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Registration is under way for the inaugural Bob Buckner Endowment Golf Tournament, an event to help raise financial support for a newly created fund in honor of the recently retired longtime director of Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band.

The tournament will be held Friday, June 8, at Laurel Ridge Country Club in Waynesville. The entry fee for the four-person, captain’s-choice format event is $100 per player. Cost includes golf, breakfast, buffet lunch, two mulligans and a gift bag. Prizes will be awarded for first through thirdplace teams, and the winning team will receive a traveling trophy to keep for the year.

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Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center, Department of Art and Hunter Library are joining forces to offer the Good Old Time Summer Camp for children ages 9 through 13.

Participants will attend the camp from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 23-27. The camp will provide an opportunity for children to explore the region’s culture, including the Cherokee and pioneer experience.

Participants will investigate and create crafts such as mask-making, weaving, candle-making, open hearth cooking and pottery. They also will hear a performance by an old-time musician and go on a field trip to local sites of natural and historical interest.

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Franklin High School held its 30th Annual Athletic Booster Club Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 16, at the Mountain View Intermediate School.

Awards, plaques, and scholarships were given to athletes for their accomplishments for the 2011 to 2012 school year.

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The Carolina Mudcats 10U AAA Baseball Team competed in the USSSA Worth Sports Spring Challenge, April 28-29, at Tyger River Park in Spartanburg, S.C.

Despite losing one game on Saturday, the Mudcats rallied back to win three games on Sunday earning the title of 10 & under Champions.

Pictured are, (front row, L-R) Conner Seagraves, Skip Moss, Jordan Geyer, Jarrett Penland, Hunter Bryson and Dylan Burt; (back row, L-R) Caleb Penner, Bengie Dillard, Jack Sutton, Brandon Rhodes and Navy Shuler. Not pictured, Aden Haider.

The Mudcats are comprised of players from Franklin, Sylva, Waynesville, Canton, and Hendersonville and are coached by Heath Sutton, Justin Seagraves and Chad Dillard.

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