Saturday, September 18, 2021

Warren Roseborough

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LENS & LINES: The ‘Classic’ Concert

The Southern Heritage Classic is billed as a “cultural celebration” and those familiar with it know that means much more than a football game. The line-up of fan-pleasing events traditionally includes the Classic Concert, with R&B crooner Jeffrey Osborne and singer-songwriter Stephanie Mills the featured...

LENS & LINES: Opening night 2020 with the Grizzlies

As a photojournalist for The New Tri-State Defender, I have worked many season-opening nights for the Memphis Grizzlies, but … At this point, I mention “COVID-19” and every reader can complete my sentence with something like, “none like this one.” Welcome to the 2020-21 NBA season. I...

NBA All-Star Game was a thrill assignment

As roller coaster rides go, I’ve had a doozy over the last few months and photographing the NBA All-Star Game in my hometown of Chicago was way up there on my personal-thrills chart. After 47 years of punching the clock, I recently retired. That transition...

TSD photojournalist opens up about prostate cancer diagnosis

Most of us think we are kind of invincible in some sort of way. But as life goes on, sooner or later, we all realize that none of us are. For me, it was my recent bout with stage 1 prostate cancer. I grew up in...

PHOTOS: Tigers hold on to snag AAC Championship!

WOW! What a game! The Tigers rallied late in the game then held on for a 29-24 win over Cincinnati on Saturday. It was their second time defeating the Bearcats in consecutive weeks but with different stakes: The first win got them TO the championship...

Arlington hoops star signs letter of intent to play for Saint Francis University

I watched Christina Nichols grow up in the church I attend. The daughter of a preacher, she is well mannered and multitalented. She plays drums and piano (self-taught!). But in the 6th grade, she told her dad she wanted to play basketball. And now, she's...

LENS & LINES: Check out these images from the Tigers’ 35-23 win over Navy!

Still riding the high off the Tigers' dramatic come-from-behind win over the Navy Midshipmen? Good! Check out these images from our ace sports photojournalist Warren Roseborough! And if you haven't yet, check out Terry Davis' postgame report here.

Classic Music Festival: Keith Sweat, Joe & Tamia

The ballads of Keith Sweat and Joe meshed with the powerful vocals of Tamia to produce an evening to remember at the Classic Music Festival at the Lander's Center in Southaven on Saturday night. Up first was Tamia, who made her singing debut with Quincy...

PHOTOS: Memphis Express Fall to Arizona Hotshots in Liberty Bowl debut

The Memphis Express made its home debut at the Liberty Bowl on Saturday, facing off against the Arizona Hotshots. And once again, the Express showed positive signs on defense while struggling offensively, sending the home team to a 18-20 loss and an 0-2 record...

LENS & LINES: My birthday with En Vogue and Stokley

I wasn't even thinking about taking photos. I am one of the photojournalists for The New Tri-State Defender newspaper and happened to be celebrating my 65th birthday. I purchased tickets to see En Vogue and Stokley, former lead singer of Mint Condition, at Horseshoe Casino...