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McKenzie T-Ball All-Stars Win Gold State

The McKenzie T-Ball All-Stars won the Gold State Championship on Saturday, June 26.

Kirsten Sass, Amy Dixon to Compete in Tokyo Paralympics

McKENZIE (July 6) — Fresh from the news of her qualification in the 2021 U.S. Paralympic Triathlon Team sat McKenzie native Kirsten Winkler Sass in The Banner office, donned in a red USA Triathlon jacket. Kirsten will race as a guide in the Paralympics August 24 through September 5. The news came after the June 27 paratriathlon race in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Their story began in 2017 when Kirsten first met Amy Dixon, her partner in the race.

Eli Dixon Becomes First Official Signee of Bethel Esports Program

McKENZIE — Bethel University Esports Coach Josh Greer announced Tuesday his first official signee for the program. McKenzie native William “Eli” Dixon made history with his decision to become a Wildcat. Eli is the son of Matthew and Shannon Dixon and will major in Psychology.

McKenzie Shooting Sports Team Wins At SCTP State Championships

The McKenzie Shooting Sports team represented Carroll County at the 2021 Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) State Championships in Nashville June 21-27.