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‘Banner’ KAWGA has ‘with child’ contender

Robin Banner, right, overall KAWGA tournament gross champ, receives the KAWGA Cup from Linda Hopkins, association president, as Catherine Manning of Fox Den Country Club observes in FDCC clubhouse Wednesday, June 14.
A repeat champion, a pregnant contender with life-long ties to Fox Den Country Club and a hole-in-one highlighted 69th Annual Knox Area Women’s Golf Association Tournament, hosted this year by FDCC Tuesday and Wednesday, June 13-14.

Robin Banner, defending KAWGA champ, won her third such overall [gross/stroke play] championship since 2009 [76-80—156].

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FMS lacrosse girls go 13-2-1, then beat 3 N.C. high school JV teams

Montana Wright has always had a passion for lacrosse and in 2017 she took her love of the game to a different level.

Wright, a one-time president of The University of Tennessee Women’s Lacrosse Club, went into coaching for the first time when she took the reins with the Farragut Middle School girls lacrosse team.

“This was the first time that I’d ever coached and I had a lot of fun teaching these girls the game,” Wright said.

About Farragut’s 13-2-1 final record, “They’ve really improved if you look at where we were when we started to where we were when we played in our championship game,” Wright said.

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