Archive | September, 2014

Trojans vs MBA

Trojans give MBA tough game, Big Red prevails 42-20

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Most attending the Montgomery Bell Academy Big Red vs. Millington Trojan Football game Friday night were expecting to see a Millington Homecoming queen crowned. And that would be just about all the good news as for the Trojans. Most were fearful of the Big Red’s arrival to Flag City because of […]

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Bone crowned 2014 MCHS Homecoming Queen

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2014 Millington Central High School Homecoming Queen is Ashlee Bone. Escorted by her father Scott Friday night, the senior was crowned at midfield during halftime of the MBA/Millington football contest in front of friends, family and peers by last year’s MCHS Queen Iris Reyes. Reyes returned to campus, currently attending […]

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Trojans overcome Panthers and penalties to improve to 5-0

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Every Friday night, three teams take to a high school football field. Usually the crew in black and white goes unnoticed. But in tonight’s game in Millington, the officials were the talk in the stands of the Millington Trojan faithful and Bartlett Panther fans. With a minute and 21 seconds remaining, […]

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TRA Lady Rebel Mollie Word tries to get a spike over the Millington front line during last week's game in Millington.

Moving Forward

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The annual Flag City Showdown between the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels and Millington Lady Trojans started off well. But as the game proceeded last Thursday in the William Osteen Gymnasium, the Lady Rebels started to establish control and prevail 25-17, 25-8 and 25-13. Just like in the game against their city […]

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Lady Trojan Soccer Score

Eight is Enough

The Millington Lady Trojans defeated Power Center Academy at Centennial Park last Thursday 8-0. The Lady Trojans jumped out to a 6-0 lead by halftime. The Lady Trojans received goals from Jacey Thompson (Devin McSwain), McSwain, then a pair by Marissa Ward (to left in the center) with Corina Nichols assisting on one of them. […]

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Soccer Brighton v Dyer County

Avis, She Tries Harder

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For years in the advertising industry, well-known slogan for a car rental business is, ‘Avis, We try harder.’ Last Tuesday Brighton Lady Cardinal senior Avis Van Kampen was living up to that phrase racing up and down the field against Dyer County. Van Kampen was attacking the Lady Choctaws on defense […]

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TRA, Macon them pay

Star Staff Reports The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels got back on track Friday night dominating Macon Road Baptist 34-0 for Homecoming. The Rebels jumped out 14-0 in the first quarter behind an AJ Hightower (pictured) 22-yard TD run and Hightower to Logan Stewart 25-yard touchdown pass. The Rebels (4-1) seized control of the game in the […]

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Kenny Crenshaw Celebrates Three Decades of Memorable Lawn Care

Star Staff Reports Thirty years ago, Kenny Crenshaw traded riding horses and wrestling steers for killing weeds and beautifying lawns.  A former rodeo cowboy, the Bartlett-based Herbi-Systems®, Inc. lawn care owner and president lassoed an entrepreneurial dream and poured his free spirit into the business of “farming smaller spaces.” This year marks Herbi-Systems’ 30th anniversary […]

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E-Cycling in Millington: Free City Event Oct. 11

Star Staff Reports On Saturday, Oct. 11 from 7 a.m. to noon, the city of Millington and the Millington City Beautiful Commission will sponsor Millington Green and Clean Day at 4901 Jack Huffman Blvd (Biloxi Street) near the Public Works building. Bring your electronic equipment to dispose of in an “earth-friendly” way. You can bring […]

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Georgette Farmer

LETTER TO EDITOR: Message to MCHS Senior Parents

Dear Editor: We have an exciting year ahead of us! Your Senior will be making choices and plans regarding his or her post-graduation life all throughout this school year. Therefore, this will be a very busy year for them and much will be required. Beginning next week, I will give each student their copy of […]

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