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TSSAA upholds Fairley High School’s post season ban  WREG NewsChannel 3

Fairley High School has lost an appeal to have their post season ban overturned.

MPD: Hundreds involved in brawl at Westwood-Fairley basketball game  WREG NewsChannel 3

Four people were arrested after hundreds were involved in a brawl following a basketball game at Westwood High School.

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 ...

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.

Some fans concerned after four Memphis teams banned from post-season play  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Four Memphis high schools have been banned from post-season play this year and next after fights broke out at basketball games.

Student arrested after stolen gun found at Fairley High School  WREG NewsChannel 3

A student was arrested after he reportedly brought a gun to a local school.

Memphis Police investigating altercation near Fairley High School  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department was called to the area near Fairley High School Wednesday afternoon after it was reported that someone ...

Man accused of shooting Memphis school bus taken into custody  FOX13 Memphis

Police issued a warrant for Kortez Collins, 23, for 28 counts of Aggravated Assault.

School bus shot at, teen injured  WMC

A 15-year-old was injured after someone shot at a window of a school bus. according to Memphis Police Department.

Fairley Bulldogs Lose TSSAA Appeal Following Fight At Basketball Game

( - UPDATE 2/14/2019: Fairley High's basketball coach says the team has lost it's appeal with the TSSAA over a ban following a fight at a ...

Three Shelby County schools appeal postseason bans  WREG NewsChannel 3

Three Shelby County schools are hoping the state athletic association will reverse its decision to ban them from postseason for two years.

One in four students are chronically absent in Tennessee's state-run district. Here's what educators are doing about it.  Chalkbeat Tennessee

More than one in four children in Tennessee's state-run turnaround district were chronically absent from school last year. Until recently, Armani Fleming, ...

Commercial Appeal All-Metro football team for 2018  The Commercial Appeal

St. George's, Sr. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 190. Position: Quarterback. Why chosen: The DII-AA West offensive player of the year threw for 2,655 yards and scored 32 total ...

Fairley High principal arrested for evidence tampering  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The principal of Fairley High School was arrested on charged of tampering with and fabricating evidence. On February 15, police went to ...

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.

Memphis charter operator continues strong band tradition at Fairley High School  Chalkbeat Colorado

*Fresh* from an outdoor practice on a grassy common area at Fairley High School in Memphis, Dedrick Jones puts aside his baritone for a moment to reflect on ...

Woman shot dead during argument in Whitehaven  WREG NewsChannel 3

A woman critically injured in a Whitehaven shooting has died.

See if your school is on the 2018 Priority List of schools performing in the bottom 5 percent  The Commercial Appeal

Schools can also be on the list if they are high schools with a graduation rate below 67 percent.

Fairley High School principal returns to school  WMC Action News 5

The Fairley High School principal, who was arrested for tampering with evidence, is back at school.

Police Arrest Woman In Connection to Whitehaven School Bus Shooting

New information tonight about the Whitehaven school bus shooting that left a 15-year-old girl injured Monday. Memphis Police arrested a possible suspect.

CW30 High School Football Classic Doubleheader

Four Shelby County high school teams take to the gridiron on Saturday to compete in a special event designed to shine a spotlight on the extraordinary levels of ...

Three teens charged with robberies in Whitehaven, Westwood, Baptist Hospital  WREG NewsChannel 3

Three suspects were arrested Tuesday in connection with several armed robberies involving a shotgun, many involving students walking home from school in ...

Friday Football Fever: Week 2 scores and highlights  WMC Action News 5

It's Week 2 for TSSAA high school football teams, and that's means it's time for Friday Football Fever.

17 schools in Tennessee's turnaround district remain priority schools 6 years after first takeovers  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Four of the six original Memphis schools that were taken over by the state in 2012 are on the newest priority list released last week. And dozens of schools that ...

Memphis Jubilee Catholic Schools one step closer to charter conversion  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Memphis could be home to nine more charter schools next fall, which would bring the district to 63 schools in total.

Fairley High, former player to be honored by NFL for Super Bowl  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Memphian and his former school will be honored by the NFL in a special program. The NFL is looking to honor high schools that have ...

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association | 2019 SCIAA Middle School Basketball Championship Tournament  DigitalSports

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association/ SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association. /; /; /. 2019 SCIAA Middle School Basketball ...

Facing closure, some Memphis parents hope to form K-8 school, but others aren't sold  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Shelby County Schools officials had hoped that a proposal generated by parents would help win support from others since parents rarely support closing a ...

