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Turning the Tide: Former Bolton football coach takes on new challenge in Fayette County

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The Fayette-Ware High School football program is not one of wealth, prestige or talent. On the contrary, it has historically been a program diagnosed with an epidemic of losses, disappointment and shame. Students avoid trying out for the football team for fear of being ridiculed at school. The program has even been deemed a “building […]

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Jonathan Bowlan: Male Athlete of the Year

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  Journal West 10 Media is presenting, for the first time, Athlete of the Year awards to an outstanding young woman and man who excelled in three sports within the company’s coverage area. Last week, Bethany Berger of Tipton-Rosemark Academy won the female award. Jonathan Bowlan of Bartlett High School took home the 2015 Journal West […]

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Bartlett Touchdown Club to raise videoboard funds

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The Bartlett Touchdown Club announced last week that it will raise money for a new video screen and scoreboard for Bartlett High School sports. The new scoreboard will feature a 15-by-9-foot video screen and is expected to cost between $115,000 and $150,000. Club president Alan MacFerran said that the board will generate $50,000 to $100,000 […]

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Bartlett football coaches since ’62 to raise funds at golf tourney

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The Bartlett Touchdown Club will host a fundraising golf tournament that will showcase every living football coach in Bartlett High School‘s history. The event will be July 25 at Quail Ridge Golf Club (4055 Altruria Road, Bartlett). It will help the Bartlett Touchdown Club fundraise for numerous projects, namely improved facilities. It is the first golf […]

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St. Benedict renovating football field, facilities

St. Benedict at Auburndale High School has announced the resurfacing of its football field. The resurfacing is the first phase of a three-phase renovation plan to the entire football facility. In announcing this renovation project, SBA Athletic Director Caleb Marcum said, “The decision to resurface was based on the needs of a legitimate practice place […]

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Hopkins to lead Briarcrest baseball program

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On Monday, Briarcrest Christian School hired a first-time varsity head baseball coach who has made it clear he wants to build a program the right way. Craig Hopkins will take over Briarcrest’s baseball program, filling the interim position held by Brian Stewart, head football coach for the Saints, since October. “I am unbelievably excited,” he […]

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Reeling ’em in: Bartlett’s little fishermen bring in big catches

  More than 360 children participated in this year’s Children’s Fishing Rodeo in Bartlett. The overall winners were: Heaviest String of Fish, Madison King, at 43.1 lbs. (age group 10, 11 & 12) Biggest (heaviest) Fish, Sophia Dacus, with a fish weighing in at 3.6 lbs. (age group 10, 11 & 12). Age group 6 […]

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Charity golf tourney slated for June 29

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On June 29, Mid-South residents can sponsor a Honduran child to provide their much-needed medical care, tutoring, and daily nutritional meals for an entire year by simply playing a round of golf. When you participate in the Impact Logistics Golf Tournament benefitting Point of Impact, every team’s entry fee will sponsor a child in their […]

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Healthy Shelby 5K slated for June 27

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Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell Jr. will host the Third Annual Healthy Shelby 5K and One Mile Walk this month to raise awareness for healthy lifestyles. The June 27 event starts at 8 a.m. on North Pine Lake Drive near the Mullins Station Road entrance to Shelby Farms Park. The course map is available online. […]

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At a Glance for June 4, 2015

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Bartlett to show ‘Finding Nemo’ in park Friday It’s a fish-friendly weekend in Bartlett! Join families to enjoy a free night of “Finding Nemo” on the big outdoor screen at W.J. Freeman Park (2629 Bartlett Boulevard). Food vendors arrive at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets […]

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