Archive | October, 2018

Final Power 10 ranking crowns Germantown regular-season champs

Final Power 10 ranking crowns Germantown regular-season champs

The Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Rankings The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County were eligible. With the regular season in the record books, the best of the best once again are the Germantown Red Devils. FINAL POWER 10 1. Germantown (10-0) (W 37-19 […]

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Munford Cougars

Playoff Preview ’18

Journal West 10 Media breaks down its coverage-area teams headed into the first week of the football playoffs. Division II-3A West No. 4 St. Benedict Eagles (7-3) @ West No. 3 Briarcrest (7-3) Maybe the Eagles didn’t want to show too much this past Friday night at Briarcrest. But losing 42-5 means St. Benedict will […]

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Brighton v Munford 3

Cardinals’ wings clipped, Cougars survive showdown to reach playoffs

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Three words that will have Tipton County buzzing on an autumn evening is Brighton vs. Munford. As if the two rivals needed more motivation entering Friday night’s annual clash, the 2018 edition of The Border Battle had extra meaning with the winner taking the final playoff spot in Region 8-5A. The […]

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Millington Head Coach Chris Michael displays a 2018 Millington Trojan Region 8-4A championship T-shirt.

SPORTS ALERT- Undisputed Champions: Trojans dominant East, win Region 8-4A with perfect record

By Thomas Sellers Jr. With the score 35-0 in favor of Millington by halftime, the Trojan faithful were a few minutes away Friday night from celebrating the program’s first Region championship since 2011. Millington scored two more touchdowns in the season half to defeat the East Mustangs 49-0. Then it was time for the Trojans […]

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MMS Stallions photo shoot

On the Defense: Millington Middle Stallions host Media Day, season tips off October 25 at home

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The trademark of LaTesa McLaughlin is defense. The all-time leader in steals for high school basketball in the state of Tennessee has used the philosophy of “defense first” to win on all levels. McLaughlin was vital to a Millington Lady Trojans State runner-up finish in 2008. She earned a National title […]

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Firefighter Breakfast the honorees

Treats & Tributes

By Thomas Sellers Jr. A day of recognition began on a somber note in the dining area of the Glen Eagle Clubhouse. As members of the Millington Fire Department, Shelby County Ambulance and Shelby County Fire Department gathered last Friday morning for the 2018 Smith/Lowry Firefighter Appreciation Breakfast, a moment of reflection was dedicated to […]

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Jon Crisp

Letter to Editor: Crisp ready to take care of business

Dear Editor: I wanted to write to you to let you know that I was be unable to attend Oct. 15’s Candidate Forum at Baker Community Center. Please extend my sincerest apology to the Jones-Phillip Civic Organization and those attending for my absence. My business has kept me in Washington D.C. unavoidably and will continue […]

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Sellers' Mt. Rushmore of Horror is Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers, Chucky and Jason Voorhees. But neither maestro of murder made Sellers' No. 1.

THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Greatest Ghouls: In honor of Halloween, ranking the best in horror genre

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Halloween is less than a week away and there will be so many costumes on display. Adults will hit their closets to create a unique look, while others will piece together a classic getup to post online for the world to see. Meanwhile children will adorn some update characters and even […]

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David Peel

Motorcycling 28 times more deadly

By David Peel Per mile traveled, motorcyclist fatalities occurred nearly 28 times more frequently than passenger vehicle occupant fatalities in traffic crashes (NCSA 2018). Motorcycle riders and their passengers—have the highest risk of fatal injury among all motor vehicle users. In 2016, 5,286 motorcyclists died in traffic crashes in the United States (NCSA 2018). The […]

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Millington Women's Choir member Taliyah Chalmers performs her solo during the group's performance of "How Far I'll Go" during last Thursday night's MCHS Choir presents Under the Fall Moon." Chalmers, a sophomore, made her debut with the Millington Central High School Choir.

Take a Bow: Millington Choir makes its debut for 2018-19 and under the direction of Leah Thomas

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For several Millington Central High School students, last Thursday was final the time to hit the stage and sing to a public audience. Meanwhile the MCHS Choral Director Leah Thomas had a few nerves building up after she entered the Harvell Civic Center. When the clock struck 7 p.m., it was […]

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