Postseason Ban Lifted For Wooddale High School

( - The TSSAA has lifted the post-season ban for Wooddale High School following fights at a basketball game. This means the school is now ...

Gene Robinson brings discipline, success back to Fairley  The Commercial Appeal

As you walk into the main entrance at Fairley High School, you're greeted with a large poster featuring a quote from the famous poet and author Maya Angelou: ...

Fired coach Teli White loses second appeal after grade-changing accusations  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County School Board passed a motion to uphold the firing of former Trezevant High School football coach Teli White ...

Nine to Join the TSSAA Hall of Fame  Williamson Source

The 2019 TSSAA Hall of Fame inductees have been selected. Nine new members will be inducted into the TSSAA Hall of Fame at the annual luncheon at the ...

See who wants to open a charter school in Memphis in 2019  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Ten charter organizations applied to Shelby County Schools ahead of the April 2 deadline to open 18 schools in 2019.

Tennessee's takeover of low performing schools isn't working, study finds. Officials say changes underway.  The Tennessean

Five years of work shows the Tennessee Achievement School District's takeover model still isn't working.

More Memphis area students are graduating high school. But what does that mean?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The number of students graduating from high schools in Shelby County and across the state has been rising for the last 10 years, but recent allegations of ...

15-year-old Fairly High School student accused of assaulting a counselor  WMC Action News 5

A 15-year-old boy at Fairley High School is accused of assaulting a counselor, and some parents say they want to see more done to keep everyone safe.

Ruling stands against former principal in grade-changing scandal  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The grade-changing controversy at Hamilton High School continued as the principal who was demoted last year faced the school board to ...

Here's who's running for Memphis school board in August  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Fifteen people are vying for four seats on the Memphis school board. The election is Aug. 2.

Coleman and Allen to coach teams in 17th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game  WREG NewsChannel 3

Memphis, Tenn. – Carl Coleman and Johnny Allen, two of the top coaches in the Memphis area, will lead the teams in the 17th annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl ...

Melrose High becomes the latest school targeted by vandals  WREG NewsChannel 3

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.

Former Red Bank Football Coach Tom Weathers Selected to TSSAA Hall of Fame  WDEF News 12

( HERMITAGE- – – The 2019 TSSAA Hall of Fame inductees have been selected. Nine new members will be inducted into the TSSAA Hall of Fame at ...

Memphis coach helps student athletes practice for ACT  WMC Action News 5

A Memphis football coach is giving Mid-South students the chance to do their very best as they head into college.

CW30, Local 24

As the Alliance of American Football's inaugural season opens, The Memphis Express announced Nexstar Media Group's WLMT (CW30), WATN (Local 24), and ...

School-level test scores are in for the Achievement School District. And they're bleak.  Chalkbeat Tennessee

In English and math exams, not a single Achievement School District elementary, middle or high school had more than 20 percent of students scoring on grade ...

Memphis school board election: 14 running for 4 seats in August  The Commercial Appeal

This year's Shelby County school board election promises a lot of action after a relatively quiet race two years ago. The election is Aug. 2.

FBI looking to hire agents in Memphis  WMC Action News 5

The FBI field office in Memphis is putting out the call for people who'd be interested in working as FBI agents.

Munford band students stranded in Dallas airport on way to parade  WREG NewsChannel 3

Seventy-four Munford High School band students on their way to a parade appearance in California had to spend over 24 hours in an airport after flights were ...

Gubernatorial Candidates Dean, Fitzhugh Have Democrats Back in the Game  Memphis Flyer

The very fact that two name Democrats — former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean and state House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh — are competing in a primary to ...

The 9:01: Germantown's apartment-phobia and aquifer advocates' big win  The Commercial Appeal

Good morning from Memphis, where the City Council approved $15 million in solid waste *service* changes and an activist got the boot from its chamber. But first.

’17-year-old’ basketball star is actually much older, police say  WREG NewsChannel 3

A "savvy" 25-year-old gamed the Dallas school system and posed as a high school student so he could play some basketball, officials say.

The Haven  Memphis Daily News

It's not hard to find remnants of Whitehaven's past in a drive down Elvis Presley Boulevard, but none of those reminders are as vivid as the 122-year-old ...

Six charts showing test scores in schools that Tennessee wants to turn around  Chalkbeat Tennessee

State achievement test scores always invite local study and review. But in Memphis, the latest mixed results remain the source of intense scrutiny at local, state ...

Memphis bands prepare to go head-to-head in Battle of the Bands  WMC Action News 5

The football game on Saturday is not the only time rivals will go head to head. School bands from around the Mid-South will vie to win Battle of the Bands.

