Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Prep Sports

Twice this season, the title-hungry Fairley Bulldogs had a chance to rack up a win by way of forfeit and each time they decided to reschedule a game with a team that had an open week. The Bulldogs went 1-1...
The boys’ basketball team at Hamilton High School has landed squarely on the positive side of change being a good thing. The Wildcats, who were reclassified this season from Class AAA to Class AA, now are state champs. Few observers...
As we approach the heart of the summer heat in Memphis, area high school football teams are heading back to two-a-day practices in preparation for the upcoming season. The high school season kicks off on August 9-10 with the 2018...
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...
Distractions? What distractions? Oh, you mean the speculation - expectation - that head coach Penny Hardaway will soon be named the new head man for the University of Memphis men's basketball team? No problem, not so far for the East...
The Central High School Warriors football team plays in one of the toughest divisions in Memphis. In a rough-and-tumble Class 6A Region 8, they take on powerhouses like Whitehaven, Germantown and White Station.  Last season, the Warriors upset Cordova 41-40...
Ridgeway versus Southwind is one of those prep basketball rivalries that generates an energy-filled gymnasium no matter the records of the teams or whether there is a title on the line. The latest evidence came last Friday when the...
by Liaudwin Seaberry Jr. -- When Fairley High School football coach Frederick Copeland evaluated his squad heading into the 2021 season, he was unsure of the caliber of team and players who would be on the field.  While understanding his unit...
Hamilton High School keeps rolling in their quest for hoops glory.After a 81-45 blowout of Ripley High School (pictured), the Wildcats pulled out an 79-64 victory over Covington High School on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Next up for Coach Will Smith...
Whitehaven High School football team has always been known for having good defensive units, one that prides itself on not allowing teams to score. And if they hold an opponent scoreless, they really look forward to Mondays. That’s because the...