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Blake Ledbetter competes in Scotland karate tournament
LA Bowling Team off to good start
LA Golf successful in 2010 season
Mackenzie Sells signs with MTSU
Savage takes 1st, 2nd, 3rd in world karate championships
Sara Walker competes at Quarter Horse Congress

Blake Ledbetter competes in Scotland karate tournament



Photo courtesy of the Ledbetter family
Blake Ledbetter, a student at Hunter’s Karate in Livingston, competed in the World Karate Assocation’s World Championships in Edinburgh, Scotland held Monday, Oct. 25 through Friday, Oct. 29. Ledbetter competed on Monday, Oct. 25 and Wednesday, Oct. 27 in the boys 12 and under light continuous and boys 12 and under point fighting disciplines in the under-88 lb. category.
Ledbetter is the son of Lori and Mickey Ledbetter of Willow Grove.

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LA Bowling Team off to good start

This year’s “Bowling Wildcats “ are off to a good start, according to Coach Mick Barnes.

“We have been traveling and are now back in Cookeville for the rest of the season,” she said.

Matches are held at Bowling World, beginning at 3:30 p.m. The rest of the season will consist of the following matches in Cookeville: Tuesday, Nov. 16 vs. Stone Memorial; Monday, Nov. 22 vs. Upperman; Tuesday, Nov. 23 vs. White County; Monday, Dec. 13 vs. Jackson County; Tuesday, Dec. 14 vs. Upperman.

This year’s teams are as follows: Boys – Zack Ramsey, Josh Johnson, Paul Daniels, Dillon Garrett, Eric Sparks, Blake Vaughn, Zack Green; Girls – Natasha McDonald, Courtney Livingston, Kelli Ledbetter, Jessica Copeland, Cyndy Wright, Pistol Workman, Morgan Johnson, Hannah Hoover, Elizabeth Seber, Tara Edwards, Sammy Levee, Stephanie Sherfield, Amber Stonecipher, and Kacey Anderson.


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LA Golf successful in 2010 season

Second place in the regional tournament went to Livingston Academy’s girls team. On hand are, from left, Emily Miller, Megan Stonecipher, Amber Stonecipher, and Coach Patty Dale.

Livingston Academy’s golf teams recently ended a successful 2010 season.
LA’s girls team ended the season with a record of 22 wins and 1 loss, and the boys team won 4th place at the regional tournament and finished the regular season with 30 wins and 5 losses.

Success for the girls team was capped on Tuesday, Oct. 5 and Wednesday, Oct. 6 when Senior Emily Miller played in the Division A-AA TSSAA State Golf Tournament at Willowbrook Golf Course in Manchester. She shot an 83 the first day of the tournament and was tied for 8th place going into the final day of play. Miller shot an 80 on the second day of the tournament and placed 4th in the tournament. The top four girls in the tournament received medals.

On Monday, Sept. 27, the Livingston Academy boys and girls golf teams played in the regional tournament at Harrison Bay Bear Trace Golf Course in Chattanooga.

The girls team placed 2nd in the tournament. Signal Mountain High School girls team won the regional tournament and advanced to the state tournament as a team.

Emily Miller won the tournament with a score of 74 from 6,000 yards. Her 2 over par enabled her to advance to the state tournament played at Willowbrook Golf Course inn Manchester on October 4-6.

LA’s boys team won 4th place at the regional tournament.

The LA golf teams expressed appreciation to Hidden Valley Golf Course for support and allowing the team to use the course for team matches and practice.



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Mackenzie Sells signs with MTSU

Mac McLeod photo
Mackenzie Sells signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Middle Tennessee State University on Friday, Nov. 12. She plans to study Physical Therapy. On hand for the signing are her father and mother, Billy and Tonia Sells, seated, and, standing from left, her grade school coaches, Chad Richardson and Jimmy Miller, Lady Wildcats coach and Livingston Academy Principal Lesley Riddle, and Lady Wildcats assistant coach Lora Jones.


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Savage takes 1st, 2nd, 3rd in world karate championships

Above, Macy Savage, third from left, poses after winning the gold medal in the finals of the girls 55 lb. point fighting division at the 2010 World Karate Association World Championships in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Savage competed for Team USA in the disciplines of point fighting, continuous fighting and Korean-style forms and faced opponents from all over the world. In addition to her gold medal in the point fighting division, Savage took the silver medal in the girls 55 lb. continuous fighting division and the bronze medal in the girls 12 and under Korean-style forms division.

Savage is the eight year-old daughter of Marty and Melissa Savage of Monroe and is a student at Hunter’s Karate in Livingston.

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Sara Walker competes at Quarter Horse Congress

Photo courtesy of the Walker family
Above, Sara Walker, daughter of Chris and Amanda Walker of Livingston, participates in the Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, OH that was held from Friday, Oct. 1 until Sunday, Oct. 24. Walker placed seventh in the youth poles 13 and under class.

The Quarter Horse Congress claims to be the world’s largest single-breed horse show, receiving more than 17,000 entries and attracting more than 650,000 people to the Columbus, OH area, according to the Ohio Quarter Horse Association’s website.


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