Archive | November 21, 2013

Slugger’s Chance

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For Jodie Duncan taking hacks in the cage with her softball bat served many purposes. Growing up in Tipton County, the Munford High School senior used her time in the batter’s box for fun and even as an escape when her mother Ally was battling breast cancer. Sometimes practice at the […]

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Despite defeat, Trojans leave game one with positive outlook

By Thomas Sellers Jr. First it was Justin Wertner vs. Jordan Browning. Then it was Justin Wertner vs. LaKeron Garcia. For a moment Millington’s Andrew Banks took his shot against St. George’s Wertner. Then finally Millington Trojan Julian Daughtry took on the challenge of the Gryphon. Despite a team effort from the Millington Trojans, Wertner […]

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Lady Trojans open season with roster full of youth against St. George’s

By Thomas Sellers Jr. As time ticked off the clock in the William Osteen Gymnasium on opening night, Millington Lady Trojans were still diving to the court. Bruce Marshall’s bunch didn’t stop hustling or giving full effort last Thursday as the St. George’s Lady Gryphons were working toward a 61-27 victory. “The biggest thing I […]

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Not half bad for the Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Maybe it was first-game gitters or the defense of the MHEA Eagles, but the Munford Cougars had a slow start to begin the 2013-14 campaign. Butch Hopkin’s squad missed a few layups and took jumpers quickly within the offensive scheme. And the new scoreboards in the Munford Gymansium read 30-24 at […]

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Getting to Know You

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The observation of Munford Lady Cougars Head Coach Steve Poindexter was on display during the season opener against the MHEA Lady Eagles. Poindexter’s Lady Cougars hit the court on 11-12-13 to start the 2013-14 campaign in the Munford Gymnasium. The fourth-year Munford coach noted in the preseason his team has talent […]

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Lady Rebels endure tough opening week on courts

By Thomas Sellers Jr. SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – The Northpoint Lady Trojans had the homecourt and size advantage entering Friday night’s game against the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels. And the Lady Trojans used their depth in the paint to take a 44-14 lead at the break. TRA Head Coach Shari Armour walked into the locker room […]

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Defensive Intensity key to Rebel win

By Thomas Sellers Jr. SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels looked like a team trying to find an identity in the first 16 minutes against the Northpoint Christian School Trojans. Friday night started slow for the visiting Rebels trailing by double figures at the break managing to only score 13 points. As TRA walked […]

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Calendar of Events November 21

The Lucy Garden Club recently donated a check to the Millington Crisis Center. With the holiday season here, organizations like the Lucy Garden Club are assisting the Crisis Center in its efforts to help the needy. This year the St. William Youth Group is cooking Thanksgiving dinner for everyone who could benefit from having a […]

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Deer Season, Ducks & Crappie Champs

By Josh Gowan That magic time of year is upon us, deer season in the Heartland. The opening weekend of firearms season is considered by many to be a holiday in this part of the world, and missing it is as unheard of as missing Thanksgiving dinner, 4th of July fireworks, and Christmas morning around […]

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Finally It Is Show Day

By Otis Griffin Saturday was a special day for Rosemark rednecks.  If we had behaved all week and completed our chores (jobs) maybe, just maybe we could go to the Strand Theater picture show in Millington and watch our favorite cowboys catch the black hatted crooks.  One of the grown ups would haul us in […]

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