Archive | September, 2015

ABOVE: Houston’s C.J. Blackfan finds a hole in Bartlett’s defense and scores a touchdown. Blackfan scored two touchdowns in the third quarter and had 69 yards in the game on 18 carries. Houston picked up their first win of the season and now must prepare to host Whitehaven this Friday at 7 p.m. Whitehaven is coming off of a 37-0 win over Germantown.

Mustangs pick up first win of season over 3-2 Panthers

By Bill Sorrell What do you tell your football team that fumbles a potential game-tying touchdown on the 6-yard line, has a touchdown nullified because of an illegal formation and gives up a 65-yard touchdown pass on the first play of the game? “We talked about the fact it should have been a 21-20 game […]

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Riverdale Elementary School hosted a Lip Sync Battle last week. In honor of their top City Saver sellers who raised an astounding amount of money for the school, Riverdale assistant principals and faculty battled it out at lunch in a lip sync battle for the ages. Each top selling student was given the privilege of […]

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Germantown Police Department

September 7 • A victim received threatening text messages from an acquaintance on the 1800 block of Enclave Hollow at 12:08 a.m. • Personal information was stolen from the 2700 block of Windham Place and used for fraudulent purchases at 10:30 a.m. • A residential door was forced open, but nothing was taken on the […]

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Houston freshman invited to golf championship in France

Since an early age, Jayna Choi, now a freshman at Houston High School, commanded attention for her prodigious golfing ability. Her parents, Kwang and Myung Choi immigrated from South Korea. Choi’s father works for FedEx IT and her mother is a flutist. As for golf? Jacob Choi, her older brother is a sophomore at Baylor […]

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Media producer brings fiction, fact to life with iconic deep voice

With a rich, sonorous bass voice that can drop down to a basso profundo rumble, Rodney Rastall of east Memphis was born to do those solemn “In a world …” movie voice-overs. But the veteran media producer also direct, shoots, edits, writes, acts and sings. He enjoys end-to-end production of corporate videos, voicing lighthearted promotional […]

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First phase of GAC renovations approved

The Germantown Athletic Club will soon get a $1.45 million facelift. The city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved the first phase of the club’s renovation project, which will be fully funded by revenue generated by the club. The club, which has more than 13,000 members, will see improvements in the customer service area, […]

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Congressman Fincher will host Military Academy Day at Houston

All West Tennessee middle and high school students interested in U.S. Military Service Academies are encouraged to attend the annual 8th District Military Academy Day on Sept. 19 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Houston High School, 9755 Wolf River Blvd. in Germantown. Congressman Stephen Fincher will be joined by representatives, alumni and current […]

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Cordova gets win over Washington

The Cordova Wolves kept their perfect season intact Friday by blanking Booker T. Washington 49-0 at home. Cordova jumped to an early 22-0 lead thanks to a 75-yard punt return courtesy of Jarrius Anderson. After scoring again on a safety, Cordova running back Donta Franklin got into the end zone on a 15-yard run. He […]

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Mustang RB #22 Nick larkin stretches for extra yards as Germantowns #32 Joshua Puryear tries to grab hold

Houston falls to 0-4

Houston fell to 0-4 on the season Friday after losing to Christian Brothers 49-14 on the road. After falling behind 21-0 in the first quarter, the Mustangs got on the scoreboard in the second quarter with a 13-yard touchdown pass from Garrett Bates to Emmett Whitaker. Bates finished the game with two touchdowns, 155 passing […]

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Germantown #13 Davinci Leavy hops thru a hole on a kick off return

Briarcrest blanks Germantown

Germantown was shut out by Briarcrest 27-0 Friday during homecoming night. The Saints scored in the first quarter on a 9-yard touchdown from Hunter Hill to Jake Powers, who also had an interception playing corner back in the second quarter on a pass from junior Germantown quarterback Miles Guyton. Germantown is now 2-2 on the […]

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