Monday, August 10, 2020

Prep Sports

As the calendar changes from November to December, prep sports fans also shift from football season to basketball season. It was just a year ago that all eyes were on then-East high star James Wiseman, the top prospect in the...
Memphis coaching legend Fred Horton first coached Antonio Harris at Booker T. Washington High School in the early 1990s. This season, they meet for the first time as opposing coaches – Harris is in his sixth season as Horton’s replacement at BTW, while Horton came out of retirement to coach Whitehaven. Whitehaven’s team got an 86-70 win during an MLK Tournament game at Hamilton High School on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
The 49 Annual MLK Tournament is a two-pronged event. It is a round robin event featuring boys and girls teams from high schools and middle schools across the region.  The event is play from November 23rd thru Saturday November 30...
For high school football, the stakes get higher with each passing week. Some teams are looking to get back to Cookeville. Others are looking for their first appearance for any member of their team. Public schools are now in the semifinal...
There is no place like home. And for former Whitehaven hoops star Mathew Murrell, while that won't mean suiting up for the University of Memphis next fall, the four-star recruit will still be close to home, playing for the...
I watched Christina Nichols grow up in the church I attend. The daughter of a preacher, she is well mannered and multitalented. She plays drums and piano (self-taught!). But in the 6th grade, she told her dad she wanted to...
Half of the field has been eliminated from the Tennessee state football playoffs. The first round is normally when upsets are most likely to occur, but with few exceptions, the brackets held up – very few teams lost at home....
The TSSAA State Championship Tournament starts Friday, Nov. 8 – or more directly, it’s win or go home time. Teams that started their work in July are about to find out if it will pay off. It doesn’t matter if...
At the start of the season, Mitchell High head football coach Nathan Cole had a message for his team. To go further than the first round of the playoffs. He knew his team didn't lack talent; they were missing...
Over the years, the Whitehaven Tigers have consistently been among the best high school football teams in Memphis. The current team has set its sight on a team from the past the 2011 team that had six shutout games....
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