Isaiah Robinson has consistently had good games throughout the season, amassing more than 1,300 yards through the regular season.
Need to add the Georgia teams once the bracket is out
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.
The last Friday of Tennessee's high school football regular season has numerous coaches changing their postgame rituals.
Storyline: The District 7-AA championship is on the line. Signal can take it with a win while Sequatchie would need to win and Grundy County beat Notre Dame to get it.
Cleveland quarterback Austin Herink will be awarded the Tennessee Teachers Education Association's player of the week award today for the combination of his strong academics as well as last week's on-field performance.
They call Blake Cates "water-boy."
Ron Crawford has nowhere to go Friday night -- unless his wife tells him differently -- so he might go scouting or simply stay at home and catch the scores on the radio.
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CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Faced with a do-or-die situation Friday night against Ooltewah, the Cleveland defense attacked and the Blue Raiders survived.
Storyline: This is playoff preparation between two ranked teams in different districts, but the same postseason Class 5A grouping.