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Lady Panthers halt 22-game losing streak to Westmoreland

Terry McCormick Portland Leader tmccormick@portlandleader.net Nov 29, 2017 WESTMORELAND — The Portland High School Lady Panthers ended 11 years of frustration on Nov. 21 by defeating the Westmoreland Lady Eagles. The Lady Panthers’ victory ended a 22-game losing streak to the Lady Eagles over that span and represented Portland’s first victory ever inside Westmoreland’s current

Panthers blow past Westmoreland

ZACH WOMBLE Nov 24, 2017 Portland Sun WESTMORELAND – It was a great night for Portland basketball last week as both the girls and boys teams took down host Westmoreland by 20 points to secure another win to start the 2017-18 season. The girls team won 46-26 and with the victory secure the first win

Panthers sweep Red Devils

ZACH WOMBLE Nov 24, 2017 Portland Sun ADAMS – The Portland Panthers basketball teams were victorious on opening night in Adams, Tennessee with resounding wins over Jo Byrns High School. Senior Rachel Jennings led all scorers with 23 points, while Darius Bell paced the boys’ team with 12 points. Defensively, the Lady Panthers were sound

Travis happy with win against Red Devils

Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Nov 22, 2017 Portland boys basketball coach Darryl Travis was happy with his team’s winning effort in the Hall of Fame Game at Jo Bryns on Nov. 14. The Panthers posted a 58-37 victory by outscoring the Red Devils 15-7 in the second period to lead by seven at halftime. “I

PHS girls get win against Jo Bryns

By Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Nov 22, 2017 Portland coach Tony Hill was pleased with the effort from the Lady Panthers in the Hall of Fame Game with Jo Bryns last Tuesday. The Purple posted a 52-28 decision after jumping out to a quick lead. “It was a good effort and our defense did a

PHS boys, girls bowling teams posting wins

By Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Nov 22, 2017 The Portland boys bowling team defeated Station Camp 23-4 to highlight two weeks of district action. After falling to the Bison 20-7 on Nov. 2, the Purple came back four days later and won 23-4 in a rematch. Jordan Ventress and Zach Meador each swept all three