Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Sports

Along with being mad at themselves while trying not to worry too much, the University of Memphis Tigers now are facing the sobering reality of needing to “look in the mirror and say how we can improve.” That is the...
Want to see a receiver put a team on his back en route to a history-making performance in a game most professional and casual observers doubted the team could win? Roll the tape of the University of Memphis’ 31-29 win...
The Lions of the Memphis Academy of Health Sciences (MAHS) and Mitchell High School’s Tigers both had circled their schedules to note the importance of their Region 8 Class 2A matchup. The thinking was that the game could go a...
The Lady Magicians volleyball team at LeMoyne-Owen College recently hosted a cluster of games – the first played on campus since November 2019. The games played Sept. 9-11 were part of a pod system that is being used this season...
The Soul Bowl – the annual football battle between the Melrose Golden Wildcats of Orange Mound and their Crosstown rival, the East Mustangs – showcased the dominance of host Melrose, 58-20. Both teams are trying to get back to storied...
In a game played roughly 70 miles from Memphis, two touchdowns of 70-plus yards from a running back who did not play last season were key elements in a mix that allowed the University of Memphis Tigers to get...
The God-factor is inextricably interwoven into the Southern Heritage Classic, with fresh reminders served up during the 32nd edition of the cultural-celebration weekend in Memphis. Amid the special buzz at Friday’s Classic Coaches Luncheon at the Renasant Convention Center, the...
Beyond the University of Memphis Tiger’s dominant 42-17 win over Nicholls State University, the game registered as a step toward normalcy – for now – after disruptions caused by the COVID-19 virus. There were no special seating restrictions for the...
In a key game in one of the most competitive prep football districts in the state, the Germantown Red Devils scored a come-from-behind 14-13 win over the Whitehaven Tigers in the final minute. While Whitehaven and Germantown high schools are...
by Liaudwin Seaberry Jr. -- Dewayne Betts Jr. has traveled a winding road from football star at KIPP Collegiate School to defensive back at Nicholls State University, never losing touch with the city of Memphis. “The city of Memphis helped develop...