Prep Sports

The opening contest of the 2022 high school football season for the Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering Phoenix could not have been scripted better for the squad. Led by first-year head coach Cedric Miller, who transitioned over from now-closed...
The 15th annual Whitehaven Classic – a three-game affair that kicked off the high school football season – was an early proving ground with Douglass, Mitchell and Whitehaven emerging as winners. Douglass defeated Westwood 12-6; Mitchell stopped Hamilton 20-6 and...
Memphis-area high schools have completed pre-season practices, with games that count toward aspirations of players, coaches, and fans set to begin this week. The season kicks off with games to be played on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The annual jamboree, which...
Whitehaven High School’s football Tigers are coming off a disappointing 7-4 season in which the team did not win the District Championship for the first time in over a decade. With a full off-season routine and a return to normalcy...
Down by a dozen to Minnesota with six-plus minutes to go, the Memphis Grizzlies looked a loss in the face and then did an about face on the way to a 125-118 overtime win at FedExForum on Monday night. “We...
Eight Memphis area high schools, including Melrose, Central and the Memphis Academy for the Health Sciences (MAHS), are still alive after the first round of the TSSAA football playoffs, with this week bringing another chance to advance toward the...
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...
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...
The Lions of the Memphis Academy of Health Sciences (MAHS) and Mitchell High School’s Tigers both had circled their schedules to note the importance of their Region 8 Class 2A matchup. The thinking was that the game could go a...
The Soul Bowl – the annual football battle between the Melrose Golden Wildcats of Orange Mound and their Crosstown rival, the East Mustangs – showcased the dominance of host Melrose, 58-20. Both teams are trying to get back to storied...