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Fayetteville High School's Nicholas Hopkins takes it to the basket in region tournament action on the road with LEAD Academy. Hopkins finished the night with 27 points. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

Tigers’ season ends with LEAD Academy

Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:27 pm

  Fayetteville High School’s Tiger season came to an end last week. In the first round of region tournament action, FHS went down to LEAD Academy, 59-54. It’s the second season for the Panthers to end the Tigers’ run in region action. It’s the third win for LEAD over Fayetteville in their three meetings. FHS wrapped up its season with a 23-5 overall record ranked 10th in Class-A AP polls

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  • Lady Falcons’ season ends with Blackman

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    Morgan Higgins, the only senior on the Lady Falcons’ basketball team, knocked down this 3-pointer from the corner for the final basket of her high school career in region tournament action against Blackman. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Lincoln County High School’s Lady Falcons got a tough draw going into region tournament action. The ladies’ fourth seed coming out of the District 8-AAA tournament matched the Lady Falcons with the number one state ranked and number three nationally ranked Blackman Lady Blaze. Blackman finished with the region win, 66-28. But, the buzz in the gym that night wasn’t the success of the Lady Blaze but instead how to

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  • Unity hosts Duck, Dive Dodgeball Tourney

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 2:27 pm


    Registrations are now being accepted for Unity School’s Lions Pride Duck and Dive Dodgeball Tournament, a event that will be held Saturday, March 7. The fundraiser will benefit two school projects, according to organizers, noting that it will raise money to help the school relocate its playground on the hill away from the busy road to a safer location on campus, and two, to raise money to build a field

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