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Kaylee Zimmerman signing

Brighton Soccer celebrates Zimmerman’s signing to Ancilla

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The girl from Michigan is heading back North. Today Brighton Lady Cardinal Soccer standout Kaylee Zimmerman signed her national letter of intent to play soccer for Ancilla College in Northern Indiana today in the Brighton Gymnasium. Zimmerman played on the defensive line for Head Coach Shari Garrett at Brighton the past […]

Gil Erwin signing

TRA’s Erwin makes more history with signing to CBU

Once again the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Baseball program gathered together for a signing day. Today the Rebels congregated in the school’s lobby to celebrate Gil Erwin committing to Christian Brothers University. Erwin is the senior ace for Brad Smith’s program this year. And when he’s not on the mound, Erwin is roaming centerfield as one of […]

Owen Signing

Munford’s Owen signs with CBU Basketball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. May 4 has turned out to be a National Signing Day in The Millington Star coverage area. The third and final signing of the day came at Munford High School with Lindsey Owen. The Lady Cougar center will be attending Christian Brothers University. Owen was a contributor on the Munford Sub-State […]

Trojans Noah Graham slide

Oh Noah!

The Millington Trojans jumped out to a big lead early last Thursday against their District 14-3A rivals the Cordova Wolves April 23 at Miles Park. The Trojans scored 9 runs in the first two innings to seize control of the contest. The Trojans prevailed 13-2 with Aaron Peerey getting the win in a complete game […]

Brighton Softball catch at first

March showers have brought April flowers for Brighton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. March can be cold, wet and dreary. The weather conditions could also describe the feelings within the Brighton Lady Cardinal Softball program. But as April approached, sunny, warm and fuzzy feeling were on the horizon for Head Coach Robin Jacobs and crew. Since April 1, the Lady Cardinals have been one […]

TRA Thornell slide

Lady Rebels bounce back in rematch, USJ still earns series sweep

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Since 2011, the University School of Jackson vs. Tipton-Rosemark Academy softball games have settled regular-season, Regional and State championships. With the USJ Lady Bruins and TRA Lady Rebels trading blows, the week of April 20 was anticipated on both campus like the May 2 Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao clash. On […]

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TRA Baseball play at second

Battle of superior arms goes the way of USJ

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Facing one of the best pitchers in the nation, the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels knew they had to play nearly perfect baseball to earn a victory over the University School of Jackson Bruins. But the ace up the Bruins sleeve, pitcher Ryan Rolison, was dealing the entire night at Rebel Field helping […]

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The Millington Lady Trojan infielders surround starting pitcher Jessie Strickland prior to the start of an inning against Kingsbury last Thursday at Miles Park. Strickland pitched the Lady Trojans to a 9-1 victory over their District 14-3A foes.

Lady Trojans use senior leaders to pick up victories over Kingsbury Lady Falcons

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Coming into the 2015 season, two Millington Lady Trojan seniors knew they had to take on stronger leadership roles. Katie Dupree knew her role would be middle infield and lead-off hitter. She has the task of setting the tempo for the offense and securing the center of the field on defense. […]

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Unsigned Baseball Showcase at USA Stadium May 18

Star Staff Reports USA Stadium in Millington will be hosting an Unsigned High School Graduate/JUCO Transfer Showcase on May 18. If you will be graduating high school this spring or have finished your Junior College eligibility and are still looking for an opportunity to play at the collegiate level, we have a Pro Style showcase […]

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Brighton Bentley Jones

Good Sport

Brighton Cardinal senior catcher Bentley Jones hands a bat to a Hardin County batter last week during Game Two of the doubleheader at Brighton Baseball Field. The two District 13-3A rivals ended the night winning a game a piece. Brighton won the first game 6-5. The Tigers took the second game 15-5.

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Area duo brings CrossFit Training to Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Most New Year’s resolutions involve some body transformation goals. The list might include muscle gains, strength training, healthier eating habits and of course weight loss. This past January 7, the Millington area received a business that targets all those things and more — Flag City CrossFit. “There was no CrossFit affiliate […]

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BUS Studio 75 Ribbon Cutting 4-30

Studio 75 Opens Doors

The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony April 18 for Studio 75 Hair Academy located at 4970 Navy Road. The services are provided Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 873-0275.

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Resetting Your Retirement After Divorce

By Jason Alderman Retirement planning can face derailment after a divorce. Married, two-income couples have the advantage of splitting living expenses and pooling all their investment assets, including retirement accounts. Once the marriage is over, costs for separate households may limit the ability of ex-spouses to keep their retirement on track. After a divorce, individuals […]

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Around Town Brighton Baseball

Saying Uncle

At a recent Brighton Cardinal Baseball game against Hardin County, young Sierra was there with her parents to watch her uncle LaDarius Williams play first base. The Cardinals fell behind early leaving Sierra a little disinterested in the game.

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Otis Griffin pose

Fire Up and Have a Little Washing

By Otis Griffin A little over three score or so Momma heated her wash water in the big old black pot out in the middle of the back yard.  Daddy positioned some brick bats around the base of the pot to keep the fire ashes under the pot and not flying around.   When I was […]

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