Archive | December, 2017

Munford guard Javier Wherry tries to regain control of the ball as Millington's Rodney McGhee goes for the steal Friday night in the Munford Gymnasium.

Stealing Second: Millington’s second quarter seizing momentum in Munford

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It’s December and two words just need to be said — Munford/Millington. The basketball rivalry means throw out the records and lace up the sneakers for an intense 32 minutes of action. The latest showcase between the Millington Trojans and Munford Cougars took place on the hardwood of the Munford Gymnasium […]

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Munford forward Dejanae Potter avoids contact from Millington's Sky Clark heading to the basket during first half action Friday night in the Munford Gymnasium.

Lady Cougars back on track after Millington win

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Playing quality opponents like Covington and Dyersburg will help a team learn about itself quickly. In mid December, Steve Poindexter’s Munford Lady Cougars endured a tough weekend dropping a pair of games to the Lady Chargers and Lady Trojans respectively. Before another area rival, the Millington Lady Trojans arrived to town […]

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Under Fire: Lady Dragons light up court in Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Arriving to Millington with a 3-3 record, Collierville Lady Dragons Head Coach Anthony Hall was looking for a spark for his team’s confidence. The Lady Dragons were able to take a step in the right direction toward overall team chemistry using pressure defense on the host Millington Lady Trojans. Collierville left […]

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Millington Trojan guard Hunter Klutts tries to regain control of the ball during a shot attempt after being fouled by a Collierville player during last week's game in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Millington comeback falls short to Collierville

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Collierville Head Basketball Coach Jonathan Mooneyham gave his players a gentle reminder during timeouts to ‘Not give them hope.’ The them Mooneyham was referencing was the Millington Trojans. Last Tuesday night in the William Osteen Gymnasium, the Dragons jumped out to a 39-20 lead midway through the third quarter. Then something […]

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Millington Christmas Parade Winners

On Dec. 2, the City of Millington hosted the 2017 Millington Christmas Parade along Navy Road. With dozens of floats, judges awarded the best of the best. Holly Award– most festive equestrian group- Woodstock Ghost Riders 4-H Jolly Award, most spirited marching group- Millington Elementary School Mistletoe Award, finest float- Mito-What Sugarplum Award, merriest school […]

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2017 Honors Brighton Last Team

Redirected Flight: Brighton’s turnaround made them Last Team Standing

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The turning point for the epic turnaround for the 2017 Brighton Cardinal Football team all depends on who you ask. Some of the Cardinal coaches point to the Covington loss, while some might note the 52-46 win over Kirby alluded to great things to come. For the players the answer varies […]

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All Star Carter Weakley

LETTER TO EDITOR: No play for Weakley in All-Star Game

Dear Editor; This is my post on Facebook.  With this and the emails to the coaches you should have enough information.  There is no way they “forgot” Carter. We can’t fix what these two men broke; so our goal is to somehow get this out there in order to prevent this from happening to another […]

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MLGW’s Holiday Gift

MLGW’s Holiday Bill Break begins today. The Holiday Bill Break, now in its seventh consecutive year, ensures that no residential customers are cut off from December 15 to January 14 if they have an unpaid balance of $399.99 or less (except in cases of diversion, safety hazards or default on special payment plans). MLGW’s Winter […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Munford’s Webb named to All-State defensive team

Star Staff Reports Here’s a look at the 2017 All-State football teams for Class 5A and Class 6A, as selected by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association. Local standout Marcus Webb of Munford was named to the Class 5A Defense. Class 6A OFFENSE QB: Dylan Hopkins, Maryville QB: Carson Shacklett, Brentwood RB: Jeremy Banks, Cordova RB: […]

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