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Masters Sunday

Masters Sunday  – Loran Smith sponsored by the Washington-Wilkes Lettermen’s Club AUGUSTA – Verne Lundquist is quite the raconteur, a sentimental preacher’s kid who was gifted with a resonating baritone voice which puts everyone in a pleasant mood whether he is narrating a championship game or making your day over drinks and barbecue in your…

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Saturday Masters Report

Masters for Saturday  – Loran Smith sponsored by the Washington-Wilkes Lettermen’s Club AUGUSTA – The weekend is here, and a champion is waiting in the wings. His name may reside on the leader board at the end of the day, but perhaps not. Over the years there has been much final round melodrama at Augusta.…

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Friday Masters Report – Loran Smith

Thursday at the Big Oak Tree at Augusta National  – Loran Smith (Loran Smith’s Masters Coverage is sponsored by the Washington-Wilkes Lettermen’s Club) AUGUSTA – Even in inclement weather, there was a reverent gathering on Thursday under the Big Oak which towers gloriously over the grounds between the clubhouse and the first tee at the…

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Thursday Masters – the Champions Dinner

Masters for Thursday – the Champions Dinner – Loran Smith (Loran Smith coverage of the 2024 Masters sponsored by the Washington-Wilkes Lettermen’s Club) AUGUSTA – With sunny days forecast for the Masters except for the nasty expectations for Thursday morning, there was an electric feel about this golfing garden spot on the eve of the…

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JV Red Devils Roll Over Thomson 40-26

JV Red Devils Roll Over Thomson 40-26 – Rex Edmunds                 Thomas McWhorter scored a touchdown to give the Junior Varsity Lincoln County Red Devil squad the lead versus larger neighbor, Thomson, then intercepted a Bulldog pass to seal a 40-26 victory, taking the JV Devils to 2-0 on the season. The Red Devils received…

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