Region Basketball Quarterfinal Pairings Announced

Girls Play Friday While Boys Face Off On Saturday

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - by John Hunt

Now that all of the district basketball hardware has been passed out, it's time for local teams to take the next step and that's the region tournaments.

All of the quarterfinal games will be played at the higher seeded team with semifinals and finals in one location.

Sale Creek will host the 3-A tournament while McMinn County has the 3-AA and Cleveland the 3-AAA.  The site for the 4-AA tournament has yet to be determined.

The girls play their quarterfinals on Friday while the guys take center stage on Saturday.  All games are set to begin at 7 p.m. local time.

The only exception to those dates is Grace Academy, which will host both Whitwell teams on Friday night.

GIRL'S PAIRINGS FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22

3-A

Richard Hardy at Silverdale

CSAS at Sale Creek

Boyd-Buchanan at Van Buren Co.

Whitwell at Grace

3-AA

Brainerd at McMinn Central

Meigs Co. at Howard

Polk Co. at East Hamilton

Tyner at Sequoyah

4-AA

Upperman at Bledsoe Co.

Chattanooga Christian at Cannon Co.

Grundy Co. at Livingston Academy

York Institute at Notre Dame

3-AAA

Cumberland Co. at Bradley

McMinn Co. at Coffee Co.

Walker Valley at Cookeville

White Co. at Cleveland

BOYS PAIRINGS FOR  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

3-A

Sale Creek at Boyd-Buchanan

CSAS at Van Buren Co.

Silverdale at Marion Co.

Whitwell at Grace

3-AA

Tyner at McMinn Central

Sequoyah at Brainerd

Polk Co. at Howard

Central at Meigs Co.

4-AA

Cannon Co. at Bledsoe Co.

Chattanooga Christian at DeKalb Co.

Grundy Co. at Livingston Academy

Upperman at Signal Mountain

3-AAA

Warren Co. at Walker Valley

Ooltewah at White Co.

Cleveland at Cumberland Co.

Cookeville at Bradley

All games start at 7 p.m. local time

(email John Hunt at nomarathonmoose@comcast.net)


Prep Football Scores: Week Zero

Email your game scores to: sports@chattanoogan.com WEEK ZERO: THURSDAY FINALS McCallie 44 Cleveland 0 Marion County 49 Grundy County 22 FRIDAY FINALS: CCS 62 Grace 0 Ooltewah 58 Brainerd 12 Baylor 51 Howard 6 Bradley 21 Polk County 6 Silverdale 35 Lookout Valley 16 Signal Mountain 28 East Hamilton 19 Central 16 Franklin County ... (click for more)

Notre Dame's Kareem Orr Looking For Big Results

(This is the 16th in a series of preseason stories on new high school football coaches, or veteran coaches at a different school, and top players in the Chattanooga area) Notre Dame’s football team has won 18 games in the first two years of Charles Fant’s time as the Fighting Irish head coach. The Signal Mountain Eagles have beaten Notre Dame in both of ... (click for more)

Jury Finds In Favor Of Texas Sheriff In Suit Brought By Chattanooga Photographer

A Federal Court jury on Friday found in favor of a Texas sheriff and his chief deputy who had been sued by a Chattanooga photographer. The jury in the courtroom of Judge Curtis Collier awarded no damages to Donna Johnson. In his closing argument after a two-week civil trial, attorney John Anderson said, "This is about the Fourth Amendment." Attorney Anderson represented Ms. ... (click for more)

Justin Wilkins Selected As Deputy Chief Of Staff For Mayor Berke

Native Chattanoogan Justin Wilkins will serve as Mayor Andy Berke's deputy chief of staff, it was announced Friday. Mr. Wilkins has spent the last several years serving as the Tennessee state director for multiple advocacy and electoral organizations, including Organizing for America and Organizing for Action. Prior to that, he worked as project manager at Profit Plans LLC ... (click for more)

Mackey Should Be Thankful For The State Troopers On Highway 153

This is in response to a statement made by Warren Mackey at the commission meeting.  His question was to the mayor regarding the state troopers writing tickets on Highway 153, saying they were on a rampage.   It is apparent that Mr. Mackey doesn’t travel this highway.  His only concern was that the ticket money was going into state funds and not into county funds. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Let’s ‘Pay It Forward’

At 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning, this at a Starbucks coffee store located at 2186 Tyrone Blvd. in St. Petersburg, Fla.,  an unidentified woman who was first in line at the drive-through window, politely told the drive-through window clerk she would like to “pay it forward.” The clerk checked the next order – it was a caramel macchiato – and the first customer paid for both her ... (click for more)