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Joan I. Owens, private school educator and theater buff, dies  Baltimore Sun

Joan I. Owens, a retired private school fifth grade, English and Latin teacher who enjoyed attending the theater, died Aug. 3 of heart failure at a daughter's Ocean ...

Former Reading Resident Ruth Powers Passes Away  Reading, MA Patch

Former Reading Resident Ruth Powers Passes Away - Reading, MA - She served as a CCD Teacher at St. Athanasius Parish in Reading.

Murfreesboro area high school football: Week 3 scoreboard  The Daily News Journal

See all the Week 3 high school football scores statewide and in the Murfreesboro area.

Melrose High School teacher placed on leave amid probe of inappropriate behavior  The Boston Globe

The behavior allegedly occurred outside of the school and working hours. No current students were involved, Superintendent Cyndy S. Taymore said in a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Melrose High becomes the latest school targeted by vandals

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Jackie Cole, with the Class of 78, came to Melrose High School Thursday to present scholarships to two graduates of the class of 2018.

Hundreds involved in fights at 3 high school basketball games on same night in Memphis  FOX13 Memphis

Friday nights are celebrated by students across the country. Supporting the local high school sporting events is a part of the custom.

Former Melrose great Shannon Kirwan takes over as girls hoop coach at Masconomet  Boston Herald

Masconomet Regional High School has named Shannon Kirwan as its next girls' varsity basketball coach. Kirwan was a Boston Herald Dream Team selection ...

Former Melrose High School band instructor arrested in Florida  WMC Action News 5

Police say a former Melrose High School band instructor's past may have caught up with him.

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 ...

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 ...

University Scholars Bring a Variety of Intellectual Strengths  Duke Today

Eight rising first-year students have been awarded the University Scholars Program Scholarship to pursue their undergraduate studies at Duke University.

Melrose High School honor roll - News  Wicked Local Melrose

Melrose High School recently announced the following students were named to the honor roll for the third quarter.Class of 2017• Excellence: August Bernhard, ...

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.

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.

No. 3 Tennessee football recruit Chris Morris, Tevin Carter among 5 Memphis prospects transferring to Ravenwood, guardian says  The Commercial Appeal

Five Memphis Central college football prospects, including four-star lineman Chris Morris and prized quarterback Tevin Carter, plan to transfer to Ravenwood in ...

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

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

Student involved in fight at Melrose High says the dispute has been going on for weeks

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Tyearra Horton was suspended from Melrose High School on Tuesday after she said two girls tried to beat her up in the hallway.

UMass Boston assistant basketball coach killed in Dorchester shooting  Boston 25 News

A 32-year-old man identified by police as the victim of a fatal shooting was an assistant basketball coach at the University of Massachusetts-Boston campus who ...

Melrose faces second civil rights violation allegation  The Boston Globe

A former Melrose teacher has alleged she was fired for refusing to separate black students sitting next to each other.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Postseason outlook good for local girls basketball squads  The Salem News

The MIAA released playoff pairings for the upcoming girls basketball state tournament Friday afternoon and the North Divisions are in for a hectic week.

Youth football team bus crash in Arkansas leaves 1 child dead, at least 45 injured  Fox News

A child was killed and at least 45 others, mostly children were injured early Monday morning after the driver of a charter bus carrying a youth football team lost ...

Arkansas announces hiring of 10th assistant Kenny Ingram  Saturday Down South

As previously reported, when searching for the 10th and final assistant on Chad Morris' coaching staff, Arkansas found its man in former Auburn Director of ...

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 ...

1 child dead, 45 people hurt in charter bus crash carrying TN youth football team  WVLT.TV

One child was killed and at least 45 other people were injured when a charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee rolled off an interstate off-ramp ...

SWVA-based Showtime back for sixth year of "The Basketball Tournament"  Bristol Herald Courier

Southwest Virginia-based Showtime is one of just four squads to have competed in all six editions of “The Basketball Tournament,” the popular 64-team, ...

Memphis law firm files lawsuit after botched Penny Hardaway sponsorship deal  The Commercial Appeal

Reaves Law Firm is suing Tiger Sports Properties, alleging it agreed to an exclusive marketing and sponsorship contract with Penny Hardaway without his ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Highly successful Memphis coach raves about Kenny Ingram  WholeHogSports

The expected hiring of Kenny Ingram as Arkansas' defensive line coach got a thumbs up from one highly regarded Memphis high school coach. A Memphis ...

Student raped while walking home from school, MPD searching for suspect  FOX13 Memphis

Memphis police are searching for a suspect after a young girl was rape while walking home from school near Melrose High School.

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 ...

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 ...

1 child dead, 40 people hurt in charter bus crash  KUTV 2News

BENTON, Ark. (AP) — A charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee crashed early Monday in central Arkansas, killing one child and injuring at ...

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.

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.

