Jon Massey has been named successor to Norma Nelson as softball coach at Ooltewah High.
When he was named to the all-city basketball team as a Soddy-Daisy senior, Reid Daniels wrote that his goal was to be a history teacher and successful basketball coach at his alma mater.
Dean Pavlou is a four-time Academic All-American.
There was neither glitz nor glamor to the Silverdale Baptist Academy baseball team in mid-March, and there still isn't two months later.
The groundbreaking continued Friday at Silverdale Baptist Academy, and with it the Seahawks have successfully concluded their home season while embarking on new frontiers.
While Tennessee's Division I high school baseball teams spent Monday and Wednesday getting to within a win of the state tournament, Division II members Baylor and McCallie remain two wins from the same goal.
Silverdale Baptist continues its assault on the school's baseball record books.
The depths of despair were about as deep as their fans could stand but Ooltewah coach Brian Hitchcox kept the faith.
Scouting, or note-swapping, happens all season long with some baseball teams, but the practice of learning one's opponent becomes more prevalent in the postseason.
That eerie, goosebump feeling of déjà vu wafted over Bud Ball Field most of the evening.
It's hard for his Silverdale Baptist teammates to one-up Spencer Mossburg. As SBA coach Jonathan Adcock said, they tend to take him for granted because he's always there.
Ooltewah, Bledsoe County, Silverdale Baptist and Marion County earned the right to host regional baseball semifinals today.
There will be a new boys' basketball coach next year at Soddy-Daisy.
Terrence Allen has been hired as the girls' basketball coach at East Ridge High School. He most recently taught at Hamilton High in Memphis.
It was a baseball recipe for disaster.
Normalcy returned to District 5-AAA baseball Wednesday.
The top two seeds advanced to the winners-bracket final, but it could just as easily have been the third and fourth seeds advancing in the District 6-AA baseball tournament.
A lawsuit has been filed in Hamilton County circuit court seeking $600,000 from Chattanooga Wrestling Camps, LLC, of which Heath Eslinger is listed as the resident agent.
Hagen Wilkey already had pitched a no-hitter this season, yet Red Bank teammate Blake Winstead told the senior he had every intention of one-upping him.
PIKEVILLE, Tenn. — Dustin Smith didn't say much. The Bledsoe County baseball coach was looking for his Warriors to slip into cruise control, even after they gave up a first-inning run on back-to-back errors.
Either Cleveland showed up an hour early or the District 5-AAA baseball game was delayed an hour.
In the stroke of a single day, Bledsoe County went from being in position for its first district baseball championship in more than two decades to hosting a District 7-AA playoff game Thursday afternoon.
Rhea County defensive tackle Jacob Matthew will be playing football next season for Sewanee, a member of the NCAA Division III Southern Athletic Association.
By the end of next month, South Pittsburg's Jake Stone and Silverdale Baptist's Spencer Mossburg will have accumulated 12 varsity sports letters.
Boyd-Buchanan scored four seventh-inning runs for an improbable 8-7 baseball victory Thursday over Silverdale Baptist Academy.
After 22 seasons, John Visser is stepping aside as baseball coach at Chattanooga Christian School.
A decade of students have made the hallway rounds since Central High School last won a district baseball championship.
Taylor Maxey has been sidelined by mononucleosis and was forced to miss Baylor's annual baseball series with McCallie, but the Red Raiders' junior outfielder was somewhat consoled by a scholarship offer from Tennessee Tech, which he accepted almost immediately.
Former East Ridge wrestler Chris Bird has been hired to coach his alma mater's wrestling program.
If his halo indeed had slipped, Christian Burnett righted it Thursday evening as McCallie took the opener of a three-game baseball series, 6-5 over Baylor.
There are three upperclassmen playing baseball at Lookout Valley. The rest of Tuesday's starters spent this past summer playing on a 13-14-year-old team.
Bradley Central needed help going into its Tuesday night game with newly crowned District 5-AAA champion Ooltewah.
A tournament is often an opportune time for coaches to get a look at their future, and Signal Mountain's Bumper Reese had to like what he saw Saturday.
Mark Pemberton, currently at Brentwood High School, has been hired as the football coach at Rhea County.
After pitching on Monday, Braxton Reese is sore on Tuesday.
Central High School has a new house for its diamond programs.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — No more impossible dream.
Baylor got its big inning.
Andrew Rollins would like to play college baseball, and the home-schooled freshman and his parents felt his best opportunity would come through the Hixson Wildcats at the high school near his home.
Tyler Massey got his first big league home run last week.
DECATUR, Tenn. — For six innings Kyle Carden was virtually untouchable.
Like most teams in the Chattanooga area, Boyd-Buchanan has had its fill of cold and inclement weather.
Colton Morgan had his moments Thursday evening, but there were way more for the pitching ace and his Central teammates to forget than to remember.
Bledsoe County's game plan for pitcher Nathan Turner was to pitch to contact.
Hagen Wilkey may have options.
Michael Hooker's cell phone has the 865 (Knoxville) area code, and he has spent the last several months in Newport, R.I.
Soddy-Daisy and Sequatchie County pitchers issued 17 walks and struck out seven in 67 at-bats for their two baseball teams Saturday.
It was hard Friday afternoon for Heath Eslinger to consider the Southern Conference regular-season and tournament championships.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga completed its 2013 wrestling season in disappointing fashion Friday, losing all three of its matches at the NCAA wrestling tournament in Des Moines, Iowa.
Senior 165-pounder Josh Condon, the only University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestler in the championship round of the NCAA tournament, lost his quarterfinal bid Thursday night.