Former McCallie School golfer Adam Mitchell changed his career path Friday.
Chattanooga was chosen over Des Moines, Iowa; Montgomery, Ala.; Normal, Ill.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; Spartanburg, S.C.; and Tupelo, Miss. to host the Amateur Softball Association/USA Softball 16-under girls' fastpitch national tournament in 2015.
The Elks Hoop Shoot free-throw contest for boys and girls ages 8-13 is being held Saturday at Chattanooga's Southside youth and family center.
New NCAA Division II member Lee University swept NAIA Division II member Tennessee Wesleyan in a basketball doubleheader Saturday in Cleveland.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga sophomore Teghan Henderson finished third in the NCAA South Region cross country meet Friday at Tuscaloosa, Ala., and qualified for the national meet next Saturday at Terre Haute, Ind.
Georgia football legend Herschel Walker will be the speaker next June 23 at the eighth annual Athens (Tenn.) Chamber of Commerce benefit dinner, and tickets already are on sale. They cost $50.
Chattanooga State sophomore pitcher Tyler Troutt was one of eight signees Wednesday for the Middle Tennessee State baseball program for 2014-15.
Josh Ball's six goals and one assist in a win over Clearwater Christian and his goal in a 2-2 tie Saturday at Palm Beach Atlantic got the Lee University senior forward the recognition of National Christian College Athletic Association Division I men's soccer player of the week.
Steven Fox, Paul Apyan and Jonathan Hodge are one-third of the way through PGA Tour Qualifying School.
Sonoraville High School volleyball players Carrie Cheeks and Kristi Vaughn were named to the 2013 Georgia Class AAA all-state first team after the Senior All-Star game this past weekend in Atlanta.
Host Bryan College won its fifth consecutive Appalachian Athletic Conference men's cross country championship and sixth in seven years Saturday as the Lions' Anthony Simpson, Connor Hatfield and Alex Stephens finished first through third and Jason McLeod and Tyler Boone were seventh and 12th in the meet at Fort Bluff Camp.
The first became a first for Don Humphreys in the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon, and Jessica Marlier turned a year of personal records into a smashing achievement with a third-place overall finish and the women's victory Saturday.
Wesley Cash of Chattanooga and Mark Vines of Lynchburg, Va., made their USTA National Men's 55 Hard Court doubles championship an overpowering one Saturday at Indian Wells, Calif.
The Dalton State men's basketball team finally felt what it's like to lose Friday evening, falling 89-87 at Tennessee Wesleyan, which is ranked 20th in NAIA Division II.
The top-seeded pair of Wesley Cash of Chattanooga and Mark Vines of Lynchburg, Va., won 6-3, 6-1 over Matthew Barker and Jeff Tonjes of Albuquerque, N.M., in the USTA National Men's 55 Hard Court Championships doubles semifinals Friday at Indian Wells, Calif.