So much for easing into the Spring Fling.
Former McCallie School standout Sean Ryan from Hixson followed up his second-place 10-kilometer finish Friday at the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships in California with a close third-place 5k finish Sunday.
From her living room, hundreds of miles away from her old Soddy-Daisy home, Amy Robertson Whitaker can still close her eyes and visualize the scene.
Memorable TSSAA Spring Fling performances by area athletes and teams
As if he needed added motivation, McCallie's Antoine Ferguson knew he had to finish his final event of the Division II state track and field qualifying meet as quickly as possible Thursday afternoon.
While Tennessee's Division I high school baseball teams spent Monday and Wednesday getting to within a win of the state tournament, Division II members Baylor and McCallie remain two wins from the same goal.
While traditional spring sports such as baseball, softball and track are winding down, the Southern tradition of spring football practice is just kicking off at many tri-state area schools.
Everything seemed to be clicking for the McCallie soccer team Saturday.
Jamaal Calvin has seen this movie before. He has a standout basketball season, and then at his next stop he's asked to adjust his game.
Corey Swafford, GPS: She allowed no hits and struck out six in three innings on the mound as GPS topped Ensworth, 4-0.
Michelle Fleenor and Emma McCallie have both experienced success playing singles over the years, as both have advanced to the state semifinals in their respective GPS careers.
McCallie School honored a trio of trios in a single ceremony this week — three guys from each of three sports signing college athletic scholarships or confirming commitments to NCAA Division III institutions.
* Liana Rodrigues, Arts & Sciences: A sixth-inning walk prevented her from pitching a perfect game against Boyd-Buchanan and she had 14 strikeouts for the Lady Patriots, who won 3-0 to move to 8-0 in District 5-A. They won the first district regular-season softball title in school history.
In the stroke of a single day, Bledsoe County went from being in position for its first district baseball championship in more than two decades to hosting a District 7-AA playoff game Thursday afternoon.
• Hannah Morrison, Marion County: She hit a home run in a 5-1 softball defeat of Whitwell.