Archive | November, 2016

The Charlie McCraw Large Business of the Year has been awarded to Campbell Clinic. Campbell Clinic provides orthopaedic and sports medicine services to patients at five clinics across the Mid-South. They also own and operate two ambulatory surgery centers in Germantown and Midtown. For more information visit campbellclinic.com

Campbell Clinic named Germantown’s Large Business of the Year

The Germantown Chamber of Commerce has selected Campbell Clinic as the city’s Large Business of the Year. The award will be presented at the Chamber’s “Celebration of Excellence” event on Feb. 2 at the Great Hall and Conference Center. The Shelby Sun Times recently caught up with Chad Gilbert, director of Marketing and Public Relations […]

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The St. George's Gryphons are returning to the Div. II-A semifinals for the seventh consecutive year after beating FACS 55-30 Friday night at home. The Gryphons gained 610 yards of total offense in the game, with standout running back Chase Hayden picking up 282 rushing yards and four touchdowns. St. George's (10-2) will play Knoxville Webb (10-1) this Friday for the chance to play in the state finals. PICTURED: Receiver Corey Jones leads a pack of defenders down field for a 63-yard touchdown.

Gryphons roll past FACS

Photo by Kevin Lewter The St. George’s Gryphons are returning to the Div. II-A semifinals for the seventh consecutive year after beating FACS 55-30 Friday night at home. The Gryphons gained 610 yards of total offense in the game, with standout running back Chase Hayden picking up 282 rushing yards and four touchdowns. St. George’s […]

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Three local cheer squads win first place

Last weekend was the Mid-South Regional competition for cheer and Germantown’s teams brought their A game by winning first place. Riverdale, Houston Middle and Houston High School cheer squads competed last weekend, all receiving bids to the UCA National Competition. Riverdale’s team won the Small Junior High Division (non-tumbling) while HMS won the Large Junior […]

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The Cordova Wolves came from behind to beat Collierville 28-21 Friday night at home in the second round of the TSSAA 6A tournament. Cordova will host the quarterfinal game against Ravenwood this Friday. The Raptors are the defending state champions. PICTURED: Collierville junior quarterback Matt Connors looks down field as the pocket collapses around him.

Wolves make school history, advance to third round

By Bill Sorrell Friday night lights. Collierville running back Peyton McCay prayed they would not interfere. Lining up in a wheel route on the last play of the first half on his own 46-yard line, McCay raced down field waiting for a bomb to be dropped by quarterback Matt Connors. In a play called by […]

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Board amends city’s beer ordinance

The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen hosted a public forum Monday to discuss an amendment to the city’s Beer Ordinance that will allow on-premise consumption of alcohol at growler stations and any future brewery tap rooms within the city. Board members unanimously approved the amendment on second reading during their regularly scheduled meeting. During […]

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Germantown’s Reed named Miss Collierville

Capturing the audiences’ and judges’ attention with a dynamic vocal performance, Amber Reed, 20, won the 2017 Miss Collierville title on Saturday, Nov. 5 during the 22nd annual Miss Collierville Scholarship Pageant at the Harrell Theatre. Gabriella Genereaux of Collierville will serve as Collierville’s Outstanding Teen this year. She is a 16-year-old junior at Evangelical […]

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City will host public forum for beer ordinance amendment

The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen will host a public forum next week to discuss an amendment to the city’s Beer Ordinance that would allow on-premise consumption of alcohol at growler stations. Board members unanimously approved the amendment on first reading last month during their regularly scheduled meeting. During the first reading of the […]

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The Houston Mustangs fell to Ravenwood Friday night at home in the first round of the TSSAA 6A playoffs. PICTURED: The Mustangs get amped as they exit the inflatable football helmet and prepare to take the field.

Houston’s season comes to end with playoff loss

By Bill Sorrell Special to The Times Ravenwood head football coach Rich Wessman is never far from a Nashville legend. A former Tennessee Titans offensive quality control coach working with quarterbacks, Wessman‘s five-year tenure overlapped a few years with former Titans special teams coordinator Alan Lowry, who drew up one of the most famous plays […]

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Eoff, Fisher, Jones elected to school board

Two new faces and one familiar face will be visible every third Monday of the month at Germantown Board of Education meetings. Suzanne Jones and Amy Eoff were elected Tuesday in the election for School Board Positions 3 and 5, respectively. Jones defeated incumbent Natalie Williams 8,770 to 4,896, with 17 write-ins in the race. […]

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Incumbent Janda holds off Nischwitz for alderman

Incumbent Rocky Janda beat Dave Nischwitz by 399 votes in Tuesday’s election for Position 5 Germantown Alderman. Janda secured 7,412 votes to Nischwitz’s 7,013. There were 18 write-ins in the race. Janda was first elected alderman in 2012. Born in Memphis, he is a graduate of Germantown High School and the University of Memphis. He […]

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