Sports

Welcome back, Knights

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Robbinsville – Socially-distanced benches. Masks obscuring the faces of players. A limit of 25 spectators in a high school gymnasium.

Iron Jon

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Fontana Dam – A 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run? In the same day?

No sweat for 24-year-old Fontana Dam resident Jon Hodgson.

Spectators limited for fall sports

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Raleigh – An Oct. 15 announcement from the N.C. High School Athletic Association confirmed what many had feared: sports will begin next month, but crowds will be sparse.

Secret to success

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Robbinsville – If you want to trace the recent uptick in success for Lady Knights’ softball, it all starts downtown.