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"901 represent!" That's what the teammates of James Wiseman were saying after he won the most valuable player award in the 132-125 victory for his team in the Jordan Brand game that was played in Las Vegas, NV. Wiseman had a team-high 21 points and six rebounds in the win. Wiseman...
by Shambreon Richardson Special to The New Tri-State Defender On Jan. 25, The Wooddale High Cardinals were involved in a late-game brawl that prompted Shelby County Schools to disqualify the team from postseason play. However, upon appeal, Wooddale’s postseason eligibility was reinstated to play in the TSSAA Class AA Tournament. So when...
East High School star James Wiseman got an unexpected treat Monday afternoon. The University of Memphis signee emerged from the school building to a surprise ceremony to present him with the 2019 Gatorade National Player of the Year! Earlier today, @BigTicket_JW was surprised by his classmates, friends, family, and @memgrizz...
The Wooddale Cardinals made history Saturday, beating Knoxville Fulton 59-46 to win the school's first-ever state championship. Chandler Lawson, who will attend Oregon in the fall, scored 16 points, 11 rebounds and 2 assists. He was named MVP of the 2019 Class AA. Johnathan Lawson put in a similar game, scoring...
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Damion Baugh, the standout guard at Tennessee Prep, committed to the University of Memphis Thursday in a ceremony at the Thaddeus Young Complex. Baugh is a four-star recruit, according to 247 Recruiting, and that stock has been rising in the last few months. Texas Tech and TCU were among the...
One of the greatest honors in sports is to hang a player’s jersey in the rafters. it means that the team you played for considers you an all-time great. So count Alex Lomax as one of the all-time greats to ever play at East High School. Lomax's jersey was retired...
For the fifth straight year, the East Mustangs will make an appearance in the Tennessee Class AAA State Tournament. The Mustangs defeated the Bolton Wildcats 85-67 in front of a packed house on their campus in the state regional game. When you're a seven-footer in basketball, you get noticed by...
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The rivalry between the East Mustangs and the Whitehaven Tigers added another chapter in the Region 8 Finals at Collierville High School. In the District Championship, the Tigers broke their 10-game losing streak to the Mustangs and were looking to start a streak of their own. The Mustangs entered the...
When the basketballs stopped bouncing at the 16 AAA District Championship games at Central High School last Friday, Whitehaven High School stood as the champs among the boys and girls teams. Girls: Whitehaven 58, Central 55 (OT) Fresh off a SCIAA Championship win, the Whitehaven Lady Tigers wanted to add another...
As the post-season approaches in the SCIAA boys’ basketball, the District tournaments are still in flux. Wooddale, which had been banned from tournament play by the TSSAA, will play this postseason, now that the TSSAA lifted the ban. However, the postseason hopes of Westwood and Fairley are still in question. All...