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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...
As the regular season winds down in high school hoops, the stakes are getting higher. And the repercussions of a Jan. 25 melee involving teams from Wooddale, Melrose, Westwood and Fairley has thrown the TSSAA tournament into a state of flux. Wooddale, Westwood, Melrose and Fairley all have been banned...
Memphis high school hoops talent took the show on the road again. Five teams from the Memphis area participated in the Hot Bed Classic in New Albany, Mississippi: Power Center Academy, Bartlett, Briarcrest, Lausanne and East played in the annual event. New Albany is more than an hour away from Memphis on...
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WEST MEMPHIS, Ark.  — Memphis has a history of great basketball and great games. On Friday night, that meant a matchup between the Rancho Christian Eagles from Temecula, CA (southeast of Los Angeles) and Memphis East in a non-conference game. The Eagles are ranked 13th nationally in the latest...
With several more matchups likely this season, the Whitehaven Tigers hosted the East Mustangs in front of a standing-room only crowd on Thursday. It was the first time the two squads had faced off since the Tennessee AAA basketball championship game last spring. The Tigers wanted the result to be...
The Whitehaven Tigers (13-4) are on their way back to Cookeville to play in the 6A State Championship again for the second time in three years. Whitehaven will face The Oakland Patriots in the title game – a team they defeated in 2016 to complete a perfect season and win...