Archive | August, 2012

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Payne Remembered

Members of the Millington Trojan Football team including senior Tevin Oliver paid their respects to the late Dana Payne this afternoon at the Millington First Baptist Church. Payne’s family, coaches and friends spoke to a church full of loved ones and classmates about the 15 year old ‘s life of purpose and significance. Payne passed […]

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Trojans play for Dana Payne

MEMPHIS — Before taking the Kirby Stadium Field Friday night, the Millington Trojans players chanted behind the cheerleaders’ banner dedicated to the memory of Dana Payne. “Let’s go out and play for Dana,” one player shouted. “Fly high Dana, fly.” With their arms interlocked, the Millington players walked toward their sideline to start the 2012 […]

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Lady Rebel Asante Lopez was named this week's Girls' Star of the Week.

Porter wins opener with Lady Rebels

ARLINGTON — Wendy Porter walked into the Bolton Gymnasium Aug. 20 unbeaten as the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels head coach. And when the volleyball match against the host Bolton Wildcats was done, Porter officially became undefeated as a TRA coach. In her first game in charge of the Lady Rebels, Porter guided her squad to […]

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Hall leads TRA Golf in 2012

Tipton-Rosemark Academy Head Golf Coach Andrew Womack is running out of time with senior Colton Hall. Hall has been a fixture on the Rebel Golf team since his eighth grade year. Womack took over the program in 2010 when Hall was a sophomore. Now the duo has one more season together leading a team featuring […]

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Football Recap Week 1

The Brighton Cardinals got into the win column Friday night with a 49-24 win over the Raleigh-Egypt Pharaohs. The Pharaohs traveled to Brighton and held a 24-21 lead at halftime. But the Cardinals stormed out with 21 points in the third quarter sparked by a Brady Stewart to Malcolm Terry 40-yard TD pass. Then Brighton’s […]

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Dedications for Dana

Millington Lady Trojan Elizabeth Woodard enjoys some of the cookies from Barbara Hale, a Millington Trojan Alumni. Hale of the The Cookie Florist donated the Trojan Basket of Cookies to the MCHS Volleyball Team to pay respects for the late Dana Payne. The basket was given on behalf of the Munford Volleyball program. The two […]

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MCHS celebrates 30 Plus Club with Breakfast

Fifteen of Millington Central’s brightest minds gathered this morning for the Second Annual ACT 30-Plus Club Breakfast in the MCHS Cafeteria. The meal prepared by the Cafeteria staff featured bacon, cheesy eggs, sausage, yogurt, and more. The students who enjoyed the meal and period off score a 30 or higher on at least one portion […]

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Applebee’s doors officially open

Millington Area Chamber of Commerce President Charles Gulotta addresses the audience gathered for the ribbon cutting and grand opening of Applebee’s in Millington. Today is the first official day of business for the restaurant which will be opened at 11 a.m. everyday. General Manager Zak Abdallat thanked the Chamber, Police, Fire and City Hall for […]

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Trojans win opener for Payne 31-6

MEMPHIS — The Millington Trojans finally took the field to start the 2012 season after a week a tragedy. Dealing with the death of teammate Dana Payne, the Trojans made the trip to Kirby High School to play the Cougars. Despite miscues with the new-look offense, the Millington defense kept Kirby in neutral leading to […]

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Northaven Remembers Dana Payne

The Millington Trojans Football players came to the home of the late Dana Payne to remember his 15 years within the community he grew up. Several dozen came to Tameka Smith’s Northaven home to pay tribute to Payne. Her son was a sophomore at Millington Central High School and played wide receiver and defensive back […]

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