Local Flag Football Team Wins National Tournament

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Shown are Jarrod Rowan, Chris Barfield, Hayden Clark, Donavan Barnes, Brian Hensley, and Zach Keller.
Shown are Jarrod Rowan, Chris Barfield, Hayden Clark, Donavan Barnes, Brian Hensley, and Zach Keller.

Six local men went to Tampa, Fla., this past weekend to play in the nationals for flag football, and brought home the championship. The team, Dynasty, will be in Orlando for the world championship Memorial Day weekend.  


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Methodist Top Covenant 2-0 In USA South Soccer

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Patrol Cars Donation To Kevin Muhammad's Nation Of Islam Sets A Dangerous Precedent

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Roy Exum: Thanks A Lot For Nothing

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