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Germantowns #23 Jaylin Williams goes airborn over JNS #9 Jayson Snead for the snag

Devils improve to 5-0 on the season

The Germantown Red Devils got a slight scare late in the fourth quarter Friday night when Southaven quarterback Micah Chillers threw a 52-yard touchdown with three minutes left to go in the game. The score pulled the Chargers within six points of Germantown, which was dominant for much of the game. The Devils’ offense went […]

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Houstons #11 Chris Colebank sheds the last Tiger tackler before his long run to the endzone

Mustangs surge late to beat Bartlett 26-20

By Bill Sorrell Before the season started Houston running back Chris Colebank wondered if he would get in the game. A groin injury made him miss all of spring practice. “I was really discouraged because I didn’t think I was going to be able to play. I was out lots of conditioning,” said Colebank, a […]

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Germantown well represented in national scholarship program

More than a dozen local high schoolers recently joined the ranks of the nation’s top students as the National Merit Scholarship Program named its semi-finalists last week. Five students from Houston High School made the prestigious list, including; Lilly He, Mohammed Hyder, Adam Kim, Jonathan Wang and Vincent Wang. A whopping 10 Collierville High School […]

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Mustang QB #13 Ethan Burns

Mustangs stop two-game skid with blowout win over Bolton

By Michael Ward Coming into Friday night’s contest against Bolton, Houston High was in desperate need of a win after losing two straight games. The Mustangs proceeded to score early and often against the overmatched Wildcats, putting the game away in the first half en route to a 41-8 victory. Chris Colebank scored the first […]

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Houstons #2 Abby Rushwin celebrates with her teammates after her goal

Houston beats rival Collierville 2-0

The Houston varsity soccer team beat rival Collierville High School Thursday night in a match at Houston Middle. The Mustangs handled the Dragons 2-0, with goals being succinctly scored by Emma Riales and Abbie Rushwin. Goalie Gabbie Dawe, along with her crew of determined defenders — Megan Heintz, Sydney Somogyi, Adryan Darnell, Bailey Rose, Kate […]

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All About the Dogs

Dozens of furry speedsters competed in the annual Running at the Weenies on Saturday morning at the 46th annual Germantown Festival. The event is sponsored by the city’s Animal Shelter and is held at the Germantown Charity Horse Show Arena. The annual event brings out the creativity of the owners and the costumes delighted the large […]

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Board approves largest bond sale in history of city

The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved the largest bond sale in the city’s history in order to fund a new elementary school and related road improvements along Forest Hill-Irene Road. Board members approved the sale 4-0 Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting, with Alderman Dean Massey abstaining. Earlier Monday, 10 financial […]

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Two fined for sale of alcohol to a minor

Two local businesses have been fined for selling alcohol to a minor. Store managers of the Circle K Store at 9113 Winchester Road admitted to a “failure in proper carding” when a 19-year-old was unlawfully sold alcohol last December. The cashier has since been terminated. Germantown’s Beer Board agreed to administer a $500 penalty Monday […]

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Redeveloped corner could ‘create a better front door’ for town

A new retail building slated for construction at the southeast corner of W. Poplar Ave. and Byhalia Road passed the first stage of approval last week. The town’s Planning Commission has approved the preliminary site plan for a 4,516-square-foot retail store on slightly more than a half acre at 795 W. Poplar Ave. The existing […]

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Devils continue ‘special year’ with win over Dragons

In Beale Street Flippers style, Germantown defensive back Ladrico Hymon turned flips on the 20-yard line as he celebrated Germantown’s 34-14 victory over Collierville on Friday at Germantown and then heard the PA system blast Kohl & The Gang’s “Celebration” whose lyrics begin “Celebrate good times.” Are good times back for Germantown’s football team? “We […]

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