Sports - Preps - School - GPS

Volleyball Preview: Soddy-Daisy coach embraces new district

Published Aug. 13 2017

With the abundance of TSSAA private schools moving from Division I to Division II starting this school year, the state...

Prep Golf Preview: Walker Valley loaded

Published Jul. 23 2017

With three experienced seniors, a promising newcomer and healthy competition from some others trying to crack the lineup, Walker Valley's...

Silver medal highlights strong McCallie, GPS showing in rowing nationals

Published May. 31 2017

McCallie seniors Michael Kalinowski, Bailey Nelson, Jackson Moore, Josh Gable and Shalin Naik finished their high school rowing careers together...

Baylor tops GPS twice for third consecutive state title [photos]

Published May. 27 2017

Macy McKnight and her teammates certainly proved to be gritty enough to battle back for two wins over rival GPS,...

GPS claims 7-1 victory over Baylor in TSSAA Division II-AA winners-bracket final

Published May. 25 2017

GPS got a five-hitter from Shelby Walters and Haley Smith's seventh-inning grand slam helped put away a 7-1 victory over...

GPS picks Jay Watts as new athletic director, basketball coach

Published May. 24 2017

Though Girls Preparatory School and McCallie School often are viewed as sister-brother institutions, 1990 McCallie graduate Jay Watts admits to...

Baylor tennis teams in state finals, girls against GPS

Published May. 24 2017

After a one-year hiatus, the GPS tennis team is going back to the state finals.

Haley Smith's grand slam sparks 10-0 GPS win in Spring Fling

Published May. 23 2017

Sometimes the simplest advice is best. During a timeout, after her team had loaded the bases on three Briarcrest errors,...

Tennis Bruisers top Harpeth Hall, return to state semfinals

Published May. 16 2017

The situation wasn't ideal Monday for GPS tennis coach Sue Bartlett.

Prep Notebook: Ooltewah junior Kayla Boseman featured in Sports Illustrated 'Faces in the Crowd'

Published May. 13 2017

Notre Dame High School has named Jonathan Adams its new boys' basketball coach. Adams, who played at Baylor and Old...

GPS, Baylor tied at top of region standings after season series split

Published May. 10 2017

GPS softball coach Susan Crownover said pitcher Shelby Walters was trying to be "a little too fine" in her first...

Kamrie Rich homer propels Baylor past Bruisers, 9-3

Published Apr. 14 2017

As soon as the ping of Kamrie Rich's bat meeting the ball echoed through the air, everyone knew that momentum,...


Baylor earns dominant tennis win against GPS [photos]

Published Apr. 13 2017

The Baylor girls' tennis game Wednesday looked no less than twice as good as that of GPS's Bruisers in a...

Soddy-Daisy edges Girls Preparatory School in seventh, 3-2 [photos]

Published Mar. 18 2017

It was only the second game of the softball season for Soddy-Daisy and Girls Preparatory School, but Friday night's matchup...

Softball Preview: Lady Trojans expect to be title contenders

Published Mar. 12 2017

There must be something magical about a Soddy-Daisy softball uniform, regardless of who is wearing it. Or who is coaching...

Jeff Gaither serving as interim athletic director at GPS

Published Feb. 28 2017

Girls Preparatory School announced Monday that Jeff Gaither, a coach and English teacher at the school for 20 years, will...

UPDATE: GPS athletic director one of eight arrested in Dalton prostitution sting

Published Feb. 23 2017

Girls Preparatory School Athletic Director Stacey Gene Hill was arrested Wednesday night in an undercover prostitution sting in Dalton, Ga.

Defense, rebounding, Mya Long lead Baylor over GPS, 61-34

Published Feb. 17 2017

In a Division II-AA East/Middle basketball rematch between Baylor's Lady Red Raiders and the GPS Bruisers, the narrative remaind unchanged...

No. 1 Eagles blister No. 3 Blue Tornado, 81-46

Published Feb. 8 2017

Brentwood Academy held McCallie to a season-low point total in Tuesday's Division II-AA East/Middle Region basketball game at McCallie. But...

Baylor's ultra-hot start leads to 53-31 win over GPS [photos]

Published Jan. 27 2017

When Baylor starts out shooting the basketball like it did Thursday, no matter the opposing team, that team is in...

Area bowling teams fall in state semifinals

Published Jan. 22 2017

The Girls Preparatory School, Rhea County girls' and Tullahoma boys' bowling seasons all ended Saturday morning in the TSSAA state...

GPS, Rhea girls, Tullahoma boys in state bowling semifinals

Published Jan. 21 2017

The Girls Preparatory School bowling team was down 11-5 and 86 pins after the first two games of its TSSAA...

Chargers beat young Bucs, 59-27, in MLK King of the Court

Published Jan. 17 2017

It may have been the first Waffle House MLK King of the Court, but the one-day high school basketball event...