Paige Griner’s float serve seals Green Hill’s first district volleyball championship over Gallatin

North Alabama beach volleyball commitment Paige Griner could have gone to the well with her serve types during Tuesday’s District 12-AAA championship.

Friendship Christian upends PCA 41-3

MURFREESBORO – The last time Friendship Christian played at Middle Tennessee State’s Floyd Stadium, the Commanders lost 19-16 to Jackson Christian in the 2006 Class 1A state finals. FCS fared much better Friday as tailback Tyson Wolcott led his team to a 41-3 win over Providence Christian in a Division II-A East Regional contest. The prolific senior ran 27 times […]

Green Hill scores five TDs in second quarter, shuts out Warren County

Green Hill scored all five of its touchdowns in the second quarter and posted its second shutout of the season with a 35-0 victory over Warren County on Friday night on The Hill. Nick Owens Jr. ran for two touchdowns and Kannon Burroughs threw three touchdown passes as the Hawks (6-1, 3-1 Region 4-6A) prevented what would have been only […]

Week 7 Midstate high school football scores

See Week 7 high school football scores from Middle Tennessee below. Region games are marked with an asterisk. Thursday, Sept. 28: Loretto 24, East Hickman 12 * Riverdale 49, Cane Ridge 7 Oakland 49, Siegel 7 * Stewarts Creek 45, West Creek 14 Friday, Sept. 29: Mt. Juliet 31, Antioch 14 Pope John Paul II 34, BGA 33 * Blackman […]

Fishing structures added to Old Hickory Lake

Larry Woody's Notebook

The natural cover that has decayed and eroded away over the decades on aging Old Hickory Lake is being replaced with man-made structures to provide fish habitat and improve fishing. Among the fish attractors being placed in the lake by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency are two “Tennessee Towers” – plastic structures ten feet tall and ten feet wide, sunk […]

It’s the law: don’t release live bait in water

Lots of fishermen will be using minnows for bait this fall, and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reminds them that at the end of the trip leftovers must be disposed of on the bank, not dumped into the water. It’s not a suggestion; it’s the law. As part of the TWRA’s ongoing battle to halt the spread of Asian carp, […]

Main Street Preps staff-wide Week 7 HS football predictions

It’s time to look into the crystal ball and forecast Week 7 Nashville-area football game results.  The Main Street Preps team of editors and reporters give their predictions for 10 of the top Middle Tennessee games every week. Each prognosticator’s win-loss record is included below the picks. Here are our thoughts on Week 7: Main Street Preps Game of the […]

Uncle Leonard’s prank: grin and bear it

Larry Woody's Woods & Waters

My uncle Leonard Hedgecoth was among the state’s earliest game wardens, patrolling the rugged Catoosa wilds atop the Cumberland Plateau, chasing poachers and dodging rattlesnakes. He was also a notorious prankster, and one of his hoaxes ignited a frenzy among wildlife officials and the media about bears invading Middle Tennessee. It was 1957, when bear sightings were rare, traffic-jamming novelties […]

Gallatin upends previously undefeated Green Hill

Hawks will play host to Warren County Friday, Sept. 29

N. MT. JULIET – Red-hot Gallatin forced four turnovers and sophomore quarterback Jackson Stroup threw for three scores as Gallatin defeated Region 4-6A opponent Green Hill 24-10 Friday. The loss was the first of the season for the Hawks, who stand 5-1 (2-1 region) headed into a Friday, Sept. 29 home game against Warren County. “I think our kids came […]

MSP Top 25: Davidson Academy, Beech make jumps after hectic week

Looking at just the top nine teams in the Week 6 Main Street Preps Top 25 football rankings, you’d think that it was a pretty boring week. Read further – trust me.  Once you get to the No. 10 spot and beyond, chaos ensues: every spot from No. 10 to No. 25 – save for Upperman staying at No. 23 […]

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