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10-year-old competes in national triathalon

Karly Owen, a fifth-grader at Barnette Elementary, recently went to Iowa to compete at the national level of the Iron Kids Triathlon.

The 10-year-old, who's part of the Lake Norman-based Xtreme Kids, finished 20th out of more than 80 girls at the event, which consisted of a four-mile bike ride and a one-mile run. The swimming was canceled due to cold weather.

Lake Norman group makes it to championships

The Lake Norman Tennis Association women's tennis team has advanced to the U.S. Tennis Association National Championships in the women's senior 4.0 division.

The group is made up of Amanda Bailey, Amy Ballard, Donna Buchman, Jane Dwiggins, Pam Olsen, Mary Beth Poncin, Sheila Reitler, Lisa Riggins, Peg Rinaldi, Marilyn Spence, Emily Styers and Diana Valentine.