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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’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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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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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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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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TCS’ Avery and Shipley chosen for statewide program

Star Staff Reports Twenty-six assistant principals will participate in a one-year fellowship program as part of Tennessee’s drive to cultivate school leaders for the future. Gov. Bill Haslam on Friday announced educators chosen for his 2018 Governor’s Academy for School Leadership, as well as the 26 principals who will mentor them. The initiative is in […]

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Lauren’s Elf Shelf underway at TRA

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Class of 2018 is making sure every game, every school event and every Rebel function will involve the late Lauren Moody. Moody, who passed away after her battle with cancer in December 2015, would have been a senior this year, a member of the volleyball and basketball teams […]

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Center of Attention: Barker gains recognition, respect and Rhodes

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Next man up is familiar phrase in the game of football. Players on the sideline know they are just a play away from being in the lineup and the rotation. This past preseason new arrival DJ Barker went from backup senior center to starting senior center. The newcomer from St. Augustine, […]

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School Board amends Capital Projects Budget for current fiscal year

By Bill Short The Millington School Board voted this week to amend its Capital Projects Budget for the current fiscal year, based on additional revenue received or anticipated. Board members took the action Monday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Cody Childress and seconded by Chris Denson. The motion was […]

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Calendar of Events December 7, 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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Brighton senior guard Zach Lewis attacks the lane going over Millington's Jonathan Mattox during last Friday night's game in Brighton.

Cardinal win over Millington much-needed spark

By Thomas Sellers Jr. While the Millington Trojans were rejoicing over a 56-53 victory Nov. 28 against the TRA Rebels, the Brighton Cardinals were left trying to regroup after a loss to the Ripley Tigers. The defeat courtesy of Ripley left Brighton 1-3 heading into the area-rivalry showdown against the Trojans. Cardinal Head Coach Stan […]

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Brighton senior guard Kailey Hunt goes up for a layup over Millington defender Kiara Kemp during Friday night's game in Brighton.

Lady Cardinals still learning Brighton Basketball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Brighton Lady Cardinals Head Coach David Wampler has a list of goals for his team. After winning 9 games last year, ending the district winless streak and not finishing last in the league, many in the community are declaring the Lady Cardinals to be back. But Wampler is saying, ‘Not so […]

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Millington forward Mac Coulter forces a tougher layup for TRA forward Ethan Stewart during last week's game in the William Osteen Gymnasium.

Flag City Showdown: Trojans survived battle with cross-town rivals TRA

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Millington Trojans’ unofficial Rivalry Week began Tuesday night welcoming the new-look Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels. With the Rebels led by new Head Coach Chris Anderson coming to the William Osteen Gymnasium first, the Trojans had the challenge of winning the Flag City Showdown before traveling up the road to take on […]

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Hall’s Monitoring: TRA senior and Lady Rebels teammates build winning ways

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The week of November 27 presented a challenge for Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebel Head Coach Cameron Pridemore’s team. Taking on the likes of Westminster, Millington and Rossville in a four-day stretch, the Lady Rebels were going to be the favorites in each game. Not too long ago, TRA would have been […]

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Seasonal Faces

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The weather felt almost like an early spring day. But Santa was still going to make his annual appearance prior to Christmas in the city of Millington. On Saturday, the Man from the North Pole was joined by the Mrs. for the Flag City tradition of the annual Christmas Parade. Santa […]

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