Friday, December 9, 2022

Sports

On fire since the NBA G-League season started, Memphis Hustle power forward Kenny Lofton Jr. continues to establish himself as a dominant force. The Hustle lost (94-84) this week to the Birmingham Squadron at the Landers Center in Southaven. Lofton,...
The bowl-hungry University of Memphis Tigers got what they wanted by stuffing the Lions of North Alabama with a 59-0 shutout at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium on Saturday (Nov. 19). The Tigers (6-5) rewarded the 24,154 on hand with a...
At this time of year, when a high school football team gets to practice on Thanksgiving it’s a signal that something has gone very right. Bartlett High School’s Panthers can attest to that truth. “I’m happy we get to practice on...
Winless on their recent road trip, the Memphis Grizzlies kicked their two-game slide aside on Block Panther socks giveaway night largely aided by the power of the evening’s promotional namesake, Jaren Jackson Jr. In his first game on the FedExForum...
Jacquan Davis has made a habit of taking the opposing quarterback’s pass and making it his own. He did it again – twice – against Camden Central High School as Fairley High School’s Bulldogs romped to a 62-33 playoff...
With their sideline studded with alumni stars, the University of Memphis Tigers rolled onto the field for their homecoming game and staggered off under the weight of a fourth straight loss. The No. 25-ranked University of Central Florida Knights (7-2,...
The MASE Phoenix football team earned a little more respect each week of the regular season, which ended without a blemish last Friday (Oct. 29). The Phoenix completed their first undefeated (10-0) season with a 56-6 win over Bluff City. Yes,...
Four games into the Grizzlies season, an epic battle was waged on the floor of the FedExForum, with Memphis’ tandem of sharpshooting guards signaling to the NBA world that when at their best they are an elite pair. All-Star Ja...
Freedom Prep Academy’s Eagles and the Fairley High School Bulldogs knew when the schedules were released that the winner likely would secure the 2A Region 8 District Championship. Add on that both teams entered the game undefeated in district...
NEW ORLEANS – An impromptu halftime talk by the University of Memphis’ best defensive player stirred the Tigers to a determined second-half performance that fell short of erasing a 35-0 deficit that largely was self-inflicted. Quindell Johnson, Memphis’ senior cornerback,...