Storyline: Since a season-opening loss to Knox Catholic, the Irish have posted eight consecutive wins with an average victory margin of 34 points.
Loretta Mattheiss, wife of Grace Academy boys' basketball coach Jon Mattheiss, suffered a stroke on Oct. 17 and is recovering in an intensive-care unit at a local hospital.
(All kickoffs at 7:30 Eastern unless noted)
Hannah Henry doesn't have a favorite NFL team, but she'll be watching the games on television today.
Considering her prowess playing goalkeeper for her club soccer team, everybody around the Grace Academy program was on board with freshman Rachel Beard playing the position when it became one of need during the 2014 season.
Thursday night, the Grace Academy girls' soccer team was relentless. The Lady Golden Eagles never stopped attacking. Never stopped firing shots from all angles.
Storyline: After playing tough against top-ranked Brentwood Academy last week, Baylor has another rugged task in this Division II-AA East/Middle Region game.
The Boyd-Buchanan girls' soccer team was confused by the formation East Ridge presented at the beginning of their Region 3-A/AA semifinal match Tuesday. As a result, the Lady Bucs did the only thing they knew to do.
At times they've been the few, but they've always been proud.
I have a question. What would the near-future TSSAA classification look like without the 1.8 multiplier slapped on private schools whose desire is to remain in the public school division?
• Baylor (5-3, 2-2) at Ensworth (6-1, 3-1), 8 • Bradley Central (2-5, 0-3) at Soddy-Daisy (4-4, 1-3) • Central (6-2, 3-2) at Hixson (6-2, 4-0)
Storyline: The Eagles complete the Scenic City swing after coming to town and blasting McCallie last week.
Boyd-Buchanan was late to the party Tuesday. But the Lady Buccaneers did make it, and the party at their place was all for them.