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Portland downs Knoxville Catholic, advances to state championship

Angie Flatt The Portland Sun MURFREESBORO — It was a nail-biter, but the Portland Lady Panthers defeated Knoxville Catholic 3-2 to move to the state championship game tomorrow at the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro at 1:30 p.m. Portland won the Class AA state championship last year, beating the same Knoxville Catholic team, and depending on

Volleyball Victorious

Chris Marlin The Portland Leader The Portland volleyball team punched their ticket to a second consecutive state tournament. The team earned the berth by defeating Hume-Fogg in three sets in a sectional match at home last Thursday. The Lady Panthers posted a 26-24 win in the opening game, won a 25-21 decision in the middle

Yellow Jackets sting Panthers, 45-24

Curtis Marlin The Portland Leader The Portland football team’s 45-24 loss to visiting Springfield on Friday evening was not as lopsided as the final score would indicate. The Panthers trailed 24-16 with six minutes left in the third quarter. But the Jackets returned a kickoff 65 yards to quickly switch the momentum and added three

Portland sweeps first set of the AA state volleyball tournament

Angie Flatt The Portland Sun MURFREESBORO — Portland’s “Team 30” opened up the first round of the Class AA volleyball tournament Tuesday at MTSU’s Murphy Center, shutting out Sullivan South 3-0 (2-235, 25-14, 25-13). The Lady Panthers got off to a bumpy start in the first set with Sullivan South holding a lead for a

Panthers returning to state tournament

Angie Flatt The Portland Sun The Portland volleyball team will be looking to win their second straight Class AA state championship this week in Murfreesboro after sweeping Hume Fogg, 3-0, in a sub-state match last Thursday. The Lady Panthers will be one of eight teams in the state tournament that begins Tuesday. Portland’s “Team 29”