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Millington Mayor Terry Jones makes contact on a Johnny Ray offering inside the Holiday Inn Express in Millington as part of the National Urban Baseball Professional League networking event last week.

Batting Order: NUPBL host networking event with city of Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Before the first rison bag is picked up and tossed about, or the first batter stepping into the box at USA Stadium waiting to hear those two words from the umpire, members of the National Urban Professional Baseball League “Played Ball” in a conference room. First up to home plate was […]

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2017 STARS OF SEASON

2017 Spring Sports Stars of the Season

Boys’ Soccer Star of the Season Cole Creasey The Tipton-Rosemark Academy senior had another stellar season during the Rebels historic run. Creasy, a two-time Best of the Preps forward, led the Rebels in goals this past season reaching double figures. His contribution as a scorer and leader helped TRA win its first postseason game at […]

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Best Sellers Munford to State

2017 Best Sellers’ List

Best Sellers’ List 2017 By Thomas Sellers Jr. The summer is officially here and it’s time for The Millington Star to pay tribute to the TSSAA year that was. 2016-17 was filled with greatness from the field to the court. From the kitchen to the classroom. And over the next four weeks The Genuine Article […]

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2016-17 Fall & Winter Stars of the Season

Football Offensive Star of the Season Malik Mathews The Brighton senior overcame injuries to have a stellar 2016 campaign. Mathews leadership on and off the field helped the Cardinals finished second in league to earn a home playoff game. Mathews was an all-purpose athlete on the offensive side finishing in the top 5 in receiving […]

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Sanders All Star Team

Primetime Sanders

Last week the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association All-Star Game was played  at Trevecca Nazarene featured teams of Middle, East and West Tennessee. Millington Lady Trojans Head Coach Whitney Horton traveled with her senior All-Star Marquisha Sanders. Sanders played in the outfield and batted near the top of the lineup during West Tennessee All-Stars two games. […]

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Father's Day Jones

Like Father, Like Daughter

One of the most decorated athletes to come through Munford, Tenn., was Johnnie Jones. The legendary Munford running back reached the University of Tennessee from 1981-84 sitting records and eventually the NFL playing for the Seattle Seahawks. This past Sunday on Father’s Day his daughter Johnna Jones gave her trainer, motivator, instructor, friend and Dad […]

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Xen Penny Award 6-8

Xen Mastering

Former Tipton-Rosemark Academy standout Xen Penny had one of the best seasons in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Penny was an outfielder for Rowan College at Burlington County Barons. He was named the MVP for this past season. Penny hit .420 in 37 games with 26 RBIs. He scored 30 runs and stole 6 […]

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Wilder Rodeo

Wilder and Wilder: Sisters on Team Tennessee at National Junior Rodeo

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Wilder sisters are getting ready for Nationals. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy duo of Anna and Emma Kate Wilder are heading off to Lebanon June 18-24 for the National Junior High Rodeo Finals after competing in the Tennessee Junior High Rodeo. Anna reached the largest junior high rodeo in the Ribbon Roping […]

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Tony Graves Jr. and Reggie Caldwell Jr.

Thunder & Lightning: Millington duo participating in Future Stars Game

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Thunder and Lightning, Power and Speed or even The Odd Couple could be nicknames for the pair of Millington products participating in this weekend’s Tennessee vs. Kentucky Future Stars All-Star games. The thunder and power of the duo is Tony Graves Jr. An incoming eighth grader at Millington Middle School, Graves […]

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Brighton's Ta'Mya Johnson

Simply The Best: Area schools represented across state in softball

Star Staff Reports The Millington Star coverage area has been well represented across the state in softball postseason honors. For the All-State team to All-Star games, players from Tipton-Rosemark Academy, Brighton, Munford and Millington made the rosters. In Jackson, 33 seniors from West Tennessee participated in the 2017 West Tennessee High School All-Star Softball Game […]

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