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Trojans and Cougars move into Power 10 Rankings

Introducing the Journal West 10 Media Power 10 Rankings. Last week Cordova ranked first in the preseason poll and showed the Memphis East why. A few upsets knocked a couple of teams out of the Power 10, allowing a pair of area teams to jump, the 1-0 Munford Cougars and Millington Trojans. The teams from […]

Signal Callers Nathan Davenport of Munford and Tommy Clifton of Millington

Tickets on sale for M&M Bowl between No. 10 Trojans and No. 7 Cougars

Tickets are $7 and can be purchased in advance by going to gofan.co and putting in: Millington Central High School. Then click on game icon and follow instructions.

Trojans Tommy Clifton down

WEEK ONE: Key turnover secures Trojan victory over Bolton

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — First game jitters might have been a common feeling inside the Millington Trojan locker room on the campus of Bolton High School. But a certain group in Black and Gold Friday night, the butterflies in the stomach might have been the size of eagles. Millington’s defensive backfield knew they […]

Jamboree Hit

Practice underneath the Friday Nigh Lights

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington was on center stage last Friday night welcoming residents from Fayette County, Collierville, Arlington, Germantown and Bartlett. The home of the Trojans hosted the 2017 Shelby County Football Jamboree for the first time. With coordination from the Millington Police Department, Shelby County Sheriff’s Department and Millington Central High School staff, […]

Millington senior Lily Morton will be a vital part of this year's roster on and off the court.

Could Be Magic: New Lady Trojan Coach has all the right parts for a run

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Stop me if you hard this before, school hires successful coach to lead another program. That sport is new to the coach but the coach inherits stud athlete, solid returning players and a group primed for a run to State in volleyball. If you were The Millington Star coverage area 10 […]

Millington senior Magan Lippin will bring experience on the defensive side for Head Coach William Carter's squad in 2017.

Firm Footing: Carter ready for better start in second year

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Lady Trojan Soccer Head Coach William Carter has the routine down now. When he took over the Trojan Soccer programs last year, he had to get a quick education in his rosters, coaches, opposition and all the additional factors that go along with being the man in charge of the […]

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2017 Goat Days Sign

Just A Reminder

Signs are up through the city of Millington for the 28th Annual Goat Days Festival. The Millington tradition takes place the second full weekend in September each year which falls on the Sept. 8-9 this year. Goat Days kicks off at the USA Stadium Complex with the World’s Greatest Goat Parade at 5:30 p.m. on […]

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City of Millington honors Dr. Boatwright by renaming C Street

By Thomas Sellers Jr. For years Dr. Leroy Boatwright has called 7899 C Street home. Opening his pharmacy in Millington almost 60 years ago, Dr. Boatwright has lived up to the The Hippocratic Oath taking care of residence from across the Mid-South and Millington. On Nov. 1, Boatwright Drugs and Pharmacy will turn 60. But […]

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Trojan RB #5 Gabe Christoper tries to shake Houstons #40 Mark Gresham

WEEK ONE RANKINGS: Journal West 10 Power 10

Introducing 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 are eligible. Each week throughout the 2017 see how the poll shakes out. Here are the preseason rankings heading into Week 1. WEEK ONE 1. Cordova (@ Memphis East) […]

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NEWS ALERT: Locate the Wages

Star Staff Reports Millington natives Cyrena and Allan Houston Wages will be in concert this Friday night. The sister/brother combo will be performing as part of In Concert at the Bluff with Jesse Cole and more. The Bluff is located at 535 S. Highland Street in Memphis. The Lost Wages will be a part of […]

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Planet Fitness Millington coming

NEWS ALERT: Planet Fitness to open Monday in Millington

Star Staff Reports The Judgement Free Zone opens in Flag City this Monday. Planet Fitness Millington opens it’s doors at 8239 Highway 51 North next week. The United States franchisor and operator fitness centers based in Hampton, N.H., has been popping up throughout the Memphis area over recent years with more locations to come. One […]

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Volunteers Needed

Star Staff Reports This exercise is a collaborative effort to better prepare our community for a large scale disaster and mass medical surge Partners include the Shelby County Health Department, the Tennessee Department of Health, Agricenter International, hospitals and medical facilities in Shelby, Lauderdale and Tipton counties in Tennessee and DeSoto County in Mississippi, and […]

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Dragon Fly Triathlon at Sardis Lake on August 26

Star Staff Reports The 28th Annual Dragon Fly Triathlon will be Saturday, August 26, in Sardis, Miss. Presented by P.R. Event Management, the event begins at 8 a.m. on the sandy white beach at Cypress Point on the Lower Lake at Sardis Reservoir. The triathlon includes a 1/2 -mile swim, an 18-mile bike course through […]

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SOUTHERN RAISIN’ I Wonder Was it Worth All the Trouble?

By Otis Griffin Everyone in our wonderful South at one time or ’nuther has been blackberry picking.  There ain’t nuthin’ no better than a wide mouthed bowl of blackberry cobbler with some vanilla ice cream to top off a Sunday feast.  We were real small when we were first allowed to go pickin’.  It didn’t […]

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Millington Softball Field construction

Leveling Things: Lady Trojans Softball Field getting a makeover

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The latest project to improve things around the softball program began toward the end of July at Miles Park. The playing surface is being leveled at the Millington Lady Trojans Softball Field. With the help of Billy Howard donating equipment and Dennis Shepard donating his time and effort, the outfield and […]

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