Archive | December, 2017

Basketball Gates with Mattox

2017 William Osteen Basketball Tournament begins today in Millington

The 2017 William L. Osteen Christmas Tournament begins today on the campus of Millington Central High School and will conclude this Friday. Below is the scheduled featuring the host Millington Trojans, area teams like Munford and Brighton. Also on the marquee are Memphis squads Overton, Ridgeway, St. Benedict, KIPP Academy, MAHS and Soulsville. MONDAY Game […]

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Peggy Maddox

Obituaries December 14, 2017

PEGGY CUPPLES MADDOX Peggy Cupples Maddox, 85 of Millington, passed away on November 28, 2017 at Methodist Central Hospital after a short illness. She was born on January 4, 1932 in Chester Co. TN to James W. and Ozollne King Cupples. She is preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Bobbie Hunt. Peggy is […]

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Public Safety December 14, 2017

Arrests Nov. 30- 52-year-old Millington female charged with domestic assault; 35-year-old Memphis female charged failure to appear; 21-year-old Memphis male charged failure to appear; 35-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear; 33-year-old Millington male charged with failure to appear; Dec. 1- 53-year-old Millington female charged with failure to appear; 24-year-old Millington male charged with […]

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2017 Honors Germantown Power 10

Devils’ Advocate: Germantown’s perfect road to Power 10 Championship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The red 17 underneath the Germantown Red Devil Football Stadium is fresh and bold compared to the other numerals it recently joined. Germantown Head Coach Chris Smith is already at work trying to add the number 18 to the list of championship years for the Red Devils. The 2017 campaign was […]

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Haley Ramsey Shorter graphic

Haley’s Comet: Like a shooting star, Ramsey reached new TRA heights including Shorter signing

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The game of volleyball means a lot to the Ramsey family. Brian and Sally Ramsey recently celebrated their daughter Haley’s signing to Shorter University to also join the Hawks Volleyball program. Since the age of 12, Haley has been grooming her game toward becoming an all-around standout for the Tipton-Rosemark Academy […]

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Calendar of Events December 14, 2017

Dec. 14 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting and annual Christmas luncheon will be held at noon Thursday, Dec. 14 at Leach Family Restaurant, 4750 Navy Road in Millington.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123. Dec. 15 National Urban Professional Baseball League’s Players’ Ball will be held Friday at the Holiday Inn Express located […]

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BAsketball Cameron Craft

Short-handed Trojans have rough go with emerging Panthers

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Both the Millington Trojans and Bartlett Panthers are young teams looking to improve throughout December to make a potential run in the beginning of 2018. When the two squad arrived to the Bartlett Gymnasium Dec. 5, Millington Head Coach Jewell Gates arrived to the road contest with a full arsenal missing […]

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Basketball Keyanna Jones in lane

Millington can’t overcome early Lady Panther run

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017-18 Bartlett Lady Panthers are so young that two members of coaching staff played for the program less than 10 years ago. But 27-year veteran Head Coach Lynn Whitfield is happy to have the James Girls of Jasmine and Destiny back on the sideline giving back to her program. The […]

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Covington's Tia Bland blocks out Munford Lady Cougar Deja Potter during Friday night's game in Munford.

Bland Performance: Covington standout sparks wins over Lady Cougars

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Covington Lady Chargers entered the Munford Gymnasium Friday night looking to make it a sweep over their county rivals the Munford Lady Cougars. Covington was able to pull away from the Lady Cougars earlier this season at its place. So with the rematch on the road, the Lady Chargers were […]

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Basketball Covington vs Cougars

Slow start dooms Cougars against Covington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. There are three high schools in Tipton County. Therefore there are a trio of rivalry games on the schedule in any sport throughout the TSSAA calendar. Last Friday was one of those nights in the Munford Gymnasium when the familiar foe Covington Chargers came to town. You would expect the host […]

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