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Double A champs: Trezevant and Hamilton

The Lady Bears of Trezevant and Hamilton's Wildcats captured titles in the Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association's Double A championship games. The Lady Bears (17-4) defeated the Mitchell Tigers 57-47. In the boys game, the Hamilton Wildcats (23-2) defeated the Mitchell Tigers 68-57. Brandon Hill won...

BTW Lady Warriors, Douglass Red Devils win SCIAA Class A titles

The Shelby County Intercollegiate Athletic Association crowned its Class A champions on Saturday, with Booker T. Washington’s Lady Warriors taking the girls title and the Douglass Red Devils emerging as the boys’ champs. The Lady Warriors (24-4) defeated the Oakhaven Hawks 61-52. The Red Devils...

Tigers’ skid hits four against Central Florida

On a three-game skid, the University of Memphis Tigers made it four in row with a 68-64 loss to the Knights of Central Florida at the FedExForum on Saturday. With an announced attendance of 7,163, the Tigers put bad defense on display, again. A.J. Davis...

East powers past Whitehaven as regular season ends

With post-season play looming and their sights set on a third straight state title, the East Mustangs traveled to Whitehaven on Thursday night. They were met by a team of Tigers feeding off the energy of a hostile crowd and eager to see an...

More than just basketball going on at East High

Everyone wants a day in paradise in the middle of winter and while the recent outing to Main Event wasn’t exactly paradise, it felt just as good to the East Mustangs boys basketball team. The nationally-ranked team took a day off from their brutal schedule...

Ridgeway star becomes first Memphian on McDonald’s All-American girls team

Ridgeway Roadrunner senior center Elizabeth Dixon achieved the honor of being the first Memphis girls’ basketball player to be named to the McDonald’s All American team. The roster was announced Jan. 16 and she will play in the all-star game March 28. “It was just...

Shockers too much for Tigers

The Wichita State Shockers - perennial participants in the NCAA tournament - wore down the University of Memphis Tigers in a 85-65 win at the FedExForum on Tuesday night. The Shockers have played in the last six tournaments, while the Tigers have missed the last...

Prep basketball: Southwind holds on against Ridgeway’s challenge

Ridgeway versus Southwind is one of those prep basketball rivalries that generates an energy-filled gymnasium no matter the records of the teams or whether there is a title on the line. The latest evidence came last Friday when the Roadrunners traveled to face the...

Victories aside, East coach still pushing Mustangs

When you enter a game against what might be considered an inferior opponent, you can’t take a night off. Defending state basketball champions the East Mustangs easily defeated the White Station Spartans 72-45 on Tuesday, and were not threatened at any point during the...

Tigers roll on with Connecticut wipeout

If you want to say the University of Memphis Tigers are on a roll, you’d be speaking the truth. Or if you want to say they are showing swagger, keep on talking. This often-maligned version of the Tigers basketball team now has won four games...