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TSSAA Class AAA state wrestling results

Area high school basketball players may have enjoyed being out of school this week after a second round of snowfall within a month, but despite most schools in the area being closed again today, TSSAA postseason play finally is getting under way.

The Hixson Wildcats ran away with the state's first Region 2-A/AA wrestling championship, scoring 200 points and qualifying 12 for the traditional state tournament this week, after barely leading a close team race going into Saturday.

  • Feb. 9th, 2014  |
  • By By Idris Garcia

The goal at Hixson High School hasn’t changed. Coach Garrick Hall and the Wildcats want to win the region wrestling tournament.

The area's busiest Tennessee campuses during signing day were Baylor and East Hamilton, which had five players each who signed scholarships Wednesday.

No more Soddy-Daisy or Ooltewah wrestlers but the competition figures to be just as stiff in the Region 2-A/AA tournament Friday and Saturday at Hixson.

All high school sporting events in the Chattanooga area were called off because of Tuesday's snowstorm, creating more scheduling problems on top of those caused previously by unusually cold temperatures.

Ten minutes into Thursday's District 6-AA boys' basketball game at Brainerd, the Panthers had built a 17-point lead and appeared on their way to another whipping of the Howard Hustlin' Tigers like the one they administered at Howard on Dec. 6. But a different-looking set of Tigers didn't go away so easily this time.

Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.

The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.

It took just one year as an assistant coach in Chattanooga for Mark Teague to prove he was ready for the next step in his career.

After a bad performance Tuesday night against Central, the Brainerd basketball coaches challenged their players before their big District 6-AA matchup Friday night against rival Howard.

Michael Calloway on Monday became the second District 6-AA football coach to resign after the 2013 season.

On paper, it was the worst loss of Tyner basketball coach Gerald Harris's six-year coaching career. In the moments after that game, he said his team simply was outplayed, but his Rams knew exactly what happened, and heading into this season they feel they know what it's going to take to ensure that won't happen again.

The last Friday of Tennessee's high school football regular season has numerous coaches changing their postgame rituals.

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