Archive | October, 2017

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Dragons use late scoring burst to down Gryphons

Two words is all it took for Collierville Head Coach Mike O’Neill to sum up the play of Cole Johnson: “War Daddy.” “He is a War Daddy,” he said. “He is a kid that gives everything he has. He wants to be on the field nonstop and he gave it both on offense and defense.” […]

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Germantown’s Lee recognized by school board association

A local parent has received regional recognition from the Tennessee School Board Association. When the school board reached out to each principal and supporting parent organizations one name came back from multiple sources – Bonnie Lee. Lee is the quintessential, supportive PTA mother at Riverdale. Heading committees on both the school and district PTAs; working […]

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Briarcrest answers late to beat MUS

Defense was the name of the game for both teams Friday night as Briarcrest hung around to beat MUS 28-21 at home. With both teams suffering untimely turnovers and offensive woes in the backfield, the Saints prevailed and improved to 7-1 on the season as the Owls fell to a record of 4-4. Junior quarterback […]

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State recognizes Germantown superintendent for growing athletic program

In only its fourth year of operation, the Germantown Municipal School District is already being heralded for its flourishing athletic department. Last week, the district’s growing success in sports was validated by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association. TSSAA announced that Germantown Superintendent Jason Manuel was selected as the A.F. Bridges School System Administrator of […]

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School district’s ACT scores rank among best in state

Germantown and Collierville school districts were two of only three districts in the state to have three-quarters of their students score at or above a 21 on the ACT. Germantown Municipal School District had the highest ACT composite in the state for the second year in a row, posting a 25.5 average, up from their […]

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A New Queen

The Houston Mustangs celebrated their 2017 Football Homecoming Friday night with a 44-7 home win over Oakhaven. Festivities kicked off on Sept. 30 with a Homecoming Dance, followed by events like Memphis Monday, where students were encouraged to don their best Choose 901 gear and participate during lunch in some Memphis-centric games, complete with locally-provided […]

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Germantown RB #28 Jaylen Givens finds a big hole in the Douglass defense

Devils avenge previous losses against Spartans

By Bill Sorrell Shopping for football shoes this spring, Germantown quarterback Ethan Payne found a pair that has helped the Red Devils “defeet” eight straight opponents. “I was like, ‘You know what, I think I will go ahead and get these. They look pretty good.’ They have been working. I am glad I got them,” […]

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Senior Night

The Briarcrest Lady Saints won the TSSAA Div. II AA West Regional Volleyball Championships against St. Benedict on Monday. Briarcrest won 3-0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-19). They have been the Region champions for four consecutive years and have not lost a home game since 2014. PICTURED: Seniors Hannah Cox and Cade Stewart were recognized at the […]

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National Merit Students

Eight Houston High students are among the 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation that are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. National Merit Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2018 competition by taking the PSAT/NMSQT last fall. They have demonstrated outstanding potential for […]

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Madonna Learning Center student now employed at local eatery

Marble Slab Creamery/Great American Cookie just got even greater. One of Madonna Learning Center’s trainees was hired on as a paid employee at the Germantown location. From cleaning workspaces, pressing out cookie dough, to icing the cookies, Rachel did it all and with a great attitude and work ethic. In 2008, Madonna Learning Center established […]

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