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Fayetteville gymnast Carolyn Porter, daughter of Brady and Suzanne Porter, scored exceptionally high with three gold medals, one bronze medal and won First All Around at the “Nightmare Before Christmas” gymnastics meet Saturday, Dec. 18, in Kingsport, Tennessee. She won first place gold meda…

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Eddie Cunningham has been named the next head coach of Falcon Football at Lincoln County High School for the 2022 season. The announcement was made to the players during Christmas break.

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Fayetteville High School’s Gus Hill has announced his commitment to the University of Tennessee as a preferred football walk-on. A signing was held at FHS recently with the student body in attendance, along with Hill’s family members, teammates and coaches. Here, Gus pauses for a photo with family.

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Falcon Athletes for Angels collected Christmas gifts for children in need.  The charity was started by Coach Tucker Webb when he was a freshman in high school. Webb believes “to be blessed you must be a blessing.”

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Lincoln County High School's Kelsey Posey has committed to continue her education as a student/athlete playing softball for Jackson State following graduation. Sitting, from left, are Jamie Posie-Johnson, Kelsey, and Corey Posey; standing are Coach Timmy Swinford, Coach Troy Smith, and Coach…

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Lincoln County High School's Parker Webb signed last week to continue his education as a student/athlete playing for the LSU Eunice Bengals following graduation. Sitting, from left, are Heather Garcia, Parker, and Steven Webb; standing are Head Coach Travis Tate and Assistant Coach Ben Graham.

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Fayetteville High School’s Tigers were well represented on the All Region football team. Isaiah Thomison earned All Region MVP, and Gus Hill earned All Region Lineman of the Year. Tigers earning region honors, front row, from left, are Sam Holdmeyer and Corian Cash, All Region Honorable Ment…

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Fayetteville High School Coach Kenny Morson, whose Tigers won the region title and advanced to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs, was named 2021 Region 5-1A Coach of the Year. Coach Morson’s staff also earned region Staff of the Year honors.

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Coach Chad Tipps took his Lady Falcons to Clements, Alabama, over the Thanksgiving break where the Falcons played three games in three days in the round robin tournament.

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Four from Lincoln County High Schools’ Falcon Football team received TSSAA All-Region honors for Class 5A-Region 6. Pictured, from left, are Hank Sorrells, Aaron Jones, Carson Jean, and Hunter Hammons.

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Lincoln County High School’s Annalise Malone signed last week to continue her education as a student/athlete playing basketball for the University of South Carolina Aiken following graduation. Pictured front, from left, are Brent Malone, Annalise, and Heather Jones; standing are Head Coach C…

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Lincoln County High School’s Bre Haislip has committed to continue her education as a student/athlete playing softball for Murray State University following graduation. Pictured front, from left, are JD Haislip, Bre, and Angie Haislip; standing, Coach Timmy Swinford, Coach Reese Hambrick, He…

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When two of the top three-ranked teams in the state meet in the high school playoffs most would expect a close, hard-hitting football game. That’s what happened when Fayetteville hosted the McKenzie Rebels Friday night.

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The Fayetteville Tigers punched their ticket to the Elite Eight in the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association 1A Playoffs by defeating the Dresden Lions 28-13.

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The Gleason Bulldogs were having their best season in more than eight years and were in the playoffs for the first time since 2013. Gleason came into the game off a 54-22-win last week.  However, none of that mattered as the Fayetteville Tigers squashed the Bulldogs in the first 12 minutes o…

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Fayetteville looked to close out its regular season against the visiting Eagleville Eagles on Friday night. The Tigers got a four-touchdown rushing night by Aljarea Johnson enroute to a big 40-7 win on Tiger Hill. Johnson scored from 5 yards, 2 yards, 22 yards, and 13 yards out as the Tigers…

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Prior to the Falcons final game of the season at home against Page, five Falcons were inducted into the Falcon Football Hall of Fame. Quonta Vance, second from left, from the 1991 team was honored with induction into the Hall of Fame. Three from the 2003 team were inducted including Theo Hor…

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The Falcon Anglers fishing team is off to a good start. Carson Locker and Angus Roberson placed 9th in a recent tournament on Percy Priest Lake. The team is in hopes of a three-peat to the Nationals with Caleb Martinez and Logan Gibson qualifying for the second consecutive season last year. …

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The Falcons closed out their non-region schedule for the 2021 season with yet another 6A opponent. The Siegel Stars 3-5 record was a little misleading. The Stars play in one of the most competitive regions in TSSAA and Coach Eddie Cunningham's Lincoln County team was fully aware of this fact.

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Lincoln County has fallen behind early in the first quarter in almost every game this season and it’s something Coach Eddie Cunnigham has preached to his young team about since he took over the reins. However, the issue showed up again on the road in Columbia.

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The No. 2-ranked Fayetteville Tigers saw their 14-game winning streak come to an end against the 4A Red Bank Lions, 28-0, in Chattanooga. The Tigers Head Coach Kenny Morson has certainly tested his team this season preparing them for another 1A championship run. Fayetteville has played half …

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Middle school basketball begins season play in the next two weeks. Girls’ middle school basketball will be previewed next week. As the season progresses standings will be posted weekly.