Terry Davis

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JSU won, TSU loss and what to make of that is a ‘Classic’ matter of perspective

Every football game yields a fresh reflection of the gulf that divides winning and losing and the 2019 Southern Heritage Classic brought that sports truism into sharp focus. First-year Jackson State University head coach John Hendricks was a walking example of deep satisfaction as he...

[email protected]: After a disappointing season, Tennessee State looks forward to Southern Heritage Classic

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The Tennessee State University Tigers love to come to Memphis. TSU has won 13 of the past 15 Southern Heritage Classics, including the last six games – before last year. So even though they're coming off a 26-45 trouncing at the hands of Middle...

[email protected]: Jackson State looks to Hendrick to snap Southern Heritage Classic losing streak

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Once again the Jackson State Tigers will enter the Southern Heritage Classic looking to end a SHC losing streak, having lost the matchup six consecutive times. Only this year, they'll be trying their luck with a new head coach. "Tennessee State, over the last six...

TIGER FOOTBALL: 3 takeaways from the Memphis vs Southern game

The Memphis Tigers got off to a slow start when they hosted the Southern Jaguars. The heat could have had an effect – Southern Head Coach Dawson Odums commented about the heat and how it took a toll on his team in the second...

Kirby High’s Charles Thomas big game leads Cougars to 35-0 win over Brighton

And the beat goes on for the Kirby Cougars. With star QB Jaden Johnson now at the University of Southern Mississippi, some were expecting a big drop off in the Cougar program. Johnson had a record-breaking season last year and put up video game...

Late game interception seals Mitchell High’s 18-6 win over MAHS

In Region 8 Class 2A every game counts. This is one of the most super competitive districts in the state. In an early season matchup, Memphis Academy of Health Sciences (MAHS) hosted Mitchell for this district opening game. Fairley High has won the last two...

After feisty first half, Memphis Tigers control Southern Jaguars in 55-24 win

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In football, you have to play the opponent on the field, not the name of the school you are playing. Which is to say, don't get cocky playing an opponent you're "supposed" to beat. The Memphis Tigers hosted the Southern University Jaguars at Liberty Bowl...

TIGER FOOTBALL: After emotional opener, Tigers seek to avoid letdown against Southern

Still riding an emotional high from the 15-10 win over Ole Miss last week, the Memphis Tigers will have to focus on the opponent next up – The Southern Jaguars will play their first game ever against the Tigers. Hailing from the Southwestern Athletic Conference...

PREP FOOTBALL: Whitehaven defense jumps on Ridgeway, gets the win 23-7

The defense gives it and it takes away. The Whitehaven Tigers’ defense had its way with the Ridgeway Roadrunners, and won 23-7 in Whitehaven's last home game until October. The Tigers only allowed the Roadrunners 99 total yards for the game. The Whitehaven defense had five...

Tigers ride defense – yes, defense – to win over Ole Miss

One play does not a game make, but it can significantly affect the course of the day and the outcome. Such was the case with a fourth-quarter safety that propelled the University of Memphis Tigers to a 15-10 winner over SEC foe Ole Miss...