East Ridge

Notre Dame’s Kareem Orr quickly dismissed the notion that he can do nearly everything on a football field.

  • Aug. 30th, 2014  |
  • By By Greg Thompson

Storyline: Webb lost last week to Maryville, 28-7, and Baylor rolled in its opener, 51-6 over Howard. If Baylor quarterback Nick Tiano is as sharp as he was last week -- 5-of-8 (with three drops) for 155 yards and four TDs -- the Red Raiders will be tough to handle.

The libero position was incorporated into competition volleyball in 1999, the TSSAA adopting it a few years later, in an effort to improve defensive play on the back row.

Soddy-Daisy High School has hired Clint Steele to head its boys' soccer program for the 2015 season.Staff Reports

If the TSSAA insists on continuing with “Week 0” then it needs to put special emphasis on watering the troops.

  • Aug. 25th, 2014  |

Marion County's Ricky Ross directed his first game as a football head coach Thursday night but actually is in his second head coaching job, having succeeded Vic Grider at South Pittsburg but resigning two months later.

Storyline: Class A state finalists a year ago, the Pirates are looking for their sixth season with 10 or more wins in the last seven years.

Notre Dame's defense Saturday looked like it picked up right where it left off last year.

The two-night Best of Preps high school football jamboree gets under way tonight at Finley Stadium.

East Ridge players have known since spring practice that they could, even should, be the preseason favorites to win the District 6-AA football championship.

History dictates that South Pittsburg again will win the District 6-A football championship.

Tickets for the the inaugural Madaris Best of Preps Kickoff Classic on Aug. 21 at Finley Stadium, matching the McCallie and Cleveland high school football teams, are on sale now at www.timesfreepress.com/kickoff. Tickets cost $8 in advance and will be $10 on the day of the game.

As someone who loves high school football, I look forward to the area tour each year. So for the 15th consecutive year, on the first day Tennessee teams are allowed to practice in full pads, I tried to visit as many area schools as possible.

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