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The Times is pleased to announce Taylor Boyett and B.J. Thompson as the 2013 Athletes of the Year at Lincoln County High School. “It’s never been easy to narrow it down to one female and male student-athlete since the EVT started the award seven years ago,” said Paul Henry, sports writer and photographer for the paper. “That was the case again with this class. We are fortunate to have schools
Lincoln County High School’s Lady Falcon softball team’s season came to an end in the semifinals of District 8-AAA action Saturday. After winning the district regular season with an 8-2 record, the ladies won over Franklin County but took back-to-back defeats from Shelbyville and Tullahoma. In softball, the top two teams from the district advance to the regionals. Shelbyville defeated Tullahoma, 7-5, in the championship. The Lady Falcons wrap up
Lincoln County High School’s Falcon baseball season came to an end last week in the semifinals of District 8-AAA action. LCHS finished third during the regular season of district play. The Falcons finished third in the tournament. In baseball, the top two teams advance to the Region. Tullahoma defeated Columbia, 7-6, in the championship. Lincoln County’s season wraps up with a 23-16 overall record. The Falcons won over Lawrence and
Fayetteville High School’s Tiger baseball team’s season came to and end in the second round of District 9-A tournament action. Middle Tennessee Christian advances to region action as the winner, and Forrest keeps playing baseball as the runner-up. Thursday, FHS went down, 12-2, to Moore County in five innings. The Raiders broke the game open quickly, scoring 7 runs in the first, 1 in the second, 1 in the third
Elizabeth Faulkner (seated at center), a member of the Lincoln County Trap Team, signed Wednesday to shoot for Bethel University in McKenzie. Pictured (seated, from left) are Patricia Faulkner, Elizabeth, Robby Faulkner, (standing) Lincoln County Trap Team Coach Mark Horton, Joseph Faulkner and Bub Edwards, head coach of Shooting Sports at Bethel.
Fayetteville Youth Football will be signing up players for the 2013 season on Saturday, May 18, from 12 noon until 2 p.m., and on Saturday, May 25, from 12 noon until 2 p.m., at S.J. King Park. The breakdown of teams are as follows: kindergarten and under will be playing flag football; first and second grade will be a team; third and fourth will be a team; and fifth and
The Local Peoples Gas 8 and under girls finished the recent Earlybird Tournament in first place. The team is comprised of (front, from left) Lauren Pettie, Alivia Gentry, Carlee Mills, Maddie McBay, Kelsey Posey, (second row) Lauren Buntley, Maycee Hammons, Mae Watt, Cora Watt, Breanna Haislip, and (back) coaches Shane McPherson, J.D. Haislip, Daryl Mills and Corey Posey.
Fayetteville Early Bird U16 Girls’ Softball Champs is comprised of (front) Savannah Almy, Jessalyn Squires, Erin Wakefield, Calley Raby, Katelyn White, (back) Coach Joseph Hamilton, Katelyn Montgomery, Makenzie Moorehead, Tessa Aldridge, Aundrea Welch, Assistant Coach John Heffington, Hanna Coble, Assistant Coach Jill Pigg, and Brittany Smith. Not pictured is Kendall Sisk.
A proclamation recognizing this week as Safe Boating Week across Lincoln County encourages people here to follow safe boating practices. “Lincoln County is known for its scenic beauty and its friendly industrious people,” said Lincoln County Mayor Peggy Bevels in issuing the proclamation. “Our people enjoy and receive pleasure from recreational boating.” She goes on in the proclamation to encourage people to obey navigation rules, such as not drinking or