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 Monday, March 30, 2015
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Mustangs down FCHS boys in first home match
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Monticello's Mustangs bested Franklin County 14-3 Saturday in a non-district boys' lacrosse match played at C.I. (Cy) Dillon Stadium-Fred M. Brown Memorial Field.

Saturday's contest was FCHS's first home contest and the first boys' lacrosse match played in Dillon Stadium.

Ethan Jackson, Chris Tomley and Ben Elwell each netted a goal for the Eagles (1-3).

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Franklin County's Currie Hanes signs with NCAA Division I Radford University
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Franklin County senior soccer standout Currie Hanes (middle) signs his national letter-of-intent with Radford University, which competes in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference. Witnessing the signing are front row from left, Hanes' parents, Derek (father) and Marion (mother) Hanes and back row standing, FCHS assistant coach Brian McClung and Eagles head coach Curtis Bumgardner. (Staff Photo by Steven Marsh)

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Ferrum avoids series sweep
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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Ferrum College avoided a series sweep Sunday by pounding Greensboro (N.C.) College 15-1 in a USA South Athletic Conference baseball game at Ted Leonard Park.

The Panthers (12-9 in the USA South) tallied 15 runs on 15 hits and benefited from three Pride errors.

The contest was stopped after seven innings because of the slaughter rule.

Ferrum led 14-0 after scoring eight runs in the top of the first inning and six runs in the top of the second.

Greensboro (9-12 in the USA South) manufactured its lone run in the bottom of the second.

Ferrum completed the scoring with a run in its half of the fourth.

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Panthers win in the waning seconds
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FERRUM -- Ryan Tesler netted three goals Tyler Fullem tallied two Saturday as Ferrum College edged Marymount University 8-7 in a men's lacrosse match at W.B. Adams Stadium.

With the victory, the Panthers (6-7) extend a season-best winning streak to three matches.

Also, Ferrum has won four of its last five matches.

Tesler's final goal with 34 seconds left in regulation was the match-winner.

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Ferrum College field hockey players are cited

Ninth-annual Chug for the Jug 5K is April 18

Eagles sweep Cougars in boys' tennis, 9-0

Reigning USA South champions rout Panthers, 16-4

Panthers rally for one-goal win over Sweet Briar, 13-12

Roanoke Valley Christian girls blank Christian Heritage

Sturgill's hat trick paces Eagles to win

FCHS jayvees shut out Magna Vista, 4-0

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The Sontag Suns' boys' basketball team poses for a picture after completing an undefeated season in the Franklin County Department of Parks and Recreation 12U age division. Team members are Amilian Holland, Kalik Witcher, Zuri Muse, Issac Johnson, Paige Law, Marshall Hatcher, Logan Peters, Kobie Robertson and William Wade. Back row from left are coaches Chris Holland and DeMario Craighead. The Suns are sponsored by Peters Automotive Service and MC Photography provided photos. (Courtesy Photo)

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Late registration for spring sports ends Tuesday
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SONTAG -- Franklin County Department of Parks and Recreation is taking registrations for these spring youth sports: challenger baseball, t-ball, girls' fastpitch softball, co-ed soccer, boys' lacrosse and girls' lacrosse.

There is a non-refundable $20 registration fee that it charged only once per fiscal year: July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.

T-ball, girls' fastpitch softball, co-ed soccer and girls' lacrosse will take late registrations until March 31.

A fee of $15 is charged with registrations taken after March 2.

No registrations will be taken after the late registration periods end.

Ages are as of May 1 except for boys' lacrosse in which ages are as of Aug. 31

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SONTAG -- The following events are sponsored or co-sponsored by the Franklin County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Call (540) 483-9293 or the number listed for information.

Also, information and/or registration forms can be obtained by

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