Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Sports

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...
The city’s middle school football champions represent both North Memphis and South Memphis. Here's a breakdown. Humes 30, Bellevue 6 Chaz Wiseman, now in his third year as head coach at Humes Middle School, won his first championship with a 30-6...
Year after year, Lorenzen Wright’s mother and other family members have gathered on the plaza outside of the FedExForum to fan the flame of interest in the former pro-basketball players unsolved homicide in July 2010. Technically, it was a cold...
As an NFL rookie, Frank Herron Jr. accomplished what many players spend years attempting to win: a Super Bowl ring. Listed at 6’4”, the 312-pound defensive end was released by the New England Patriots at the conclusion of the 2018...
The homicide of basketball star Lorenzen Wright will be featured on the CBS news series “48 Hours” starting at 9 p.m. Saturday, according to Senior Executive Producer Susan Zirinsky. Zirinsky said the case was always of interest to CBS News...
Booker T. Washington Warriors’ head coach Antonio Harris knows the value of home court in playoff basketball. That is one of the reasons he and his athletic director wanted to host the 15-A District tournament. That home court advantage came...
It’s no secret that each year, there are a handful of Memphis-area high school basketball recruits who generate national buzz and attract extra attention to games when they’re in the gymnasium. What has often been overlooked is the sheer amount...
by Dr. L. LaSimba M. Gray Jr. The 2018 football season is well underway. Pollsters have made their picks for the pre-season and schedules have been made and modified for the madness. Motorhomes, SUVs and grills have been prepared for...
The James Wiseman situation has become a tragic love story for Memphis basketball fans. Almost everyone has only great things to say about Wiseman. He was known for doing the little things to bring joy to people. He didn’t mind...
"The Bicentennial Beatdown" brought boxing back to FedExForum last weekend, and the event did not disappoint. Check out these images from the big night!