Khari Thompson, Commercial Appeal

Khari Thompson

Commercial Appeal

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Khari:

Horn Lake's Brad Boyette retires; offensive coordinator Mitchell Harville hired as coach

Horn Lake football coach Brad Boyette has retired, and longtime assistant Mitchell Harville will replace him → Read More

Commercial Appeal Sports Awards adds Bill Belichick, Stephen Curry to list of presenters

Bill Belichick and Stephen Curry will be a part of this year's Commercial Appeal Sports Awards → Read More

Briarcrest's Kennedy Chandler, nation's No. 1 point guard, transferring to Sunrise Christian Academy

Briarcrest's Kennedy Chandler, a five-star guard being recruited by Memphis, Tennessee, Duke, North Carolina and Kentucky, is transferring to Sunrise Christian Academy in Kansas → Read More

How about a pep talk? Several Memphis coaches, including Penny Hardaway, offer words of encouragement

Want some encouragement? Read what several coaches in Memphis have to say to lift your mood → Read More

Covington football returns to practice for first time since COVID-19 shut down sports

Covington football had practice for the first time in two months, a sign that more schools in the area may be eyeing a return to prep sports. → Read More

DeSoto Central's Blaze Jordan named Gatorade Mississippi Baseball Player of the Year

Jordan is a 6-foot-2, 220-pound power hitter who is known for hitting home runs. He won the High School Home Run Derby at the MLB All-Star game last July. → Read More

Why MAHS basketball star David Dixon is transferring to a California prep school

David Dixon, who sat out half the year following his transfer from Briarcrest, led MAHS to its first state tournament appearance in his only year at the school. → Read More

Southaven's Isaiah Brevard has Oregon, Georgia, Florida State in top 7

The 6-foot-4 receiver is the No. 2 prospect in Mississippi and No. 121 overall in the nation for the Class of 2021 according to the 247Sports composite. → Read More

Fayette-Ware hires Lausanne's Woodrow Lowe as football coach

Woodrow Lowe was head coach at Bolivar Central for five seasons. His son, Kyle, was Lausanne's quarterback last year. → Read More

Memphis Zoo reopens with limited capacity and cashless transactions

The zoo has reopened at 25% capacity and is taking precautions as it brings in customers. → Read More

Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church partnering with restaurants to feed local families

Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church feeds 900 households per month through its Manna Outreach program. → Read More

Tennis is back in Memphis. Here's a look at the first day and new guidelines

Three local tennis centers opened Monday. Here's how it went and what guidelines they're following. → Read More

Memphis AD Laird Veatch 'optimistic' that football season will happen in fall

Laird Veatch said it's too early to tell when football will start, but he's optimistic that it will take place in the fall → Read More

Arlington hires former WNBA first-rounder Ashley Shields as girls basketball coach

Shields, who was the eighth pick in the 2007 WNBA draft, will be the next girls basketball coach at Arlington → Read More

Lausanne five-star C Moussa Cisse has Memphis, Georgetown, Kentucky in top 6

Lausanne five-star center Moussa Cisse has announced his final six schools Friday. → Read More

Briarcrest five-star PG Kennedy Chandler has Duke, Kentucky, UT Vols in top five

The five-star point guard has trimmed his college list to his final five schools. → Read More

Wooddale's Johnathan Lawson gives recruiting update after Arkansas, Oregon basketball offers

Johnathan Lawson, the Class AA Mr. Basketball and Gatorade Tennessee player of the year, picked up new offers this month → Read More

Hamilton hires alum Eric 'Cowboy' Robinson as boys basketball coach

Robinson, a Hamilton alum who spent six years as an assistant at the school, has been named head coach. → Read More

Arlington hires Tipton-Rosemark's Brad Smith as baseball coach

Smith led Tipton Rosemark to three state runner-up finishes → Read More

Every episode of ESPN's Memphis basketball documentary 'The Harder Way' ranked from 1-12

Relive key moments of the 2019-20 Memphis basketball season with this review of the ESPN+ documentary that followed the Tigers → Read More