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Longtime Wildcat becomes a Rebel

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 3:52 pm

STAFF WRITER Evan Harris   Going to school and coaching in Tullahoma, Mario Braston has been a Wildcat for quite some time. Now he is set to trade that in and become a Rebel as he joins Franklin County High School as a coach and teacher. Braston is set to become the new head track and field coach, and will join the football and basketball coaching staffs at FCHS. A

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  • First ever Rebel 7-on-7 a roaring success

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    Franklin County freshman lineman Jordan Pickett (on  tug  opposite end) pulls his way over Tullahoma Wildcat Eli Champion Wednesday in the team s first-ever Rebel challenge.

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris   Linemen and 7-on-7 challenge are a big part of summer football workouts, but this past Wednesday Franklin County’s Rebel football team hosted one of these events for the first time ever. Judging by attendees’ comments and overall results, the event — tabbed as, “The Rebel Challenge” — was the first of many to come. Rebels head coach James Carr summed up what the summer football

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  • Winchester rallies past Gallatin to reach state semis

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 11:50 am

    After a thrilling district tournament showing, the Winchester Coach-Pitch All-Stars are state bound. Pictured here are Winchester’s players. In the front row, from left, are Jackson Lynch, Evan Lynch, Cason Eslick, Brayden Henley, Chase Towry, DaShuan Reynolds and Trace Kilpatrick. The second row includes Andrew Fulmer, Jack Santi, Payton Miller, Shaimar Lyons and Mason Moore. In the third row are coaches Craig Eslick, Robby Fulmer, John Henley and Patrick Lynch. 

—Staff Photo by Evan Harris

    Winchester rallies past Gallatin to reach state semis CORRESPONDENT allen lamountain   ELIZABETHTON – Winchester Little League held on to capture a 6-5 victory Sunday over Gallatin to remain undefeated in the 7- and 8-year-old Coach Pitch State Tournament, advancing to a semifinal matchup tonight against Goodlettsville. Winchester ended the weekend’s tournament action 2-0 at Carter County American Little League’s Jim Ensor Field, also downing Clarksville National 10-0 in the

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  • 1988 champion to relive State Tournament with his son

    Posted on July 11, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Eight-year-old Jackson Lynch has a chance to do what his dad, Patrick Lynch, accomplished over 25 years ago, win a State championship. In this file photo Jackson rushes to third base during a game in the District-9 tournament. 

—Staff Photo by Evan Harris

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris   In 1988, a then 12-year-old Patrick Lynch accomplished something that hasn’t been done since — win a Little League state championship as part of the 1988 11- and 12-year-old Winchester All-Star baseball team. Beginning this weekend his son will have the opportunity to follow in his footsteps but in a younger division. Hosting the State Tournament in 1988, Lynch and his teammates of the Winchester

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  • Rebel Jai Kinslow receives ‘Titanic’ level training

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    Upcoming junior Rebel football player Jai Kinslow runs through drills at the 2nd annual Colin McCarthy Combine Clinic.

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris   Training with National Football Leaguers isn’t an everyday occurrence for high school athletes, but just last month Franklin County Rebel football player Jai Kinslow received exactly that opportunity courtesy of Tennessee Titan Colin McCarthy. Kinslow attended the second annual Colin McCarthy High School Combine Clinic in May, a camp hosted by McCarthy for high school juniors and seniors. McCarthy, a fourth round selection by the

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  • Winchester battles back to win Coach-Pitch District 8 title

    Posted on June 27, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    After a thrilling district tournament showing, the Winchester Coach-Pitch All-Stars are state bound. Pictured here are Winchester’s players following their win Tuesday night. In the front row, from left, are Jackson Lynch, Evan Lynch, Cason Eslick, Brayden Henley, Chase Towry, DaShuan Reynolds and Trace Kilpatrick. The second row includes Andrew Fulmer, Jack Santi, Payton Miller, Shaimar Lyons and Mason Moore. In the third row are coaches Craig Eslick, Robby Fulmer, John Henley and Patrick Lynch.
—Staff Photo by Evan Harris

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris The road to a tournament championship gets a lot harder once a team is sent into the loser’s bracket, yet Winchester’s 7- and 8-year old Coach-Pitch All-Star team made it look as easy as elementary school. After suffering a loss to Estill Springs in the semi-final, Winchester wrestled back overpowering Huntland 16-0, then reeking revenge against Estill Springs through two games to claim the district championship.

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  • Coaches dispute nearly cancels T-ball semi-final …. Huntland named tourney champs

    Posted on June 20, 2014 at 8:00 am

    STAFF WRITER Evan Harris   The first of the district postseason youth baseball tournaments is in the books with Huntland earning first place in the T-ball tournament. Held in Lynchburg, the tournament saw Franklin County area teams at the top of the talent marker. Eventually Huntland Defeated the Winchester red team in the championship game on Tuesday night, 18-4. However, the championship game wasn’t the first meeting between the two

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