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KNOXVILLE — Two weeks ago, it all appeared to be done and dusted.

KNOXVILLE — Dave Hart woke up Wednesday morning in a less than ideal situation having to replace a basketball coach heading into late April, but it's certainly not an intimidating scenario for Tennessee's athletic director.

Three weeks after tearing his ACL is his Sanford Stadium finale against Kentucky, former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray announced a goal last December of making it back for Pro Day.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball coach Will Wade received another player in his 2014 recruiting class on Wednesday when Chuck Ester of East Mississippi Community College began signing scholarship papers to play at UTC starting this fall.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's tennis team earned a spot in the Southern Conference quarterfinals with a 4-2 victory over Davidson on Wednesday at the Champions Club.

Chattanooga State's No. 1 softball battery was charged up Wednesday, as pitcher Shelby Willard signed scholarship papers for Belmont University in Nashville while catcher Emily Dagnan sat beside her and signed papers for Lee University in Cleveland.

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RINGGOLD, Ga. — There's a reason established high school baseball coaches load their nonregion schedules with elite competition.

DALTON, Ga. — Dalton's tennis teams were among five area teams that claimed wins on the first day of the Region 7-AAAA tennis tournament at Lakeshore Park on Wednesday.

Postseason baseball berths are being sewn up in northwest Georgia, but even though some teams have already secured their playoff appearance it doesn't mean the next week isn't crucial. In fact, a crucial win or loss in the last few regular season games can mean the difference between favorable or unwanted seeding.

Abdulhakim Ado, one of the top rising junior basketball players in the nation, has recently been selected to participate in the USA Elite National Under 20 team in the World Championships in Tourcoing, France.

Chattanooga State's No. 1 softball battery was charged up Wednesday, as pitcher Shelby Willard signed scholarship papers for Belmont University in Nashville while catcher Emily Dagnan sat beside her and signed papers for Lee University in Cleveland.

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Chattanooga State's No. 1 softball battery was charged up Wednesday, as pitcher Shelby Willard signed scholarship papers for Belmont University in Nashville while catcher Emily Dagnan sat beside her and signed papers for Lee University in Cleveland.

Sewanee has gone to one of its rivals for its new women's basketball coach.

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football kicker Nick Pollard and Samford basketball player Christy Robinson from Northwest Whitfield High School were among the 10 Southern Conference athletes announced Tuesday as recipients of $2,000 postgraduate scholarships.

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Found on a Duke website Wednesday afternoon was the following Tweet from one Keith Stubbs: "Fun fact: if Jabari Parker stays in college he'll get free food."

So did anything happen in Knoxville this week?

So did anything happen in Knoxville yesterday?

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It's not the most desirable slogan for the Chattanooga Lookouts right now, but it's the most accurate.

PHILADELPHIA — Julio Teheran pitched a three-hitter, Evan Gattis homered among a career-best four hits, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Wednesday night.

DENVER — Broncos fans may want to move on from Denver's Super Bowl debacle. Not Peyton Manning. He's holding on to the heartache to stoke his competitive fire.

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Eva VanHook has a wonderful name for her organization's fundraiser Saturday, but she takes no credit for the idea.

  • April 17th, 2014  |
  • By Ron Bush  |

The azaleas are blooming, the pollen is floating in the air and the golf bug has sunk its stinger.

The cold and wind Tuesday drove John Healy off the golf course and into the warmth of Golfsmith.

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Today's dirt track automobile racers may have a hard time connecting the dots between the early days of their sport and running moonshine, but a Bradley County couple believe they have done that with their newest documentary, "It's a Dirt Track Life."

  • April 16th, 2014  |
  • By Gary Petty

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Kevin Harvick capped his biggest weekend at Darlington Raceway with his first Southern 500 victory Saturday night, passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. two laps from the end of the longest race in the track's 65-year NASCAR history.

FORT WORTH, Texas — Joey Logano had a big lead and was within a half-lap of taking the white flag at Texas.

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