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Clinicians on hand for Horse Expo Saturday

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 9:04 am

Lincoln County Horseman’s Association is hosting a Horse Expo on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Lincoln County Horseman’s grounds off Lewisburg Highway. The event is open to the public and is free, but donations will be accepted to LCHA, a 50-year-old nonprofit dedicated to encouraging and promoting interest in horses of all breeds within Lincoln and surrounding counties. Barbecue plates will be available from

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  • Motlow golf tourney at Pebble Creek

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 9:04 am

    Representatives of Motlow College and the Bank of Lincoln County met at the bank recently to plan the 24th annual Charles Gleghorn Invitational Golf Tournament scheduled for May 15 at the Pebble Creek Golf Club in Fayetteville. Pictured here are (from left) Justin Harwell, vice president at BLC; Gay G. Dempsey, executive vice president of BLC; Laura Monks, director of the Motlow Fayetteville Center; Jan Rogers, director of advancement at Motlow; Veronica King, administrative secretary at the Fayetteville Center; Phyllis Daniel, coordinator of advancement and special events at Motlow; and Hayes Ellett, loan assistant and evaluator at BLC.

    The 24th Annual Charles Gleghorn Invitational Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, May 15, at the recently revamped Pebble Creek Golf Club in Fayetteville. The tournament is sponsored by the Bank of Lincoln County and benefits the Motlow College Foundation. The Gleghorn Invitational is a four-person scramble, with a morning tee time of 8 a.m. and the afternoon tee time at 12:30 p.m. Breakfast is available at 7:30 a.m., and

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  • FMS Tigers off to 9-2 start

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 4:05 pm

    Taking the field this season for Fayetteville Middle School Tiger baseball are (front, from left) Tyler Anderson, Drake McElyea, Andy Locker,  Zac Snoddy, Garrett Gardner, Landon Howell, manager Grant Gattis, (standing) Nathan Clutts, Caleb Connelly, Josh Thomas, Chase Treola, Trey Allen, Jeffrie Pettie, Mac O'Conner, J.R. Bagley and Jonathan Cannon.

    Fayetteville Middle School’s Tiger baseball team is off to an impressive 9-2 start midway into the season. The young Tiger team is a member of the Duck River Valley Conference, made up of nine teams – Liberty, Moore County, Huntland, Cascade, Forrest, Community, Westwood, Cornersville and FMS. “Halfway through the season we’re 9-2,” Coach Billy Jack Netherland said. “We’ve split with Forrest and went down to Cornersville 2-0 last week.

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  • Buck wins marathon

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 4:04 pm

    Buck wins marathon

    Lincoln County’s Evan Buck placed first in his age division (16-20) at the Bridge Street Half-Marathon with a time of 1.33.52, finishing 27th out of 1,000 overall. The race was held April 12 at Bridge Street in Huntsville, Ala. This was Evan’s first half marathon.

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  • Always Endure winners

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 8:05 am

    always endure 5k

    Sloane Goldman and Evan Buck were the top finishers out of a field of 130 runners in the first ever Always Endure 5K Run. The event kicked off the Slawburger Festival held Saturday on the Fayetteville square. Goldman finished with a time of 24:51, and Buck crossed the finish line with a 22:12. The winners are pictured with race organizers Corey and Brittany Buckner. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

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  • Knights’ soccer

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 4:08 pm

    Knights soccer

    Riverside’s Olivia Mann sends the ball downfield during action against Clarksville Christian. The Knights dominated the game, winning 11-0. ~ Photo by Evan Buck

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  • Falcon soccer goes down to Wildcats

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 4:08 pm

    Lincoln County High School’s James Townsend (28) battles on defense to control a corner kick in Falcon soccer action at home last week against Tullahoma. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Lincoln County High School’s soccer team took a tough district loss last week at home to Tullahoma, 0-2. Over the weekend, LCHS picked up a varsity win at home over Hazel Green, 2-0, and JV wins Hazel Green, 2-1, and Grissom, 2-1. Against the Wildcats, Tullahoma scored early, and was up 0-1 at the intermission. With 35:00 on the clock, the Falcons were tagged with a penalty inside the box,

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  • Lady Falcons host 20th Annual Border Battle

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 4:08 pm

    Lincoln County High School’s Taylor Mitchell is pictured here working the plate against Marshall County in the 20th Annual Lady Falcon Softball Border Battle last week. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

    Lincoln County High School’s Lady Falcon softball team hosted its 20th Annual Border Battle last week. Despite Thursday’s games being canceled due to rain, 21 of the 23 scheduled teams made the trip and got in Friday night’s and Saturday’s games played at the high school and Don Davidson Park. Saturday night at LCHS, it was Athens who took the championship, 5-3, over Hendersonville. “We’re really thankful to get the

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  • Tiger baseball sees full week of action

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 4:07 pm

    Fayetteville High School logo

    Fayetteville High School’s Tiger baseball team went 2-1 with three out-of-district road trips last week. Earlier, FHS was swept by Middle Tennessee Christian in district play. Currently, FHS is 7-9 overall. Saturday, the Tigers split, picking up a win over Lancaster Christian, 8-2, but going down to Monarchs, 5-2. Against Lancaster, FHS picked up 4 runs in the second, 1 in the third, 1 in the fourth and 2 in

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