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Rebel Football standout O’Brien heading to Hendrix College

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebel senior Sean O’Brien signed his national letter of intent to play football at Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. O’Brien attracted the attention of the young Warrior program for his secondary play for the Rebels, helping TRA return to the playoffs in 2013. The signing of O’Brien is also […]

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Poker and Angel Faces

Pokerface Events and New Stars Wrestling was in Millington March 22 at the historic USA Stadium for a first-time event in the venue’s history.  Owner Quenton “Pokerface” Williams and other NSW stars were in town for six matches. Guest referee was local meteorologist Brian Basham officiating the women’s match. That battle was interrupted by Mikey. […]

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Bolton looks to establish itself atop district, Trojans still in search of breakthrough victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Pitching can win a baseball game. Then sometimes it takes good discipline at the plate to overcome your opponent. The Bolton Wildcats proved those theories on Tax Day 2014 in a doubleheader with District 14-3A rival the Millington Trojans. With rain postponing Monday’s game between the teams, the Trojans and Wildcats […]

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Munford Lady Cougar senior Christina Cantrell slides into third base safely during last week

What a difference a game makes

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Hardin County Lady Tigers and Munford Lady Cougars had a crash course in getting to know one another Thursday night. The two squads play an annual doubleheader to save on mileage with both schools two hours a part. This year the Lady Tigers came to the Munford Softball Field dropping […]

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Big day for Needham sparks Lady Rebels

Star Staff Reports Ashton Needham powered Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels  from the plate and on the rubber April 15 leading TRA to a 12-3 victory over Evangelical Christian School. Needham put herself in scoring position with three extra-base hits for Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels Varsity. She singled in the third inning and doubled in the first […]

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MCHS Track

Picking Up Speed

The Millington Trojan Track Program recently competed at the Ninth Annual George Hancock Track and Field event in Dyersburg. The Trojans placed second and the Lady Trojans earned fourth. The overall winner for the boys were the Munford Cougars.

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Kendall’s Fire: TRA standout’s passion for volleyball takes her to Memphis

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In the past 10 years of Tipton-Rosemark Academy athletics, there have been plenty of trailblazers. From the softball diamond to the basketball court, many Rebel and Lady Rebel standouts have paved a path toward playing for NCAA teams on the Division I and II levels. Players like Lyndsey Sterling, Connor Alexander, […]

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Next to the stage

By Thomas Sellers Jr Special education students from Arlington and Bolton came to the Millington Central High School Auditorium last month fo r  the annual Spring Fling. The event has been a MCHS tradition for more than 10 years giving the students and faculty a day of fun and games. Usually the MCHS Gymnasium plays […]

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Goin All In

Boatwright Pharmacy, located at 7899 C. Street in Millington, held a Grand Opening of the store’s Gift Shop ealrier this month with many giveaways. The grand prize was a Kindle Fire HD. The customer with the winning ticket was Ann Goin of Millington. Goin also won an Easter basket during the grand opening. The remodeling […]

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Josh Gowan poses with a stringer of Reelfoot Lake black crappie,

Birthday Specks

By Josh Gowan I prayed for decent weather this past weekend, being that my wife was accompanying me to the lake, and man did the good Lord deliver! With my anniversary on Wednesday and my birthday on Saturday, I guess I had some extra mojo working, because the fish were jumping in the boat! We […]

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