Sunday, August 14, 2022

Prep Sports

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....
The Wooddale Cardinals traveled to Melrose in a key Region 8 3A District game. The winner of the game would have a major advantage in claiming the District Championship. Melrose entered the game with a 2-0 record in district...
When the Cordova Wolves and the Whitehaven Tigers finally met on the gridiron, it was hyped as a battle between two very good defenses. Whitehaven entered the game with two shutouts, and the Wolves have been one of the...
Last season, the Kirby High School Cougars football team – as well as the rest of the school – had to endure disruptions from pest infestations. Students were required to relocate and adjust to a new attendance schedule. The football...
Early on, not many expected the Cordova Wolves to be a factor this season. They entered with one of the most difficult schedules in the city and they did not generate any buzz as the season approached. And now? Sporting...
And the beat goes on for the Kirby Cougars. With star QB Jaden Johnson now at the University of Southern Mississippi, some were expecting a big drop off in the Cougar program. Johnson had a record-breaking season last year...
In Region 8 Class 2A every game counts. This is one of the most super competitive districts in the state. In an early season matchup, Memphis Academy of Health Sciences (MAHS) hosted Mitchell for this district opening game. Fairley High...
The defense gives it and it takes away. The Whitehaven Tigers’ defense had its way with the Ridgeway Roadrunners, and won 23-7 in Whitehaven's last home game until October. The Tigers only allowed the Roadrunners 99 total yards for the...