Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Sports

The Central High School Warriors wanted their second confrontation of the season against powerhouse Whitehaven to be more of a contest, more competitive. The first match-up was a wipeout with the Tigers pitching a shutout (23-0). The Warriors had reason...
HOUSTON — In a game that he dominated offensively, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol said it was the team's defense that helped the most in the wild come-from-behind win over the Houston Rockets. Gasol scored 26 points to lead the...
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...
Even though he's now a member of the Sacramento Kings, it's still news in Memphis when Z-Bo speaks -- especially when he makes his first public remarks about his arrest in Los Angeles on marijuana charges. Randolph eventually pled...
University of Memphis head football coach Mike Norvell was sitting the the coaches' room watching film when learned via a text that the Tigers had netted the No. 25 spot in the latest Associated Press rankings. "I said it won’t...
For the University of Memphis Tigers, Thursday night's exhibition against the crosstown Magicians of The LeMoyne-Owen College was a game-time setting to get to know one another, to develop some chemistry and give fans a glimpse of possibilities. For the...
That first night back in town for a beloved player is always weird. It'll be even weirder tonight when the Grizzlies tip off the season against the New Orleans Pelicans and one of their new players. . . some...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police say they believe they have found the gun used to kill former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, whose body was found in a swampy field in Tennessee seven years ago. Memphis Police Department spokeswoman Karen Rudolph...
by Terry Davis, Special to The New Tri-State Defender The question entering the University of Memphis' homecoming  football game against the Southern Illinois Salukis was simple: "Will there be a letdown?" The answer was wrapped in 44-31 win in front of...
Earlier this summer, when the Memphis Grizzlies announced that they would retire Zach Randolph's No. 50, everyone knew it was the appropriate thing to do. The questions, at the time, were: Would Tony Allen be returning to the team?...