Sports - Preps - School - South Pittsburg

Undone by errors, Pirates eliminated from state tournament

Published May. 24 2018

One of the strengths that had helped South Pittsburg reach the Class A state baseball tournament — its defense —...

Pirates open Class A baseball tourney with 5-3 win

Published May. 23 2018

Two strikes, no worries.

LIVE: Area athletes compete in Spring Fling [photos]

Published May. 22 2018

The annual Spring Fling got underway today with multiple Chattanooga-area athletes and teams competing. We will have continual updates from...

Pirates rally to beat Eagleville 3-2

Published May. 19 2018

After waiting through a three-plus hour rain delay, South Pittsburg's offense waited a while longer before finally waking up. In...

Graduations, weather forcing adjustments in sectionals schedules

Published May. 18 2018

The TSSAA plans for its Division I softball and baseball state sectionals to be played today. But extenuating circumstances have...

Meigs County, Whitwell win region softball titles

Published May. 17 2018

The stars were out in Decatur on Wednesday for the Region 3-AA high school softball final.

Pirates claim fifth straight district baseball title

Published May. 9 2018

Not even a solid night on the mound and at the plate could spare E.J. Cagle from a little extra...

Whitwell clobbers South Pittsburg for 5-A softball title

Published May. 5 2018

As dominantly as Anna Yell was pitching, she wasn't going to need much offensive help.

Lionettes appreciate but not content with No. 1 district seed

Published May. 4 2018

On the brink of the District 6-AA high school softball tournament, Red Bank's Lionettes have a different view on the...

Whitwell girls open district tournament with blowout win

Published Feb. 16 2018

Whitwell's girls' basketball team put last week's frustrations to rest quickly in Thursday night's District 5-A tournament semifinal, and it...

Greenback again denies South Pittsburg a title try, 31-21

Published Nov. 25 2017

After fighting from behind much of the night, with just under 10 minutes remaining in the game and trailing by...

Pirates have own version of potent triple option: Kelley, Raulston and Tipton

Published Nov. 24 2017

In this town, where folks expect to discuss the high school football team's next playoff opponent as they pass the...

Here's a preview of tonight's Chattanooga area high school football playoffs

Published Nov. 24 2017

This is a rematch of last year's semifinal, where the Cherokees rallied from a 14-0 first-quarter deficit...

Here's a preview of Friday's Chattanooga area high school football playoffs

Published Nov. 22 2017

This is a rematch of last year's semifinal, where the Cherokees rallied from a 14-0 first-quarter deficit...

Garrett Raulston scores four TDs in Pirates' 33-7 romp [photos]

Published Nov. 18 2017

If the first round was a decision, the second round was a knockout.

Rematches highlight area high school football playoffs tonight

Published Nov. 17 2017

Tonight should be a pretty good gauge of whether familiarity does in fact breed contempt. Of the 30 high school...

Here's a preview of tonight's Chattanooga area high school football matchups

Published Nov. 17 2017

Since their regular-season meeting, a 21-14 escape for the Pirates, both...

Pirates smother Red Devils in 49-0 Class 1A playoff win

Published Nov. 11 2017

For all the first-half struggles on offense, South Pittsburg's defense was dominant throughout, and that was the difference Friday night.

Here's a preview of tonight's Chattanooga area high school football matchups

Published Nov. 10 2017

The Red Devils and Pirates last met seven years ago in a state championship game won by South Pittsburg...

Red Bank's Madox Wilkey is area prep football player of the week

Published Nov. 7 2017

Neither the big stage of the playoffs nor an opposing defense designed to put the game's outcome in his hands...

Here's a preview of tonight's Chattanooga area high school football matchups

Published Nov. 3 2017

The Wildcats are on a hot streak, having scored 67 and 51 points in their seventh and eighth games before...


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Friday night's prep football schedule

Published Nov. 3 2017

All Tennessee kickoffs at 7 p.m. Eastern unless noted. All kickoffs at 7:30 in Georgia.

Youth serves Pirates in 56-0 regular-season finale [photos]

Published Oct. 27 2017

It was senior night, the final home game of the football regular season, but the underclassmen were the ones showing...