John S. Driscoll, longtime editor who led the Globe for 7 years, dies at 84  The Boston Globe

John S. Driscoll, who took over leading the newsroom of The Boston Globe at a time of turmoil and guided the paper for nearly seven years with a sure, steady ...

Why hometown Markel Crawford won't have easy path to staying on Memphis Grizzlies roster  The Commercial Appeal

Markel Crawford grew up in Memphis and played for the Tigers. He's a Grizzly through training camp. Can he make the regular-season roster?

Bus carrying youth football team crashes in Arkansas, killing 1 child, injuring dozens  CBS News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — One child was killed and at least 45 other people were injured when a charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee rolled off ...

Memphis Tigers basketball legend Larry Finch to be honored with park, statue on campus  The Commercial Appeal

Former player and coach Larry Finch will get a park and a statue in his honor on the University of Memphis campus, school officials announced Thursday.

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 ...

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.

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.

Taking guns in times of trouble  The Boston Globe

A proposed law would make it easier to take guns from owners at risk of doing harm.

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.

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 ...

Markel Crawford gets training camp invite with hometown Grizzlies  WREG NewsChannel 3

Memphis, Tenn. – The Memphis Grizzlies signed guard Markel Crawford and added him to the team's training camp roster, General Manager Chris Wallace ...

Former NBA player, prisoner now aiming to help others  SF Gate

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two men, both in their 50s, sat five feet apart at a long conference table on the 7th floor of Memphis City Hall. By appearance, the ...

James Philip Benrud | Obituaries |  La Crosse Tribune

James Philip Benrud, 88, born May 26, 1929, in La Crosse to Philip and Alice (Mitby) Benrud, died Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Gundersen Health System in La ...

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

On Thursday, May 10, another school was vandalized.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Ashley Maus, Princess Kay finalist, promotes dairy industry  ECM Publishers

Not only is Ashley Maus enthusiastic about the Minnesota dairy industry, she is planning her whole life around it.

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 ...

Jean DePlacido column: Fab Four from Fenwick earn major awards at graduation  The Salem News

Four outstanding Bishop Fenwick senior student-athletes were recognized with prestigious awards at the school's recent graduation.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Gronk is spreading the fun — at football clinic and OTAs  Boston Globe

MELROSE — Moving from one cluster of kids to another, Rob Gronkowski was the Pied Piper of football on Sunday morning, working with campers at a football ...

Tennessee Vols morning report: Graduate transfers arrive, Trey Smith recognition  FanSided

The arrival of two graduate transfers, recognition for Trey Smith, and a former Tennessee Vols player lead our Volunteers news for Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

Boys cross country All-Scholastics  Boston Herald

THE HERALD TEAM Sam Acquaviva Newburyport So. Lucas Aramburu Brookline So. Jack Carleo Newburyport Sr. Adam Cook Melrose Sr. Eli Gappelberg ...

Refreshed Rob Gronkowski a happy camper  Boston Herald

MELROSE — Rob Gronkowski was out doing what he does best yesterday — playing football. The Patriots tight end didn't run around on his surgically repaired ...

Nothing fishy about marine science careers | Local News  The Salem News

SALEM — High school students learned last week that the Bay State's proximity to the ocean can provide a living beyond the fishing industry.

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.

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.

Stanford-bound teen forced to gather funds to bury mother before leaving for school

The recent Melrose High School graduate lost his mother one month before starting classes on a full-ride scholarship to Stanford University.

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.

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 ...

FOX13 Investigates: How many abandoned homes are in Orange Mound | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 spotted more than thirteen abandoned houses near Melrose High School, just blocks from where a child told police she was kidnaped and raped.

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.

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 ...

Final beam installed at Hampton Inn  The Salem News

SALEM — The Hampton Inn rising on the south end of downtown still lacks a roof and is weeks from being airtight, but it passed a major milestone Thursday ...

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.

Coaches Corner with Glenn Pires introduces you to new Bears linebackers coach Glenn Pires, who's entering his 20th season as an NFL assistant.

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 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.

Penny Hardaway makes no lineup promises ahead of Tigers' exhibition games  The Commercial Appeal

Less than a week ahead of Memphis basketball's first exhibition game against LeMoyne-Owen, Penny Hardaway is making no promises when it comes to his ...

Obituaries 10-11-2017  Revere Journal

Crescenzo 'Christy' Giannino. Revere Firefighter for 31 years, owner of Giannino's Greenhouses, one of the first Angel Flight pilots and one of the longest ...

Kendric Price honors friend with program  Boston Globe

An ex-basketball star and budding financial analyst, Price teaches children about sports, money, and life in a new pilot program.

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.

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

Our Memphis sports Mount Rushmore would be Larry Finch, Penny Hardaway, DeAngelo Williams and Zach Randolph.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bobby Ray Parks Jr. takes the NBA's long road with the Philippines on his back  SB Nation

Bobby Ray Parks Jr. is a guy you've likely never heard of, with a story worth knowing about.

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