Archive | November 26, 2015

Munford Kyla Taylor defense

Milestone Night for Poindexter

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The wait was finally over for Steve Poindexter. As the final seconds ticked off the court last Thursday in the Munford Gymnasium against the Ripley Lady Tigers, Poindexter was able to reach the milestone of 100 victories as the leader on the sideline for the Lady Cougars. But the 51-12 victory […]

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Kolby Hollowell

Late start for the Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. If the start of the St. Benedict Eagles vs. Millington Trojans’ game was about 8:15 p.m., the host Trojans would have jumped out to a 15-4 lead. But the game started about 7:45 and the St. Benedict Eagles were able to build a 41-21 halftime advantage in the William Osteen Gymnasium. […]

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Brighton Lady Cardinals Head Coach Tiffany Porter celebrates her first win last week.

Double the fun in Porter’s first Brighton win

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Some new coaches have to wait a while before collecting win No. 1. Although new Brighton Lady Cardinals Head Coach Tiffany Porter earned her first victory in game one, she still had to wait. Porter’s Lady Cardinals battled the Memphis Catholic Lady Chargers in the season opener to double […]

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Brighton Colby layup

Cardinals outlast Memphis Catholic

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The court at the Memphis Catholic Gymnasium was sweating from the humidity of the more than 70-degree November night. The official had to stop play at times just to dry off the basketball. The humid conditions were put on the back burner for a moment when Brighton Cardinal guard […]

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TRA on the floor

Adjustments help Rebels get season off to winning start

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Now this is the way to start off a season. You build a 24-13 lead as the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels behind the hot shooting of your senior standout Johnie Sanfratello. Wait, was that the tire screeching sound effect? No, it was the Memphis Nighthawks going on a 17-4 run to close […]

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Munford Ripley Xavier Alston dunk

Puncher’s Chance

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Munford Cougars debuted at home last Thursday night against one of the best teams in Class 2A in Tennessee the Ripley Tigers. And things started well for the Cougars holding a 9-8 lead in the first quarter. Munford guard Queyon Mills drained a triple to give the Cougars the narrow […]

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TRA rebound battle

First lesson for Lady Rebels

By Thomas Sellers Jr. If you take away the lack of experience in the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels backcourt and the foul trouble of Ally Naifeh, TRA might have won their season opener. But the 2015-16 regular season got off to a negative start Nov. 16 with the Magnolia Heights Lady Chiefs outlasting the Lady […]

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Lady Trojans Jherika Brown

Gaining Composure

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On the imaginary marquee of the William Osteen Gymnasium Friday night, St. Benedict Lady Eagles vs. Millington Lady Trojans. The matchup starred St. Benedict’s Taylor Barnes and Millington’s Glenda Garner. Well, that only lasted for about a quarter. Garner went down at the 2:28 mark of the opening quarter with the […]

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Public Safety

Public Safety November 26, 2015

Fire Reports Passenger vehicle fire Nov. 9 – 8120 U.S. Highway 51 North Outside rubbish fire, other Nov. 5 – 4634 Crestfield Road Motor vehicle accident with injuries Nov. 6 – U.S. Highway 14 and Route 385; Navy Road and Singleton Parkway Nov. 9 – Veterans Parkway and Raleigh-Millington Nov. 11 – 8445 U.S. Highway […]

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Time for Some New Year’s (Financial) Resolutions

The countdown to 2016 has just about begun. If you’re like many people, you might be mulling over some New Year’s resolutions, such as hitting the gym more, learning a new language or taking a cooking class. All are worthy goals, but why not add some financial resolutions as well? For example … … Pay […]

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