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Arlington Tiger Quarterback Drew Reed down but not out

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By Daniel McCrosky It was a play that senior quarterback Drew Reed had run hundreds of times during his spectacular career as the Arlington Tiger signal caller. The Tigers were down to a talented Briarcrest team but Reed had been in this position before and was confident he and his teammates would be able to […]

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Bartlett Homecoming produces first win of the season

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By Cheri Thacker Maybe it was a lucky coin tossed into the air by Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell at last Friday night’s Bartlett Panther’s football game.  The toss landed in favor of the Ripley Tigers who deferred the kickoff but the final score saw the Panther’s bringing home their first win.  The 1965 Bartlett […]

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Arlington takes Craigmont

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By Daniel McCrosky Arlington head football coach Christ Wiley has always known that junior quarterback Hunter Sheffield has a powerful right arm. Able to make all the various throws in the complex Tiger aerial attack. What Wiley didn’t know is how he would respond in a varsity situation when things went wrong. Last Friday night […]

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Coach Porter unbeaten

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By Thomas Sellers Jr. Wendy Porter walked into the Bolton Gymnasium Aug. 20 unbeaten as the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels head coach. And when the volleyball match against the host Bolton Wildcats was done, Porter officially became undefeated as a TRA coach. In her first game in charge of the Lady Rebels, Porter guided her […]

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Arlington Lady Tiger top Millington Lady Trojans

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By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Arlington Lady Tigers 2-0 win over the Millington Lady Trojans Sept. 10 was their second win of the season after 11 games. But Arlington Head Coach Zeke Vezina is fine with a 2-9 overall record. Maybe because the Millington win in Centennial Park made his team 1-0 in District 14-3A. […]

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Choctaws defeat Panthers

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By Cheri Thacker The visiting Bartlett Panthers put up a quick six with an 80-yard touchdown in Dyer County on Friday night. The extra point attempt was no good. The Choctaws were unable to answer in the first quarter.  The Panthers closed out the first quarter with a promising lead. The Choctaws second quarter score […]

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Wildcats use potent ground game to beat Rams

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By Graham Sweeney The Bolton High School varsity football team used a crushing run attack and strong defense to beat Frayser 32-14 Friday night at home. By forcing turnovers and keeping the Rams scoreless through three quarters of play, the Wildcats were able to build a 20-0 lead going into the fourth quarter. Behind senior […]

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Wildcats fall to Dyer County

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Photo by Kevin Lewter/bigKphotos.com   The Bolton High School varsity football team fell 7-6 against Dyer County last Friday at home. The Wildcats are now 4-4 on the season and will play at Arlington on Oct. 19. Above, quarterback Kal Granderson picks up some yards with his feet Friday. Granderson scored the Wildcat’s only touchdown […]

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Saints Offense too much for Tigers

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By Daniel McCrosky It might have been a lost weekend for the Arlington Tigers, but their head football coach Chris Wiley is confident that the season is not. Last Friday night’s game between the Tigers and Briarcrest Saints took two days to play because of a light malfunction that halted play in the first quarter. […]

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Lady Wildcats fall to Rebels

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By Thomas Sellers Jr. Wendy Porter walked into the Bolton Gymnasium Aug. 20 unbeaten as the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels head coach. And when the volleyball match against the host Bolton Wildcats was done, Porter officially became undefeated as a TRA coach. In her first game in charge of the Lady Rebels, Porter guided her […]

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Arlington Lady Tigers top Lady Trojans 2-0

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By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Arlington Lady Tigers 2-0 win over the Millington Lady Trojans Sept. 10 was their second win of the season after 11 games. But Arlington Head Coach Zeke Vezina is fine with a 2-9 overall record. Maybe because the Millington win in Centennial Park made his team 1-0 in District 14-3A. […]

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Wildcats use potent ground game to beat Rams

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The Bolton High School varsity football team used a crushing run attack and strong defense to beat Frayser 32-14 Friday night at home. By forcing turnovers and keeping the Rams scoreless through three quarters of play, the Wildcats were able to build a 20-0 lead going into the fourth quarter. Behind senior running back Brandon […]

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