Jim Higgins.
Who are absolute favorites for Tennessee state duals wrestling championships this weekend? Defending champions?
The rosy picture that was Baylor School wrestling to start the season is beginning to regain some clarity.
Baylor extended its wrestling win streak over McCallie to nine years Monday, posting a 33-19 victory at the Red Raiders’ Duke Arena.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga vaulted to the top of the Southern Conference wrestling standings, using The Citadel as a stepping stone in its first league match of the year.
Jim Morgan, the program's all-time wins leader, will be among those in attendance when the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team culminates its legends weekend this afternoon.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The most important thing to Soddy-Daisy was getting back to next week's state wrestling duals to defend their championship.
Jacob Stevens mops mats, coaches from the bench during junior varsity matches and washes towels.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland and Soddy-Daisy will represent the Chattanooga area in the state wrestling duals, which are scheduled for next Friday and Saturday at the Williamson County Agricultural Expo in Franklin.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — There is precious little time for Cleveland to celebrate or commiserate.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland won its district championship but the Blue Raiders wrestlers will be in action again Thursday night when the host the Region 3-AAA duals.
If the Hixson wrestling team was going to get hit by a flu bug, coach Garrick Hall probably could not have been happier with the timing.
A forfeit and a pin proved to be the difference Sunday as the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team fell 21-17 at Cleveland (Ohio) State.
Nick Soto was visibly disturbed when he lost in the quarterfinals of the Southern Scuffle on Jan. 1.
It looked as if Hixson was going to need a steam shovel to dig itself out Friday, but the Wildcats rebounded from a 17-point deficit six matches in to clinch their sixth consecutive trip to the state wrestling duals tournament.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Jerry Johnson no longer has to go to the dinner table or the refrigerator to be in a happy place, and he doesn't say supersize it anymore.
What Baylor called a needed shot in the arm, host Soddy-Daisy referred to as a kick in the pants.
When he quit smoking after more than 30 years, Schaack Van Deusen put down the cigarettes one day and hasn't touched them since.
The Baylor School wrestling team knocked off third-ranked Soddy-Daisy tonight, often scoring first on the way to a 35-33 road victory.
The East Ridge wrestling program had a coming-out party of sorts Saturday, winning the school's first invitational championship in close to two decades.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The gem that has become Cleveland High School wrestling might have flaws, but rival Bradley Central can attest that a jeweler's loop would be necessary to spot them.
With scholarship hopes in mind, Hixson wide receiver Allante Novene is one of a half-dozen Chattanooga area football players who'll be competing Saturday in the annual Border Bowl at University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has its first wrestling commitment for 2013.
Securing its second 20-win season in school history, the Walker Valley wrestling team manhandled Hixson on Tuesday.
First off, the Southern Scuffle: Looking back, it's hard to believe that the New Year's 2013 tournament could be better than UTC's first time to host the event last year.
Ryan Casteel isn't where he wants to be, but he's on track to get there.
There is no place yet on the porch with the big dogs for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga squandered a 10-0 lead Sunday and fell 29-10 to ninth-ranked Illinois.
For those who missed the Southern Scuffle last week, there is still an opportunity to see a Top 10 wrestling team this afternoon.
The roll that coach Jim Higgins feared had abandoned his Soddy-Daisy wrestling team was back in full force Saturday.
Soddy-Daisy won its Showdown in record time Saturday.
While Central will host its invitational wrestling tournament Saturday, the Purple Pounders are still applying their game face for the rest of the high school season.
Since Cael Sanderson's first year at the helm in 2010 when it finished ninth at the NCAA tournament, Penn State has failed to find a wrestling tournament it didn't like.
The Southern Scuffle set an attendance record for the second straight day, drawing 2,856 fans.
Penn State won its third consecutive Southern Scuffle championship at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s McKenzie Arena Wednesday, outscoring runner-up Oklahoma State by 25.5 points.
Legend and team scores
Defending champion Penn State, placing five of six semifinalists in tonight’s championship finals, bolted to a 20.5-point-lead this morning in the Southern Scuffle at McKenzie Arena.
Even without two wrestlers ranked in the top 10, defending national champion Penn State flexed its muscles and ended New Year's Day atop the top-heavy Southern Scuffle wrestling tournament.
Seeking to defend its 2012 Southern Scuffle championship, defending NCAA champion Penn State slipped into the Scuffle wrestling lead at McKenzie Arena, scoring 48.5 points to snare a one-point lead over Oklahoma State through today’s championship round of 16.
Even with wins harder to come by now for Zach Watson, he's 10-4 as a true freshman wrestling unattached in a redshirt season for Virginia.
Top-ranked Penn State will be the favorite for the Southern Scuffle wrestling tournament Tuesday and Wednesday at McKenzie Arena, but the Nittany Lions will have to get through a field worthy of the NCAA championships to win it.