McCallie

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Marko Mandic finally put it all together — and at the most opportune time.

LEBANON, Tenn. — The hardest throw Tyler Payne made all day didn't come during his six innings of work on the mound.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Entering Wednesday's Division II-AA state team tennis championship match against Memphis University School, McCallie had the mentality that it would take a great match combined with a little luck to beat arguably the state's top team, regardless of classification.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The McCallie School tennis team gave coach Eric Voges plenty to worry about before the doubles portion of its Division II-AA state semifinal match against Montgomery Bell Academy on Tuesday. A slow start didn't help.

LEBANON, Tenn. — In the end the game was decided from John Hennen's rear end.

Boyd-Buchanan has Buzz, Baylor has the lucky charm of Eddie Etter and McCallie has its on-the-bus name game.

The biggest issue facing high school sports in more than a decade is still months from being decided, but if the Chattanooga area is any indication there is a clear consensus on the public-school/private-school debate.

An already talent-laden McCallie School junior class just added another gifted football prospect. Junior cornerback/receiver Nygel Edmonds, who played at Atlanta's Westminster last season and is rated a four-star recruit by 247Sports.com, has transferred to McCallie and will be eligible this season.

Even on cruise control, C.J. Fritz remained several steps ahead of the competition.

In a long-anticipated Region 3-A baseball meeting of old rivals, Boyd-Buchanan posted a 6-1 victory Thursday night at South Pittsburg to claim the right to host a sectional game today.

McCallie School soccer and golf coach Tony Meyers is leaving Chattanooga to accompany his wife to New Rochelle, N.Y., and the school has hired from within for both positions.

Two venues and a rain delay later, the Notre Dame girls' tennis team is headed back to Murfreesboro.

Much like Bo Jackson was in football, McCallie's Tons Ferguson may be better at his "hobby" than his preferred sport of baseball.

Baseball for decades at Tyner was an afterthought, even a walkover for district opponents.

Two of the area's traditional powers will take center stage at Finley Stadium to begin the 2014 high school football season.

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