Friday, September 24, 2021

Sports

It's been more than a year since the Memphis Grizzlies parted ways with Rick Trotter, amid allegations that he had been shooting photos up the skirts of women at his church. Well, they're not just allegations anymore. From the...
by Karanja A. Ajanaku & Terry Davis, Special to TSDMemphis.com For years, all that the Bobcats that have played football at Bellevue Middle School have done is win. A theatre-like sign in front of the school announces the latest news –...
by Jannelle Walker, Special to The New Tri-State Defender This week, 68-year-old Loretta Griffin became the first African-American Memphian to compete in the National Senior Olympics for swimming, coming full circle from her days of doing water aerobics at the...
The Lane College athletic program is the recipient of a $50,000 donation from University of Memphis men’s basketball coach Penny Hardaway. Hardaway made the donation to the Dragon Club, the athletic funding raising group for Lane College, Lane Head Basketball...
The wait for James Wiseman is over. The Memphis Tigers’ and national college basketball fans were patiently waiting Wiseman's return on Jan. 12 from an NCAA-imposed 12-game ban. That was the punishment for his mother accepting an $11,500 gift to...
The Memphis Tigers Men's Basketball is in preparations to make a summer trip to the Bahamas. And Head Coach Penny Hardaway allowed media in to take a first look at what the Tigers will look like this fall. Fun fact...
The boys’ basketball team at Hamilton High School has landed squarely on the positive side of change being a good thing. The Wildcats, who were reclassified this season from Class AAA to Class AA, now are state champs. Few observers...
The Fairley Bulldogs flipped their regular season record from 2-8 a year ago to 8-2 this year after shutting out the Douglass Red Devils 24-0 on Senior Night. The win last Thursday over Douglass gave the Bulldogs the Region 8...
Over the course of the late John Thompson Jr.’s legendary coaching career at Georgetown University, it’s no stretch to say he touched the lives of hundreds of young men from across the nation, leaving a lasting impact on his...
Like a flash, he leapt into the air, snatched the football and ran down the field, breaking tackles and shaking opponents off along the way. Big plays like this are no stranger to Memphis native Tony Pollard, who has...