Prep Sports

When the Cordova Wolves and the Whitehaven Tigers finally met on the gridiron, it was hyped as a battle between two very good defenses. Whitehaven entered the game with two shutouts, and the Wolves have been one of the good surprises this season. But ultimately, the defense of the Tigers...
Last season, the Kirby High School Cougars football team – as well as the rest of the school – had to endure disruptions from pest infestations. Students were required to relocate and adjust to a new attendance schedule. The football team found normalcy on the practice field. Bonding together in...
Early on, not many expected the Cordova Wolves to be a factor this season. They entered with one of the most difficult schedules in the city and they did not generate any buzz as the season approached. And now? Sporting a 3-1 record with their recent 41-22 victory over Lausanne,...
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 numbers in games. But despite losing...
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 district championships. The MAHS Lions...
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 sacks by five different players,...
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...