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Preview of Blue Cross Bowl


Hillsboro Globe Reporter – West Parker, Writer

December 9, 2019

BlueCross Bowl to be held Dec. 5-7 in Cookeville December 2, 2019 The stage is set for the 2019 BlueCross Bowl in Cookeville. Eighteen teams will meet over Dec. 5-7 at Tennessee Tech's Tucker Stadium to decide state championships in each for nine classes. Visit for a full schedule, advanced tickets, spectat...

MLK/Pearl Cohn’s David Wesley Schilling is the 76th winner of the Hume Award.

MLK/Pearl Cohn's David Wesley Schilling is the 76th winner of the Hume Award.

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – HIllsboro Sports Desk, Mike Strasinger - Photographer

December 3, 2019

The 76th winner of Metro Nashville Public School's prestigious Hume Award was named today at a luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club at The Wildhorse Saloon in Downtown Nashville. The award was won by David Wesley Schilling, the long-snapper from Pearl-Cohn High School. Schilling attends MLK, Jr Magnet Sc...

Metro Athletics announces the 2019 Class of All City football players


Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe Sports Desk

November 19, 2019

The Metro Nashville Football Coaches Association announced Tuesday November 19, 2019 its 35th All City Team.  The Class of 2019 MVPs and inductees into the Coaches Hall of Fame will be announced on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at the annual banquet held for the All City players and their coaches at th...

A Profile of Hillsboro Senior Defensive Lineman Greg Boggs

A Profile of Hillsboro Senior Defensive Lineman Greg Boggs

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – West Parker, Timia Fisher

September 20, 2019

When media reports on high school football players, it seems that everyone wants to talk about the offense. There are many football positions who have obvious roles, like the quarterback. But when it comes to telling the difference between the fullback and running back, it may not be as easy. While the...

Burro Weekly Sports Wrap – Up: Week 2

Burro Weekly Sports Wrap - Up: Week 2

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Sports Desk

September 2, 2019

Welcome to Week 2 Sports Wrap-up and Week 3 Sports Schedule Game Wrap-upScores, Stats and Photo Galleries for 8.24.19 - 8.30.19 Lady Burro's Volleyball team digs in and wins three straight against the Lady Bobcats of Overton Click below for photo galleries of this past week's games. JV and Varisty Volleyball v Overton Photos Welcome to the Hillsboro Globe's Sports Wrap-up of the ...

MNPS kicks off 2019 football season with the 2nd Annual Metro Football Media Day

2nd Annual Metro Football Media Day

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Sports Desk Reports

August 8, 2019

LINK TO PHOTO GALLERY NASHVILLE, Tenn – The 51st Annual Metro Football Jamboree is just around the corner. Metro Nashville Public Schools held their second annual Football Media Day at the Martin Professional Learning Center. MNPS's Athletic Department led by Athletic Director, Roosevelt Sanders create...

Congrats to all of the MNPS Athletes who signed their National Letters of Intent

Congrats to all of the MNPS Athletes who signed their National Letters of Intent

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe reports

December 22, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – College football’s Early Signing Period runs from Dec. 19 through 21, with almost all of the action on Wednesday 19, 2018. Generally, this signing day has little of the drama that is almost always present  for National Signing Day in February. If you’re on Twitter, I’d also...

It’s official! Donald Fitzgerald and Joseph Honeysucker sign Letters of Intent with Division I colleges

It's official! Donald Fitzgerald and Joseph Honeysucker sign Letters of Intent with Division I colleges

