Thursday, July 9, 2020

Prep Sports

It’s no secret that each year, there are a handful of Memphis-area high school basketball recruits who generate national buzz and attract extra attention to games when they’re in the gymnasium. What has often been overlooked is the sheer amount...
Penny Hardaway calls it “the run” and with a team as loaded with talent as East High School it can come at any moment. In an instant there is a spark and the Mustangs have pushed out on their...
The boys’ basketball team at Hamilton High School has landed squarely on the positive side of change being a good thing. The Wildcats, who were reclassified this season from Class AAA to Class AA, now are state champs. Few observers...
The Red Devils of Douglass High School ran into a bigger and more agile team than they had played all season in the Class A championship game. After Douglass made its expected push to get past Loretto High School,...
There is a Memphis thing going on in Murfreesboro, where the TSSAA championship games are being played and Memphis teams have stamped their presence and positioned themselves to net titles. Count the Douglass Red Devils and the Hamilton Wild...
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...
Despite all the obstacles and injuries, the Whitehaven Tigers have endured this season and now they will be playing for a Tennessee AAA State Championship after taking down the Northeast Eagles from Clarksville 47-41. The win sets up an all-Memphis...
A season that will be remembered for 30 wins will not include a chance for the Lady Warriors of Booker T. Washington to win the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association 1A Championship. Even with the game in Memphis, the Warriors...
The Memphis East boys basketball team is arguably the most talented AAA squad in Tennessee and the Mustangs have begun to peak. That means tall tasks are ahead for the teams just as determined to net a state crown. On...
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...