Archive | May 30, 2018

Blonde Moment: TRA Baseball unity helps team reach State title game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MURFREESBORO – Since taking over the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Baseball program 11 years ago, Brad Smith expects his team last game to be played at Middle Tennessee State every season. TRA has reached the Division II-A State Baseball tournament in 2009, 2012 and 2014 playing for the championship in ’09 and ’14. […]

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Past, present and future of Munford Track shines at State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MURFREESBORO – In almost 20 years of guiding the Munford Cougar Track program, Head Coach Bernard Ivie has seen the format change at the State Track meet a few times. In 18 seasons, he has guided at least one athlete to the final meet of the year 16 times. In 2018, […]

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Going the Distance: Brighton’s Hood improves on personal records, adds another medal

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MURFREESBORO – She was back to the big stage looking to for redemption. Brighton’s Andreanna Hood exploded on the scene as a freshman pushing the competition in the Shot Put and Discus in Class 3A. This year a new-look Hood took on a new-look field. Tennessee track was divided into Small […]

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Reunion Tour: Lady Cardinal Tennis duo reunion season ends at State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MURFREESBORO – The youngest doubles team to step on the Adams Tennis Complex court last Thursday arrived from Brighton. The Lady Cardinal pair of Andi Coulston and MaCauley Jones are members of the Class of 2021 and stepped on the stage of the 2018 TSSAA Large Class State Girls’ Doubles Tennis […]

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Next in Line: Cardinal Tennis duo caps off successful season at State

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MURFREESBORO — Kim Greer’s Brighton Cardinal Tennis program is building a solid tradition year by year. Graduating one of the school’s best performers in Blake Armour in 2017, some wonder how could Greer replace the four-year State representative. That answer came last Thursday in Murfreesboro when the duo of Austin Russell […]

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NASCAR Return to Memphis Just Days Away

Star Staff Reports NASCAR will make its only visit to the Mid-South region Saturday, June 2 at Memphis International Raceway, Millington, Tenn., for the K&N East Series Memphis 150, presented by AutoZone. For local fans, it’s their opportunity to see the future stars of NASCAR with this year’s race featuring 25 more laps of action-packed, […]

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Obituaries May 31, 2018

JIMMY KEITH ‘JIM’ JOLLY Jimmy Keith “Jim” Jolly, 76, of Brighton, passed away May 12, 2018 at his home. Jim retired as a Division Chief for the Memphis Fire Department in 1995.The family  received friends May 18 and held a memorial service at the Millington Chapel. SUSANNA MICHELS SMITH Susanna Michels Smith, of Millington, was […]

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Public Safety May 24, 2018

Arrests May 9- 36-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; 36-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; 33-year-old Millington female charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; May 10- 28-year-old Millington male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines; 36-year-old Memphis […]

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Old Town revitalization selected as top priority in city’s Master Plan

By Bill Short The Millington Municipal Planning Commission has selected revitalization of the Old Town district as its top priority for implementing the city’s 20-Year Master Plan. Commission members reached that consensus Monday night during their regular monthly meeting in the Board Chamber at City Hall. The Master Plan was first presented to the commission […]

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Millington Middle School’s VEX Robotics Program Receives Multiple Honors

Star Staff Reports Millington Middle School started its Stallions VEX Robotics Program in September 2015 under the direction of Science and STEM teacher, Malcolm Sanders.  The VEX Robotics Program now has a total of twenty students, forming two girls teams and three boys teams.   For the 2017-2018 school year, Millington competed in three VEX challenges.  […]

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