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NMCA Homecoming with Return to Memphis in 2019

Star Staff Reports The National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) will make a return to Memphis International Raceway in Millington thanks to facility upgrades as it’s bringing the spirit and excitement of street-legal drag racing back to its home. The drag competition and car show event is being dubbed “The Memphis Homecoming” and it is happening […]

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Jamboree Tommy Clifton

Generation Now

Millington Trojans Assistant Coach Tommy Clifton looks in on a play Friday night during the 2018 Municipality Schools Football Jamboree quarter against the Collierville Dragons in Arlington. Clifton got a chance to view some of Millington’s key players like Corey Smith (No. 3), Johnny Mattox (No. 15) and his grandson Tommy Clifton III (No. 10) […]

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SYS Trojans Team Mom

Next Gen: SYS Trojans are Millington established & Millington made

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The roll call of schools for the potential starting offensive line for the 2018 Millington SYS Trojans is pure Millington. As SYS Trojan Director Jeff Gibson went down the line, schools like E.E. Jeter, E.A. Harrold, Millington Elementary, Lucy echoed across the Aycock Park turf from the players. Almost every player […]

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2018 Brighton Football Seniors

Pressure Points: 2018 Cardinals look to reload and top the best season ever

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Last time the Cardinals were on the gridiron, the Brighton players were walking off the field in Hendersonville after a 21-3 defeat courtesy of Beech. Despite the disappointment in the moment, the Cardinal players and coaches just accomplished the best season in school history by reaching the Class 5A State Semifinals. […]

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2018 Munford Football Seniors

Looking Forward: 2018 Cougars ready to continue successful trend, eyeing Region championship

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The 2017 football season was one of the best in Munford Football history. The team won their first playoff game in 20 years and had seven players sign college scholarships to play at the next level after a nine-win campaign. The Region 8-5A runner ups said goodbye to 26 seniors and […]

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Metro Trojans Will Littles

Doing the Littles Things

Millington Metro Trojans Coach Will Littles rides the water dispenser over to the players before a practice last week at Mooney Bosewell Field. Littles and the rest of the Metro staff are preparing the players for the 2018 season. Part of the preparation was Tuesday’s Jamboree at Munford. The Metro Trojans kickoff the season against […]

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AAU Track winner

Aigbomian wins third straight gold in Long Jump

The EDA Flyers, a Millington-based AAU Track program, recently traveled to Des Moines, Iowa for the National Junior Olympics. Head Coach Dennis Alexander said the late July showcase produced several solid showing for his athletes. Bringing home gold in 2018 was Ehi Aigbomian. The 10-year-old won the girls Long Jump with a leap of 14-feet, […]

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Tipton Crush helmet

Cheer & Crush: New youth football-cheer program looking to bring the 901 together

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The dragonflies swarmed the football field at Orgill Park late last Monday evening. Used to having control of the territory, the dragonflies slowly became outnumbered by the members of the Tipton County Crush Football Organization. It was time for the first official day of fall practice for the newest member of […]

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AOY Savanna Owens and parents

‘S’ is for Super: Briarcrest’s Savanna Owens named second JW10 Female Athlete of the Year

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The letter “S” is common in the Owens’ household: Father Spencer, mother Sonja, younger daughter Shelbi and big sister Savanna. Savanna, a 2018 graduate of Briarcrest Christian School, has given the letter “S” a workout from all her accomplishments as a student athlete. Some of the superlatives to describe her basketball […]

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TRA Rebel Mac Fullen looks for running room during a 2017 contest.

2018 Area Football Schedules

2018 Arlington Tigers Schedule Aug. 17 vs. Raleigh-Egypt Aug. 24 vs. St. George’s Aug. 31 vs. Houston Sept. 7 @ Southwind Sept. 14 @ White Station Sept. 21 vs. Liberty Sept. 28 @ Bartlett Oct. 5 @ Evangelical Christian Oct. 19 @ Cordova Oct. 26 vs. Collierville 2018 Bartlett Panthers Schedule Aug. 17 vs. Memphis […]

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