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Munford's Johnna Jones, far right, tries to defend a West All-Star during the recent Ultimate Memphis Preps TV All-Star game held in Memphis.

Keeping Up With Jones… All-Star Edition

By Thomas Sellers Jr. MEMPHIS — Some of the best basketball players in the Memphis-Metro area were on center stage March 25 in the Verties Sails Gymnasium for the 2017 Ultimate Memphis Preps TV All-Star Weekend. Among the elite boys and girls players on the campus of Southwest Tennessee Community College was Munford Lady Cougar […]

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Here’s the Rundown

Millington Trojan infielder Tommy Clifton looks at home while a Ripley Tiger base runner tries to stall. The Tiger runner on third did cross the home plate of Miles Park safely Tuesday night as part of a five-run first inning for Ripley. The Tigers won the game 10-0. In the rematch Wednesday in Ripley the […]

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Double Dip: Rebels look to hit stride sweeping Fayette

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017 Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels won’t have a Senior Night this season. When you have a roster without any 12th graders, there is a period of time you are learning on the job. TRA Head Baseball Coach Brad Smith knew the month of March would have some elements of trial and […]

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TRA Lady Rebel eighth grader Charlie Rose throws a pitch during a contest last week against Arlington.

Charli Hustle: Red hot Lady Rebels outlast Arlington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. In theory the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels would be the favorites in District 14-3A heading into April. Despite being in Division II-A private school, the Lady Rebels improved to 3-0 this season against foes from the public school league. TRA’s 6-5 win over the Arlington Lady Tigers at Lady Rebel Field […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Pro Baseball to come to Millington in 2018

By Thomas Sellers Jr. USA Stadium has built an historic reputation for more than 30 years through amateur baseball. From the USA Olympic teams to hosting the NJCAA World Series, some of the best from Frank Thomas to Alex Rodriguez have swung their bats near the home plate in Millington, Tenn. Now the National Urban […]

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Area Clash
Last Thursday the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels traveled to USA Stadium to take on the host Millington Trojans. During first half action, Trojan midfielder Caleb Gaia executed a slide tackle to separate the ball from a Rebel striker.

Area Soccer Recap

For the first time in 2017, the Brighton Cardinals met the Munford Cougars on the soccer field. Both Tipton County squad were scoreless after 40 minutes of action on the Munford Stadium turf. Then the Cardinals exploded for 3 goals early in the second half. Munford rallied with a pair of scores but fell short […]

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Marissa Moss

No Moss: Brighton senior hurler tosses no-hitter

By Thomas Sellers Jr. ARLINGTON — If you blinked last Tuesday night, you might have missed the early season Region 7-3A showdown at the Arlington Softball Field. Arlington Lady Tiger Brianna Lewis and Brighton Lady Cardinal Marissa Moss were emerged in a pitchers’ duel. Shortly after 7 p.m., spectators leaving the field witnessing the Brighton […]

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Taking Offense

The Rossville Wolves were the opponent for the 2017 home opener for the Millington Trojans. As part of the 2017 Flag City Classic, the Wolves took on the Trojans March 20 at Miles Park. Rossville jumped out 2-0 in the top of the first inning. Millington cut the deficit in half in the bottom of […]

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Munford senior Kyle Kelley had three hits against Marion helping the Cougars prevail 7-2.

Cougars developing mental strength

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Baseball is described as a mental game. Scotty Yount’s Munford Cougars got a crash course last week in a trio of game. The lesson began with a defeat and ended up with a pair of victories including a 7-2 win over the Marion (Arkansas) Patriots Friday night at the Munford Baseball […]

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Pitch for Pitch

Trailing 1-0 and down to their final three outs, the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebel Baseball team needed a spark. It came just in time last Thursday night at Rebel Field courtesy of a single by Jaxon Pennington. The base hit was the first hit for the Rebels against the ECS Eagles. Three batters later Will Turner […]

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