Demarquez Trotter ran back a failed Rossview field goal to help the Eagles beat the Hawks 21-14 in the closing seconds Friday night to open the high school season.
Trinity tops Ensworth 14-7
Ensworth suffered a 14-7 seasom-opening defeat to nationally-ranked Trinity (Ky.) on Friday
Dickson County vs. Creek Wood
Highlights from the Dickson County vs. Creek Wood game August 19. The Red Hawks came away with a 30-26 win.
Gallatin football at Mt. Juliet
Footage and interviews from Friday’s season opener between Gallatin and Mt. Juliet.
Hewitt-Trussville 33, Montgomery Bell Academy 24
MBA lost 33-24 to Hewitt-Trussville of Alabama in the 2016 season opener.
Seaon opener – Centennial at Franklin pregame
High school football season opener between Centennial and Franklin
Pregame festivities at Ensworth School
Pregame festivities at Ensworth prior to the Tigers’ season-opening game against nationally-ranked Trinity (Ky.)
East Nashville-Rossview Pregame
East Nashville and Rossview take part in pre game warmups prior to the startif the 2016 prep football season Friday at TPS Complex
Pregame: La Vergne at Smyrna
Students for Smyrna and La Vergne prepare for the big rivalry
Dickson County vs. Creek Wood pregame
Sights and sounds from the pregame festivities leading up to Dickson County vs. Creek Wood
Springfield opens season with Greenbrier
Springfield plays Greenbrier on Friday night
Gallatin at Mt. Juliet football pregame
Pregame video prior to Friday’s game between Gallatin and Mt. Juliet.
White House student body
White House fans prep for the White House Heritage game.
Ravenwood fan Eric Mills ready for season
Ravenwood fan Eric Mills talks about the start of football season.
Baylor Bramble attends Siegel’s season opener
Siegel linebacker Dalton Frantz and Coach Greg Wyant discuss seeing Baylor Bramble at their season opener.
High school football countdown
High school sports writers for the USA Today Sports network for Middle Tennessee discuss the games they are covering Week 1.
Fairview 13, Page 10
La Vergne’s Malachi Jackson (7) dves into the endzone for the first touchdown of the night as Jackson is surrounded by Smyrna’s Percy Whittaker (2), Nick Okeke (11) and Lennon Harris (23) during game one at Smyrna on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016.
Junior Jeffrey Perez kicked a 48-yard field goal as time expired to give Fairview a win over Williamson County rival Page. Tennessee commitment Brent Cimaglia booted a 44-yard field goal earlier in the fourth quarter.
Fairview’s Kam Harris-Lusk completed 19 of 33 passes for 122 yards for a score.
Mt. Juliet 26, Gallatin 6
Mt. Juliet quarterback Mason Earls rushed for two touchdowns and 119 yards on 19 carries. Jordan Mason rushed for 250 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries.
Gallatin failed twice on fourth-and-goal from inside Mt. Juliet’s 10-yard line in the first half.
Trinity, Ky. 14, Ensworth 7
Nationally-ranked Trinity came from behind to beat Ensworth, scoring a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns. Junior quarterback Jaylon King was responsible for the Tigers’ lone score — an 8-yard, second-quarter touchdown run.
Hewitt-Trussville (Ala.) 33, MBA 24
Recent Tennessee commitment Ty Chandler rushed for 226 yards on 21 carries and scored three touchdowns, including a 73-yard run in the first quarter for MBA, which led 24-19 after a wild first half. But the Big Red’s offense was held scoreless in the second half.
Hewitt quarterback Connor Adair completed 27 of 34 passes for 340 yards and two touchdowns.
Smyrna 38, LaVergne 20
Casey Perkins rushed for 162 yards and scored three TDs as Smyrna defeated rival La Vergne 38-20. Keytavies Bradley led La Vergne with 224 yards rushing and three TDs.
East Nashville 21, Rossview 14
Demarquez Trotter returned a missed Rossview field goal 89 yards for a touchdown with 24 seconds left for East Nashville.
The Hawks attempted a 58-yard field goal with 51 seconds left, but the line drive fell short.
Springfield 14, Greenbrier 0
Springfield scored two touchdowns in the first quarter and it turned out that’s all the Yellow Jackets needed to beat cross-town rival Greenbrier.
Matt Hall scored on the first possession from a yard out, and Dayron Johnson went 55-yards on the first play of third possession for the Springfield victory.
Liberty Tech 20, Henry Co. 16
Liberty’s defense made two stops in the final five minutes to help the Crusaders hold on. Liberty’s Christian Ballard ran for an 81-yard touchdown on the first play of the game to help his team hold a 20-10 halftime lead.
Henry County moved the ball better in the second half with 180 yards of offense, but Liberty’s defense held.