Archive | March 27, 2014

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Jacobs to lead Brighton Football in 2014

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brighton High School announced tonight Robin Jacobs as the new head coach of the football team. Jacobs has been a part of the football program for several years serving in multiple roles from defensive coordinator to assistant head coach. Jacobs will take over the position replacing Will Wolfe for the upcoming […]

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Furseth’s signing to Memphis makes history

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Usually when a person makes history, they credit hard work, determination and encouragement from those close. Erik Furseth is no different. Last Thursday in the Munford High School Library he made history with the stroke of a pen. When Furseth signed his national letter of intent, he became the first Munford […]

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Calendar of Events March 27

On March 13, the Millington Optimist Club recognized Alyssa Chandler, a student at Millington Central High School for her winning essay entitled “How Dreams Lead to Success.” The presentation of the winner’s certificate and medallion was by Cathy Barrington, secretary of the club. The Millington Optimist Club meets the fourth Thursday each month at the […]

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Scott’s big night helps Munford edge Brighton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. You can count on a spring showdown between the Munford Lady Cougars and Brighton Lady Cardinals to have the intensity of a thunderstorm and the sting of a bee. The latest installment Thursday night of Munford/Brighton Softball didn’t let the spectators down with great pitching from starters Lady Cougar Sam Scott […]

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Lady Trojan pitchers going through growing pains, Saints take advantage

By Thomas Sellers Jr. When the Briarcrest Lady Saints got their first hit Friday afternoon, the score was already 3-0. The Lady Saints were able to load the bases against the Millington Lady Trojans via base on balls. And the base paths of the Miles Park Softball Field took on the appearance of a revolving […]

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USA Classic starts April 2

The 22nd Annual USA Classic will be held at the historic USA Stadium in Millington and other venues throughout the Memphis area starting April 2. Teams from all over the Mid-South including local squads Covington, Germantown, MUS, Bolton and Brighton will play in the 16-team field. Games are scheduled to be played April 2-5. Check […]

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Cougars survive Trojan challenge

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It’s apparent the Munford Cougar Soccer team has a target on its back. The Cougars opponents have been trying to strike that target with physical play, but Munford has withstood the aggressive style of teams like Bolton and Covington to start 3-0 before welcoming rival the Millington Trojans to town. The […]

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Covington’s Spoon tosses a perfect game against Trojans during Best of West

By Thomas Sellers Jr. COVINGTON – For those baseball fans who love a pitchers’ duel, it appeared they were in luck St. Patrick’s Day at the Covington Baseball Field. For two innings, Millington Trojan starter Lucas Van Emelen kept the Covington Chargers’ lineup in check hitting his targets. His Covington counterpart John Michael Spoon was […]

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Out of this Continent

What has Brighton High School graduate Reggie Elkins been up to? Elkins has been a college basketball star for Mid-Continent University. Recently his senior year just came to an end with his team being put out of the First Round of the Conference Tournament, and MCU didn’t get a bid to the NAIA National Tournament. […]

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New TVonMySide.com website helps explain programming cost increases

Star Staff Reports Ritter Communications is in negotiations with Viacom, owner of MTV Networks, to continue offering its channels, but believes the current proposal from Viacom would have costly repercussions for the company’s customers. While Ritter is restricted from talking about specific rates, Viacom has demanded a rate increase that is 40 times the rate […]

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