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No more Soddy-Daisy or Ooltewah wrestlers but the competition figures to be just as stiff in the Region 2-A/AA tournament Friday and Saturday at Hixson.

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.

The Signal Mountain wrestling team is coming off a disappointing finish in the East Hamilton Invitational. The program still is looking for its first tournament championship after finishing second to Dalton.

Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.

The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.

The Tyner basketball Rams have a lot of talent on the offensive end, but they pride themselves on defense. And in an eight-minute stretch Saturday night in the Times Free Press Best of Preps championship game against Boyd-Buchanan, they showed just how good they could be.

While the optimum goal was not reached for either school, both the Ooltewah boys and Heritage girls believe they will be better off having competed in the Best of Preps basketball tournament the past three days.

Boyd-Buchanan didn't have it all the way Friday in its boys' semifinal in the Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball tournament. The Buccaneers just wouldn't go away.

Tyner and Notre Dame had different ideas about how they wanted the tempo to go in their boys' semifinal Friday in the Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball tournament.

For the most part Thursday, McCallie did a good job stopping Tyner as far as shooting the basketball. But the Rams did an even better job.

Heritage accomplished two goals Thursday in the school's first appearance in the Best of Preps basketball tournament.

With the goal of being crowned champions Saturday night, eight girls' teams and eight boys' teams begin play today in the 2013 version of the Times Free Press Best of Preps basketball tournament at Chattanooga State.

It didn't take very long for Jordan Atkins' sophomore basketball season to be cut short. Matter of fact, he never got the chance to have a varsity basketball season, but he's been making up for it this year.

Tyner basketball coach Gerald Harris wasn't going to be picky about how his team claimed a 22-point victory over Brainerd on Thursday despite 22 turnovers and 14 missed free throws. The stats would suggest that it wasn't pretty -- and it wasn't -- but to most coaches, there's really nothing ugly about a win.

RINGGOLD, Ga. — Eddie Bryant admits the first three seasons of leading the Heritage High School girls' basketball program was a test of his patience.

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