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Massachusetts Powerlifter Sets 2 World Records: Patch PM  Melrose, MA Patch

MA Powerlifter Sets 2 World Records: Patch PM - Melrose, MA - Also: Massachusetts approves another marijuana shop; shark bite medical kit added to Cape ...

Roger A. Nadeau of Melrose, at 55, plumber, enjoyed fishing  Boston Herald

Roger A. Nadeau of Melrose died Sunday, May 26. He was 55. He was born in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School in 1981. He lived in Melrose ...

VIDEO: The high school basketball buzzer beater that did, then didn't count, in Minnesota  USA TODAY High School Sports

Melrose High in Alabama earned a spot to the Class 2A state finals when a buzzer beater by Albany was waved off because it came too late.

High hopes for Melrose wrestlers  The Boston Globe

After 38 years coaching wrestling at Winchester High School, Larry Tremblay was ready to call it quits in April. He was the Globe's Division 2 Coach of the Year ...

No Holds Barred: Melrose battles through  Boston Herald

Larry Tremblay figured he would be coaching somewhere this winter. He just thought it would be in the warm confines of Florida instead of nearby Melrose.

Transgender student claims group of boys bullied, threatened to kill her at Memphis high school  FOX13 Memphis

A transgender student at a Memphis high school said she is being targeted because of her gender identity.

Orange Mound to the NBA: Former Melrose standout signs with Los Angeles Lakers  FOX13 Memphis

Memphis native and Melrose High School product Jemerrio Jones got the call up of a lifetime – the 23-year-old basketball player has signed with the Los ...

2 people shot feet away from Melrose High School in Orange Mound  FOX13 Memphis

Two people were shot Sunday evening in Orange Mound, according to MPD.

Three Memphis high school basketball games break into brawls on same night  USA TODAY High School Sports

Friday was fight night for Memphis high school basketball. The state's high school athletic association is working with six Memphis high schools involved in three ...

Wooddale postseason ban lifted; other two Memphis HS bans remain  USA TODAY High School Sports

Wooddale is back in the high school boys basketball playoffs. But Melrose and Westwood are not. Their two-year postseason ban remains in place as a result of ...

Photos: PHOTOS: Winchester girls volleyball beats Melrose, 3-2 - The Winchester Star  Wicked Local Winchester

The Winchester High girls varsity volleyball team beat Melrose, 3-2, in their match at Melrose High School, Oct. 9, 2018. Buy Photo. [1/6]. Winchester's Dasha ...

Four Memphis high schools banned from playing basketball after fights  FOX13 Memphis

Four Memphis schools are banned from playing basketball in the postseason after a number of fights on the court.

Four Memphis boys basketball programs get two-year postseason ban after brawls  USA TODAY High School Sports

After brawls, Fairley, Melrose, Westwood and Wooddale high school basketball teams received a two-year postseason ban and $3500 fee.

Former Melrose High band director charged with rape

He told the arresting officer he fled Tennessee to avoid a criminal investigation.

5-year-old girl abducted, assaulted outside elementary school to lure sister into fight, police say  WFTV Orlando

A Memphis, Tennessee, family is demanding answers from elementary school officials after teen girls abducted a 5-year-old girl from in front of the school.

Dianne (Alabiso) Lucci of Reading, at 75  Boston Herald

Dianne (Alabiso) Lucci of Reading, formerly of Melrose, died Thursday, April 25. She was 75. She was born in Cambridge and raised in Melrose. She was a ...

RB Tony Pollard took a risk leaving Memphis football early for the NFL Draft. The reward could be worth it.  The Commercial Appeal

Tony Pollard saw the stage in Nashville earlier this week, the one all those first-round draft picks walked across Thursday night before shaking hands with NFL ...

Liberty Bowl brings Johnson back to his roots  Columbia Daily Tribune

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — When you walk inside Clara Chism's home it is impossible to miss the shrine-like setup for her grandson Johnathon Johnson in the front ...

Memphis native named superintendent of Aspire network's local schools  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Nickalous Manning, who holds a doctorate in education, is a graduate of Memphis' Melrose High School, which sits less than two miles from two of Aspire's ...

Special report: In Tennessee, a gun or threat is reported at school every 3 days  The Tennessean

From 2001 to 2017, TBI data shows almost 1700 Tennessee law enforcement reports involving guns or threats of guns at schools or colleges — nearly once ...

