Archive | May 12, 2016

The Cougar seniors Seth Callahan, Thomas Choate, Dalton McCann, Zach Rogers, Robert Savage, Max Sneed and Brady Tiner accept the 2016 District 13-3A Tournament plaque on behalf of their team.

Wilmer goal gives Cougars District Soccer title

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In two games, both teams won a game scoring a total of 3 goals. Tonight was time for the Brighton Cardinals and Munford Cougars to settle the score. The 80 minutes of regulation wasn’t enough time. In overtime, the Cougars prevailed 1-0 to win the 2016 District 13-3A Tournament championship. The […]

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Cougar Baseball

DISTRICT CHAMPIONS COUGARS

The host Munford Cougars got off to a hot start in the 2016 District 13-3A Baseball Tournament Friday night with 4 runs in the first innings. Jake Garbuzinski’s crew used those runs to prevail 4-1 over the Dyer County Choctaws in first round action. The Cougars advanced to play the No. 1 seeded Brighton Cardinals […]

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Millington Trojan senior Aaron Peerey is tagged out at home plate Thursday afternoon in USA Stadium by Liberty Tech catcher Javen McLemore. The Crusaders outlasted Millington 7-3 in first round action.

Despite solid pitching, Liberty and Haywood outlast Trojans in district tournament action

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Ideal weather conditions welcomed the Millington Trojans and Liberty Tech Crusaders to the historic USA Stadium Thursday afternoon. As the host of the 2016 District 15-2A Tournament, the Trojans got off to an ideal start taking a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Then the second inning took place and the […]

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Brighton Cardinal third baseman Chase Kidd tosses the ball after recording the third out against Hardin County in districts snatching a rocket out of mid-air. Brighton won the game 10-9.

Big bats save Brighton in opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Brighton Cardinals entered the 2016 District 13-3A Baseball Tournament feeling good as the No. 1 seed. But the top-seeded Cardinals also had a nervous feeling in their stomachs Friday afternoon entering the first round contest against the No. 4-seeded Hardin County Tigers. The reason for the slight concern was the […]

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Glenda Garner Southwest Logo

Lady Trojan senior picks time on court over D-I red shirt

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Garner name has been relevant to Millington Trojan Athletics for several years. From coaching to playing, the family has contributed to the success of the black and gold. The latest has been Glenda Garner. From being named All-District in Class 2A and 3A in basketball, Glenda has established herself as […]

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To the Max: Brighton coach and three-time Hall of Famer Griffith prepares for retirement

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Member of three hall of fames, winningest volleyball coach in Brighton history or winner of several coaching awards, Max Griffith’s said her legacy will be defended by her student/athletes. The reason for the moments of reflection for the Walton, N.Y. native, Griffith announced earlier this school year she will be retiring. […]

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Millington Middle Track Success

STALLIONS at the start line

Millington Middle School administrators and the Stallion Track coaching staff came together Monday afternoon to recognize the student/athletes heading to the first TMSAA State Track Meet May 21 in Clarksville on the campus of Austin Peay University. MMS athletes heading to State are Aliyah Williamsom (800m and 1600m),Paige Lambert (400m), DeVonte Nelson (200m and 4x200m), […]

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ART IS MY INSPIRATION

Star Staff Reports The 2016 Student Art Show was considered a huge success by Millington Arts Council. An estimated 500 Millington area residents attended the event over Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3, 2016. For the first time, the MAC joined the Millington Kiwanis and the Millington Quilt Guild to share event space in […]

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David Peel

Ways to go broke fast

By David Peel There are plenty of articles out there that will tell you how to save money and get ahead. And they can basically be summed up with the idea that you should “spend less than you make.” It’s a little bit like losing weight, everyone knows to eat less and move more. The […]

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Don’t Get Too Uppity

By Otis Griffin We have heard our parents tell us many times, “I want to make sure that you young’uns don’t have it as rough growing up as me and your Mammy.” “Yes suhhh, we want you to have it a lot better than we did.”  “Get you a good education, a good job, and […]

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