Prep Sports

The nationally-ranked Mustangs of East High School Mustangs will be back in action this weekend as the featured team in the Penny Hardaway Hoopfest. This is the seventh year for the event (often called the classic), which annually brings to the Bluff City an abundance of talent, including some of...
Two former Memphis Tiger basketball greats — Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway and Andre “The Little General” Turner — will host the inaugural Larry Finch Classic. The Classic will be held Saturday, November 25 at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse at the University of Memphis, and will feature two of America’s top three...
High school hoops officially tipped-off on Nov. 20, with the Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational Tournament.  Now in its 47th year, 32 squads — 16 boys teams and 16 girls teams — will compete for bragging rights. Although Memphis East is not participating in the tournament, the nationally-ranked team is...
When your team only has 26 varsity football players it makes it hard to compete against quality opponents outside of your weight class. The task becomes even more difficult when some of your players are not able to play because of injuries. That's the scenario the East Mustangs were trying...
At the midway point in the high school football season, the Ridgeway Roadrunners faced the Munford Cougars. The Cougars entered the game with an overall 5-0 record (2-0 in Region 8 Division 5A) and a true triple-option offense that makes defense difficult for most opponents. The Ridgeway defense was no...
Heading into their most recent matchup this past week, Kingsbury and Kirby had different agendas. The Falcons of Kingsbury entered the game winless, wanting to be competitive and delivering an effort that showed its players gave their best efforts on every play. Kirby’s Cougars did not want a repeat of...