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PD FOOTBALL: Week 10 Roundup
Warriors cruise over Cougars, Bengals win battle with Bulldogs

Magna Vista beat Patrick County 48-8 and Bassett beat Martinsville 17-7 on Friday night. See full story for details on those and other Piedmont District games.

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Patriots foiled by Titans
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By CHRIS PRIDE - Bulletin Sports Writer

For more than 60 minutes Thursday, the 17th-ranked Patrick Henry Community College’s (PHCC) men’s soccer team kept the seventh-ranked Eastern Florida State College (EFSC) Titans off the scoreboard.

But when given the chance to break the stalemate on a free kick in the 62nd minute, the Titans didn’t waste the opportunity.

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AREA ROUNDUP: Franklin Co. downs Patrick Co. for volleyball title
Mustangs' Cole purchases Grizzlies

Franklin County defeated Patrick County 3-1 to claim the Piedmont District tournament championship Thursday at Franklin County High School.

The Eagles won the first game 25-18, lost the second 25-19, then won the last two 25-10 and 25-17.

Beth Williams had 31 assists, 15 points and 11 digs for Patrick County. Abby Hutchens had 18 kills and 10 digs. Kaleigh Griffith had eight kills and three blocks. Hanna Hylton added five kills and two blocks.

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PD FOOTBALL: Week 10 Preview
District matchups take center stage


Week 10 of the high school football season will feature three Piedmont District games on Halloween night.

The spotlight will be on Bassett High School as the Martinsville Bulldogs come to town for the annual matchup between city and county.

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PD FOOTBALL: Martinsville Bulldogs
Pair of seniors are model 'Dogs

By CHRIS PRIDE - Bulletin Sports Writer

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Martinsville High School football players Draeon Dickerson and DeRico Dandridge have endured a difficult senior season on the gridiron.

However, the duo’s contributions both on and off the field are valuable to head coach Orion Martin. Martin said both seniors have done everything he and the rest of the coaching staff has asked of them, especially in the classroom.

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NBA: Cavaliers lose opener, Lebron's return to Knicks
Anthony scores 25
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CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar’s emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.

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