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Bill Daniels (fourth from left), head coach of the Special Olympic Team here in Fayetteville, receives the “Pay It Forward” honor from WHNT News 19 Anchor Clarissa McClain (sixth from left). Pictured (from left) are Coach Lynn Brown, Darryl Offutt, Dwight Vogel, Bill, Dale Stinnett, Clarissa, Coach Heath Jefferies, Ronnie Vaughn, Coach Lloyd Eads and Ben Corder. Not pictured are Ricky Bingham and Coach Greg Dodson. ~ Staff photo by Paul Henry

Daniels earns ‘Pay It Forward’ award

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:25 pm

Fayetteville’s Bill Daniels was the recipient of the WHNT News 19’s “Pay It Forward” honor last week. On Tuesday, while the team practiced, News 19’s Clarissa McClain surprised Bill with the award and presented $319 in cash to help fund his cause. Bill is an avid golfer, and along with his wife of 54 years, Judy, the couple has volunteered their time to work with the Special Olympics Golf Team

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  • Velocity U13 claims state title

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    Pictured (front, from left) are Sammy Sharp, Holt Richardson, Devin Hudgins, Logan Crabtree, Brandon Baugh, Devin Gifford, (second row) Jackson Cothren, Ryan McAdams, Tucker Webb, Daniel Richardson, Garrett Warden, Ben Walp, Kyle Clem and (third row) coaches Lynn Sharp, Bruce Gifford, Mike Webb and Mike Walp and Head Coach Todd McAdams.

    The Lincoln County Velocity U13 team recently claimed the Tennessee Youth Baseball Association state title, taking the win for the championship over the Smyrna Vipers, 12-5, in Murfreesboro. In the title tournament, the team finished pool play as the 2-seed behind Smyrna. They advanced to the championship game, defeating the Manchester Tri County Stars, 8-1, in the semifinals. Velocity wraps up its season with an overall record of 20-4. Earlier

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  • Sanders holds her own in circle against Team USA

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    Former Lady Falcon Tanner Sanders, now playing with Lipscomb’s Lady Bisons, received an invitation from Coach Dot Richardson (right), a two-time Olympic softball gold medalist, to pitch for the Central Virginia All Stars in a pair of exhibition games against Team USA. Tanner went six innings combined, giving up 1 earned run off 5 hits with 5 strikeouts.

    Tanner Sanders was a standout softball pitcher during her tenure playing for the Lady Falcons at Lincoln County High School. Following her graduation in 2012, she joined the Lipscomb University Lady Bisons’ softball team in Nashville. Recently, Tanner received an opportunity of a lifetime – to pitch for the Central Virginia All-Stars in a couple of exhibition games against Team USA. Editor’s Note: The following is an article by Mark

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