Sports - Preps - School - South Pittsburg

New prep football season kicks off tonight at Finley Stadium

Published Aug. 17 2017

It starts tonight. No more passing leagues or scrimmages. The sweat of August begins its evolution into the sweet of...

Prep football jamborees start tonight

Published Aug. 11 2017

Friday nights in the Chattanooga area now officially belong to high school football once again. Three jamborees will be played...

Experienced Whitwell expected to challenge Pirates in 3-1A

Published Aug. 1 2017

In each of the two years since Vic Grider returned to coaching his alma mater, South Pittsburg has crept one...


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Annual prep football practice tour includes 21 teams [photos]

Published Jul. 25 2017

As tough as it is to believe, we have less than a month before another high school football season kicks...

Sequatchie Valley jamboree schedule announced

Published Jul. 18 2017

The annual Sequatchie Valley football jamboree, one of the oldest in Tennessee, has been set for Friday, Aug. 11, at...

Reviewing Chattanooga area spring football

Published Jun. 4 2017

A look at area Tennessee football spring drills.

Thomas Baker homer sparks Bucs' 6-5 win over Pirates

Published May. 16 2017

Thomas Baker admits he is not a power hitter.

Ten Chattanooga area prep teams in baseball region semis today

Published May. 15 2017

More than any time of the year, the postseason is about contributions, and likely from every player who slips on...

South Pittsburg claims fourth-straight district baseball title

Published May. 10 2017

Early in the season, with the team struggling to score runs, South Pittsburg baseball coach Brian Paris tweaked the lineup...

Lookout Valley edges Lady Pirates 5-4 in 6-A tourney

Published May. 7 2017

Lookout Valley's aggressiveness offensively made up for its shoddiness defensively Saturday, albeit barely.

Pirates' Micah Genter outduels Wildcats' Tanner Moylan

Published Apr. 27 2017

Hits were at a premium and defense was, at best, shaky. The pitching, though, was what high school baseball coaches...

Chargers score five in first, top Irish 9-2 [photos]

Published Apr. 12 2017

It didn't take long for the visitors to get comfortable.


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Justin Wheeler triple ignites Chattanooga Christian School's nine-inning win

Published Mar. 31 2017

Justin Wheeler wasn't happy with the showing in his first two plate appearances Thursday against South Pittsburg, so the Chattanooga...

Prep Notebook: Lady Pirates haul in Lookout Valley title

Published Mar. 30 2017

The South Pittsburg High School softball team put an end to a long championship drought last weekend.

Coaching dads bond with softball daughters [photos]

Published Mar. 23 2017

David Dinger and Vic Grider are longtime local high school coaches who have spent half their lives giving guidance to...

Baseball Preview: Tennessee signee Nick Woods overcomes pair of ACL surgeries

Published Mar. 12 2017

He was hurt both times while playing quarterback for the Hurricanes, the first time as a sophomore in his first...

Marion girls top Van Buren, 70-56, for District 6-A title

Published Feb. 21 2017

The only thing brighter than Emily Webb's mouth full of braces shining in the gym lights were the two gold...

Looking back at the 2013 prep recruiting class from the Chattanooga area

Published Feb. 2 2017

LOOKING BACK: The Times Free Press looks back at the careers of the area's 10 most notable football signees from...

Unbeaten Greenback rallies to win 42-27, end South Pittsburg's season [photos]

Published Nov. 26 2016

Once again South Pittsburg raced out to the fast start it has become accustomed to this season. Unlike in weeks...

Final scores from tonight's area high school football games

Published Nov. 25 2016

Chattanooga area high school football playoff game results as they happen.

Hargis: Sequatchie Valley's finest night for prep football

Published Nov. 25 2016

You'd be hard-pressed to find an area that identifies itself more with, or clings more tightly to, high school football...

Previews of all of tonight's area high school football matchups

Published Nov. 25 2016

Previewing tonight's prep football playoff games across the area.

Physical offensive line paces South Pittsburg's prolific offense

Published Nov. 25 2016

What had been a lingering question coming into the 2016 football season has become an emphatic team strength. Although South...