The View 38002 September 2014

**************ECRWSS**** PRSRT STD ECRWSS U.S. POSTAGE PAID EDDM RETAIL LOCAL POSTAL CUSTOMER inform. educate. connect. Arlington & Lakeland’s Community Newspaper AHS Tigers Tie Up Kirby Cougars In Season Opener MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS By Walt McTyre, Arlington Radio Network The Arlington Tigers opened their 2014 season with a 246 victory over Kirby on August 22. Junior tailback Keelon Webber led the way with three touchdowns, two on the ground and one through the air. Webber scored in the first half on a four yard run set up by a twenty two yard pass from freshman Tate Kolwyck to senior Jackson Boring. A close game at the half with the score at 7 -6, Arlington dominated the third and fourth quarters with a strong showing from the defense led by senior captains Jonathon Mabone and Hunter Clay. After struggling to get the offense going in the first half, the Tigers took advantage of great field position and strong play from their special teams in September 2014 theview theview Lakeland Preps for the Future Commissioners to Vote on $0.55 Property Tax Increase for Joint Middle/High School By Terry Louderback Photo by Junior Keelon Webber (#10) catches a pass from Freshman QB Tate Kolwyck (#17). the seco nd half. Senior Cameron Durley kicked a thirtytwo yard field goal to start the scoring. A f t e r a n interception by Jaquez Jones put the Tigers in good field position inside Cougar Photo (c) Tiger players celebrate after another Keelon Weeber touchdown. territory, Tate Kolwyck found Keelon Webber for a five yard touchdown pass. Webber wrapped up the scoring with a two yard run late in the fourth quarter. The Tigers will be at home on August 29 in a non-district game against the Collierville Dragons who won their season opener 30-18 against the Bolton Wildcats. The Tigers travel to Bartlett to face the Panthers on September 5, returning home on September 12 to take on Oakland (Murfreesboro). Don't Miss a Game—Listen to the Tigers on the Arlington Radio Network This season, catch all the action, home and away, from the Arlington Radio Network, broadcasting live on the internet via podcast at http://majestic. wave listen.pls or look on for the link. In the broadcast booth will be Walt McTyre (play by play) and Don Gentry (color commentator). Walt McTyre is a former Arlington coach, coaching for the middle school program for ten years. Don Gentry is a former University of Memphis Tiger (offensive line) and current Defensive Coordinator for the Arlington 8th grade team. Keep up with all the latest info including interviews, player profiles and broadcast times on their Facebook page at Arlington Radio Network. Arlin gton Radio Network will also work in partnership with The View 38002 to provide access to archived game audio for games previously played. “Based on the agreement we have with Arlington for our high school students to be educated there, the need for a facility in Lakeland has made itself ever present. I believe that without starting today, effectively, that trek towards building this school, we set Lakeland up to fail in the future.” These words, spoken by Lakeland Commissioner Gene Torrey at the August 7 Board of Commissioners meeting, sum up the beliefs underlying the push by the Lakeland School System and Board of Commissioners to construct a new school building within the next three years. As sponsor of the ordinance establishing a special property tax, Torrey introduced a presentation by Lakeland School System Superintendent Ted Horrell on “The Case for Additional Facilities.” While ultimately focusing on the anticipated growth in the number of students in b o t h La k e l a n d a n d Arlington, Horrell began his case by emphasizing that Lakeland residents are in a unique situation even among Shelby County because their municipal school system cannot educate all of its students from kind ergarten thro ugh graduation in its own Continued on page 15 Inside this edition... Made in 38002 — p 2 Happenings — p 4 School News — starts on p 8 AHS Sports — p 13 Fight Like a Princess — p 14