As someone who loves high school football, I look forward to the area tour each year. So for the 15th consecutive year, on the first day Tennessee teams are allowed to practice in full pads, I tried to visit as many area schools as possible.
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Get live updates as Stephen Hargis tours the area as high school drills begin
It all begins anew. Winter workouts became summer conditioning, which led to 7-on-7 passing camps, and now cleats will dig into dew-soaked practice fields this morning as high school football teams across Tennessee are allowed to put on full pads and prepare for the season's kickoff.
Two Chattanooga teams will be representing Tennessee in the Southern Sectional junior team tennis tournament Aug. 15-17 in Lexington, S.C.
When Bernard Childress took over as executive director of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association five years ago the first thing he had to do was hark back to his days as a prep basketball coach.
JASPER, Tenn. — The anticipation has been building for prep football teams throughout the Chattanooga area since last season ended. Teams across the state are allowed to begin practicing in pads Monday in preparation for kickoff to the new season, which is less than four weeks away.
Ringgold has hired Ashley Boren as its high school volleyball coach for at least the upcoming season.
Silverdale Baptist Academy has hired Nathan Daugherty to coach its varsity high school volleyball program.
After months of wondering where he might get a chance to play football at, former Ooltewah standout Mike Williams took matters into his own hands one evening.
August in late July can be a world beater.