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Sam’s NFL Week In Review: Divisional Round

Sam’s NFL Week In Review: Divisional Round

January 14, 2020

49ers 27, Vikings 10 It was a battle of two excellent running games and two stout defensive fronts, but San Francisco prevailed on both sides of the ball to lead them to their first playoff win in a...

Sam’s NFL Week In Review: Wild Card Weekend

Sam’s NFL Week In Review: Wild Card Weekend

January 13, 2020

Texans 22, Bills 19 (OT) The Bills were oh so close to winning this game and dominated until late in the third quarter when Deshaun Watson managed to rally the Texans and lead them to a stunning co...

St. George’s Swim Dives Into a New Season

St. George’s Swim Dives Into a New Season

December 11, 2019

Young but qualified, the St. George’s swim team’s new head coach Katie Kelsoe takes over to drive the team higher.  “I swam for 16 years so it’s kind of weird not swimming for the first time eve...

Sam’s NFL Week In Review: Week 14

Sam’s NFL Week In Review: Week 14

December 10, 2019

After a brief hiatus for personal reasons, I have returned to bring you the latest news around the NFL this week. The playoff race is in full swing, with the New Orleans Saints being the first team to...

St. George’s Basketball Starts on a Fast Break

St. George’s Basketball Starts on a Fast Break

December 6, 2019

It was a cold November night at St. George’s, but inside the Slatery Gym, tensions were heated.  It was the boys basketball team’s first game, and their chance to make a statement and start their sea...

Last Man Standing

Last Man Standing

December 4, 2019

The wrestling program at St. George’s may be small but it is mighty, with only one high school athlete, Josh Taube, who is led by head coach Eddie Martin.  Wrestling is nearly impossible to practice...

Clash of the Titans: Alabama and LSU Battle It Out in Tuscaloosa

Clash of the Titans: Alabama and LSU Battle It Out in Tuscaloosa

November 15, 2019

With everything at stake, SEC West superpowers LSU and Alabama met on the gridiron in Tuscaloosa for a massive showdown between two top four teams, with Alabama being ranked third and LSU second. It was...

Sam’s NFL Week In Review: Week Ten

Sam’s NFL Week In Review: Week Ten

November 15, 2019

Raiders 26, Chargers 24 A Thursday night game between two middle-of-the-pack teams turned into a back and forth game, with the Raiders coming out on top with an 18 yard run by Josh Jacobs sealing t...

The Breaking Point

The Breaking Point

November 7, 2019

Two years ago, Carsten Haddad took the field on a Thursday night in autumn for Mid South Futbol Club. Haddad had been playing for the club since it was created, when he was eight years old. It had been...

Gryphons’ Volleyball Claims State Title

Gryphons’ Volleyball Claims State Title

October 25, 2019

It’s nine in the morning. The Murphy Center, Middle Tennessee State’s venue for basketball and volleyball would likely be pretty dormant at this time on a normal day. Today is not a normal day. Instead, just ...

Gridiron Gryphons stumble against ECS

Gridiron Gryphons stumble against ECS

October 22, 2019

It was a crystal clear, 65-degree night in Collierville, Tennessee when the lights came on at Ferguson Field, known lovingly as “The Ferg.” This rivalry game between St. George’s and ECS was a game...

Sports Issue 1

Sports Issue 1

October 8, 2019

St. George's Fall sports have begun, and the Gryphon community has shown up strong in support of the Volleyball, Cheer, Cross Country, Soccer, and Football teams. Here is a glimpse into what is happening...