MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--It's Wednesday night of the State Tournament on field No. 4 at the Starplex.
The Tigers of Meigs County are facing off against the Summertown Eagles, well on their way to 11-3 victory. Rogers, clad in her team's orange and white uniforms, steps up to the plate.
Settling in behind the fence are none other than the University of Tennessee's Ralph and Karen Weekly, co-coaches of the famed Lady Volunteers, who are taking a break from watching their son, Marc Weekly, coach King's Academy on field three.
Now, the pitch comes from [...]
MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--There's not much you can say after you've won a State Championship for the first time in school history.
Just ask Lady Tigers head coach Jeff Davis.
"I'll be honest with you," Davis said. "I told them I was going to Disney World because my family's going to Disney World soon. I told them all the cliche stuff. They just fought real hard today. What do you do? They just keep winning."
But there was one thing Davis could say that got his team more excited than the moment they took the Class A State Champion trophy off the hands of the TSSAA.
"I talked to the principal," Davis said to his players." And he said y'all are going to need [...]
MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--After three matchups already this season, the Seahawks took down Scenic City counterpart Marion County in a close 2-1 affair.
Lead by Kaili Crawley, Silverdale got past their first round woes and loser's bracket placement to find themselves in the Finals against with Meigs County Friday afternoon at 2:00 PM.
"That's a good team over there," Silverdale head coach Tim Couch said, pointing to Marion County. "I don't know if they played their best game, but their pitcher, Harlie Jordan, she's a warrior. She pitched great and kept us off balance. We knew it'd be close, and we just wanted our shot."
And looking across the field at an emotional [...]