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.
For the Baylor boys' basketball team Saturday evening, it was as simple as hitting free throws.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Region 4 may be the state's toughest for Class AAA wrestling, but the chances of advancing more than two to the state duals is tougher.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — The Cleveland and Soddy-Daisy wrestling teams are in the Class AAA state duals semifinals while Baylor gained the Division II championship match.
The Hixson wrestling team arrived early in Franklin for the TSSAA state dual championships that begin this afternoon, but the Wildcats and the rest of the Chattanooga-area contingent have had to overcome weather issues and school closings.
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.
Wilson Central never has won a state wrestling championship, and the upstart Wildcats were on the short end of a record-setting 78-4 beatdown a year ago.
In old-school fashion with a good measure of rough-and-tumble like that taught for years by Luke Worsham and Dave Spencer, Baylor and McCallie went toe-to-toe in wresling Friday night.
It's hard to gauge the team strength of the Halls Invitational wrestling tournament in Knoxville, but winning by 68.5 points there over runner-up Bradley Central gives Wilson Central reason to boast heading into the Division I state duals Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in Franklin.
Meigs County senior basketball player Emileigh Swafford went over the 2,000-point mark last Friday in the Lady Tigers'43-31 victory over Tellico Plains.
A close game amid a lot of emotion with a wild finish.
A recruiting class that had been loading up on beef got a little sizzle Thursday when the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga landed its 10th commitment. Washington County (Ga.) all-state running back Melvin "The Thrill" Hill became the first offensive skill position commitment for the Mocs in this class and brings with him a dynamic skill set.
The week after McCallie's Lee Connell won his second state wrestling championship, his family had a ceremony in which he passed a baton to younger brother Adam.
Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.