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe Reports

December 19, 2018

                                                                                Hillsboro IB World High School is pleased to announce that Donald Fitzgerald (ATH) and Joseph Honeysucker (DE) will participate in an early signing event on December 19, 2018 at 11:30 in the Hillsboro Library.  Hillsboro will celebrate both Joseph Honeysucker and Donald Fitzgerald for their academic and athletic successes this year as they finalize their commitments to the universities of their choice. Donald Fitzgerald  is a St. Thomas Scholar and a senior in the Academy of Global Health and Science. Trading basketball for football this year, Fitzgerald’s impact as a first year football player is undeniable. He will continue making an impact at Vanderbilt University under Head Coach Derek Mason. Vanderbilt's class features incoming student-athletes from nine different states that fill 11 different positions across the roster Donald earned 25 solo tackles and 41 assists for a total of 66 tackles for the 2018 season. He forced 6 turnovers and had 6 sacks for a loss. Fitzgerald narrowed his choices down to Duke, UT and Vandy deciding to become a Commodore less than 2 weeks ago. Fitzgerald is the AGHS representative to the Meharry Symposium for Scholars. He is a peer tutor and assists with special needs students. He is also is a volunteer ACT Prep for the last three years with In Full Motion. The Department Chair of AGHS, Lonny Nelson, describes Donald as an amazing young man whose optimism is infectious. He is a joy to be around.” Other Awards All-City 1st team for 2018 All-Region 6 5A team for 2018. Donald has made a verbal commitment to Vanderbilt University and will finalize his decision on Wednesday. READ MORE HERE ABOUT VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY'S NSD CLASS Joseph Honeysucker, the 75th  Hume Award winner selected for the 2018 season. The Hume Award is given to only one football scholar each year. Joseph is a senior in the Academy of Business Communications. Honeysucker  earned 112 total tackles (48 solo/64 assist) for the 2018 season.  He averaged 11 tackles a game for an average of 90 yards in QB hurries. He end his high school career with 37 sacks. Other Awards: All-City 1st team, ’17, ’18 HM ‘16 All-Region 1st team ’17, ‘18 East-West 1st team, ‘18 Middle Tennessee Chapter of the National Football Federation and College Hall of Fame  and nominee Admiral William P. Lawrence Award. Joseph committed earlier in the year to  Memphis University. He invites you to witness his decision to become a Memphis Tiger. Head Coach Maurice Fitzgerald describes Honeysucker as a “generational player who comes along once in a generation. Every so often God will allow you to  coach a student athlete that you will term a generational player. Joe Honeysucker  is in that class. He is God fearing and humble young man. Joe cares so much about his teammates and the world around him. He is at peace with himself and has a clear understanding of who he is and his purpose in life.” Joseph is looking forward to playing on Saturday’s in Memphis. READ MORE ABOUT THE 2018 NATIONAL SIGNING DAY CLASS  - UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS    ...

Metro Coaches Hall of Fame inducts two and honors All City Metro football teams

Steve Peden presented the Hall of Fame induction trophy by Roosevelt Sanders at the Coaches Hall of Fame dinner held at the Maxwell House Hotel 12.7.18

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Mekhia Ranier and Lauryn Newbern and Photos: Terrianna Carter, Ashja Murchison, Lauryn Newborn & Mekhia Ranier

December 10, 2018

LINK TO ALL PHOTOS FOR Metro City Coaches Hall of Fame and Metro All-city Awards The 34th Annual Metro Nashville Football Coaches Association presented the 2018 the Inductees into the Metro Football Coach's Hall of Fame, the All-City team and honorable mention team members and inducted two new member...

The 2018 Hume trophy is awarded December 6, 2018

Left -Hillsboro IB World High School, Executive Principle, Dr. Shuler Pelham; Center - Joseph Honeysucker, 75th Hume Awardee; Right -  Head Football Coach of HHS, Maurice Fitzgerald.

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Lauryn Newborn

December 10, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn - Today following a luncheon at Swett's Restaurant hosted by the Nashville Civilian Club, Joseph Honeysucker from Hillsboro High school was named as the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Hume Award. Honeysucker recently committed to Memphis University to play football. The Hum...

The 75th Hume Award winner will be announced Wednesday, Dec. 5

Caption - Finalists L to R - Jacob Daniel King, Overton; Jaylan Alaysius Granberry, Pearl-Cohn/MLK; Brian Darnell Thompson Jr., East Nashville; James Tyler Murphy, Glencliff; Jared Deon McCray, Cane Ridge - Photos by Mike Strasinger

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Lauryn Newbern, Reporter/ Editor

November 27, 2018

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Tennessee's longest running scholar-athlete award will be presented to the 76th winner of the Hume Award. The award is given to those young men who exhibit excellence in sportsmanship, scholarship, and football ability. Being nominated as a finalist of the Hume ...

Talented, hard working individuals have a way of attracting the best of the best

Talented, hard working individuals have a way of attracting the best of the best

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Lauryn Newbern and Mekhia Ranier

November 27, 2018

To build a competitive team in any arena be it sports, arts or academics, it is imperative for leaders who want high rates of return on their investments of energy, time and money to yield a great product. And so it has been with the compilation of coaches and players in this new era of football a...

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