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Members of the Lincoln County Trap Team who competed at the National Championships held in Sparta, Ill., are (front, from left) Jordan Bredeson, Alex Tanner, Jessi Pearson, Evan Buck, Clayton Painter, Jay Kelly, Nolan Paladino, (second row) Coach Mark Horton and Coach Kevin Tanner.

Trap Team earns championship titles, awards

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:22 pm

The Lincoln County Trap Team brought home several national champion honors and other awards at the recent Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA) Youth Trapshooting National Championship held at the World Shooting Recreation Complex in Sparta, Ill., from Aug. 2-5. Nearly 1,200 competitive shooters from around the nation competed in traditional trapshooting events, and in addition, there were tactical rimfire and special trapshooting competitions. Evan Buck and Nolan Paladino won national championship

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  • Falcons fall in season-opening battle with ‘Cats

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Lincoln County High School’s TJ Crabtree (52) is congratulated by Kip Atchley (60) after making a quarterback sack in Friday night action on the road in Giles County. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Lincoln County High School’s Falcon football team went down in an out-of-district battle in their season opener at Giles County Friday night. The Bobcats finished on top, 21-13. Going into the game, the Falcons’ offense knew it had taken a hit with the loss of running back August Hill for the season with a shoulder injury. Expectations were high with Hill cranking out 1,300 yards in 2013. Add in the

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  • RCA takes first varsity loss since last September

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Riverside Christian Academy’s Ryan Eldridge (11) makes a spectacular one-handed catch for a big yardage gain during Friday night’s game against Lighthouse Christian Academy. ~ Photo by Evan Buck

    The Knights of Riverside Christian Academy suffered their first varsity football loss since early last September on Friday night at the hands of the Lighthouse Christian School Lions. “We knew going in to the game that this would be a tough match-up that would challenge our kids in a lot of ways,” said RCA’s Head Coach Travis Creasy. The final score of the game was RCA, 16, LCS, 62. Caleb

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