Archive | October 25, 2012

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Munford Police officer Eddie Walker graduates from FBI school

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sgt. Eddie Walker’s journey to a national honor started with a joke to his superior. Munford Police Captain Randall Baskin was the first officer from his department to attend the FBI’s National Academy. Sharing that experience one day with Walker, the 31-year-old made a causal remark. “The Captain went to the […]

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Security Finance Ribbon Cutting

This summer, the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Security Finance. The ribbon cutting was held on Aug. 11 at the business’ 8120 Highway 51 North Suite 3 location. The branch manager Ashley Stroud cut the ribbon. For more information on Security Finance, call 872-3213.  

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Lady Cougars capture district soccer title

Star Staff Reports The Munford Lady Cougars Soccer won the District 13-3A championship regular season. Then in tournament play the Lady Cougars followed that with a win against Jackson North Side on Oct. 16 in double overtime. Then to capture the District Tournament championship Munford downed Brighton 3-1.  The game was a tale of two […]

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Munford Volleyball reaches sixth straight Sectional

By Ashley Lewis BARTLETT — The Munford Lady Cougars opened Region 7-3A Tournament in the Bartlett Gymnasium against the Arlington Lady Tigers. The Lady Cougars struggled early Oct. 16 in the first set before coming on late with big plays from Sami Jo Schulz and Cecily Gable. Despite their efforts the Lady Cougars lost the […]

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Former Millington Lady Trojan Aisha Adams has been a champion on the college level. Now she is trying to reach her Olympic dream.

MCHS alum Aisha Adams takes on next hurdle

Star Staff Reports SANTA BARBARA, Calif.  –Two-time NCAA Division II champion and 2010 field Athlete of the Year hails from Millington Central High School Adams has joined the Women’s Athletic Performance Foundation (WAPF). Adams moves to Santa Barbara from San Angelo, Texas where she has lived since graduating from Angelo State University with a degree […]

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Lady Trojan Soccer competitive and record setters

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In less than 24 hours, the Millington Lady Trojans went from the high of winning a double-overtime thriller to the low of having their season come to a conclusion. On Oct. 15 Millington started the 2012 District 14-3A Soccer Tournament with a victory over the Cordova Lady Wolves on the Bolton […]

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Trojans give unbeaten JNS toughest test

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Coming into Friday night’s game the headliners were Millington Homecoming 2012, Senior Night for the Millington Trojans, and even the arrival of unbeaten Jackson North Side led by quarterback Adam Craig. The rescheduled Homecoming ended with senior Erin Clark being crowned queen. The seniors from the band, cheerleading squad and football […]

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Area Golfers Have Solid Showing at State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Earlier this month some of the area’s best golfers took on the course at the WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester. The two-day event showcased the skills of Brighton golfers Logan Watkins, Carson McKinney, Brianna Donnell and Anna McIntyre. Munford was represented by Madison Willis, Lindsey Owen and Easton Lavelle. And Tipton-Rosemark […]

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Chism’s Trail to Success

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This was the best season of Millington Volleyball in my 10 years of coverage. Yes, I’ve been around that long. And over the years I’ve seen some talent come through the program like Aisha Adams, Lauren Trouy, Courtney Jordan, Megan Lamica and Dana Beckmann. But the 2012 team was loaded with […]

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Senior wins crown, band alumni come back for performances

Star Staff Reports Homecoming…  Family…  These words have many meanings to many people.  On Oct. 5, Millington Central High School Alumni Band members showed what these very words mean to them. For many of them, 20 years had passed since they last tossed a flag pole, strapped on a drum, picked up a tuba, and […]

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