Archive | February 6, 2014

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District 14-3A Basketball Tournament coming to Millington

The 2014 District 14-3A Tournaments will be held at the William Osteen Gymnasium starting Valentine’s Day in Millington. Both the Lady Trojans and Trojans, featuring Kendra Richardson and Roddarius Pitts, will host all the teams from the district like Arlington, Bartlett, Bolton, Cordova and Kingsbury. For more information, call 873-8100.

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Trojans have a better showing against District 14-3A front-runner, Arlington uses poise to outlast Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The sound of the whistle echoing over the crowd gathered in the William Osteen Gymnasium puzzled some of the Millington Trojans throughout the Arlington game. The best team in District 14-3A paid a visit to Millington on Jan. 28 trying to duplicate a 91-53 win from earlier in the month. But […]

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Brighton’s icy second half erases close first half performance against rival Lady Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brighton Lady Cardinal Head Coach Kent Cates stood outside his locker room with a puzzled look on his face. Several of his players might have been just as dumbfounded at their 9-point second-half effort against the rival Munford Lady Cougars. In the first 16 minutes of the contest Friday night, Lady […]

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Munford guard sparks his team to overcome Brighton’s challenge

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Butch and Bill Hopkins have seen there share of high school rivalry games. So among the noise from dueling student sections and energetic Brighton Cardinal and Munford Cougar fan bases, the Hopkins brothers were taking mental notes. For three quarter Friday night the underdog Brighton Cardinals were pushing the Hopkins-led Cougars […]

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Lady Tigers establish their way early in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Lady Trojans were keeping pace in the early moments against the best team in District 14-3A. Lady Trojans like Gabby Knox and Jhardae Walker scored buckets on the south basket of the Williams Osteen Gymnasium to make the score 9-6 in favor of the Arlington Lady Tigers. Then it […]

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Calendar of Events February 6

Month of February Millington Airport Authority Board of Commissioners Meetings are scheduled at 3:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at Millington Regional Jetport. For more information, call 873-5796. The Dungarees & Petticoats Square Dance Club began  square dance class on Friday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. in the old Fellowship Hall at St. Williams Catholic Church […]

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Region 8 Wrestling starts Friday in Cordova

This weekend the Region 8 Championships for wrestling will be held at Cordova High School. The admission fee is adults $7 and students $5. The two-day event starts Friday night with action on the mats at 5:30 p.m. Saturday the consolation bracket starts at 9:30 a.m. Then later that night the championship/semifinal round will take […]

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Official History for BMS Lady Cards

The few days of practice paid off with the Brighton Lady Cardinals allowing BMS to make history. After suffering a 5-point defeat on Jan. 27 in the championship game of the WTAC to Haywood, Brighton took to the court on Saturday morning in the Brighton High Gymnasium. The Lady Cardinals picked up a 31-26 win […]

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Warriors Came Out to Play

Despite this block from Munford Cougar eighth grader Taelyr Gatlin during last week’s WTAC Boys’ Championship game at Crestview Middle School, the night belonged to the Haywood Warriors. Haywood’s hot shooting led to a 52-25 victory. Both teams advanced to the Sectionals. The Cougars were beaten Saturday in the first round of Sectionals in the […]

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Rule Changes Tighten Reverse Mortgage Eligibility

By Jason Alderman Reverse mortgages have become increasingly popular in recent years, as cash-strapped seniors seek ways to keep pace with rising expenses – not to mention cope with the pummeling their retirement savings took during the Great Recession. But the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) noticed that borrowers increasingly have been opting […]

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