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Houston athletes named to All-American team

Three local standout student athletes are receiving national attention for their gifts on the football field. Houston High School seniors Kip Frankland, Will Gusmus and Matt Needham were recently named to the Blue-Grey All-American Eastern Team after dominant performances in the “super combine” over the summer. Frankland and Needham, both offensive linemen, and Gusmus, an […]

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A Grand Unveiling

It is easy to get caught up in the splashy numbers when exploring Collierville’s new high school, which is the largest in the state. Whether its the $94 million price tag or the expansive 450,000-square-foot campus on 158 acres, Collierville High School will always be associated with generous figures. There are 107 classrooms, 18 vocational […]

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‘S’ is for Super: Briarcrest’s Savanna Owens named second JW10 Female Athlete of the Year

The letter “S” is common in the Owens’ household: Father Spencer, mother Sonja, younger daughter Shelbi and big sister Savanna. Savanna, a 2018 graduate of Briarcrest Christian School, has given the letter “S” a workout from all her accomplishments as a student athlete. Some of the superlatives to describe her basketball and track careers for […]

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Students, parents can soon tour new high school

Collierville Schools will open in less than two weeks and the district is planning several events to give the community a sneak peak at the new high school. Officials confirmed on Monday that Collierville High School will be open for the first day of school on Aug. 13. Sitting on 150 acres at East Shelby […]

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Boscos returns to Saddle Creek

This Friday, residents will be able to get one of Boscos’ pizzas and locally made brews at the Shops of Saddle Creek for the first time in 16 years. Boscos has struck an agreement with the new Saddle Creek Beer Garden to have their beers on tap at the beer garden the last weekend of […]

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Collierville Schools Calendar

August 13 First Day of school for students September 3 Labor Day September 14 Parent Conferences October 8-12 Fall Break October 19 First Quarter Ends October 22 Second Quarter Begins November 19-20 Professional Development Days November 21-23 Thanksgiving Break December 19-21 Semester Exams December 21 Second Quarter Ends December 24 to January 2 Winter Break […]

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Parking lot approved at Saddle Creek

With new tenants routinely popping up this year, Germantown’s Saddle Creek is due for some parking enhancements. On Monday, the Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the site plan for a new parking deck at the southwest corner of Poplar Ave. and West Street, referred to as Saddle Creek South. A 50-space parking lot […]

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Board blocks 310-unit apartment complex

After listening to the emotional pleas of several residents, the Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen denied approval of the final plan for a 310-unit multi-family development. Board members nixed the District at Watermark development 4-1 Monday night during their regularly scheduled meeting. Citing traffic concerns, increased school enrollment, population density and even a loss […]

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Grizzlies youth camp hits Millington, coming to Collierville

Nearly two dozen boys and girls logged 28 hours of basketball instructions last week in the William Osteen Gymnasium on the campus of Millington Central High School. For Grizzlies Youth Basketball instructors Steven McElroy and Finoy Perkins, it was the latest stop on a summer tour across the Mid-South. McElroy noted previous visits were made […]

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7-UPcoming Season

Houston High was one of several schools to participate in the St. Benedict at Auburndale 7-on-7 Football Tournament last week. The Mustangs came in second place in the annual tournament, with White Station taking first place. The Houston varsity football team will kick off its season on Aug. 17 with a home game against Brighton. […]

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