Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Prep Sports

Thirty-five years after their last state basketball tournament visit, the Lady Golden Wildcats of Melrose are headed to state in pursuit of a Class AA title. Melrose ended its drought with a 57-47 win over Crockett County in the sectional...
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...
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...
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...
With capacity crowds looking on and talent-ladened teams competing hard, the Penny Hardaway Hoopfest - version No. 7 - delivered thrills galore for fans of high school basketball. In a match-up of Memphis teams against teams from outside the city,...
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 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...
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...