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Girls who participated on the seventh and eight grade travel basketball team played their last tournament June 6 and 7 at Xcel Sportsplex in Hendersonville.

After losing their first game by 6 points, the team went on to win the next three games by 32, 32, and 7, to clinch the tournament championship. This was their fourth tournament together and their first tournament championship.

Canaan Drake had 17 points and Kendall Burns had 15 in the championship game.

Pictured are (front row, LR): Canaan Drake, Kaylee Carpenter and Kendall Burns; (back row, L-R) Ed Rewis, Chelsea McGuire, Maggie Bass, Maitlyn Rewis, Anna O'Shields and Josh Drake.

Chris and Angie Stahl, F.A.S.T. Fins president and board member, participated in the First Annual Battle at the Creek at Mill Creek Golf Course in support of the FHS men’s and women’s golf teams.

Two of their daughters, Ali and Reilly, are members of the women’s team and helped out at this event.

They are F.A.S.T. swimmers, as well.

 

 

 

 

LONG POND, Pa. – Martin Truex Jr. knew that his third career victory would come – eventually.

Enjoying easily the finest season of his NASCAR career, Truex raced to a convincing win in Sunday’s Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400, leading 97 of 160 laps, including the final 27 at Pocono Raceway.

His victory marked the third consecutive Sprint Cup race in which Truex led the most laps. He’d led 131 laps at both Charlotte and Dover, only to come home fifth and sixth in the last two weeks.

“We finally got it,” said Truex, who had registered top-10 finishes in 12 of the first 13 races this season. “We've had a great season. We have had everything it has taken to win races (and) we just hadn’t got it done.

“This team deserves to win and I’ve known that all year long. Throughout my career I’ve kind of gotten used to disappointment, honestly, and I’ve learned to deal with those days where it didn’t go your way, even though you didn’t do anything wrong.”

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DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson, welcome to the club.

With his overtime victory in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway, Johnson became the fifth driver to win 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at a single track, joining Richard Petty, David Pearson, Darrell Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt Sr. in sharing that distinction.

Johnson’s triumph was his series-best fourth of the season and the 74th of his career, eighth most all-time and two behind NASCAR Hall of Famer Earnhardt in seventh place.

Unlike many of the six-time champion’s past victories at the Monster Mile, this was not a dominating performance by the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. Johnson led but 23 laps, and didn’t take the top spot until he beat race runner-up Kevin Harvick to the stripe for a restart on Lap 383.

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