Archive | January 8, 2015

Marquisha Sanders

Hello, Ms. Post Girl

By Thomas Sellers Jr. COLLIERVILLE — The first three days of the annal Dragon Fire Invitational at Collierville High School yield Millington Lady Trojan Glenda Garner some positive stats. But her team was 0-3 entering its Dec. 30 showdown with the East Ridge Lady Pioneers. With Garner having a team-first approach, Millington Lady Trojan Head […]

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Brighton guard hits two big shots giving Cardinals win over Wooddale in Munford Christmas Classic

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Wooddale Cardinals were the victims of a last-second shot Dec. 29 in the Munford Gymnasium during day two action of the 2014 Munford Christmas Classic. The first suspect to come to mind on the list of Brighton Cardinals would be freshman standout Taelyr Gatlin. But he was sidelined with a […]

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Young Cougars gaining an identity as district play approaches in January

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Entering the 2014-15 season, even Munford Cougars Head Coach Butch Hopkins was trying to figure out the identity of his team. The veteran coach missed summer workouts with his heart surgery. But through the preseason and first half of the regular season, the Cougars are starting to fall into their roles. […]

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Coach of the Year

Last month Munford Head Football Coach JR Kirby was presented the 2014 Shelby-Metro Sports Coach of the Year Award by Mark Healy. Kirby guided the Cougars back to the playoff this past season with a 7-3 record in the regular season and a second-place finish in District 13-3A. Munford missed the postseason last season. Kirby […]

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Trojans Kelvin Jones in lane

Trojans travel to Illinois over holidays, back home against MUS

Millington Trojan Kelvin Jones is fouled in the lane by an MUS Owl Friday night in the William Osteen Gymnasium. Millington fought back against the Owls after trailing by more than 20 points. The Trojans’ comeback effort came up short losing 65-56. Part of Millington’s comeback was sparked by senior Andrew Banks attacking the rim […]

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Christmas in Munford

Celebrate A Munford Kind of Christmas! Winners Announced The city of Munford organized a myriad of activities for the community this Christmas season and it was evident by the participation that the events were favored and enjoyed. Coloring Contest The Munford Fire Department sponsored a Fire Coloring Contest for school-aged children grades Pre-K through first, […]

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Yours, Mine and Ours: Planning Stepfamily Finances

By Jason Alderman The Pew Research Center reports (http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/) that four in ten American adults have at least one step relative, defined as a stepparent, a step-or-half sibling or a stepchild, in their family. While the Pew study says that many step families operate harmoniously, it also notes that adults “feel a stronger sense of […]

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Pictured is Perry Jackson with a couple Wappapello Lake slab crappie.

More to Hunting than Killing

By Josh Gowan Yet another week in the great outdoors has passed, and my freezer is not any fuller than it was. We have worked as hard as any father-son combo since Archie Manning bought Peyton his first football, and yet, we are without our first “W”, but maybe that’s not such a bad thing. […]

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It is a Country Spread

By Otis Griffin When is the last time you pulled up an empty, patched up, broken down, wobbly, nail keg with one of your growing up friends?  Slowly sat down and relived the directions of how you actually got around while hoping to possibly enter maturity. A good place to begin would be the center […]

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New Year’s Resolutions…What a Waste of Time

By Mike T. Smith It happens every year. Once all of the Christmas present wrapping is torn apart people start making New Year’s resolutions. The week after Christmas is full of people giving themselves false promises. Saying things such as: “This is the year I’m finally going to lose weight.” “This is the year I’m […]

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