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For the second week in a row, the Lincoln County Falcons dug an early hole that it was hard get out of. This time, the visiting Franklin County Rebels jumped out to an early lead and then held off a couple of Falcon rallies to win 31-7. 

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The Cornersville Bulldogs game plan coming into Friday night’s game was not to get into a scoring contest with the Fayetteville Tigers. Cornersville wanted to keep the explosive Tigers offense off the field with long physical drives and eventually wear down the Fayetteville defense in the se…

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The Lincoln County game week against Lebanon started Monday with the news of the dismissal of Coach Kevin Rose. Assistant Coach Eddie Cunningham was appointed interim head coach for the remainder of the season.

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Fayetteville roared to their 13th straight win, 54-0, and had little problem with an overmatched region team in the Collinwood Trojans. The Tigers would name their score in this game as Coach Kenny Morson emptied the bench and got some much-needed experience for his future Friday night stars.

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Four from Lincoln County High School Cross Country team medaled in last week’s meet at Don Davidson Park. Pictured from left are Allyre Gallion, 11th (20:57); Joseph Pugh, 7th (20:35); Kailynn Wisner, 9th (24:25); and Sadie Wisner took first place (23:03).

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Tyler Anderson is the recipient of the 2021 Austin Murphy Rise Above Award. The presentation was made prior to the Falcon Baseball's Booster Club Golf Tournament held recently at Pebble Creek. Pictured from left are Mike Wetherington, Tyler, Coach Travis Tate, and Steve Murphy.

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During the 2020 state championship run for the Fayetteville Tigers, Moore County gave Fayetteville two of its closest and hardest-fought games including the quarter finals game in the playoffs. But that was 2020 and this is the 2021 Tigers. This year’s Tigers made it clear they would be havi…

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Lincoln County's first four opponents this season have posted a combined 9-3 record between them, a tough season start for a young Falcons team.

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Typically, a 1A high school football team isn't supposed to beat a 4A team, and certainly not a No. 7- ranked team. However, the 1A Fayetteville Tigers aren't considered the standard 1A football team.

Three from this year’s Falcon Baseball team have committed to continue their educations as student/athletes at the next level. Picture here with Coach Travis Tate (left) are Chants Atchley who signed with Roane State; Colton Monks, Roane State and Miles Smith, Walters State.

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Lincoln County High School’s Jailen Brown signed last week to continue his education as a student/athlete playing basketball for the University of Tennessee Southern this fall. Pictured from left are Labon Brown, Jailen and Love Tate.

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Elk Valley Times publisher, Jamie Bone has announced the recipients of the 2021 Elk Valley Times High School Athletes of the year. In making the announcement, Bone said, “These student athletes have not only excelled on the field and on the court but have shown character and leadership in th…

Josie Hall was honored as the recipient of the Joe Maurice Smith Memorial Scholarship for Lincoln County High School Softball in 2020-21. Pictured from left are Lady Falcon Softball Coach Troy Smith, Josie, Fay Smith and Tori Tipps.

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Fayetteville High School will hold baseball tryouts on June 9, June 16 and June 23 from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m., at Don Davidson Park. If you need more information, contact Coach Jay McElyea at 931-993-2191.

Lincoln County’s Ben Davis had a good night on the mound in the Falcons championship game with Lawrence Co. going 5 innings giving up no runs on 1 hit, 1 walk and 4 strikeouts.

Fayetteville High School tennis players heading to the semi-finals in district tournament play are Vincent Buchanan and the doubles team of Isaac Wheeler and Robbie McVey. Pictured here (from left) are Coach Chris Cain, Emileigh Vaughn, Aidan Young, Isaac Wheeler, Jackson Bradford, Vincent B…

Fayetteville High School’s Peyton Hill is pictured here in action against the Champions from Cascade. The Tigers dropped the match-up, 0-6, and fell on Friday night, 1-8, on the road at Forrest.