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Center of Attention: Barker gains recognition, respect and Rhodes Cardinal win over Millington much-needed spark Lady Cardinals still learning Brighton Basketball Flag City Showdown: Trojans survived battle with cross-town rivals TRA Hall
 
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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

TRA forward Jordan Allen looks for an open teammate as Lady Trojan Kamyiah “KT” Tomlin defends.

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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Storm Chasers: Cougar traps shutdown Tornadoes in second half

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The Soulsville Tornadoes just kept hanging around behind the play of Deyreon Demby, Jalonnie Spears and Katerion Curry. The Tornado faithful were buzzing in the AutoZone Gymnasium on the campus of the Stax Museum as the halftime score was 31-23 in favor of the Munford Cougars. Then Munford Head […]

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Heavyweight showdown goes to Harris and Cordova

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — The second round contest between the Cordova Wolves and Brighton Cardinals could have built as a rematch of the 2017 Region 7-3A championship game. The imaginary marquee outside of the LeMoyne-Owen Gymnasium in Memphis might have read Tae’lyr Gatlin vs. Tyler Harris. Maybe the hype of this November showdown […]

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Holiday Gala 11-30

Holiday Gala

The Madonna Learning Center recently received Sheffield’s charitable donation from the Annual Holiday Gala. Pictured from left are Maia Howard and Isaac Harrill (students),Trip and Sloane Trezevant (Sheffield owners), Cynthia Salem (financial director), Jo Gilbert (executive director), and Adrian Salem (student). The Holiday Gala at Sheffield was Nov. 17  raising $15,000 for the Madonna Learning […]

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Public Notice

| TOWN OF BRIGHTON   ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR THE 2017 BRIGHTON TOWN HALL ROOFING PROJECT SECTION A   The TOWN OF BRIGHTON, Tennessee will receive sealed bids for the Brighton Town Hall Roofing Project until 3p.m. on December 7, 2017, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids are to […]

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Haley Ramsey Signs

SPORTS ALERT: TRA’s Ramsey signs with Shorter Volleyball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Today the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Volleyball team came together to celebrate the signing of the most decorated player in the program’s history. Senior Haley Ramsey was joined by teammates, competitive coach Carla Anderton, TRA Head Coach Wendy Porter, TRA administration, friends and family members parents Brian and Sally, brother Eli, grandparents Scrubby […]

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SPORTS UPDATE: Flag City Showdown 2017 goes to TRA Girls and Millington Boys

GIRLS BASKETBALL: TRA 68, Millington 21 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 […]

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NEWS ALERT: Grammy Award Winning Artist David Phelps Brings Classic Christmas Music Event to Millington FBC

Star Staff Reports To Millington’s First Baptist Church On December 4 NASHVILLE — The unmistakable sound of multi-Dove and Grammy Award-winning recording artist, David Phelps (pictured in attached jpg), will be featured in Millington, TN, on Monday, December 4, at the First Baptist Church, located at 5010 W Union Road. This exciting Classic Christmas concert event begins […]

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Mr. Football Grandberry

SPORTS ALERT: Grandberry brings back one of three area Mr. Football Awards

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017 Mr. Tennessee Football winners were announced today with local standout Kalyn Grandberry taking home the top prize in Division Class 3A. Grandberry is the first Raleigh-Egypt Pharaoh to win the award in school history. On his way to becoming Mr. Football, Grandberry broke the 18-year-old Shelby-Metro touchdown record of […]

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SPORTS UPDATE: Brighton’s dream season ends at Beech

By Thomas Sellers Jr. HENDERSONVILLE — The 27 seniors on the 2017 Brighton Cardinals roster were vital to the team’s historic playoff run. And maybe the heart and soul of that class are quarterback Malik Jackson and running back Lance West. The duo was crucial in the previous week’s upset 34-31 win at Henry County […]

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Millington Elementary… How do you cook a turkey?

Some of the students at Millington Elementary School wanted to share their ideas of a tasty Thanksgiving turkey and a few desserts that would accompany the centerpiece of the meal. Maybe you readers out there would like to try some of these recipes next year… but please cook the birds until done. Happy Thanksgiving!

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