Friday, November 26, 2021

Sports

As the Memphis Grizzlies wound down from their sneak-peek, open practice on Sunday at FedExForum, head coach Taylor Jenkins gave voice to an elephant in the room: “We know the anticipation coming into this season is big time.” Yep, he’s...
With the NBA Champions – the Milwaukee Bucks – on course to kick off Memphis’s preseason at FedExForum next Tuesday, the Grizzlies are looking to do some fine-tuning in front of fans on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 3). Grizzly Nation has...
After a return to the playoffs last season, the Memphis Grizzlies began the 2021-22 with annual media day at the FedExForum and star guard Ja Morant put the in-person session in a down-home context. “Dang I miss yall,” said Durant...
The road to what many envision as a return to the NCAA Tournament and a subsequent climb to the top of the college-basketball mountain got underway with the first official practice by the University of Memphis basketball team on...
by Liaudwin Seaberry Jr. -- When Fairley High School football coach Frederick Copeland evaluated his squad heading into the 2021 season, he was unsure of the caliber of team and players who would be on the field.  While understanding his unit...
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...