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Panther comebacks fall short against Craigmont

The Bartlett boys roared back from more than 30 points down but couldn’t quite catch up with district rival Craigmont Wednesday evening. The Panthers fell 79-70. In a game postponed due to Tuesday’s weather, Bartlett didn’t show up early as the Chiefs built a 45-26 cushion at half and extended it to 64-40 going into […]

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Trojan Invitational

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Bartlett heavyweight Adrian Keeley controls his opponent at the Trojan Invitational. Keeley, ranked third in the state, is undefeated in the season. Bartlett finished second in the meet.

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Hundreds expected in largest youth wrestling tourney in country

The Arlington Youth Wrestling program will be hosting one of the largest youth wrestling tournaments in Shelby County wrestling history January 26 at Hope Presbyterian Church in Cordova. According to organizer Chris Nettleton, more than 350 wrestling families are expected to attend from as far away as East Tennessee’s District One as well as neighboring […]

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Bartlett falls late to FCA

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  By Brian Bloom Regional Manager The FCA Nighthawks used an 11-0 fourth quarter run to wipe out a 56-47 deficit and drop Bartlett 68-65 Friday night. Coach Anthony Smith’s squad went three minutes without a bucket to start the fourth and could never pull closer to one as FCA repeatedly used Bartlett’s aggressive defense […]

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Bartlett girls fall to FCA

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By Brian Bloom Regional Manager Elizabeth Williams scored her only two points at the 3:56 point in the second quarter. Unfortunately for Bartlett, it was the only basket the lady Panthers would make in the eight-minute stanza as they stumbled to FCA 58-39 Friday night. Bartlett’s cold quarter unraveled a strong start for coach Lynn […]

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USA Stadium hosts Regional

The NCAA Baseball Committee has selected USA Stadium in Millington, TN as one of the eight host sites for the NCAA Regional Baseball Championships.  Rhodes College will be the host school. Tournament dates are Wednesday May 15-Sunday May 19, 2013.  It is yet to be determined whether this will be a six or eight team […]

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Bartlett’s boys, girls beat Bolton

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Split pair in week’s action By Brian Bloom Regional Manager Bartlett turned the tables in the Battle of BHS Friday with a pair of victories over rival Bolton. Four Panthers hit for double figures and Deangelo Hall led a balanced boys attack with 24 as the coach Anthony Smith’s team used a dominant fourth quarter […]

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Waddell, Rogers among top District 14 AAA scorers

Senior Eric Waddell and freshman Nathan Hoover are among the top ten scorers in 14AAA while juniors Shuntavia Rodgers and Shondria Scruggs are in the top five girls as teams get ready for district play. Waddell, getting extensive playing time for the first time in his career, is hitting on a 13.3 point per game […]

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Dressman is named TSSAA Div. 2AA Coach of the Year

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St. Benedict Head Varsity Girls Soccer Coach Nick Dressman (left) was recently selected by the TSSAA Division 2-AA West Region coaches as Coach of the Year in his first season at SBA. He was presented his Coach of the Year plaque by SBA President George Valadie (center) and Athletic Director Greg Stiel (right) at half-time […]

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Racing action cranks up at Memphis International Raceway

  Since reopening in the fall of 2011, Memphis International Raceway has roared back into the motorsport’s scene with extreme sports and high-octane racing excitement.  The 200+ events hosted at MIR in 2012 attracted 300,000+ visitors changing the face of sports and entertainment in Shelby County and the Mid-South; plus providing a much-needed boost to […]

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Girls lose to Red Devils, FCA in last week’s action

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  By Brian Bloom Regional Manager Bartlett’s girls went cold in an extra period as Germantown topped the young Panthers 48-42 in overtime Tuesday. Coach Lynn Whitfield’s squad carried a 34-29 going into the final eight minutes of play before Germantown knotted it a 40-all at the end of regulation. Bartlett could only muster a […]

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McFerran takes over Panther pigskin program

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By Brian Bloom Regional Manager Jeff McFerran has been named coach of the 2013 Bartlett High School football program. McFerran, who worked last season at the Panther’s offensive coordinator, has a past history of resurrecting pigskin programs including a 2000 state final appearance at Covington. More than 70 players have greeting McFerran with off-season weight […]

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