CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Players come from thoughout North America to be part of the Lee University baseball program that has become a perennial NAIA World Series contender, but hometown guys have continued to be important in the Flames' success.
As if Gordon Lee High School hasn't had enough success in recent years in Georgia state competition, ninth-grader Mason Sims from Chickamauga is taking success in his sport worldwide.
Pat Appleton remembers that she "laughed hysterically" when she first heard a decade or so ago that Chattanooga could become the "Boulder of the East" as a center of outdoors pursuits.
Commemoration, close competition and cool connections highlighted the runs in the park Saturday at the Chickamauga Battlefield.
Races kind of run together when they've been held for four-plus decades, but the 45th annual Chickamauga Chase this Saturday will be special for several reasons.
In four years at Tennessee Temple University, Kenrick Liburd has coached women's volleyball and basketball and men's and women's soccer. He's been the constant in the athletic department during that time, and now he's overseeing it.
Chattanooga Parks and Recreation’s therapeutic recreation division continues to add opportunities for area residents with disabilities.
It was another successful weekend for the Chattanooga State baseball team — even more so in light of the opponent — but Sunday's result kept it from being sensational.
A major bass tournament is returning to Chickamauga Lake this June, and the Walmart FLW Tour anglers seem as excited about it as area businesses.
In the summer when Brent Brady was 17 years old, his father was killed in a boating accident during a fishing tournament on Tims Ford Lake.
Former Baylor School runner James Strang from Signal Mountain was part of a monumental United States achievement Sunday in Poland.
Although having to drop "Golden Gloves" from the name in light of new restrictions about the national organization's brand, the Chattanooga Boxing Championships carried on Friday night with special attention to the event's history.
Lake Chickamauga is booming with big bass.
The Brady bunch now gets to enjoy a fine time at Winona Lake.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The last chance may be the best chance for the Lee University men's basketball program to win an NAIA national championship.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Hollie German scores 19.4 points a game. Jenna Adams averages 14.8 points and 9.3 rebounds. Julia Zimmerman has become good for three or four 3-point baskets a game down the stretch of the season.
After going 4-for-4 in United States tennis championships in 2012, Chattanooga's Wesley Cash now gets a chance to win a world title for the USA.
Sale Creek High School already had made the decision to start playing varsity football in 2013.
This year's Rock/Creek Trail Series officially has added an event, plugging into an empty month on the schedule with yet another type and length of course, but it's hardly being started from scratch.
ATHENS, Tenn. — The season began with four losses, but that was a long time ago for the Tennessee Wesleyan College men's basketball team.
The Frost Classic softball tournament started out so well for its host team.
Brown Middle School teacher and coach Geno Phillips made the first race he won after moving to Chattanooga also his latest victory Saturday morning. He again finished first in the Scenic City Half Marathon.
Leave it to Parker Bacon to catch the porker.
Brigitte Schultz and her husband got to Brainerd Village from Flintstone, Ga., at about 5 a.m. Wednesday to make sure she could meet her favorite NASCAR driver at the new Ollie's Bargain Outlet.
NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick was in Chattanooga this morning, helping with the opening of the Ollie's Bargain Outlet in Brainerd Village.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — What could have been a bulky beginning to the Cleveland State Community College Hall of Fame was full but smooth Saturday, beginning with the induction brunch at the Mountain View Inn.
After enjoying official visits to Indiana and Ole Miss as well as Tennessee and Murray State, Girls Preparatory School track standout Destinee Lansden made an unofficial trip a month ago to the University of Memphis.
He was the quiet leader of the Golden years of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga basketball, when the Mocs reached the NCAA Division II final in 1976 and '77, winning it the second time, and he remains the school's all-time scoring leader with 2,384 points.
In between stops in the University of North Carolina system, Aaron Wright is expected to help lead the Chattanooga State baseball team to another strong season this year.
As is often the case, the Chattanooga State softball team is getting the jump on all other area diamond teams this season by opening in a Florida tournament in January. But this time is very different.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Walker Valley High School boys' bowling program celebrated its 10th year of existence Monday with a monumental first: a team berth in the state tournament.
The Smyrna High School girls' bowling team will be back at its home center for one more competition in the 2012-13 season.
This time last year, Stephen Pryor was looking forward to his first major league training camp and a possible quick rise to the Seattle Mariners' Class AAA team in Tacoma, Wash.
The annual Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival has its usual abundance of waterfowl and activities Saturday and Sunday at the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge and nearby Birchwood School — and even across the river in Dayton — with one major addition.
This year's Covenant College men's basketball team is proof that "a little bit" can mean a lot.
The year 2012 was overall a good one for former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga running standout Lanni Marchant, but with tough moments.
The Rapid Learning roll program is rolling with the punch.
While people from 38 states, British Columbia, Mexico and even Venezuela will be tackling a 50-mile trail race beginning and ending on the top of Lookout Mountain on Saturday, another hardy bunch will be running on the mountain's lower slopes in the 6.7-mile Wauhatchie Trail Run.
Carson-Newman swim coach Paige McCord recently announced the inaugural group of signees for her sport at the Jefferson City, Tenn., college, and the eight recruits included two from Chattanooga schools: Mary Grace Arnold of Girls Preparatory and Jeorgia Hicks of Silverdale Baptist Academy.
By the records going in, the basketball outcomes Saturday afternoon at Chattanooga State could be considered mild upsets. But the Cleveland State women and the host men's team continued recent surges of coming together in pulling off the TCCAA wins.
The Chattanooga-based website for outdoor activities information throughout the nation keeps expanding in locations and details.
Former Baylor School runner James Strang from Signal Mountain was part of unprecedented United States success last Friday in the Hanji Aoki Cup International Ekiden in Chiba, Japan.
Back in September, the four-time defending national champion Lee University women's soccer team began its final season of NAIA play against Northwood in Florida.
Two guys in town to enjoy Thanksgiving with their in-laws battled it out Thursday morning for the Turkey Trot 8k triumph from the Sports Barn East.
SEWANEE, Tenn. — Kayla Sewell apparently thinks she's at a Class A high school instead of a university with some of the most demanding academic requirements in the nation.
Baylor School held a signing party Wednesday evening to celebrate with four girls' swimmers who signed NCAA Division I letters of intent and another who could have but picked a Division II school instead.
Cancer has claimed the life of former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga basketball coach Murray Arnold.
Kim Smith had a full day at Chattanooga State on Saturday. She got there well before the 1 p.m. softball scrimmage to make sure things were lined up for that and the 2 p.m. basketball doubleheader, and she went back and forth between the two campus facilities until basketball was done and she could take softball Wall of Fame honoree Charmaine Johns to dinner.
Jason Altman came from Knoxville again and was settling for nothing less than first place in the 33rd Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon.
Racing will continue at the Brainerd Optimist Drag Strip after the accident that killed longtime track worker Johnny Walker last week.