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PHS to battle winless White House Heritage Friday

By Curtis Martin 9/20/17 Portland Leader The Portland Panthers return to region play for four of their final regular season contests beginning with a battle at White House Heritage this Friday. The Patriots, winless in five games, lost 21 players from last year’s 4-6 squad that defeated the Panthers 21-14 in week four. Coach Hunter

Portland High School volleyball team pushes record to 30-2

By Curtis Marlin 9/20/17 Portland Leader The Portland volleyball team keeps rolling along after picking up a pair of district wins last week. The Lady Panthers improved to 30-2 overall and 7-0 in league play. Last Tuesday, the Purple defeated Springfield in three sets. PHS posted wins of 25-12, 25-15, 25-13. “We played well and

PHS soccer team win one in Lady Championship

By Curtis Marlin 9/20/17 Portland Leader The Portland High School soccer team participated in the Lady Championship Tournament held last week. On Sept. 13, the Purple defeated Harpeth 2-0. “We played the game on a wet field,” Coach Ryan Goostree explained. “We had to adjust our attack a little because our strikers were outrunning their

Coyotes hold Panthers scoreless in loss

By Curtis Marlin 9/20/17 Portland Leader The Portland football team lost to host West Creek 21-0 last Friday evening in Clarksville. For the second week in a row, the Panthers faced a quick defense and had trouble generating any offense. The Purple had 12 possessions for the night and seven ended in punts while two

Panthers shut out on the road

ZACH WOMBLE The Portland Sun September 16, 2017 The Portland Panthers dropped to 1-4 after Friday night’s disappointing 21-0 loss at West Creek. The shutout loss marks the second time the Panthers have failed to score any points in a game. “We are having a hard time overcoming mistakes,” Portland coach Greg Cavanah said after

Corey Brewer to Join Florida Gators Hall of Fame

It’s been a busy offseason for Corey Brewer, who had his high school’s court named after him and threw out the first pitch for Lakers Night at Dodger Stadium. But his biggest honor is yet to come, as the 31-year-old will be inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame on Sept. 15 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Brewer

Portland Panthers football preview – Week 5

ZACH WOMBLE Portland Sun September 14, 2017 Portland Panthers enter Week 5 with a 1-3 overall record, but are hopeful to get a big win over non-region foe West Creek on Friday night. The Panthers travel to Clarksville for a 7:00 p.m. kick against a team that should finish no lower than third in Region