Archive | November 15, 2012

New names and faces for Cardinal Basketball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The names that composed the 2011-12 Cardinal Basketball roster were household names in Brighton. The only new name was Head Coach Darryle Rogers. Now entering his season season as the leader of the Cardinals, the veteran coach might be the only name on the 2012-13 people recognize. Last year’s team graduated […]

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Webber the Warrior

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A common phase bestowed upon football players is, “He left it all out there on the field.” Friday night I saw and felt in my arms that quote come to life in Millington Trojan Antonio Webber. The senior running back rushed for more than 100 yards and scored two touchdowns on […]

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Not Dead Yet…

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Graduating your all-time leading scorer, four-year point guard, an outside shooter and a few big men leaves a void. Entering his second year at Tipton-Rosemark Academy, Head Basketball Coach Jason Morgan knew his second season would be more of a challenge on paper with the departure of JT Moody, Kevin Sansom, […]

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Lady Rebel Coach continues to build program with new pieces

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Give Shari Armour a volleyball standout, a swimmer and three softball players, and the second-year Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels Head Coach will give you her 2012-13 roster. In addition to those players, Armour brings back three players with varsity experience to tackle Division II-A. After graduating post players Alyssa Jackson and […]

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Hopkins Brothers bring veteran touch to new-look Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Despite having talented roster, reaching Regionals and sending players to the college level in recent year, the Munford Cougar Basketball program hasn’t been winning as much as it would like. To try to solve that issue, the administrators have hired a combined 1,181 victories in the brother tandom of Butch and […]

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Local veteran Ray Harmon recounts his days in Vietnam War aiding wounded soldiers

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The walls of Skip’s Sports Grill & Wings Restaurant are decorated with sports memorabilia from professional to the local Millington Central High School Trojans. But its one wall in particular that makes owner Skip Harmon swell up with pride. Just a few feet away from the bar are pictures of Skip’s […]

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Returning home — A Mother’s Perspective

By Susan Itterly USMC CPL Kevin Itterly graduated from Millington Central High School as part of the Class of 2008. He returned home safety from Afghanistan on Aug. 21 after beign deployed for seven months. Itterly works in Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 out of Cherry Point, N.C. While on the base he was at […]

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Always with me ‘Buddy’

By Candace Robello EDITOR’S NOTE: The Millington Star set down with Graig Porterfield two holiday seasons ago for a feature story on him battling his illness to see his son who was going off to fight the War on Terrorism. Recently Porterfield passed away and his sister Candace paid tribute to her late brother. He […]

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Frightening Changes From Grammar to High School

By Otis Griffin When I attended Rosemark Grammar school it was close to walk.  Later and older I was the cat’s meow and rode my fireballin’ Schwinn bicycle.  We had special parking places (never get someone else’s) and don’t forget to turn your front wheel around back’ards so it wouldn’t flop over and knock the […]

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Is your family safe from storms?

By David Peel As an injury lawyer and a family man who sees tragedies every day, I try to help to prevent injuries, car accidents, and even unnecessary insurance claims.  Some of you may find yourselves traveling through storm-prone areas, or have beloved relatives and friends who do. You might want to share or forward […]

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