Former Central head football coach John Allen has been hired to take over the program at Powell (Tenn.) High School.
Hans Casseus weighed in at 130 pounds but in a night of forfeits, switches and weight-swapping, the first-year wrestler found himself at 138 pounds and his pin was pivotal in Central's 40-32 victory over Notre Dame.
Central girls' basketball coach Rick May belabored the point that his team is still trying to learn how to win games. And his Lady Purple Pounders found a way, although likely not the way he would've desired.
Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.
Brother Martin wrestlers loaded the bus around 8 p.m. Saturday, but most would agree that enduring the eight-hour ride home was worth it.
The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.
Fifteen local athletes have been chosen on the Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state volleyball teams.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley Central wrestling coach Ben Smith wanted his team to put themselves in a position Saturday afternoon to claim the title of the Bradley Invitational. They gave themselves that chance -- but fell short of their final pursuit.
When asked when was the last time Hixson's girls were in sole possession of first place in their district high school basketball standings, 35-year-old Lady Wildcats coach Matthew Smith said, "Probably before I was born."
There will be another tournament at the TSSAA state wrestling championships this year.
Central High School will begin looking soon for its sixth head football coach since 2000.
TSSAA kickoffs at 7 p.m. local time; Georgia games at 7:30
Since its inception, the TSSAA football playoff six-classification format has created controversy. But it can also produce intriguing matchups, and this year there's a chance for several area rematches in the first two rounds alone.
The TSSAA announced its high school football playoff brackets Saturday morning and 20 Chattanooga-area teams qualified for the playoffs. First-round games kickoff on Friday and the postseason culminates with the BlueCross Bowl state championship games, to be played Dec. 5-7 at Tennessee Tech University.
Rhea County has clinched the District 6-AAA championship and will be in the Class 5A playoffs.