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All Teams Schedule: Week of Dec 24 – Dec 30

Dec 27 Girls Varsity Basketball at Tba Winterfest (Pigeon Forge) TBA   Dec 28 Girls Varsity Basketball at Tba Winterfest (Pigeon Forge) TBA   Dec 28 Boys Varsity Basketball at Hume Fogg (Goodpasture Classic) 1:30 pm   Dec 29 Girls Varsity Basketball at Tba Winterfest (Pigeon Forge) TBA   Dec 29 Boys Varsity Basketball at

Lady Panthers fall short against Greenbrier

Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Dec 26, 2018 The Portland girls got off to a rough start but nearly pulled out a win on Dec. 18 in absorbing a 32-27 loss to Greenbrier on the road. The Purple didn’t score in the first quarter until after the buzzer when Daley McCloud was fouled on a last-second

PHS girls’ bowling team places second in tourney

Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Dec 19, 2018 The Portland girls finished second in last week’s District 12 bowling tournament at the Pro Bowl West in Lebanon. After defeating Merrol Hyde in the first round, the Lady Panthers eked out a 14-13 semifinal win over No. 2 seed Mt. Juliet but fell to undefeated Lebanon 22-5

Lady Panthers open district with pair of losses

Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Dec 19, 2018 The Portland girls opened District 9-AAA action last week with a pair of losses. Last Friday night, the Lady Panthers dropped a 62-22 decision to visiting Mt. Juliet on Thursday. The Lady Bears, a regular state tournament participant, used a 11-0 run over the final four minutes of

Williamson retires as Portland High School football P.A.

Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Dec 19, 2018 It’s hard to remember a Portland football season with Cliff Williamson not doing the public announcing at home games. But next fall, a new voice will take over the duties of Williamson, who recently announced his retirement from his position after 30-plus years. Williamson took over the responsibility

Panthers unable to stay with Mt. Juliet

Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Dec 19, 2018 The Portland boys came into Friday night’s district match-up against Mt. Juliet at a disadvantage with just seven players dressed for the game and playing one of the favorites in league play. But the Panthers battled hard in the first half before falling to the Bears 55-31 to

Fast start leads Lady Cats past Portland; Greenbrier boys pulls away

TODD LAMBERTH tlamberth@mainstreetmediatn.com Dec 19, 2018 GREENBRIER- Greenbrier and Portland moved out of district play on Tuesday night for two tightly-contested matchups. In the first game of the night, Greenbrier jumped out to a 16-0 lead that proved to be the difference as the Lady Bobcats held the Lady Panthers off 32-27. After taking a