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Lady Panthers comeback falls just short against Lebanon

ZACH WOMBLE Portland Sun Apr 30, 2018 PORTLAND – Despite five home runs against the district’s top team, Portland could not overcome a six-run outburst from Lebanon in the fifth inning, as the Lady Panthers fell 11-9 to the unbeaten Devilettes. The loss drops Portland to 4-6 in district play and fifth in the

Panthers scrimmage at Beech

ZACH WOMBLE Portland Sun Apr 30, 2018 HENDERSONVILLE – The Portland Panther football coaches got their first look at the 2018 team on Friday afternoon as the Panthers traveled to Beech in both team’s first spring scrimmage of the year. The Panthers are coming off a 2-8 season, but a new year brings new

Station Camp handles Portland on the diamond

ZACH WOMBLE Portland Sun Apr 30, 2018 GALLATIN – The Station Camp Bison defeated Portland 8-0 on Wednesday, as three pitchers combined for the shutout. Reece Brown struck out Austin Crane to finish off the win for Station Camp. Station Camp opened up the scoring in the first inning when an error scored Trenton

Wakefield commits to Walters State

Angie Flatt Portland Leader Apr 25, 2018 Portland has no shortage of talent when it comes to high school sports, and this year volleyball has taken center stage with the state championship win. And one of the team’s standout players, Lexi Wakefield recently signed with Walters State in Morristown in the Great Smoky Mountains to

PHS track team competes in Greater Gator Invitational

By Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Apr 25, 2018 The Portland track squads had a pair of meets last week as the season winds down. On Friday, April 20, the Purple traveled to Bowling Green and participated in the Greater Gator Invitational at Greenwood High School. For the girls, Taylor Borders had the best finish of

Panthers get ‘good win’ against West Creek

Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Apr 18, 2018 The Portland baseball team ended the week on a winning note by defeating visiting West Creek 9-2 on April 13. “It was a good win for us,” coach Justin Martin said. “We were on a three-game losing streak for the week. I think it shows the growth of