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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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  • LC golf team beats Coffee

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    Lincoln County High School’s Blake Bassham led the Falcons, shooting a 39 in their win over Coffee County last week at Pebble Creek here in Fayetteville. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Lincoln County High School’s Falcon golf team picked up a win at the home opener at Pebble Creek last week, defeating Coffee County, 164 to 169.   LCHS was led by Blake Bassham with a 39; Hunter Middleton, 40; Tyler McCowan, 40; and Ben Cox shot a 45.   For their next action, the Falcons travel to Franklin County on Tuesday of this week starting at 3:30 p.m.

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  • National championship

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    National Championship --

    The Lincoln County 4-H BB Team recently participated in the Daisy BB Gun National Championship in Rogers, Ark. Pictured are Darla Bonner, coach; Carlee Cowan, returning champion; Caroline Bonner; Selena Leimer; Zoe Cowan; Travis Liemer; and Chandler Heffington. ~ Photo courtesy of Clifton Eoff, Daisy Nationals

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  • Motlow honors program hosts inaugural Survival Run

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    The Motlow College honors program will host its first annual Survival Run fundraiser on the Moore County campus Saturday, Sept. 13, according to Dr. Scott Cook, associate professor of history and honors program coordinator. On-site registration for the event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Forrester Student Center, and participants are invited to enjoy concessions and play volleyball in the courtyard after checking in. Zombie makeup will also begin

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  • IL’s Five-Mile Race set for Sept. 20

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    The Imagination Library of Lincoln County will hold its Five-Mile Race on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Kiwanis Park in Fayetteville. “Imagine – running the avenues on a cool fall morning to raise money for a great cause,” said Helen Fussell, race director. “Everyone benefits from the Imagination Library!” The new distance and new location for the annual IL race will see runners begin the race at Kiwanis Park on Thornton

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  • Jamboree kicks off gridiron season

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Highland Rim’s Sam Eason (28) turned the corner off the block of Andrew Osborne (79) for a score in action Saturday against Unity’s Lions in the 2014 Lions Club Football Jamboree held at Meadows/Thompson Stadium. The Hornets finished with the win over the Lions, 22-6. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    The 21st Annual Fayetteville Lions Club Jamboree was held Saturday night at Meadows/Thompson Stadium on the Lincoln County High School campus. Eight teams from Lincoln County, Franklin County and Coffee County came together to play a half of football kicking off the gridiron season. “We were very happy with the crowd,” said Lion Gary Wright. “Again, the community turned out in force to support these teams and we appreciate that.

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  • Tigers scrimmage against Tullahoma

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Fayetteville High School’s Dorian Thompson (32) runs behind the block of Tra Emmons (3) in scrimmage action against Tullahoma. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Fayetteville High School’s Tigers traveled to Tullahoma to play in the Wildcats’ “Fan Feast” Friday night, but heavy rain in the area forced the scrimmage out of Wilkins Stadium and on to the practice field. Getting underway at 7 p.m., and without lights, the match-up, originally scheduled for four quarters, was cut to three. The 5A Wildcats took the win, 13-0. The first score was set up on a punt

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