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(From left): Jimmy Griffith, Anne Wesberry, Mrs. Tammy Doring, and Dr. Kevin Doring

Charity golf event raises more than $39k

STAFF REPORTS The third annual Wesberry Golf Classic was recently held at Spring Creek Ranch. The event benefits SRVS and more than 1,000 people with disabilities. It grossed more than $39,000 in support of SRVS’ programs, ranging from employment and community living, to children’s services and elder care. SRVS is the largest comprehensive service provider […]

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Maturity fuels Houston’s championship run

By Mac Trammell For the first time since 2000, a Germantown boys’ soccer team became a team full of men. The Houston High School Mustangs won the 2015 soccer state championship by defeating the Science Hill High School Hilltoppers 3-2 in late May. The Mustangs finished the season with a record of 22-1-2, which, as […]

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Hopkins reflects on 40-year coaching career

By Mac Trammell Jeff Hopkins’ life thrives on the strength of the relationships he’s fostered. For more than four decades, Hopkins has dedicated himself to realizing the most in those around him and himself. Two weeks ago, Hopkins retired from the game of baseball after 40 years of coaching, which began in 1975 at his […]

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Who’s going to State in wrestling?

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The top 4 of the 14 weight classes of Region 8-3A will participate in next week’s TSSAA State Wrestling Individual Tournament in Franklin. The Region 8-3A Wrestling Individual Tournament finals were held tonight in Arlington. The host Tigers will send 10 athletes to State. The Cordova Wolves will be well-represented with […]

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Dragons finish record breaking season

  After earning a trip to the state tournament by defeating Bartlett 2-1 in the Class AAA sectionals, the Collierville boys’ soccer team lost 1-0 to undefeated Franklin in the Spring Fling AAA championship game. The Dragons finished their successful season 19-2-3, the best record in school history. The Franklin Rebels, ranked second nationally, scored […]

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Dragons go 3-1 in invitational

The Collierville Dragons recently went 3-1 in the Tennessee-Alabama-Kentucky Invitational on April 11-12. Collierville knocked off Decatur 8-1 on Friday. Dragon pitcher Bo Sutton got his fourth win of the year in the contest. Collierville also beat Huntsville (6-2) and Cullman (6-4). Pitcher Alex Hicks got his seventh win of the season against Cullman. The […]

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CHS collects 15 medals at first district competition

The Collierville High School trap team opened the 2014 regular season by taking 15 medals in the Shelby County Scholastic Clay Target Association tournament held at the Memphis Sport Shooting Association. Using 12-gauge shotguns, the 27 athletes representing CHS competed with 300 athletes from Shelby, Tipton and Fayette counties. The Junior Varsity 1 squad was […]

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Gryphons fall to Franklin Road

The St. George’s Independent School basketball season came to a close Saturday as they fell to Franklin Road Academy 55-52 in the DII-A sub-state game. While the season ended prematurely, the 2013-14 season was one the most successful in school history. The 24-1 record during the regular season set an all-time school high for wins […]

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Lady Dragons fall to Germantown in consolation game

The Lady Dragons fell to Germantown 55-53 in overtime Saturday in the District 15-AAA Tournament consolation game. Collierville, a four seed, began the tournament on Thursday with a 30-24 win against fifth seeded Southwind. Senior Jessica Brown (above) led all scorers with 13 points in the contest. On Friday, the Lady Dragons clashed with No. […]

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Dragons to have largest representation for West Tennessee, region at state tournament

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Waiting one more day didn’t bother Millington High Trojan Luke Walker. Since the 10th grade, the Millington senior has been in contention for a Regional title. Coming into last weekend’s Region 8-3A Individual Wrestling Tournament at Cordova, Walker was the favorite in the 182-pound division. Originally scheduled to be held Friday […]

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