Prep Sports

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...
Marcus Wimberly is now in his second year as head football coach of the Cordova Wolves. And while a 7-4 record is nothing to sneeze at, the season ended in heartbreaking fashion with a 21-20 loss at home to Central High School. The loss stung because that Wolves team...
The Whitehaven Tigers have been in the mix for a championship for much of the past 10 years, winning their most recent championship in 2016. As the team ramps up for another campaign, Head Coach Rodney Saulsberry is expected to lean heavily on his returning seniors to keep winning. The Tigers...
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As a city, Memphis has a long history of having great guards: Larry Finch. Andre Turner. Elliot Perry. And of course, Penny Hardaway. One young guard who is staring to get some attention is Kennedy Chandler. Chandler is a 6’1” guard entering his junior season at Briarcrest High School. He's...
The next two weeks will be critical for Penny Hardaway and his coaching staff. No, there are no big games on the horizon. The potential outcomes of some games next season may be decided by the remaining unsigned high school seniors. The unofficial deadline for the late signing period ends...
The Chickasaw Middle School boys track and field team hopes to qualify for the state championship for the second time in two years under the leadership of Coach James Johnson. This past weekend the Chieftains won the city championship. This is a major accomplishment for the school, which hasn’t won...
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"901 represent!" That's what the teammates of James Wiseman were saying after he won the most valuable player award in the 132-125 victory for his team in the Jordan Brand game that was played in Las Vegas, NV. Wiseman had a team-high 21 points and six rebounds in the win. Wiseman...
by Shambreon Richardson Special to The New Tri-State Defender On Jan. 25, The Wooddale High Cardinals were involved in a late-game brawl that prompted Shelby County Schools to disqualify the team from postseason play. However, upon appeal, Wooddale’s postseason eligibility was reinstated to play in the TSSAA Class AA Tournament. So when...
East High School star James Wiseman got an unexpected treat Monday afternoon. The University of Memphis signee emerged from the school building to a surprise ceremony to present him with the 2019 Gatorade National Player of the Year! Earlier today, @BigTicket_JW was surprised by his classmates, friends, family, and @memgrizz...
The Wooddale Cardinals made history Saturday, beating Knoxville Fulton 59-46 to win the school's first-ever state championship. Chandler Lawson, who will attend Oregon in the fall, scored 16 points, 11 rebounds and 2 assists. He was named MVP of the 2019 Class AA. Johnathan Lawson put in a similar game, scoring...