New principal already making a mark at Melrose

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Mark Neal is comfortable walking the halls of Melrose High School and getting close to the students. The Tipton County native said the ...

Youth lacrosse stars will represent Massachusetts in Orlando  Sentinel & Enterprise

BOSTON -- The Leominster Rebels Youth Lacrosse program received good news earlier this month when it was announced that four of its players had been ...

Civics should be a required course in Mass. schools  The Boston Globe

Over the past month, students at Majorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., have captured the nation's attention with their courage, determination ...

Melrose H.S. graduates Class of 2016 with no valedictorian  WHDH-TV

MELROSE, MASS. (WHDH) - Melrose High School held its graduation Friday and for the first time ever, the school did not name a valedictorian for the Class of ...

SCS officials appealing postseason ban of several Memphis basketball teams after massive fights  FOX13 Memphis

Shelby County Schools officials are heading to the TSSAA headquarters Thursday to appeal the decisions to ban several basketball teams from playing in ...

1 child dead, 45 people hurt in Arkansas charter bus crash  Tampa Bay Times

A charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee rolled off an interstate off-ramp and overturned before sunrise Monday in central Arkansas.

Juvenile admits to setting fire that damaged historic Minnesota church  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Bishop Donald J. Kettler of St. Cloud said he hoped a juvenile confessing to intentionally setting a fire that damaged the historic St. Mary's Church in Melrose will ...

Former Melrose standout and Louisville player Chris Jones shot on basketball court  The Commercial Appeal

A former Melrose basketball standout is recovering after he was shot in the leg on a basketball court next to a Memphis police department precinct Tuesday night ...

Former Memphis running back Tony Pollard signs 4-year, $3.19 million deal with Dallas Cowboys  The Commercial Appeal

Tony Pollard became the first of the Dallas Cowboys' draft picks to sign with the team.

Stadium Project - Gaffney High School (South Carolina)  High School Football America

Here is the Reservation at Gaffney High School in South Carolina that is part of High School Football America's Stadium Project.

Cantons Eutsay named to lax All-State Tour Team  Wicked Local

Carson Eutsay of Canton was selected to the Mass Bay Colonials U14 boys lacrosse team that will travel to Florida Dec. 1-2 to compete in the Orlando Lacrosse ...

Missing Memphis soldier has died, family confirms  WTXL ABC 27

CAMP BLANDING, FL (WMC) - A soldier from Memphis went missing during a training exercise in Florida. Officials with Clay County Sheriff's Office in Florida ...

Canton lax player selected to All-State tour team  Canton Citizen Newspaper

Carson Eutsay of Canton was selected to the Mass Bay Colonials U14 boys lacrosse team that will travel to Florida December 1-2 to compete in the Orlando ...

Mizzou's Johnson ready to mix business with pleasure at Liberty Bowl

Memphis native has become Mizzou's steady playmaker in the slot, leads Tigers with 50 catches.

Will Johnathon Johnson become Missouri’s all-time leading receiver?  Rock M Nation

With little fanfare, Johnathon Johnson already ranks tenth in Missouri history in receiving yards. Johnson — a redshirt senior — finished his third season of ...

In Tennessee, a gun or threat is reported at school every 3 days  Chicago Sun-Times

The USA TODAY NETWORK reviewed 300 police reports filed in response to those threats. Not every reported threat involved a real firearm at a school.

Memphis eighth-grade QB Tevin Carter has offers from Tennessee Vols, South Carolina, Tigers  The Commercial Appeal

Tevin Carter, an eighth-grade QB at a Memphis school that just started varsity football, has offers from Tennessee, South Carolina and Memphis.

Get $1 per old tire as City of Memphis brings back tire redemption program  The Commercial Appeal

The City of Memphis brings back a Tire Redemption Program to counter illegal dumping of tires in the city.

Powerhouse Beverly Robertson: Elevating Memphis at Every Turn  StyleBlueprint

From Holiday Inns to the National Civil Rights Museum, Beverly Robertson has turned Memphis innovations into international icons, and now she's leading the ...

Kenny Ingram Officially Named Defensive Tackles Coach  Arkansas Fight

Arkansas officially announced their new defensive tackles coach in Kenny Ingram, replacing John Scott Jr. in the same position. Ingram previously was the ...

