Sports

Roane State grad pursuing dream to play pro basketball

By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer This Roane State graduate isn’t giving up on his dream of playing professional basketball. In fact, Knoxville native Chris Cook has moved to the outskirts of Los Angeles and continues to hone his basketball skills while also laying the groundwork for a podcast he’s …

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Executive Order No. 55 becomes official

Schools can begin contact during practice effective immediately July 31, 2020 Executive Order No. 55, first announced this past Tuesday, was signed by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today, making contact during practice now permissible in the sports of football and girls’ soccer. Other fall sports, including golf, cross country, and …

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Board of Control to meet on Wednesday, July 22

Classification plans to be discussed at study session July 20, 2020 The TSSAA Board of Control will meet on Wednesday, July 22 at Siegel High School at 1:00 p.m. CST. The meeting will be a study session to discuss possible classification plans for the next classification cycle. The meeting will …

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Childress updates member schools on state’s latest emergency order

Practices, scrimmages and competitions impacted for contact sports this fall June 30, 2020 Executive Director Bernard Childress sent the following memo to member schools on Tuesday regarding the status of high school athletics amidst the Governor’s latest State of Emergency order. Yesterday, the Governor’s office extended Tennessee’s COVID-19 State of Emergency until …

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