Signal Mountain running back Skye Wilson is through for the year after learning Monday that he has a torn ACL, a torn MCL and torn meniscus in his left knee.
Anyone expecting a high-scoring high school football game between McCallie and Baylor at McCallie's packed Spears Stadium on Friday night was half right.
Earlier this football season a Soddy-Daisy player was injured seriously enough that the school's athletic trainers and the first responders did not want to move him.
Storyline: The Panthers have struggled offensively and without defensive help might be winless going into the District 6-AA game.
Scottsboro running back DeKarlos Billingsley set the school single-game rushing record with 333 yards in the team’s loss to North Jackson last week.
In recent years, college football Saturdays across the country have been christened by alliteration to try to magnify the meaning.
Based primarily on its last two wins -- over Bowling Green, Ky., and Ensworth -- McCallie has jumped into the 12th spot in the CBS MaxPreps South Region football computer rankings.
The fight for the top for Baylor and McCallie this year means more than bragging rights, the ending of streaks or simply upholding a school's honor.
Although he had been in tough spots previously, Kelvin Leon found himself on one of Tennessee high school football's biggest regular-season stages Friday.
It's big-game week with a number of rivalries sprinkled in for additional flavor, and the average fan, those with loyalty to no particular school, will have his choice of good games to attend.
In a loaded field Saturday at the McCallie Invitational, the Baylor, GPS and McCallie cross country teams all had top-10 finishes.
There's no "D" in Ensworth. Or at least there wasn't Friday night.
McCallie snapped one big streak last week and tries tonight to snip another.