Archive | December 3, 2015

Millington Trojan guard Cameron Crawford draws a foul as he attempts a layup last week against Memphis Metro in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Senior guard sparks team to comeback win

By Thomas Sellers Jr. On a night celebrating portions of Millington Athletics’ history, the main event in the William Osteen Gymnasium was the match up between the Trojans and visiting Memphis Metro. Spectators were buzzing over the Hall of Fame inductions of legends Jack Turner, Steve Hendricks, the Boatwright family, Tony Dumas and the 2007-08 […]

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Young Lady Rebels give ECS and standout tough test

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Evangelical Christian School Lady Eagle standout Emily Lytle did her part to help in the development of the young Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels. Lytle and her Lady Eagle teammates traveled to the TRA Gymnasium Nov. 23 to take on the Lady Rebels featuring a roster with two eighth graders. One of […]

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Never over the hump

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Memphis Metro Lady Mustangs used a big first quarter to eventually prevail over the Millington Lady Trojans 43-32 on Nov. 24 in the William Osteen Gymnasium. Memphis Metro jumped out 17-9 after one quarter. And the advantage grew to 23-11 in the second quarter. Lady Trojan Bria Barnes hit a […]

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TRA left feeling sore

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Legendary basketball coach Terry Tippett brought his Evangelical Christian School Eagles to Tipton-Rosemark Academy last week. The Eagles used a team approach and the inside/outside combination of Mitch Weatherford and Adam Sienkiewicz to beat the host Rebels 60-25. TRA entered the contest in the TRA Gymnasium without starters “Johnie Basketball” Johnie […]

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Tony Dumas, not present, was inducted into the MCHS Hall of Fame and had his No. 23 retired, first basketball player in school history.

MCHS 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame Class Bios

Class of 2015 Jack Turner Jack Turner was the Millington Football coach for 10 years starting in the mid 1960s and again in the mid 80s. Turner impacted the young men, not only in the game of football, but in life as well. Turner had numerous players that were selected for All-American, All-State and All-Shelby […]

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All Smiles for Sawyers’ Signing

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The child who grew up smiling on the ball fields of Tipton County stood in the Munford High School Cafeteria Nov. 19 grinning among friends, family, coaches and teammates. Munford senior Jacob Sawyers was overjoyed seeing his dream become a reality signing a college scholarship to play baseball at Freed-Hardeman University. […]

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A Long Time Coming

By Otis Griffin Growing up in our wonderful South was graduated in several stages. I can remember when I was so proud as Santy brought me a three legged tricycle. I wheeled inside the house until I got brave and ventured outside like Lewis and Clark on a sightseeing trip. The wooden front porch presented […]

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Americans Spend an Annual Average of $2,746 on Lunch

By Nathaniel Sillin If you want to uncover new ways to save money, start by thinking about what you spend on lunch every day. A new Visa survey shows that American consumers are spending nearly $3,000 on midday meals each year. But don’t lose your appetite – this is actually a great opportunity to budget […]

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Skin Care & Health

By Thelma Ledford “Beauty is only skin deep! Beauty is as beauty does!” are phrases we often hear said.. They are referring to a person’s character and behavior. “Real beauty” originates from within the person. A person’s motives and attitudes are reflected in spite of the outward appearance of the person or their behavior. So […]

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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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