Prep Sports

The Cordova Wolves had a bad taste in their mouth as they entered the football season. It was the Central Warriors who broke their hearts 22-21 in the first round of the playoffs last season and they wanted to get some payback this year – and they succeeded, edging out...
High school football kicked off the season this week with an inaugural Charter School Classic, pitting two charters schools in Shelby County against each other in competition for a rotating trophy and bragging rights. The inaugural Charter School Classic matched the two oldest charter schools in Tennessee, the Memphis Academy...
The Central Warriors advanced to the second round of the 6A playoffs last season, losing to the Germantown Red Devils. The Warriors lost a lot of talent off of that team. Defensive lineman Trevis Hopper was a massive force in the middle. Hopper is a freshman at the University...
Last season, Terry Wilkins had 2,300 total yards – including 2,100 rushing yards – for the Fairley Bulldogs. And if head coach Gene Robinson has anything to do with it, Wilkins will outdo himself in his senior year. “We are still working on his game. We want to show he...
The Mitchell High School Tigers ended last season with a 6-5 record, losing to Trinity Christian Academy (Jackson, Tenn) in a heartbreaking 19-15 struggle on their home field. It was the latest in a string of first-round playoff exits, but this year, the team's goal is to finish further. This...
Last season, Terry Wilkins had 2,300 total yards – including 2,100 rushing yards – for the Fairley Bulldogs. And if head coach Gene Robinson has anything to do with it, Wilkins will outdo himself in his senior year. "We are still working on his game. We want to show he...
Marcus Wimberly is now in his second year as head football coach of the Cordova Wolves. And while a 7-4 record is nothing to sneeze at, the season ended in heartbreaking fashion with a 21-20 loss at home to Central High School. The loss stung because that Wolves team...
The Whitehaven Tigers have been in the mix for a championship for much of the past 10 years, winning their most recent championship in 2016. As the team ramps up for another campaign, Head Coach Rodney Saulsberry is expected to lean heavily on his returning seniors to keep winning. The Tigers...
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As a city, Memphis has a long history of having great guards: Larry Finch. Andre Turner. Elliot Perry. And of course, Penny Hardaway. One young guard who is staring to get some attention is Kennedy Chandler. Chandler is a 6’1” guard entering his junior season at Briarcrest High School. He's...
The next two weeks will be critical for Penny Hardaway and his coaching staff. No, there are no big games on the horizon. The potential outcomes of some games next season may be decided by the remaining unsigned high school seniors. The unofficial deadline for the late signing period ends...