Roger Brown's State of Sports: Coach knew West's Akok would be special  The Union Leader

DANNY BRYSON said he saw exceptional raw talent in Akok Akok during the one season the two spent together at Manchester West High School. Still, Bryson ...

Memphis soldier who died during training exercise laid to rest  WREG NewsChannel 3

A 25-year-old Memphis soldier who was found dead in the woods last week after disappearing during an Army training exercise in Florida was laid to rest ...

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland declares May 3 to be 'Tony Pollard Day'  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland declared Friday as 'Tony Pollard Day' to celebrate Pollard being drafted by the Dallas Cowboys.

Harrington, pioneering player, headed to US Hockey Hall of Fame

Leland "Hago" Harrington raised the bar for hockey in the United States long before Tom Barrasso, Bobby Carpenter and Phil Housley did as an outstanding ...

Schools seek balance for cellphones in class  Boston Globe

Some educators maintain that smartphones in schools are crucial to being competitive in a global market, while others insist they distract students.

Bicentennial day marked on Mud Island and in Orange Mound  The Daily Memphian

Local leaders cut the ribbon Wednesday on a new social media icon on Mud Island, and Orange Mound celebrated Memphis' bicentennial day by marking 100 ...

Princeton Prize in Race Relations honors high school students for promoting understanding, respect  Princeton University

Twenty-eight high school students from around the United States have been named recipients of the 2018 Princeton Prize in Race Relations.

In Melrose, a century of making music  The Boston Globe

The Melrose Symphony Orchestra marks its 100th season -- the nation's oldest, continuously performing volunteer orchestra.

Penny Hardaway, Memphis basketball get set for huge recruiting week  The Commercial Appeal

Next week is shaping up to be the biggest recruiting stretch of Penny Hardaway's tenure at Memphis so far. The first-year coach is slated to conduct in-home ...

City of Memphis looks into abandoned properties in Orange Mound after FOX13 investigation | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

The City of Memphis takes action on 25 abandoned properties in Orange Mound after FOX13 discovered them and sent the addresses to the city.

Vandals spray paint threats on several schools across the Mid-South  FOX13 Memphis

On Thursday, May 10, another school was vandalized.

Orange Mound building deemed eyesore by community  FOX13 Memphis

People living in an Orange Mound neighborhood are asking why an abandoned school building has been sitting vacant for 20 years.

In Melrose, Halloween means front-yard ‘Tunnel of Terror’  The Boston Globe

Scott Moss's Halloween extravaganza is a tradition that may draw more than 1000 trick-or-treaters by late Saturday.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

James Wiseman trims college list to Memphis, Kentucky, Kansas, Vanderbilt, Florida State  The Commercial Appeal

James Wiseman, the consensus No. 1 basketball prospect in the Class of 2019, has trimmed his list down to five schools. The East High School star announced ...

What Penny Hardaway said about Memphis basketball signing No. 1 recruit James Wiseman  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis has officially signed James Wiseman, the No. 1 class of 2019 recruit, according to Tigers coach Penny Hardaway.

Whitehaven's Matthew Murrell impresses Penny Hardaway, becomes Memphis area's top 2020 recruit  The Commercial Appeal

Matthew Murrell had an impressive first week during college basketball's July evaluation period and cemented his spot as the area's top rising junior.

Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway uninterested in opinions from coaching naysayers  The Commercial Appeal

Penny Hardaway said he is unsure how he's been accepted by the rest of the college coaches. He's uninterested in outside opinions anyway.

Former Tiger guard Tony Madlock joins Hardaway's staff as an assistant  Memphis Official Athletic Site

Tony Madlock , much like head coach Penny Hardaway, is coming home. A native Memphian and former Tigers point guard, Madlock will join Hardaway's staff ...

Teen struck and killed by car in Miami Gardens  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - A teenager has died after he was struck by a car in Miami Gardens, Tuesday. According to Miami Gardens Police, 18-year-old ...

Penny Hardaway visits Whitehaven star Matthew Murrell during busy recruiting week  The Commercial Appeal

Whitehaven star Matthew Murrell received a text from Memphis Tigers' assistant Tony Madlock and Penny Hardaway made an appearance in the afternoon.

