ACS students score major wins and recognitions

Weekend Recap: ACS students score major wins and recognitions
Posted on 10/28/2019
From the annual Bandmaster Competition to middle school basketball, students from Arlington Community Schools scored major wins and recognitions this weekend across the Mid-South.

AHS Band gets 2nd place at Bandmasters

In perhaps the most regionally competitive marching band competition of the year, the AHS Tiger Band was named Reserve Grand Champions at the University of Memphis’ Bandmaster Competition at Liberty Stadium.

Despite being rained out at the last home football game of the season, the AHS Band was a powerhouse at Bandmasters, placing 2nd overall and receiving a Superior rating from the judges.

The band is led by Director Tim Simpson and Assistant Director Sam Schirmer. Missy Jenkins directs the Color Guard.

AHS Cheer teams take first place at Regionals, AMS places 2nd

AHS Cheer 2019The AHS Varsity & JV Cheer teams are Orlando, Florida bound after taking home first place wins in the Mid-South Regional. The wins kicked off the competition portion of the season for the Lady Tigers and secured them a bid to Nationals in Orlando, which will be held in February 2020.

The AHS Cheer teams are led by Coach Luke Nowell and Sponsor Lacey Thron.

AMS Cheer 2019The Arlington Middle School Cheer team also performed well during Saturday’s competition at The Landers Center and placed 2nd. They also received a bid to Nationals.

Tigers Football clinches big victory against the Dragons

In its last home football game of the season, the AHS Tiger Football team defeated the Collierville Dragons in an epic, rainy showdown. The Tigers fought hard and won 21-14. The Commercial Appeal named Zach Baker, Mitchell Faulkner and Jake Golday as three of its Top 10 Performers of the Week.

AHS takes on Cordova this Friday in its final game of the regular season.

AMS Tigers Basketball dominates season-opening jamboree

The AMS Varsity Boys Basketball team played great in its first season appearing at the middle school jamboree on Saturday. The Tigers played three tough opponents and walked away 3-0.

AMS vs. Elmore Park: 30-16
AMS vs. MBA: 53-32
AMS vs. MAHS: 37-19