Sports - Prep - School - South Pittsburg

Sequatchie County rallies to beat Pirates

Published Aug. 22 2015

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- Moments after the final snap, Houston Mainord was still trying to catch his breath.

A recommendation of where to be on coming Friday nights

Published Aug. 21 2015

The time has finally and officially arrived. No more preseason prognostications, and the Times Free Press's preview section was there...

Prep Notebook: Grider, Campbell, Ellis among coaches resuming or assuming head coaching positions

Published Aug. 21 2015

Ten coaches begin or resume their high school football head coaching careers tonight or next week in new surroundings.

Prep football by the numbers

Published Aug. 21 2015

As the 2015 high school football season kicks off, here are 15 numbers to remember:

Looking back: Highs and lows of 2014 high school football

Published Aug. 21 2015

There were those in North Georgia who had their doubts about Calhoun High School's football program. Hal Lamb's youngsters had...

South Pittsburg Pirates

Published Aug. 21 2015

The return of one of the area's winningest coaches does not automatically mean immediate success for South Pittsburg.

Thirteen area teams ranked in Tennessee preseason prep poll

Published Aug. 18 2015

Rhea County is the highest ranked Chattanooga-area team in Tennessee's preseason high school football poll.

Lilly scores three TDs in two Pirates jamboree wins

Published Aug. 15 2015

PIKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Lookout Valley coach Tony Webb sought out Grundy County coach Casey Tate to determine how long —...

Prep football jamborees tonight at Finley, Bledsoe County

Published Aug. 14 2015

Notre Dame High School got used to playing football at Finley Stadium a year ago, so the short trip this...

Whitwell now the favorite to win 3-1A

Published Aug. 6 2015

The last time Whitwell High School won a district or region football championship, many of the current players were either...

Prep tour: 20 schools visited on first day of TSSAA pads practice

Published Jul. 28 2015

It's one of the longest but most enjoyable work days of the year for me.

Former Dade County coach Glen Hicks takes over South Pittsburg basketball team

Published May. 27 2015

Former Dade County basketball coach Glen Hicks has been named the new boys' coach at South Pittsburg High School.

Glen Hicks is new South Pittsburg boys basketball coach

Published May. 26 2015

Former Dade County basketball coach Glen Hicks has been named the new boys' coach at South Pittsburg High School.

Blake Howard's homer lifts Silverdale to upset win

Published May. 12 2015

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- The last time Blake Howard had a home run, he was more concerned with what flavor...

Elledge squeezes Pirates past Warriors

Published May. 8 2015

JASPER, Tenn. -- In the biggest game of his baseball career to date, Jesse Elledge was asked to do something...

South Pittsburg's Phillips resigns after nine seasons as basketball coach

Published Apr. 20 2015

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- After nine years of spending countless hours with other people's kids, David Phillips decided it was...

South Pittsburg coach resigns to focus more on his own family

Published Apr. 19 2015

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- After nine years of spending countless hours with other people's kids, David Phillips decided it was...

Some greater Chattanooga area district baseball races still undecided

Published Apr. 16 2015

With district baseball tournaments scheduled to start the first week in May, just three teams have secured championships in Chattanooga-area...

Signal Mountain tops Pirates with 7-run inning

Published Mar. 27 2015

They played in and through the rain Thursday but at least they were playing, which has been a rare occasion...

Weather headaches hit prep tourneys in Tennessee, Georgia

Published Feb. 26 2015

More than a week of inclement weather, and threat of more snow approaching the Chattanooga area, has begun to threaten...

Vic Grider taking over football Pirates again

Published Dec. 17 2014

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- It was two weeks ago, as South Pittsburg High School administrators began discussing potential football coaching...

Vic Grider to coach South Pittsburg Pirates football again

Published Dec. 16 2014

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — It was two weeks ago, as school administrators began discussing potential football coaching candidates shortly after...

GPS hosting Hoops for Hope

Published Dec. 9 2014

Saturday at GPS