Class of 2015
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 County honors and many players that went on to the next level.
Steve Hendricks was the Trojans Wrestling coach from 1975-1991, and he made the Millington Central High School Wrestling team a force to be reckoned with. Hendricks’ career record at Millington was 168-48-3 with numerous district championships, a great number of individual wrestlers advancing to the State Tournament, and two State champions. His impact on the sport was recognized as he was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame with the Lifetime Service Award.
The Boatwright family has been giving back to Millington athletics since opening the doors of their business back in 1957. It has truly been a “family affair” that started with Dr. Leroy Boatwright and his wife, Peggy, as a way of giving back to the community. It continues with Steven, Emily, Bradley and their children today. The Boatwright family has given their time, talent and provided numerous resources for every athletic program at MCHS over the years and continue to do so today.
Tony Dumas was a multiple sport standout at Millington, but his star shone the brightest on the basketball court. Dumas averaged 25 points a game as a junior and 23 as a senior while being selected as an All-District and All-Metro performer. Dumas then went to the University of Missouri at Kansas City where he remains the second leading scorer in school history. Dumas was then selected in the first round of the 1994 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks.
2007-08 Lady Trojan Basketball Team
The 2007-08 Lady Trojan Basketball team was one of the most dominant teams ever in any sport at Millington. Under the direction of Head Coach Stan Gatlin, the Lady Trojans could play any style of basketball and be successful as they won the MLK and Dragon Fire tournaments along with the district, Region and Sub-State titles. And the team finished the year with a record of 37-2, losing in overtime to Wilson Central for the Class 3A State championship.