Patrick MacCoon (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6311
Patrick MacCoon is an avid sports lover who joined the Chattanooga Times Free Press January 2, 2019. He covers prep sports along with the Chattanooga Football Club and Chattanooga Red Wolves. Patrick is a fan of Atlanta professional sports and began reading newspapers at an early age to analyze the MLB box scores. He is a graduate from Red Bank High School and the University of Tennessee (Knoxville).

Dalton's Jahmyr Gibbs rushes for 404 yards, eight scores

Published Aug. 24 2019

Dalton senior running back Jahmyr Gibbs was nearly untouchable Friday night.

Chattanooga Football Club Foundation among bidders to develop 13 acres at Montague Park

Published Aug. 23 2019

The Chattanooga Football Club Foundation is hoping to build three multipurpose fields near downtown as the city looks to develop...

Calhoun rolls past Ridgeland to start new era of football

Published Aug. 22 2019

It may be a new era for Calhoun High School football, but the Yellow Jackets appear to remain in good...

Chattanooga Red Wolves draw on the road with South Georgia Tormenta FC

Published Aug. 21 2019

Chattanooga Red Wolves left back Vangjel Zguro's passing ability was on display again.

Standout McCallie goalkeeper Andrew Prescott committs to ETSU soccer team

Published Aug. 21 2019

McCallie senior goalkeeper Andrew Prescott called his decision to commit to the East Tennessee State University soccer program a "no-brainer."

Melissa Oliveira's hat trick highlights Baylor's win over East Hamilton

Published Aug. 21 2019

Much like the lightning strikes in the distance soon after the final whistle, Baylor's attack was electric to start another...

Cleveland opens volleyball season strong with sweep of Sale Creek

Published Aug. 19 2019

With five combined trips to the state volleyball tournament over the past three years, neither Cleveland nor Sale Creek wasted...

Mobile BayBears even series with Chattanooga Lookouts

Published Aug. 19 2019

Mobile's Bo Way and Jhoan Urena matched Chattanooga in hits, while a four-run second inning provided all the damage needed...

Chattanooga-area high school fall sports teams have big goals this year

Published Aug. 18 2019

It's time for high school fall sports in Tennessee.

Chattanooga FC loses at Detroit City FC, now 0-2 in Members Cup

Published Aug. 17 2019

In a battle of friends and foes, the Chattanooga Football Club lost 2-1 to Detroit City FC on Saturday night...

Red Wolves lose to USL League One leaders, fall to fourth place

Published Aug. 17 2019

Tim Hankinson was straight to the point after the Chattanooga Red Wolves' home unbeaten streak ended at 10 matches.

Tyner, McCallie each goes 2-0 in Best of Preps Jamboree

Published Aug. 16 2019

Wayne Turner tore into his Tyner football team after what he called a poor start to the Rams' two scrimmage...


Veteran-led Red Wolves look to take down youthful North Texas

Published Aug. 16 2019

The Chattanooga Red Wolves have made week-to-week consistency on the soccer field a priority, and their success in that regard...

Chattanooga Football Club set for battle at Detroit City

Published Aug. 16 2019

While its days as an amateur team are numbered, the Chattanooga Football Club will try to put together a memorable...

Boyd Buchanan Buccaneers begin a new era

Published Aug. 16 2019

Already receiving NCAA Division I looks, McGoy could be in for a big junior season as a versatile weapon in...

Bledsoe County Warriors responding to new challenges

Published Aug. 16 2019

In year one of a new regime, players are responding to new challenges asked of them.

Chattanooga Central Purple Pounders are 'blessed' with running back speed

Published Aug. 16 2019

Curt Jones feels as if this year's team will be more prepared in year two with the coaching staff.

Cleveland Blue Raiders' leading scorer is back

Published Aug. 16 2019

Robert Flowers is a game-changing force at receiver.

Grace Academy Golden Eagles returning most experience up front on both sides of ball

Published Aug. 16 2019

Up front on both sides of the ball is where the Golden Eagles return the most experience.

East Ridge Pioneers look to surprise

Published Aug. 16 2019

Jalen Boykin has earned his teammates' trust and is a leader on both sides of the ball.