Hixson High School 2022

Team Profile

Photos by Andy Mitchell Photography

Q & A With Coach Josh Owensby

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Q: How would you characterize this year’s team?

A: More experienced than in the past.

Q: What will be the keys to your success?

A: Staying healthy.

Q: Who will be your key leaders on the team?

A: Michael “Koko” Kendricks (RB/S), Brandon Burke (RB/LB), Chase Barnard (QB), and Nisaiah Fredrick (TE/LB).

Q: What are your biggest reasons for optimism?

A: Returning a lot of guys with playing experience.

Q: What will keep you up at night?

A: Depth.

Q: What can you build on from last year?

A: Creating more depth at all positions.

Q: Any Lessons learned from Last Year?

A: We should create depth at all positions.

Q: Will we see anything different this year?

A: Same as last year.

Q: How would you characterize your team’s speed?

A: Our team speed will be average.

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Coach name: Josh Owensby (5 yrs. as a head coach, 3rd as head coach at Hixson)

Division/class: TN I-4A

2021 Overall Record: 3-7

2021 District Finish: 5th

Mascot: Wildcats

2022 Schedule


18 Signal Mountain (H)

26 Notre Dame (A)


2 Sequoyah (H)

9 Chattanooga Central (H)

16 East Ridge (H)

23 Howard (A)

30 Red Bank (A)


14 Lenoir City (H)

21 Soddy Daisy (H)

28 East Hamilton (A)

Coach’s View

For us to have a successful season and make it to the playoffs, we will have to continue to work to develop depth as the year goes. We will also have to avoid injuries as we go.

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