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“I try to teach humility and self control,” says school owner Rickey Jones. However, when you have people who constantly bring honors home, I feel compelled to shout it out.

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The M.C.Y.F.A. held its first annual Madden Playstation Tournament on February 2, 2008. With twenty-five players in three divisions competing for division trophies, the game play was as good as the scores were close. Everybody that competed really seemed to have a great time and is looking forward to the next tournament.

Senior Lindsay Jones scored a game-high 23 points as host Westmoreland rolled to a 56-33 victory over Red Boiling Springs in the opening round of the Girls’ Region 4-A Tournament on Friday, Feb. 22.

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Action resumed this past Saturday after taking a couple of weeks off with 10 great games of basketball being played.  The 1st game was a 6-8 girls’ game and had Glenda Oyster’s team winning over Shawn Carter’s team 26-8.  For Glenda, Makenzie Mercer had 16 points and Grace Malo had 10. For Shawn, Mallory Owens had 3 points, Morgan Carter and Keeley Carter had 2 points each and Jacy Russell had 1.

COOKEVILLE – Macon County found some of the lost swagger it had earlier in the season, using a fourth quarter surge to race by York Institute this past Tuesday night that locked up third place in the District 7-AA tournament with a 55-46 win.