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A Piece of Positive History

Thrown together, black and white players win championship

Morganton's Lady Wildcats had a magical season

By Bill Poteat
Posted 2/4/23

Charlene Forney knew a thing or two about writing. She had excelled in English during her freshman, sophomore, and junior years at Morganton’s Olive Hill High School and was on her way to becoming the school valedictorian. Yet the first paper she wrote in senior English at Morganton High School was returned with a red “F” sprawled across its front. …

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