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The Swarm baseball team 12U were runners up in the Battle of the Rings tournament in Clayton Ga. They are now qualified for state and world tourneys in USSSA.

Pictured are (L-R kneeling) Nathan Sanders, Hunter Dills, Tyler Harrison, Seth Justus, Griff Pruitt, Rion Kussow, James Field; (standing) Coach Kevin Kussow, Chase Horton, Bailey Fisher, Adam Justus, Johnathan Babin, Logan Egan and Coach Tracy Justus.

Not pictured, Johnny Henson.

The Macon Panther Basketball Travel Team fared very well in its first Youth Basketball Of America “YBOA” tournament posting a record of 4-1, winning the Championship Sunday, April 20, against the Falcon Flight from Hendersonville.

The boys went two and one on Saturday and two and 0 on Sunday. Special thanks to team sponsor “Gilliam’s Promise Foundation.”

Pictured are (front row L-R) John Tastinger, Tyler Harrell, Lee Langstaff Jr., Jay Bueck; (back row, L-R) Coach Lee Langstaff, Jake Billingsley, Bailey Watts, Zach DeLaCruz, Cole Doolittle and Asst. Coach Adam Smith. Not pictured, Tyler Harrison.

On Saturday, April 14, Angel Medical Center’s Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation held the 2nd Macon Your Heart Beat 5K Walk/Run at the Little Tennessee Tassee Park. More than 175 participants came out and took part in either the one-mile walk/run or the 5K walk/run raising close to $8,500. The proceeds benefit those in the community who, without financial assistance, could not pay for rehab that is beneficial to a full recovery. While most insurance plans recognize and pay for 80 percent or more of the charges incurred by the program, many patients do not have full coverage, and sometimes don’t have coverage at all.

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Franklin High School Senior Katie Peck officially signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Gardner-Webb last Wednesday.

Peck’s gradparents, Bruce and Sue Bryson, siblings Kacie, Meghan and Kyle all joined in the celebration.

 

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