Hamilton High School to lose undefeated season due to ineligible player

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The state's top high school basketball team will have to forfeit most of its regular season wins because of an ineligible player. Hamilton High ...

City says fate of old Melrose High building lies in hands of residents

Memphis, TN. -- For decades the old Melrose High helped grow young students into adults, but the only things it helped grow over the last four decades are trees ...

It's been six years since Tennessee took over its first low-performing schools. How are they doing?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Six years after the state took over six of Tennessee's lowest-performing schools, all of those schools continue to struggle, new state test results show. The state's ...

BTW High, other schools at risk of losing students as residents relocate from housing communities

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Call it an unintended consequence. When residents move from Warren, Tulane and Foote Homes, thousands of school children will go too.

Family of man killed at FedEx calls for more safety measures  WMC Action News 5

The family of the man who was killed while working at FedEx's Memphis Hub on Sunday is calling for more safety measures.

Former Trezevant High School employee speaks out about principal’s resignation letter

A former Trezevant High School employee is speaking out after he says he was targeted in former principal Ronnie Mackins' resignation letter.

Declining enrollment causes closure of Saint Anne Catholic School in Memphis

The last Memphis area Catholic school to close was Bishop Byrne Middle & High School in 2013.

How Did Adult Get Away With Posing As Teen In Memphis School? - Memphis news & weather from WREG Television, News Channel 3

(Memphis) Students at Ridgeway High School are still in disbelief that one of their student basketball players was no student at all, but apparently a 22-year-old ...

Chandelier wedding cake made by former Memphian  WMC Action News 5

A baker with Memphis ties, created a wedding cake that looks just like an elegant chandelier. Even cooler, the cake can hang from the ceiling.

Raleigh-Egypt High School basketball coach dies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Raleigh-Egypt High School boys' basketball coach died at the school Thursday afternoon. Paramedics were called after Clarence ...

Abandoned school buildings become an eyesore in some communities

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- "Bring it down, it can't be fixed, stone by stone, brick by brick," was the chant of some senior citizens Tuesday morning in Orange Mound.

Couple pays off $30k in layaway at Whitehaven Wal-Mart  The Commercial Appeal

California couple paid off roughly $30000 in layaway merchandise at the Wal-Mart in Whitehaven this week.

ESPN: Penny Hardaway agrees to Memphis deal

A news conference is reportedly scheduled for Tuesday.

Melrose Principal On Leave After Audit

(Memphis) The findings of an audit at Melrose High School have led to the principal being placed on administrative leave. The findings of the audit have been ...

Two People Arrested for Helping Kids Skip School  WREG

Police arrested two adults and 7 juveniles hanging out at a house that smelled of marijuana.

Obama to speak at Memphis high school  CBS

Houston High band competition canceled by ‘White Lives Matter’ rally

Houston High School students in the marching band are playing the blues after their final band competition of the season was canceled because of a threat ...

Her Prom Closet supplies dresses and life lessons for teens  Chattanooga Times Free Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Every minute of every day in every week of every month in every year there is a tangible example of somebody or some group stepping ...

New Christian Brothers HS coach Thomas McDaniel prepares for start of season

Friday, the preparations continued with a number of scrimmages around the Bluff City, including one at Christian Brothers High School between the Brothers and ...

Spring festivals you should know about in Memphis 2018  WREG NewsChannel 3

Festival season is in full swing in the Mid-South. Stay in the know with this full list of events in April and May.

Football Part of Planning at LeMoyne-Owen  Memphis Daily News

The new $13.5 million four-story residence hall at LeMoyne-Owen College that formally opened Friday, Oct. 18, is the latest symbol of growth on the campus of ...

Memphis Music Community Mourns Loss of Jazz Director, Jeff Huddleston, Dead at 52

The Memphis music community and aspiring Memphis music musicians are mourning the loss of Memphis & Shelby County Schools' Overton High School band ...

Germantown Middle Student Killed By Drunk Driver Honored By Basketball Teams

(Germantown, TN) A middle school basketball team pulled out a big win for a big fan Thursday. Thirteen-year-old Hezekiah Moss was killed by a drunk driver ...

National Signing Day  Harding University Athletics

SEARCY - Beginning Feb. 3, known as National Signing Day, high school seniors can sign an NCAA National Letter of Intent, a contract stating which college or ...

Austin Peay State University football player Devin Stark joins Washington Redskins mini-camp  Clarksville Online

Clarksville, TN -Former Austin Peay State University wide receiver Devin Stark will join the Washington Redskins upcoming minicamp as a free-agent signee.

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