The Teen Appeal

Giving truth to Memphis youth

Rugby keeping Memphis youth on track

By Breyanah Graham (Ridgeway High School) Memphis teens are famous. Like superstars, Memphis teens have gained the attention of the media, making their way all over the Internet and even … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Popular Parkour hits Memphis parks

By Desmond Catron (K.I.P.P.) If you ask most teens around Memphis, “What’s parkour?” many will tell you that it’s a new sport that is different from most. The earliest forms … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Get active and put a Spring in your step

By Jasmine Williamson (Douglass High School) The reason people work out varies from person to person. The spring season has arrived and it’s time to get in shape. Whether your … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hard work pays dividends at Craigmont

By Timothy Richmond Jr. (Craigmont High School) On Feb. 4, four Craigmont Chief football players put it all on the line when they signed to their future in the school’s … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hockey changing gender stereotypes

By Sydney Prather (White Station High School) Southern hockey is breaking down barriers. Not only because it’s hockey in the football dominated south, but also because the Southern Professional Hockey … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge flows through the nation

By Khari Bowman (Overton High School) If you’ve logged on to any social media website during the past few weeks, your newsfeed has probably been “flooded” with videos of people … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The robots are coming!

By Molly Lowitzer Collierville High School On Wednesday, Aug. 27, something special happened at the AutoZone park. As the Redbirds warmed up to play the Fresno Grizzlies, a robot produced … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Junior Roadrunners key to team success

By Alexis G. Ditaway Ridgeway High School Offense wins games. Defense wins championships. Combining both with heart, dedication and teamwork is what can make a team legendary. The Ridgeway Roadrunners … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment


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