Chandler Lawson transferring from Memphis East to national powerhouse Oak Hill Academy  The Commercial Appeal

The younger brother of former Memphis stars Dedric and K.J. Lawson announced he is leaving East High School for another national powerhouse.

Penny Hardaway: Memphis basketball work ethic not good enough  The Commercial Appeal

Penny Hardaway told the Memphis Tigers their work ethic is not good enough.

Meet Jaden Johnson, Louisville's best recruiter and a 16-year-old quarterback  Courier Journal

On Nov. 1, 2017, an effervescent 16-year-old quarterback from Memphis, Tennessee, opened his Twitter feed and began a storm of tweets that hasn't stopped.

Whitehaven HS Assistant Principal Charged With DUI  WREG

An assistant principal at Whitehaven High School was arrested for drunken driving. He is suspended with pay, pending the outcome of the investigation.

Three questions with Memphis running back Tony Pollard  The Commercial Appeal

The 2016 season proved to be a breakout year for Tony Pollard. After redshirting as a true freshman at Memphis, the Melrose High School product ended a ...

Penny Hardaway's first season at Memphis will be defined by AAC play because he said so  The Commercial Appeal

The Tigers start conference play Thursday night against Wichita State, and it will show us exactly where Hardaway's first season might end.

Target Canada's end leaves ex-SJU star in limbo  St. Cloud Times

Linnemann and family plan to move back to Minnesota for a bit next month.

Paul Stewart among inductees for US Hockey Hall of Fame  The Boston Globe

The Dorchester native was the first American referee to officiate more than 1000 NHL regular season games.

What's in a name? 'Penny Hardaway' resonates despite generation gap  The Commercial Appeal

Although most players in the AAC missed watching Penny Hardaway in his prime, social media has bridged the generation gap.

Steven M. Priddy, 59, of Marlborough  Community Advocate

Marlborough - Steven M. Priddy, 59, of Marlborough, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 at MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham. Born in Melrose, he was the ...

A look inside Memphis basketball's in-home visit with Olive Branch star D.J. Jeffries  The Commercial Appeal

A few months ago, the Jeffries family wouldn't have expected Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway to be standing out on their front stoop.

What four faces would be on a Memphis sports Mount Rushmore?  The Commercial Appeal

Picking a Mount Rushmore for Memphis sports is a thankless task, if only because there are far more than four people who have left an indelible mark on the ...

Jackson Hannah, Jackson Lampley fuel MBA’s 25-24 overtime win at Brentwood Academy  The Tennessean

BRENTWOOD — Montgomery Bell Academy seniors Jackson Hannah and Jackson Lampley will both be playing football at the next level. And for the first time in ...

How Penny Hardaway landed official visits from two top-five recruits in class of 2020  The Commercial Appeal

Jalen Green and R.J. Hampton decided to take a visit together, and Memphis checked all the boxes.

Penny Hardaway's first sellout is proof Memphis-UT Vols rivalry means more to Tiger fans  The Commercial Appeal

The 26th meeting between Memphis and Tennessee will mean more to the sellout crowd watching from the stands than the players competing in the game.

What will make Penny Hardaway's first season at Memphis a success? Keeping the hope alive.  The Commercial Appeal

With Penny Hardaway's first official game as Memphis coach here, it's clear his success during this first season will be about more than wins.

Memphis basketball vs UT Vols game is also about recruiting Whitehaven's Matthew Murrell  The Commercial Appeal

Whitehaven guard Matthew Murrell holds offers from Tennessee and Memphis basketball. He will attend the game between the Tigers and Vols Saturday.

Memphis basketball released its schedule this week. But biggest news was Memphis Madness  The Commercial Appeal

Given the success Penny Hardaway is having recruiting thus far, Memphis Madness is currently bigger than any non conference game the Tigers play.

Rejean 'Boogie' Ellis gives Memphis basketball another option in 2019 recruiting class  The Commercial Appeal

Rejean "Boogie" Ellis put Memphis Tigers basketball and coach Penny Hardaway in his final eight schools after receiving an offer earlier this week.

Memphis reportedly visits 4-star 2019 guard Jahmius Ramsey  The Commercial Appeal

After hosting five-star Texas prospect R.J. Hampton over the weekend, Memphis coach Penny Hardaway reportedly traveled to visit another player from the Lone ...

