East Hamilton wasted little time in retaking the lead after Meigs County tied the score in the top of the sixth inning in Wednesday's Region 3-AA high school softball final at East Hamilton.
The East Ridge soccer Pioneers' offense gave them enough goals to survive in the state playoffs. Their defense gave them enough help to advance.
Scouting, or note-swapping, happens all season long with some baseball teams, but the practice of learning one's opponent becomes more prevalent in the postseason.
In his first season as Sale Creek head softball coach, longtime Soddy-Daisy coach Clifford Kirk has guided the Lady Panthers to within one win of a spot in the state tournament.
During the 2012 football season, East Hamilton football coach Ted Gatewood was blessed with some talent at the tight end position. It turns out that Hurricanes tennis coach Michael Jackson was, too.
Soddy-Daisy's Alex Schafer signed a volleyball scholarship last week with Tennessee Wesleyan College.
Ooltewah, Bledsoe County, Silverdale Baptist and Marion County earned the right to host regional baseball semifinals today.
While traditional spring sports such as baseball, softball and track are winding down, the Southern tradition of spring football practice is just kicking off at many tri-state area schools.
East Hamilton coach Steve Garland played a hunch before Wednesday's District 6-AA baseball final against Central.
After East Hamilton went through all its would-haves, and Central went through all its could-haves, and both teams went through their share of should-haves, East Hamilton managed to emerge victorious in the winners-bracket final Wednesday in the District 6-AA high school softball tournament at Warner Park.
The top two seeds advanced to the winners-bracket final, but it could just as easily have been the third and fourth seeds advancing in the District 6-AA baseball tournament.
East Hamilton coach Cara Stiles watched her team shake off some rust and then crush Red Bank 12-2 in five innings Tuesday in the District 6-AA softball tournament at Warner Park.
In the stroke of a single day, Bledsoe County went from being in position for its first district baseball championship in more than two decades to hosting a District 7-AA playoff game Thursday afternoon.
• Hannah Morrison, Marion County: She hit a home run in a 5-1 softball defeat of Whitwell.
Rhea County defensive tackle Jacob Matthew will be playing football next season for Sewanee, a member of the NCAA Division III Southern Athletic Association.