100 YARDS: Lookout Valley football coach Josh Payne talks to Stephen Hargis about the upcoming season

Published Jul. 22 2019

As the countdown continues to kickoff of another prep football season, sports editor Stephen Hargis continues his twice-weekly series of...

100 YARDS: Marion County football coach Joey Mathis talks about season expectations, teaching players life skills and more

Published Jul. 19 2019

Today's guest is Marion County coach Joey Mathis.

Ringgold lineman Reid Williams commits to Mocs

Published Jul. 18 2019

College football coaches want their players to be tough, so getting a few stitches might have been the best thing...

Lookout Valley names Jason Henderson as new baseball coach

Published Jul. 18 2019

Jason Henderson is coming back home.

Super Bowl champion Keionta Davis grateful to his high school head coach

Published Jul. 15 2019

Super Bowl LIII champion Keionta Davis vividly remembers a mentor and friend who helped push him to strive to be...

100 YARDS: Howard football coach John Starr talks about standout players, new stadium and more

Published Jul. 15 2019

As the countdown continues to kickoff of another prep football season, sports editor Stephen Hargis continues his twice-weekly series of...

Youth-led Ooltewah wins CASL City Meet for first time

Published Jul. 13 2019

A new power has emerged in the Chattanooga Area Swim League.

Baylor School trio picked for USA Baseball national program

Published Jul. 12 2019

Three players from Baylor's state championship baseball team have been selected to participate in USA Baseball's 16-under National Team Development...

100 YARDS: Chattanooga Christian football coach Mark Mariakis talks about faith, scheduling, program goals and more

Published Jul. 12 2019

The countdown continues to kickoff of another prep football season.

East Hamilton hires Andy Webb to build on boys' basketball success

Published Jul. 11 2019

During the past eight seasons as a boys' basketball assistant coach for Science Hill High School in Johnson City, Andy...

100 YARDS: Red Bank football coach Chris Brown talks about changes, standout players, tradition and more

Published Jul. 8 2019

As the countdown continues to kickoff of another prep football season, sports editor Stephen Hargis continues his twice-weekly series of...

100 YARDS: New East Hamilton football coach Grant Reynolds talks about standout players, expectations for 2019 season and more [video]

Published Jul. 5 2019

With just six weeks remaining until the prep football season kicks off, sports editor Stephen Hargis continues his twice-weekly series...


Whitwell Tigers will open football season with two games in four-day span

Published Jul. 4 2019

As if the demands of taking over a program coming off the best season in school history weren't great enough,...

McCallie quarterback DeAngelo Hardy commits to Kennesaw State

Published Jul. 2 2019

Wanting to turn his full attention toward the upcoming football season, McCallie School quarterback DeAngelo Hardy ended his recruiting process...

Lance Rorex leaving Lookout Valley to take over Silverdale baseball program

Published Jul. 2 2019

Lance Rorex has resigned as baseball coach and athletic director at Lookout Valley High School to accept an offer to...

UTC football coach dismisses three players for 'violation of team rules'

Published Jul. 2 2019

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga head football coach Rusty Wright has dismissed three players for what he called "violation of...

100 YARDS: Chattanooga area prep football season preview kicks off with Meigs County coach Jason Fitzgerald [video]

Published Jul. 1 2019

With five days remaining in the TSSAA mandated two-week dead period — where high school athletes are not allowed to...

Former Central, Ridgeland head football coach Cortney Braswell indicted on theft of property charges

Published Jun. 27 2019

Cortney Braswell, former head football coach at Central High School and Ridgeland High, has been indicted on theft of property...

Times Free Press sports department earns state awards

Published Jun. 25 2019

The Times Free Press sports department was recognized recently with several Tennessee Sports Writers Association awards.

20th annual Best of Preps jamboree at Finley Stadium is set for Aug. 16-17

Published Jun. 24 2019

The countdown has begun for the high school football season. In fewer than eight weeks teams will take the field...

Belmont basketball team lands inspired point guard in Cleveland's JaCobi Wood

Published Jun. 24 2019

Cleveland point guard JaCobi Wood got plenty of attention as a junior this past season.


Boyd Buchanan athletes bonding, pushing one another

Published Jun. 20 2019

After running 42 sprints to end Thursday's multisport workout at Boyd Buchanan School, the Buccaneers feel as if they are...

Tennessee softball all-stars sweep Georgia

Published Jun. 19 2019

After Sydney White tore the brachialis muscle in her arm the first game into Ooltewah High School's 2019 softball season,...