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).

Former Cleveland High standout Camden Sewell's mound presence helps put Vols back on the map

Published Jun. 13 2019

Camden Sewell's dream of helping the University of Tennessee baseball program back to national relevance became an instant reality.

Chattanooga Football Club's chemistry shows in win over Atlanta SC

Published Jun. 12 2019

Finley Stadium has not been kind to visitors of late, thanks to the Chattanooga Football Club.

Madison Hayes, Andre Tarver honored as prep athletes of the year at Best of Preps Banquet

Published Jun. 11 2019

Although the youngest guest speaker ever at the Best of Preps Banquet, University of Tennessee star and soon-to-be NBA draft...


Dalton's Omar Hernandez is Gatorade National Player of the Year

Published Jun. 11 2019

After helping Dalton High School to a 23-0 state-championship season and setting a school record with 64 career assists, Wake...

Zeca leads Chattanooga FC's rout of Inter Nashville FC

Published Jun. 9 2019

Zeca Ferraz helped lead the way as the Chattanooga Football Club rolled to its first National Premier Soccer League victory...

Former Coahulla Creek star Panchito Medina leads 8-3 win for Georgia soccer all-stars

Published Jun. 9 2019

After a brilliant senior soccer season with Coahulla Creek High School, Panchito Medina's game-changing ability flashed brightly again Saturday at...

Rising East Hamilton senior Madison Hayes helps team USA win World Cup gold

Published Jun. 7 2019

Grasping the gold medal and hugging her teammates, Madison Hayes was overcome with joy as Team USA won the FIBA...

Lookouts' first-half home finale canceled after lengthy rain delay

Published Jun. 6 2019

Mother Nature stole a chance for the Chattanooga Lookouts to climb the Southern League standings Thursday night at AT&T Field.

Tejay Antone, Mitch Nay lead Chattanooga Lookouts over Mobile BayBears

Published Jun. 3 2019

A tip of the cap for Chattanooga starting pitcher Tejay Antone was well-deserved in Monday night's 3-1 victory over Mobile...

Vangjel Zguro's two assists enable Red Wolves to tie Toronto

Published Jun. 2 2019

While Vangjel Zguro's verbal communication is extremely limited at this point on the soccer pitch, the Albanian's strong left foot...

Chattanooga Football Club stock offering ending with more than $800,000 raised

Published May. 31 2019

By the time the door closes to the Chattanooga Football Club's supporter ownership campaign late Saturday night after a home...

Tyler Phillips fulfills dream to be Red Bank's baseball coach

Published May. 28 2019

Tyler Phillips never will forget the dates of May 19, 2012, and May 24, 2019.

Eamon Zayed's late score leads Red Wolves over Greenville

Published May. 25 2019

With time ticking away, the Chattanooga Red Wolves stepped up their attack that had been missing for most of Saturday...

Bears remain proud after falling to Farragut

Published May. 24 2019

Going up against Farragut's top ace, who was saved all week just for the state final, Bradley Central led 3-2...

Soddy-Daisy hires former Best of Preps player of the year Kayla Kelly Burse as new girls' basketball coach

Published May. 24 2019

Kayla Kelly Burse, a former Best of Preps girls' basketball player of the year who became a Milligan College standout,...

David Dorsey, Eric Parker finish their Cleveland track careers on top

Published May. 24 2019

Cleveland High School's Eric Parker dominated his classification's Spring Fling hurdles events Thursday.

Bradley Central advances to Class AAA title game

Published May. 23 2019

Soon after Ryan Giovengo scored the go-ahead run, the senior finished a two-inning pitching save as Bradley Central advanced to...

Makayla Packer, Jack Holcombe, Quindarius Dunnigan, Samuel Ligon win state track events

Published May. 22 2019

Soon after scoring a decisive run in Baylor's 4-3 softball victory Wednesday over rival GPS, Makayla Packer switched uniforms and...

Bradley Central advances to state final four behind Ashton Simmons' clutch hit

Published May. 22 2019

Sophomore Ashton Simmons came through in the clutch to help advance Bradley Central to the baseball state final four.

Bradley Central baseball Bears nip Riverdale; Sequatchie County no-hit, loses in 12

Published May. 21 2019

Two Chattanooga-area baseball teams began the Spring Fling in danger of being no-hit. Only one escaped.