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Panthers third in Regional wrestling

Bartlett 160-pound junior grappler Kevin Reeves found himself in the center of controversy when he was twice called for slamming his opponent to the mat. Reeves, a Tennessee state qualifier a year ago, dominated both of his region wrestling opponents, muscling them into the air before taking them to the mat. Twice, against different opponents, […]

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Lady Panthers fall to Millington

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By Thomas Sellers Jr.   Things have seemed simple to the Millington Lady Trojans lately. Head Coach Bruce Marshall has been preaching to his team all season to play smart by staying out of foul trouble, move your feet on defense and get the ball inside to players like Tiara Caldwell and Treasure Redding. And […]

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Wells named Jr. High football director

By Brian Bloom Regional Manager For new Barlett Junior High Director of Football Dale Wells, the decision was simple. After more than eight years coaching football, baseball and basketball to area youth, this was a choice to see his work impact future Panther performances. “In the past, the youth football program wasn’t drawing kids into […]

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Bartlett bowlers second in state

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By Lisa Bay Special to the Express The Bartlett High School boy’s bowling team was pumped and ready for their sub state match on Monday January 21st against Munford at Andy B’s Bowling Center in Bartlett. The match was tight in the beginning with Munford leading after the first game despite Bartlett having four bowlers break […]

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Agape to host golf tournament

Agape Golf Tourney Join us on Monday, April 22, 2013 for the Agape Child & Family Services annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament at Spring Creek Ranch, a course designed by Jack Nicklaus.  This course was ranked 2nd among all golf courses in Tennessee by Golf Digest.  Sponsorships range from $500 to $10,000. The funds raised […]

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Tigers topple Bartlett Friday

Freshman shooting guard Nathan Hoover hit 17 fourth-period points but the Panthers couldn’t overcome a horrible third quarter in falling to Arlington 72-67 Friday night. The Panthers, losers of their second district contest in a row, couldn’t find a stop when they needed it and Arlington hit 10-14 from the free throw line to seal […]

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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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