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Classic dilemma: How will Southern Heritage replace JSU?

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 02, 2022 9:31 AM CT | Published: May 02, 2022 4:00 AM CT

The Southern Heritage Classic has been a staple in Memphis for more than 30 years; what will it mean for the city after JSU is no longer involved? 


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Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner originally is from Indiana but comes to Memphis by way of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He spent the past two years writing for the Tulsa World covering Oklahoma State University athletics. He credits his early writing experience to his days as a high school sports reporter for the Republic Newspaper in Columbus, Indiana, and various internships, including at the NCAA and USA Basketball. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University and his Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from IUPUI in Indianapolis.


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