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Kyle Douglas tries to pick-off a Columbia runner Tuesday night.

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: Douglas pitches Raiders past Wildcats for district win

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:30 pm

Red Raider senior Kyle Douglas took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and struck out 13 Lawrence County batters as Central High School beat Lawrence County 2-1 in District 8-AAA play at Powers Field Wednesday afternoon. “I felt really good tonight,” said Douglas. “For the first time this year I was able to locate all three pitches.” Douglas surrendered three hits in the final two innings, the first came in the top

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  • Lady Bucks sweep Jackson St.

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:26 am

    Former Lady Raider Chelsea Howell gets a hit for the Lady Bucks.

    The Motlow Lady Bucks hit five home runs, including two by Makenzie Hopkins, on their way to a four-game sweep of visiting Jackson State last weekend on the Moore County campus. The Lady Bucks then got swept by visiting Wallace State on Sunday. Motlow (18-30, 12-20) is scheduled to travel to Pulaski for a non-conference doubleheader against the Martin Methodist JV squad on Tuesday, then visit Roane State for the

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  • An experience of a lifetime: Gilliam finishes third at Augusta National

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 4:22 am

    Ashley Gilliam sends the ball rocketing down the course at Augusta National last week.

    Ashley Gilliam finished third overall in the 12-13-year-old age group of the national finals of the Drive Chip and Putt Championship held at Augusta National Golf Club last Sunday – the weekend prior to The Masters. The 12-year-old Manchester golfer qualified for the championship by winning the Georgia Regional last June at the Atlanta Athletic Club. Over 17,000 youth golfers from across the nation began the competition to earn a

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