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Riverside Christian Academy’s Caleb Durham (22) sweeps to the right while Ryan Eldridge (11) blocks. Durham rushed for 107 yards Friday night, scoring two touchdowns. ~ Photo by Evan Buck

RCA wins season opener over Hendersonville

Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:39 pm

Riverside Christian Academy’s varsity football team defeated its 2013 playoff rival Hendersonville Christian Academy by 24 points in the Knights’ season opener Friday. The Knights led a balanced attack against the Crusaders with almost equal rushing and passing yardage. “We went into the game trying to find out our identity and see what we are capable of. I feel like we showed a strong will to do what was needed,”

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  • Local Trap Team celebrates year of big wins

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    Lincoln County Trap Team members pictured are (front, from left) Coach Mark Horton, Coach Kay Counts, Coach Larry Boyett, Coach Kevin Tanner, (second row) Clayton Painter, Murdoch Beasley, Koby Chandler, Kayla Chandler, Karston Doud, Tyler Web-ster, Travis Martin, Kragen Doud, Jessi Pearson, Nolan Paladino, Coach Ken Counts, (third row) Garrett Rutledge, Rachael Reed, Evan Buck, Katherine Reed, Alex Tanner, Jordan Bredeson, Travis Webster, Gabriella Reed, Tommy Reed and Jay Kelly.

    Lincoln County Trap Team had a winning year with numerous awards at regional, state and national tournaments. The team would not have been capable of participating and being so successful without wonderful volunteer coaches and generous sponsors, organizers said. The coaches, Mark Horton, Kevin Tanner, Ken Counts, Kay Counts and Larry Boyett, encouraged high character, good sportsmanship, and parent participation. The coaches also trained shooters and oversaw range safety to

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  • Falcons tie Champs in Pencil City Jamboree

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    Lincoln County High School’s Luke Phillips (8) was the workhorse for the Falcons in scrimmage action against Cascade Friday night in the Pencil City Jamboree hosted by Shelbyville. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Lincoln County High School’s Falcons took on the Cascade Champions in the first game of the Pencil City Jamboree held in Shelbyville Friday night. The two quarters of action finished tied at 7-7. Cascade is a member in a tough District 12-AA. In the preseason coaches’ poll, the Champions were selected to finish fourth behind Christ Presbyterian Academy, Giles County and Marshall County. Page and Spring Hill round out the

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