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Independence Patriots  Football:  Shai Wheeler - The senior all-purpose player accumulated 208 yards of offense against Myers Park recently. He had 162 yards rushing, two touchdowns,...

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Independence Patriots Football: Davion Wheeler - The junior power running back gained 216 yards on 21 carries, scored two touchdowns including a 99 yard run from...

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Is the Housing Market Slowing Down?

Since the recession back in 2008, the real estate market has recovered very well. However, the speed of that recovery may be slowing down...

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2019-2020 High School Girls’ Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

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Head Coach: Preston Davis (2017-2018 4A State Championship Season)  Returning Players:  5'8 PG Tachai Miller - 1.3ppg, 1rpg, 1apg, 1spg 6'2 G Camren Little - 1ppg, 1rpg 6'7 F...

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2019-2020 High School Girls’ Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach - Lauren Lewis 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-2020 season? So far, so good. We have a good core of...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach: Preston Davis (2017-2018 4A State Championship Season)  Returning Players:  5'8 PG Tachai Miller - 1.3ppg, 1rpg, 1apg, 1spg 6'2 G Camren Little - 1ppg, 1rpg 6'7 F...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Queen’s Grant Stallions

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