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Player-lead: Coach ready for Trojan upperclassmen to guide team to another level

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Trust, accountability, teamwork and respect have been some of the principles Millington Trojans Head Basketball Coach Jewell Gates has been teaching the past two years. Entering his third campaign in 2018-19, Gates is ready to see all of those lessons transform into the wins. The leader of the Trojans said in […]

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Sizing Up: Lady Trojans’ youth invasion includes post players

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In recent seasons the Millington Lady Trojans have been young and undersized. While the youth movement continues with nine freshmen on the roster in mid-November, Millington Head Coach Bruce Marshall said the Lady Trojans have some size to combat their 2018-19 schedule. In Marshall’s tenure as leader of the Lady Trojans, […]

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Law Lessons: Trojan Wrestling legend returns to help current group during preseason

By Thomas Sellers Jr. “The Law” rolled back into town on Nov. 3 looking for the Millington Trojan wrestlers. Trojan Head Wrestling Coach Bill Richardson was all too happy for “The Law” Brian Hall to visit the Trojan Wrestling Gym on the campus of the Millington Civic Center. Hall, a Trojan Wrestling legend, came back […]

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All-Region 8-5A for 2018 Football Season

Most Valuable Player- Marshun Douglas (Kirby) Offensive Player of the Year- Quincy Casey (Ridgeway) Defensive Player of the Year- Joshua Bean (Southwind) Coach of the Year- Chester Flowers (Kirby) First Team Offense QB-Jaden Johnson (Kirby) RB-Ja’Shawn Adell (Munford) RB-Macarez Chatman (Overton) RB-Steve Guy (Southwind) WR-Daniel King (Ridgeway) WR-Kieonte Newson (Brighton) WR-Crisshun Robinson (Kirby) TE-Jaylen Norphlet […]

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All-Region 8-4A for 2018 Football Season

Offensive Player of the Year- Mike Cashaw (Craigmont) Defensive Player of the Year- Kyle Lindley (Millington) Coach of the Year- Chris Michael (Millington) First Team Offense QB-Tommy Clifton (Millington) RB-Mike Cashaw (Craigmont) RB-Jer’fonzo Smith (Millington) WR-Brandon Johnson (Craigmont) WR-Corey Smith (Millington) WR-Wilzarius Terry (Fayette Ware) WR-Eddie Macklin (Millington) TE-Trenton Hubbard (Fayette Ware) OL-Josh Johnson (Craigmont) […]

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SPORTS ALERT: Special moments help Ripley earn playoff victory over Trojans

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Offense sells tickets. And what follows next is ‘defense wins championships.’ But in football, the third variable of special teams can cancel out the other two phases of the game and determine the outcome. Friday in Millington on the chopped up turf of Mooney Bosewell Field, the host Millington Trojans found […]

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Veterans’ Parade This Saturday

City of Millington Veterans’ Parade Nov. 3, at 10:30 a.m. The parade route will be Navy Road from Newport Avenue to Leroy Boatwright Street. Staging will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Newport Avenue.  Register online at Millingtontn.gov ¨ There will be no parking in the staging area – There is ample parking along the parade […]

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Funding: MEF brings community and schools together to donate checks for education

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The dedicated women and men of the Millington Education Foundation have worked behind the scenes all year with fundraisers, community events and rallying donations for the students of Millington Municipal Schools. Last Thursday in the Harvell Civic Center, it was time for the Board to come out into the spotlight to […]

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Tracking with Thomas Poindexter Birthday

Happy Birthday Ms. Poindexter

The desk of Millington Central High School administrative assistant Wanda Poindexter was decorated with balloons and party favors last Wednesday in honor of her birthday. The direct assistant to MCHS Assistant Principal Beth Hale and the disciplinary office, Poindexter celebrated Oct. 24 with colleagues and students. But it was mostly business as usual for the […]

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Seniors in Pink 11-1

Fight Continues

Millington Senior Citizens Club members Katie Grantham, Marlene Russell and Joan Taylor wear pink in support of Breast Cancer awareness last Wednesday in the Baker Community Center during the regularly scheduled meeting. The women emphasized getting regular mammograms no matter what date is one the calendar. Grantham said she gets a regular check up and […]

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Public Safety November 1, 2018

Arrest Reports Oct. 17- 44-year-old Memphis male charged with failure to appear – criminal case; Oct. 18- 19-year-old Millington male charged with failure to appear – non-payment of fines and simple possession or casual exchange; 51-year-old Millington female charged with domestic assault; Oct. 19- 37-year-old Lakeland male charged with failure to appear – booking/processing, speed […]

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Learning Lady Stallions

Millington Middle Lady Stallions Basketball team made their 2018-19 debut in the Millington Middle Gymnasium last Thursday against Appling Middle School. The Lady Stallions dominated with defense to win the season opener in a blowout. The 2018-19 Lady Stallions are sixth graders Madison Clements, Breanna Hulsey, Chasity Bright and Aleeah Fiene; seventh graders Aubrey Young, […]

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Sellers will be having sweet dreams about that extra hour of sleep coming up this weekend when Day Light Saving comes to end.

THE BEST SELLERS’ LIST- Time and Half: Breaking down why Daylight Saving is awesome, and its conclusion

By Thomas Sellers Jr. This weekend Daylight Saving comes to an end. So remember to have those clocks fall back an hour before you go to bed Saturday night. While you e at it, check those smoke detectors. Back to my purpose of writing this column, I want to rank my top 10 reasons why I […]

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David Peel

Have you waited too long?

By David Peel You have a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit regarding any injury caused by another. If the case does not settle, a suit must be filed on or before the date that the statute of limitations runs. Statutes of Limitations are an absolute bar to lawsuits. It is important to […]

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The season 2018: Snapshots Trojans vs. East

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