After five seasons at the helm of the Houston High School football team, Will Hudgens announced Wednesday that he has accepted a job at St. Benedict at Auburndale as the offensive coordinator for the varsity football team. St. Benedict Athletic Director Caleb Marcum announced that Hudgens will join his former coach John Cooley next season. […]
The Dragons’ 40-21 loss to Arlington on Friday was the last game that Mike O’Neill, Collierville’s head football coach of the past seven years, will coach this season. Diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the throat, he went to Houston Monday with his wife for treatment at MD Anderson Cancer Center. The muddy victory gave […]
Three years after breaking off from Memphis schools, most of Shelby County’s six suburban school systems showed modest improvements on state test scores for high schools – and one outpaced all districts across Tennessee. Germantown Municipal School District had the highest gains of high schoolers passing the state’s new TNReady test in 2017, besting all […]
The teams from the coverage area including Arlington, Bartlett, Cordova, Collierville, Germantown, Millington and South Tipton County are eligible to be included in this ranking. Each week throughout 2017, see how the poll shakes out. Here are the preseason rankings heading into Week 1.
More than 30 Shelby-Metro players have been nominated to Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State teams by Journal West 10 Media staff. Nominations were made after recommendations from coaches, media, statistics provided by high school sports information directors and by local statistician Keith Gentry. Members of other Memphis media outlets nominated additional players. The All-State teams […]
Briarcrest quarterback Jackson Walker celebrated his 16th birthday on Aug. 26 in the sweetest way possible, beating bitter rival St. George’s 37-14 in Collierville. “I was hoping for one (a win as a birthday present),” said Walker as he fielded happy birthdays from happy Briarcrest fans. “I couldn’t appreciate it until after we won. It […]
NASHVILLE — Teachers from Bartlett, Collierville and Shelby County schools are among the 49 selected for the 2016-17 class of the Tennessee Educator Fellowship, a program that helps elevate teacher voice in the state. “Teachers have a proven, significant role in helping students achieve at higher levels, and Tennes-see needs the insight of teachers on […]
SCS decides on two closures Faced with tough budgetary decisions, the Shelby County School Board has voted to close Messick Adult High School and Memphis Health Careers Academy. Northside High will linger for another year. The board suspended Carver High School from the list of closings to allow time to consider community plans to keep […]