Storyline: The Eagles complete the Scenic City swing after coming to town and blasting McCallie last week.
Boyd-Buchanan was late to the party Tuesday. But the Lady Buccaneers did make it, and the party at their place was all for them.
Grace Academy's young volleyball team grew up a little more Monday night at Boyd-Buchanan.
Soddy-Daisy quarterback Hunter Maynor may have been unsung entering the 2014 high school season, but it's unlikely that he is being overlooked.
• district/region game • Bradley Central (0-3, 2-5) at McMinn County (2-1, 2-5) • Brainerd (2-2, 2-6) at Tyner (1-2, 1-6) • Brentwood Academy (7-1, 3-1) at Baylor (5-2, 2-1)
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Every time the Ooltewah football team takes the field, quarterback Kelvin Leon feels like one of the luckiest guys in the world.
Storyline: The Red Raiders rake their show to Murfreesboro after a tough rivalry loss to McCallie. Baylor's offense never got going last week, and its defensive front will be tested this week against an Oakland offensive line that includes University of Tennessee commitments Kyle Oliver at TE and Jack Jones at OT.
Front-runner: McCallie (7-0, 3-0). The Blue Tornado have beat two previously unbeaten East/Middle region teams in Ensworth and Baylor.
Ooltewah was in command practically from start to finish Wednesday and defeated East Hamilton 3-0 in the championship match of the District 5-AAA high school volleyball tournament at Soddy-Daisy. Set scores were 25-10, 25-15, 25-13.
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.
Either Ooltewah's Lady Owls love being a target on the volleyball court, or they've grown accustomed to it. Either way, they've embraced it.
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.
Another year of experience was only going to benefit the Ooltewah secondary. And it has, on some of the biggest stages the Owls have performed this season.
Storyline: The Panthers have struggled offensively and without defensive help might be winless going into the District 6-AA game.