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Lady Mustangs fall in state semifinals

Two days after a dominant 58-45 win over Clarksville in the TSSAA Class AAA state basketball tournament Wednesday afternoon in Murfreesboro, Houston fell to Riverdale Friday in the semifinals. Riverdale (33-0) went on to beat Memphis Central 66-59 in the championship game to claim the state title. Both teams struggled to score the ball. Houston […]

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Houston High School English teacher Halle Griggs (standing center) hosted a Yoga Session for Mustang football players last week. Griggs is also an instructor at Bikram Yoga Memphis. Winter/Spring workouts have begun for the Mustangs on Monday, Thursday and Fridays.

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Houston High School English teacher Halle Griggs (standing center) hosted a Yoga Session for Mustang football players last week. Griggs is also an instructor at Bikram Yoga Memphis. Winter/Spring workouts have begun for the Mustangs on Monday, Thursday and Fridays.

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Lady Mustangs win Regionals

Houston freshman Destinee Wells (pictured) paced the Lady Mustangs with 22 points as the team beat Memphis Central 61-54 in the Region 8-AAA championship game Wednesday night. Down 29-24 at the half, Houston used an 18-12 run to start the second half and gain a 1-point lead. The Lady Mustangs turned on the afterburners in […]

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A Man for all Seasons

By Bill Sorrell Bobby Wade has a way of keeping Buck Towner on his toes. “He always comes by my office at school and messes with certain aspects of my office. For example, he will hide my keys and leave a clue to where they may be. Another time he hid all of my pens […]

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The Houston Mustangs cruised past Wooddale 64-37 Friday night on the road to improve to 13-8 on the season. The Mustangs turned on the jets early, jumping out to a 27-6 lead. Wooddale traded baskets before the half but never truly threatened. Bruce Guy led Houston with 18 points and Ryan Boyce chipped in 12 points. The Mustangs will play at rival Collierville this Friday before hosting Ridgeway on Tuesday. PICTURED: Jalin Clay scores on the breakaway layup. He finished the game with 14 points.

Mustangs cruise past Wooddale

The Houston Mustangs cruised past Wooddale 64-37 Friday night on the road to improve to 13-8 on the season. The Mustangs turned on the jets early, jumping out to a 27-6 lead. Wooddale traded baskets before the half but never truly threatened. Bruce Guy led Houston with 18 points and Ryan Boyce chipped in 12 […]

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Members of the Germantown High School student section crowd surf Friday night during the Red Devils' rivalry game against host Collierville. The Dragons used a 20-10 run in the fourth quarter to force overtime and eventually pull out a 55-54 win. The Red Devils (9-7) will play at Southwind this Friday before hosting Bolton next Tuesday.

Passionate Pupils

Photo by Kevin Lewter Members of the Germantown High School student section crowd surf and play paper-rock-scissors with the opponents Friday night during the Red Devils’ rivalry game against host Collierville. The Dragons used a 20-10 run in the fourth quarter to force overtime and eventually pull out a 55-54 win. The Red Devils (9-7) […]

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The Germantown Red Devils lost an overtime heartbreaker Friday night at rival Collierville. With the score tied 22-22 at halftime, Germantown used a 19-9 run in the third quarter to secure a safe lead. However, the Dragons exploded for 20 points in the final quarter to force overtime and eventually get the 55-54 win. Demarcus Mitchell had 17 points for Germantown and C.J. Norfleet chipped in 12 points. Collierville guard Jalen Lynn led all scorerers with 19 points. Collierville will host Houston this Friday. PICTURED: Tay Morris slashes through the Red Devils' defense. He had 11 points Friday night.

Devils fall to Dragons in OT

Photo by Kevin Lewter The Germantown Red Devils lost an overtime heartbreaker Friday night at rival Collierville. With the score tied 22-22 at halftime, Germantown used a 19-9 run in the third quarter to secure a safe lead. However, the Dragons exploded for 20 points in the final quarter to force overtime and eventually get […]

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Rugby squad dominates state championship

The Mustang Middle School Rugby team of Germantown recently won their second consecutive Tennessee Middle School Rugby State Championship at MTSU. The Mustangs advanced to the championship game after dropping Stewarts Creek of Middle 35-5. In the championship game, the Mustangs got their seventh shutout of the season dominating Woodland Middle School from Brentwood 20-0. […]

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(From left): Jimmy Griffith, Anne Wesberry, Mrs. Tammy Doring, Dr. Kevin Doring

Charity golf event raises more than $39k

STAFF REPORTS The third annual Wesberry Golf Classic was recently held at Spring Creek Ranch. The event benefits SRVS and more than 1,000 people with disabilities. It grossed more than $39,000 in support of SRVS’ programs, ranging from employment and community living, to children’s services and elder care. SRVS is the largest comprehensive service provider […]

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Houston High School boy's soccer team

Maturity fuels Houston’s championship run

By Mac Trammell For the first time since 2000, a Germantown boys’ soccer team became a team full of men. The Houston High School Mustangs won the 2015 soccer state championship by defeating the Science Hill High School Hilltoppers 3-2 in late May. The Mustangs finished the season with a record of 22-1-2, which, as […]

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