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  • Conference Record: 3 - 3

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Panthers to battle Creekwood for postseason spot

The football playoff scenario for the Portland Panthers this week is simple: a win over visiting Creekwood on Friday would nail a spot in the TSSAA postseason slated to open Nov. 8. A Panther loss would force the Purple to wait until the Montgomery Central-White House Heritage match-up next week to determine the final playoff

Panthers visit Greenbrier this Friday

By Curtis Marlin Portland Leader Sep 11, 2019 A dangerous team awaits the Panthers this Friday in their road trip to Greenbrier in another region tilt. The Bobcats, winless in three games, are a physical squad and hungry to pick up their first victory. PHS coach Greg Cavanah said Sunday afternoon. “We are going into

PREVIEW: Panthers seeking return trip to playoffs

Portland Sun RUSSELL VANNOZZI rvannozzi@mainstreetmediatn.com 8/22/19 Coach Greg Cavanah led the Portland football team to its first winning season since 2005 last season. Although the Panthers were throttled 50-6 by Jackson North Side in the opening round, their 6-5 record showed significant progress in Cavanah’s fifth season. The Panthers are hoping that taste of success

Why Caleb Mandrell and the Portland offense could be even better in 2019

Portland Sun RUSSELL VANNOZZI rvannozzi@mainstreetmediatn.com Aug 18, 2019 The Portland football team more than doubled its point production from 2017 to 2018, jumping from 9.4 points per game two years ago to 22 per game last season. This year, senior quarterback Caleb Mandrell, several key skill players and most of the offensive line are back.

Panthers welcome in Westmoreland for annual Jamboree

Portland Sun Todd Lamberth Aug 17, 2019 Portland had their unofficial opening to the football season on Friday night as they welcomed nearby Westmoreland for the annual jamboree at Memorial Field. Fans at Edgar Johnson Stadium got to see each team’s varsity, junior varsity and freshmen squads play two quarters each during the night. Varsity

East Robertson, Portland face off in first preseason scrimmage

Portland Sun TYLER GRAVES sports@mainstreetmediatn.com 8/3/19 With the opening week of football season just three weeks away, the East Robertson Indians hosted the Portland Panthers in the opening scrimmage of fall camp Friday evening. In an hour of varsity play, Portland tallied six total touchdowns, while East Robertson added two touchdowns. “The thing I wanted

Main Street Preps 2018 All-Sumner County Football Team

ZACH WOMBLE Portland Sun zwomble@mainstreetmediatn.com Dec 29, 2018 After a successful 2018 football season that saw Beech make a run to the Class 5-A semifinals, the time has come for us at Main Street Prepsto name our All-Sumner County Football Team. The three teams are comprised of all eight Sumner County schools including Beech, Gallatin,

Several Panthers named to All-Region 5-4A football team

Staff Reports Portland Sun Following the most successful season since 2005, the Portland Panthers placed several players on the All-Region 5-4A football team. Quarterback Caleb Mandrell, offensive lineman Thomas Rodriguez, defensive lineman Logan Summers and linebacker Josh Dutcher were named to the all-region first team, while four others earned all-region honors. The full team is

Panthers to open playoffs at Jackson North Side

Curtis Marlin The Portland Leader The Portland Panthers will make their second postseason appearance in four seasons as the Purple travel to play the 6-4 Jackson North Side Indians on Friday for the opening round of the TSSAA playoffs. The Panthers, 6-4, had an off week after a tough loss at Creekwood on Oct. 19.