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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

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Four people were arrested after hundreds were involved in a brawl following a basketball game at Westwood High School, according to ...

WEB EXTRA: Fairley High School's Boxing Club Helping Students In Unique Ways

( - Jessica Hubbard is the Behavior Specialist for Green Dot public schools. When she moved to Memphis from Nashville for her job, she ...

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.

Postseason ban lifted for one Memphis high school basketball team  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — After principals of three Memphis high schools went to the state athletic association to appeal their schools' postseason bans, one of those ...

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 taking stolen gun to Fairley High  WMC Action News 5

A student brought a stolen handgun to Fairley High School Monday.

SCS to appeal postseason ban on four high school basketball teams  WREG NewsChannel 3

The ban against the four schools came after the four schools were involved in brawls on Jan. 25, where as many as 400 people were involved.

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.

Gunshot hits school bus in Whitehaven, injuring girl  WREG NewsChannel 3

A 15-year-old girl on her way home from school was injured Monday when someone fired a shot at a school bus, Memphis Police said.

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.

Fairley High principal arrested for evidence tampering  WMC Action News 5

The principal of Fairley High School was arrested on charged of tampering with and fabricating evidence.

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.

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 ...

Friday Football Fever  WMC Action News 5

Fairley High School head football coach Gene Robinson is on a mission to make sure every football player in the city of Memphis has a shot at a college ...

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 ...

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.

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.

East High advances to state semifinals  WMC

Three-time defending Class-AAA Champion East High had no problems with Cleveland in the quarterfinals Thursday at the Tennessee Boys State High School ...

Woman shot dead during argument in Whitehaven  WREG NewsChannel 3

A woman critically injured in a Whitehaven shooting has died.

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.

Whitehaven falls hard in TN Blue Cross Bowl  WMC

Things didn't go well for Whitehaven High School at the Blue Cross Bowl Tennessee State Championships in Cookeville.

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 ...

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.

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 high school star commits to Oregon  WMC

Former East High School star Chandler Lawson announced his Commitment to Oregon.

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 ...

Wiseman leads East to region championship  WMC

For the 4th time, two Memphis high school hoop powers met this season, this time for the Region 8 Triple-A- Championship. This one was at Collierville High ...

East High’s Antonio Thomas signs with Bradley  WMC

East High School point guard, Antonio Thomas, made his longtime commitment to Bradley University official on Wednesday, signing his national letter of intent ...

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.

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 ...

TSSAA football playoffs first round scores  The Commercial Appeal

The Tennessee high school football playoffs first-round matchups will be played Friday night.

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.

TSSAA football playoffs second round scores  The Commercial Appeal

See who won in the second round of the TSSAA football playoffs.

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 ...

Friday Football Fever: Week 3 scores and highlights  WMC Action News 5

It's Week 3 for TSSAA high school football teams, and that means it's time for Friday Football Fever.

Friday Football Fever: Week 5 scores and highlights  WMC

It's Week 5 for TSSAA high school football teams, and that means it's time for Friday Football Fever.

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 ...

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: ...

Cardinals visit patients at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital  WMC

The St. Louis Cardinals made a trip to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

Lausanne RB Eric Gray signs with University of Tennessee  WMC

Lausanne Collegiate School 4-star running back Eric Gray is headed to the University of Tennessee.

Twin sisters commit to Memphis basketball  WMC Action News 5

Twin sisters chose the University of Memphis to play their college basketball.

Friday Football Fever: Week 4 scores and highlights  WMC

It's Week 3 for TSSAA high school football teams, and that means it's time for Friday Football Fever.

Friday Football Fever: Week 7 Scores and Highlights  WMC

It's Week 7 for TSSAA high school football teams, and that means it's time for Friday Football Fever!

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.

West Tennessee high school football scores, Week 11  The Commercial Appeal

See when your West Tennessee high school football team is playing in Week 11.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Memphis falls to No. 3 Tennessee 102-92  WMC

Admiral Schofield scored 20 of his 29 points in the second half and added 11 rebounds as third-ranked Tennessee beat Memphis 102-92 Saturday to snap a ...

Taylor runs Memphis past SMU in 28-18 win  WMC

Patrick Taylor Jr., ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns and Memphis beat SMU 28-18 on Friday night.

Charlotte Hornets sting Memphis Grizzlies, win 100-92  WMC

It might be easier to say which Memphis Grizzlies did play Friday night against the Charlotte Hornets than who didn't.

Grizz Gaming scores 4 picks in 2K league draft  WMC

While the Grizzlies await their fate in the upcoming NBA Draft, their video game outfit, is already set with its selections in the second annual NBA 2K league draft.

College readiness: How Cheatham, Robertson and Sumner Schools stack up  The Tennessean

Large numbers of students in Tennessee are not ready for college, according to newly released state data. The data shows how prepared public high school ...

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 ...

University of Memphis Tigers play Friday Night Stripes game  WMC

The Memphis Tigers held their annual Friday Night Stripes spring game at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

Jeremiah Martin: playing for hometown Tigers difficult at times  WMC

Penny Hardaway's arrival at the U of M, as the head men's basketball coach, has put an extra emphasis on winning with talent from the city of Memphis.

Grizzlies beat Rockets 126-125  WMC

It would be an understatement to say the Memphis Grizzlies have been the NBA's equivalent of a MASH Unit the last few seasons.