Penny Hardaway, J.B. Bickerstaff weigh in on NBA G League one-and-done alternative  The Commercial Appeal

Hardaway's comments were in reaction to an announcement by the NBA that it will offer contracts worth $125000 to elite prospects.

Markel Crawford is transferring to Ole Miss  The Commercial Appeal

Former Memphis guard Markel Crawford is headed to Ole Miss to finish out his college basketball career.

It's not the Memphis basketball schedule Penny Hardaway wanted, but it's still an upgrade  The Commercial Appeal

In the days after Penny Hardaway took over as the Memphis men's basketball coach, he talked of playing nonconference games against college basketball blue ...

Five things to know about Memphis' 2018-19 basketball schedule  The Commercial Appeal

Penny Hardaway's first season as the University of Memphis men's basketball coach is officially set. The American Athletic Conference released its full league ...

‘Books Not Bullets,’ and other powerful signs from Boston’s March for Our Lives

Hundreds of thousands of people marched in cities around the country on Saturday in support of gun control, more than a month after 17 people were killed in a ...

Penny Hardaway, Memphis offer 2019 wing C.J. Walker after breakout Peach Jam performance  The Commercial Appeal

C.J. Walker is the latest 2019 recruit to earn a scholarship offer from Memphis after a breakout performance at this year's Peach Jam.

Penny Hardaway: Memphis basketball has 'work cut out' against No. 19 Texas Tech  The Commercial Appeal

Penny Hardaway's Memphis Tigers have a tall task ahead when attempting to score on college basketball's stingiest defense in Texas Tech.

How Trendon Watford's family, and Mike Miller, gave Memphis basketball its shot at a top-15 recruit  The Commercial Appeal

Trendon Watford, a 6-foot-8 wing and top-15 recruit, has known Memphis assistant Mike Miller for more than a decade.

Penny Hardaway draws the attention of Kenyon Martin Jr., son of former NBA all-star  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis offered Kenyon Martin Jr. after Mike Miller and Penny Hardaway took in his game at the Peach Jam.

Tennessee girl raped in abandoned house while walking home from school

The victim told police she was forced to walk to the house at knifepoint where she was then raped.

D.J. Jeffries shows Penny Hardaway vs. John Calipari is college basketball's hottest rivalry  The Commercial Appeal

D.J. Jeffries decommitting from Kentucky is the latest development in the recruiting battle between Penny Hardaway at Memphis and John Calipari.

What makes Penny Hardaway, Mike Miller union work? Former NBA coach might have answer.  The Commercial Appeal

Former Orlando Magic coach Tom Sterner said Penny Hardaway and Mike Miller's contrasting personalities will create a dynamic that works in Memphis.

Memphis basketball: 5 things to know for first Penny Hardaway Memphis Madness  The Commercial Appeal

Although celebrity guests are expected, this year's Memphis Madness is about the Memphis Tigers basketball team.

As the Penny Hardaway era begins at Memphis, he's still looking for his happy ending  The Commercial Appeal

HENDERSON, Nev. — When Penny Hardaway heard my theory, seated on the baseline about to watch two recruits play in a basketball game Friday afternoon, ...

Memphis Fairgrounds: Sifting through the details of the $160 million proposal  The Commercial Appeal

Good morning in Memphis, where we're looking forward to riding the Greenline through Fairgrounds, but first … The slide on the two screens behind her said ...

Penny Hardaway claims state title, now free to claim Memphis basketball job  The Commercial Appeal

Penny Hardaway led East High to a third straight state title. With that accomplished, he will now accept the Memphis job.

Penny vs. Penny: Hardaway, Collins schedule Memphis vs. Tennessee State basketball game  The Tennessean

Memphis basketball, coached by Penny Hardaway, will host Tennessee State, coached by Penny Collins in December.

Tigers notebook: Penny Hardaway talks injuries, guards, Lance Thomas and Karim Sameh Azab  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis will be a primarily guard-oriented team, according to first-year coach Penny Hardaway.

Tennessee State basketball coach Brian 'Penny' Collins signs 5-year, $1 million deal  The Tennessean

New Tennessee State men's basketball coach Brian "Penny" Collins replaced Dana Ford, who signed a 5-year deal at Missouri State.

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