Ooltewah

At least according to volleyball.com, Class AA Signal Mountain's Taelor Kellum is considered the most talented high school volleyball player in the Chattanooga area. But by her own admission, she still has something to prove.

The two-night Best of Preps high school football jamboree gets under way tonight at Finley Stadium.

There will still be an arms race in District 5-AAA entering the 2014 football season. But the league's top four teams will be introducing new arms.

The Ooltewah and Cleveland football teams were selected as two of the state's top Class 5A teams in a preseason poll.

Tickets for the the inaugural Madaris Best of Preps Kickoff Classic on Aug. 21 at Finley Stadium, matching the McCallie and Cleveland high school football teams, are on sale now at www.timesfreepress.com/kickoff. Tickets cost $8 in advance and will be $10 on the day of the game.

As someone who loves high school football, I look forward to the area tour each year. So for the 15th consecutive year, on the first day Tennessee teams are allowed to practice in full pads, I tried to visit as many area schools as possible.

Two Chattanooga teams will be representing Tennessee in the Southern Sectional junior team tennis tournament Aug. 15-17 in Lexington, S.C.

After months of wondering where he might get a chance to play football at, former Ooltewah standout Mike Williams took matters into his own hands one evening.

Twelve area players were named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state boys' soccer teams that were announced Monday.

East Hamilton seventh-grader Madison Hayes didn't just reach the Pitch, Hit & Run finals during Monday's All-Star Game festivities at Target Field in Minneapolis.

Wes Caldwell has resigned his position as baseball coach at Lookout Valley and is moving to Ooltewah.

TSSAA Division I coaches and athletic directors from high schools in the southeastern part of the state met Thursday at Chattanooga Christian School to discuss football classification proposals and the possibility of a split between public and all private schools.

Twelve area players were named to Tennessee High School Soccer Coaches’ Association all-state teams announced Wednesday.

One week made all the difference for the Georgia girls' all-star soccer team.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Even though the debate over a potential public/private school complete split was never mentioned openly during the two days of the TSSAA Board of Control meetings, the subject was discussed during the closed-door session, according to one board member.

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