Prep roundup: Soddy-Daisy boys are district soccer champs for first time since 2009

Luke Cabe envisioned the moment in his head before scoring the only goal in Soddy-Daisy’s 1-0 win over the away side at Red Bank for the District 8-AA football championship on Thursday night. The quick and bouncy senior timed his strike perfectly, sneaking off the right side of the post to leap and headed into … Read more

Las Vegas struggles with rising violence in schools

After several days of classroom lockdown as violent brawls broke out at Las Vegas’ Desert Oasis High School, Cherish Morgan had had enough. She began organizing parents and students to pressure the Clark County School District to crack down on expulsions and called for more security and training for teachers. Morgan recalls standing on the … Read more

Prep roundup: In all-Whitfield final, Southeast boys beat Northwest to repeat as soccer state champs

Hector Holguin admitted late in the season that his Southeast Whitfield High School boys’ football team sometimes needed a little adversity to play their best. The Raiders, or Rage as the team prefers to be known, proved their coach right after they overcame a second-half man-down situation early Thursday night after a red card to … Read more

Dalton Academy soccer success goes far beyond the pitch

Rury Alvarez hears the friendly conversation and feels the pat on the back. He notices how the faces of Dalton Academy’s students light up when one of his football players walks down a hallway. There has been much talk of making history if the Cougars could win a GHSA Class A state championship in public … Read more