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TSSAA girls basketball: Foul trouble, poor second half haunt Page in Class 3A semifinal loss




MURFREESBORO – Over a two-minute span in the fourth quarter of Friday’s Class 3A state semifinal game, both of Page’s senior leaders fouled out.Miss Basketball finalist McKenzie Cochran exited with 5:24 remaining, and Trevecca signee Lili Wilken joined her on the bench at the 3:19 mark.That’s when Jackson South Side made its run and retook the lead for the first […]

Scott High names Chris Harris as head football coach




Chris Harris is taking over the Scott High School football program.Harris, a former Clay County assistant coach, has been named the new football leader of the Highlanders.“We are excited for our boys, our program, our school and our community with our new coach and what he brings to Scott High,” Scott athletic director Eric Henry said.Harris replaces Josh Terry, who […]

TSSAA girls basketball: Beech looks forward after improbable run to state tournament




MURFREESBORO – Beech girls basketball coach Lauran Elkins shared a long embrace with each of her two seniors on Friday as they exited the court for the final time in their high school careers.First up was guard Christa Dean when she fouled out at the 5:24 mark in the fourth quarter, then it was guard Bri Ellis with 1:17 remaining.Both […]

DeFrancesca gearing up for last ride as Springfield soccer coach




Zac DeFrancesca didn’t get the reaction he expected from his peers after becoming Springfield’s latest soccer coach.“The soccer coach (at Hunters Lane) just looked at me and goes ‘Oh no,’” said DeFrancesca, recounting a conversation from 2018. “’Do you know?’”The Yellow Jackets ended the previous season with an all-out brawl during a 1-0 loss against Beech. It assessed five different […]