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Sargent finds role as MTSU walk-on

By Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Aug 9, 2017 Portland’s Danny Sargent has made the most of his opportunity to play football at Middle Tennessee State University. Sargent was not recruited out of high school but made the decision to walk on at the Murfreesboro school. After two seasons of standing on the sidelines, Sargent is

PHS girls’ soccer team eyes promising season

By Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Aug 9, 2017 Portland girls soccer coach Ryan Goostree has a lot to look forward to as the 2017 season begins next week. Not only does Goostree have six starters back from last season’s six-win campaign, but the Lady Panthers were moved down a class away from Hendersonville, Mt. Juliet,

Brewer celebrates 10 years of Portland basketball camp

ZACH WOMBLE July 27, 2017 zwomble@mainstreetmediatn.com Every summer for the past decade, former Portland Panther great Corey Brewer has given his time to a community and school he once called home. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in between summer camps, as the school unveiled its new look basketball court. The prideful color purple was

Lady Panthers named to all-county softball team

ZACH WOMBLE June 29, 2017 zwomble@mainstreetmediatn.com Four members of the Portland Lady Panthers softball team have been named to the 2017 Main Street Media of Tennessee All-Sumner County Softball Team. Vanessa Tomlinson was named the county coach of the year and Rachel Jennings, Lexe Conyer and Abbie Tomlinson all made the second team. The team

Panthers hire Tony Hill to run girls hoops program

ZACH WOMBLE May 19, 2017 PORTLAND – Not a week after naming a boys head basketball coach Portland High School wasted little time naming their new girls coach. On May 16 in the Portland Library, Panther Principal David Woods introduced Tony Hill as head coach, replacing Miranda Cravens who left a few weeks ago to

The Panthers get their man

ZACH WOMBLE May 12, 2017 PORTLAND – Portland High School has made another splash. No, another coach has not left, but instead a top-notch, quality basketball coach has arrived. Principal David Woods and Athletic Director Ginger Lesemann introduced Darryl Travis as their new boys basketball coach on Thursday afternoon during a press conference held at