Grizzlies finish season with record-breaking win over Warriors  WMC

The Memphis Grizzlies ended the season with a 132-117 win over the Warriors.

The 5: Former Tiger Austin Nichols talks Penny, recruiting stories, and Josh Pastner  WMC Action News 5

Former University of Memphis star Austin Nichols joined Sudu Upadhyay and Chip Williams for episode three of The 5.

2012 Heisman winner Johnny Manziel joins Memphis Express  WMC

Heisman-winning former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been signed by the Alliance of American Football and will join the Memphis Express.

Lomax, Harris elevating one another under Penny’s guidance at U of M  WMC

Penny Hardaway's first roster as the head men's basketball coach at the University of Memphis features two freshman point guards from Memphis.

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.

Vols’ Jordan Bone enters name in NBA Draft  WMC

Tennessee Junior Guard Jordan Bone said he's exploring his options for the NBA Draft.

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.

Byhalia football say goodbye to teammate hours before game  WMC Action News 5

Byhalia High School's football team took the field Friday afternoon in remembrance of their teammate who died during a game last week.

Preparations underway for 60th annual Autozone Liberty Bowl  WMC

Preparations are underway at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, ahead of the big game set for New Year's Eve.

New school year kicks off with big changes, big goals  Chalkbeat Colorado

The start of the 2014-15 school year Monday marked the first day that eight districts—Shelby County Schools, which includes Memphis and some of the ...

Four missing Memphis children located  WMC Action News 5

A City Watch Alert has been issued for four children, according to Memphis Police Department.

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 ...

Penny Hardaway’s first Memphis Madness has fans, students excited  WMC

Thursday, Memphis Tigers basketball fans will get their first look at Penny Hardaway and the 2018-19 men's and women's teams at Memphis Madness.

Harris, Davenport lead Memphis past UAB 94-76  WMC

Tyler Harris scored 24 points, Kyvon Davenport added 21 and Memphis beat UAB 94-76 on Saturday.

Kenny Dillingham to become Auburn offensive coordinator  WMC

U of M offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham is leaving Memphis to become the quarterback coach and offensive coordinator for Auburn University.

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.

Knoxville-area high school football scoreboard, Week 11  Knoxville News Sentinel

A look at the Knoxville-area high school football scores for Week 11 with games played Oct. 25-26.

Tennessee High School Football scoreboard, Week 7  The Tennessean

Find out which Middle Tennessee high school football teams won in Week 7.

Grizzlies, Raptors agree to Marc Gasol trade; Temple, Green to LA  WMC

The Marc Gasol era in Memphis is officially over. The Grizzlies big man has been traded to Toronto in a deal with the Raptors, according to ESPN's Adrian ...

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 ...

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.

Grizzlies head coach out, GM reassigned to scouting role  WMC

According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, coach J.B. Bickerstaff is out and general manager Chris Wallace has been reassigned to a scouting capacity in ...

Memphis Tigers to face Wake Forest in Birmingham Bowl  WMC

The Memphis Tigers football team is going bowling for a fifth straight season.

Tennessee football state semifinal scores  The Tennessean

The Tennessee football playoffs have hit the semifinals. See which teams advanced to the BlueCross Bowl.

Mizzou to face old rival Oklahoma State at AutoZone Liberty Bowl  WMC

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Old rivals will meet again on December 31. Sunday, officials announced the Missouri Tigers will face off against Oklahoma State at the ...

'Prophetess' convicted again for stealing meals from hungry children  WMC Action News 5

A woman who called herself a prophet has been convicted of stealing meals from children for the second time in 11 years.

Tennessee high school football scores, Week 10  The Tennessean

See when your Middle Tennessee high school football team is playing in Week 10.

Robbery suspect aims for a man and hits his hat  WMC Action News 5

A woman was robbed by two men outside her home on Dunn Ave. on May 20.

MS River Museum reopens amid poor attendance  WMC Action News 5

Mississippi River Museum at Mud Island will reopen Saturday morning at 10. The museum closed earlier this summer due to low attendance.

Horn Lake schools increases police presence despite unfounded threats  WMC Action News 5

Horn Lake schools were given an increased police presence Wednesday after several social posts circulated overnight.

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 ...

Anthony Miller scores first NFL touchdown  WMC

On Monday night history was made for one former Memphis Tiger when the Seatlle Seahawks took on the Chicago Bears.

UofM beats Houston; becomes AAC West Division Champions for 2nd year  WMC

Memphis and Houston met at the Liberty Bowl on Friday.

Grizzlies host 14th annual sports legacy symposium in honor of MLK  WMC

Monday, the Memphis Grizzlies hosted the 14th annual Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.

VIPit gives unique look behind the scenes of WCBCC  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The best way to experience the World Championship Cooking Contest is inside the VIPit. The VIPit is an exclusive behind-the-scenes ...

Memphis Tigers wrap up final practice before Birmingham Bowl  WMC

There are less than 48 hours to go before the Memphis Tigers face Wake Forest in the Birmingham Bowl.

AutoZone Park to be transformed into soccer pitch  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - AutoZone Park is undergoing a transformation. The baseball diamond for the Redbirds will be turned into a soccer pitch by Saturday.

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