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AC, CHS reclassified in three sports

When the new Region and District reclassifications for high school sports in Tennessee were announced last week, we focused on football, boys’ and girls’ basketball, baseball and softball. The new classifications also affect local teams in sports like volleyball, soccer and wrestling. In volleyball, Anderson County and Clinton will move …

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Union County drops request for football independence

Union County High School has decided not to take its football team independent next year. The district had submitted a request to the TSSAA seeking independent status for its football team in October, but after the new district alignments were released last week, Union County decided to stay with TSSAA. Union County …

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High school basketball round-up November 15th

High school basketball season tipped off Tuesday night with Hall of Fame games across the area. The Clinton Lady Dragons lost at Rockwood 47-30. The Dragons and Lady Dragons will host White County Friday night. Fox & Farley Full Court Press coverage of CHS hoops on WYSH premieres November 29th …

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Higgins a finalist for Mr. Football (again)

The Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards will be presented to the top 16 backs and linemen in eight classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association on Monday, November 28, 2016, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.  For the fifteenth consecutive year, the top kicker in the state will be recognized …

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Sparks retires from Carson-Newman after 37 years

During an emotional press conference in Jefferson City on Monday, legendary Carson-Newman University head football coach Ken Sparks announced his retirement as he continues to battle cancer. The 71-year-old Sparks has been Carson-Newman’s head coach for 37 years and retires with the fifth-winningest coach in the history of college football, …

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Scoreboard round-up

WYSH LOCAL SPORTS UPDATE NCAA Men: Chattanooga 82 UT 69 (Friday) NCAA Women: Lady Vols 81 James Madison 69 (Friday) Lady Vols 85 Navy 55 NBA: Milwaukee 106 Memphis 96 (Saturday) NHL: Nashville 5 Anaheim 0 (Saturday) SPHL: Macon 4 Ice Bears 1 NCAA Football: UT 49 Kentucky 36

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High school football playoff results, schedules

High School football playoffs—Second Round results 6A: Maryville 42 Dobyns-Bennett 14…Hardin Valley 17 Riverdale 14…Blackman 38 Bradley Central 35 (OT)…Oakland 49 Science Hill 7 5A: Farragut 33 Rhea County 30…Ooltewah 45 Walker Valley 20…Morristown West 20 Halls 17…South-Doyle 34 Gibbs 11 4A: Central 16 Greeneville 14…Fulton 46 Catholic 25 3A: …

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