Now that teams are a couple of days into practice in full pads, scrimmages are next on the schedule. Catch up on stories from around the area:
Blackman’s asking a Tennessee baseball commit to throw strikes of a different kind this season. He’ll need that command dealing with the defenses in the Blaze’s region.
BGA’s Antonio Stevens checks in at No. 10 on the Tennessean’s annual Dandy Dozen list.
No. 11 on the Dandy Dozen list belongs to Gary Smith III, doing his best William “Refrigerator” Perry impersonation in short-yardage work.
It doesn’t hurt to have a former college coach in the family. Although Reese isn’t headed where his father coached (he chose Duke), the Ravens know what they can expect to get out of him this year.
Dallas Walker’s already committed to the Aggies, but he hopes to help the Bulldogs on both sides of the ball this season.
Dickson County and Creek Wood open the season against each other.