Archive | August, 2016

Bethany Crane volleys the ball back against IC.

Lady Rebel Volleyball continues hot start with IC sweep

TIPTON-ROSEMARK ACADEMY 25, 25 & 25 IMMACULATE CONCEPTION 10, 8 & 5 The challenge for Wendy Porter’s Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels Tuesday was to outplay the TRA Lady Rebels. As the Immaculate Conception Lady Wildcats came to town, Porter wanted her team to take the TRA Gymnasium court focused on improving and playing at their […]

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Adrian Nathaniel

Munford and Tipton County to honor late “Coach Nate”

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Hall of Famer and Tipton County icon Adrian Nathaniel passed away Sunday from an apparent heart attack outside of his Munford home. He was 57. Known for his days on the basketball court, Nathaniel became a fixture in the community for years of service with the Tipton County Schools system. Known […]

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Lady Trojans pick up league win over JNS

MILLINGTON 25, 25 & 25 JACKSON NORTH SIDE 20, 12 & 17 The Millington Lady Trojans were going through the motions Aug. 29 waiting on the Jackson North Side Lady Indians to arrive to the William Osteen Gymnasium. While the delay took place, some of Head Coach Tamarah Brandon’s players were practicing their serves, bumping […]

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NEWS ALERT: Goat Days coming Sept. 9 & 10

Star Staff Reports Get your Goat and head out to the 27th Annual International Goat Days Family Festival at USA Stadium Complex in Millington September 9&10. Goat Days is a fun and funky community festival jam packed with things to do and experience for the whole family. International Goat Days draws over 35,000 participants and […]

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Rickie Friar

NEWS UPDATE: Friar sentenced to 26 years for sexual exploitation

Star Staff Reports Former Millington reserve police officer Rickie Friar was sentenced today to 26 years in prison for sexually exploiting girls. Friar, 67, pleaded guilty to four charges in May. It was last August Friar was indicted on the charges. He was charged with possessing and producing child pornography. The indictment was announced by […]

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Munford quarterback Nathan Davenport tries to escape the grip of Trojan Chance Taylor Friday night during the M&M Bowl.

Cougars make it two M&M Bowls in row, Markle’s first victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. After hugs from his wife, family and some close friends, Munford Coach Nick Markle suddenly broke into a sprint. Dashing behind the first-year Munford head coach in the soaked turf of Munford Football Stadium Friday night were some of his players. The Cougars were armed with a large orange container of […]

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First & Tenn.
The First Tennessee located at 5052 Navy Road in Millington transformed into a Millington Trojan support venue after staff decorated the lobby with black and gold. Five large posters featuring Trojan players Solomon Slevkoff, Nick "Highway 51" Fenney, Chance Taylor, James Cox and D'Monte Kemp were ncluded in the decorations. Branch Manager Thelma Brown, teller Sherrell Swindle, teller Brooke Willer and operations manager Fikisha Fultz pose in their new-look place of operation. For more information or to order a 2016 First Tennessee Millington Trojan poster, call 286-6931.

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Some of the key players for the Cardinals will be Malik Jackson, Braden Helton, Cameron John, Malik Mathews and Andre Golden (Photo By Christian Brooks)

’16 GRIDIRON GLORY: Mathews part of Brighton Reload

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In recent years under head coaches Will Wolfe and now Robin Jacobs, the Brighton Cardinals have enjoyed success. From Region champions to a 10-win season in 2011, Brighton added to the folklore last season with a 9-1 record and district title. Since 2010 the names of offensive Cardinal standouts reads like […]

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Garrett Baugh

’16 GRIDIRON GLORY: Big Play Baugh-er

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Munford Cougar Garrett Baugh is a man of few words. He prefers his play to do his speaking. Throughout the 2015, Baugh was one of the loudest Cougars making big play after big play. Whether it was running fake punts, picking up first downs with timely catches or leaping out of […]

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Ready to Shine in 2016, Jose Flores is ready to carry the torch of key TRA Rebel player this season. (Photo By Christian Brooks)

’16 GRIDIRON GLORY: Making the Most of His Turn

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels have reached the playoffs in three consecutive years. Not by coincidence, players like AJ Hightower and brothers Sean and Shane O’Brien have signed college scholarship to play at the next level. In addition during that time span, Hightower joined Logan Stewart as AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School […]

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