Archive | October 9, 2014

Tournament MVP Cecily Gable serves up the ball against Hardin County.

Munford wins Volleyball Districts, Regionals Tuesday in Bartlett

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Hardin County Lady Tigers already made history before the first whistle of the District 13-3A Volleyball Tournament championship game. But it was their opponent Thursday night, the Munford Lady Cougars who wanted to make another historic mark by the final whistle. The Lady Tigers clinched their first trip to Regionals […]

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The Trojan defense led by No. 9 Jonathan Clements held the Kingsbury Falcons scoreless Friday night in Millington's 17-0 victory in Memphis.

Injuries slow down Trojans, Pitts returns to running back to save the day

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Could Eldon Tyms go was one of the questions prior to kickoff Friday night at Melrose Stadium. With the Millington Trojans taking on the Kingsbury Falcons in a District 14-3A contest in Memphis, the backfield Head Coach Chris Michael employed in Week 1 was in jeopardy of now appearing. […]

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Lady Rebels use a big test to prepare for postseason

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There are many signs of October arriving on the calendar. The leaves are starting to turn colors. Most retail stores are featuring pumpkins and Halloween displays. And on a serious note, pink becomes a primary color bringing awareness to Breast Cancer. Another indicator of October is TSSAA postseason volleyball. And Wendy […]

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Brighton Lady Cardinal Avis Van Kampen tries to outrun Munford Lady Cougar Erin Detter to the ball last week.

Lady Cards Earn Title

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The showdown Sept. 29 at the Munford Stadium had bragging rights, pride and the District 13-3A regular season title on the line. The winner could be the No. 1 seed and have a spot in the Region 7-3A Tournament. The visiting Lady Cardinals seized the moment early scoring two goals in […]

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Jacob Ross and Zack Camp

Munford outlast rival Brighton to improve to 6-1, move toward playoffs

The Munford Cougars picked up another big win and earn a spot in November’s upcoming TSSAA football playoffs. On Friday night, the Cougars outlasted their rivals the Brighton Cardinals 27-14 to improve to 6-1 and stay unbeaten in District 13-3A play. In front of their home crowd, Munford jumped out 6-0 when quarterback Jacob Ross […]

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October Money Tips: Financial Aid Advice and Tips for students

Star Staff Reports Tips for transferring between colleges Many college students end up transferring from one school to another. Some students plan it that way, going to a two-year school to complete their basics, then finishing up at a four-year school. Others find the school they chose really isn’t the best fit for them, or […]

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How to Pay Less for a New Car

By Jason Alderman Late last year, my wife and I were in the unenviable position of needing to shop for a new car, since the used car lease I’d assumed was about to expire. I knew it would probably have to last until my kids were well into college, so I spent a long time […]

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Josh Gowan poses with a big Lake Washington crappie.

Back to Back Classics

By Josh Gowan It is very nice to be sitting back in my favorite chair, surrounded by my favorite people (and dog), and slowly recovering from a wild week down south. However, saying goodbye to the lake, land, people, and food of Washington County, Mississippi was tough! When I last spoke to you all I […]

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Verdict of $27,010,000.14

By David Peel A 27 million dollar verdict was recently awarded against big tobacco.  The federal jury in Florida found against Philip Morris USA Inc. in a big way. Like many of her 1950’s generation, the plaintiff reportedly started smoking when she was just 14 years old. The $27 million verdict included a punitive damages […]

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Staying Constantly Connected Has You Disconnected

By Mike T. Smith Many years ago the cell phone was introduced. It was an exciting invention that meant freedom from having to sit around the house waiting for a phone call that often didn’t even happen. Now you could take the phone with you and life could go on. After all, you’re busy and […]

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