â€œTeens Bike for Lifeâ€ Charity Ride
20 teenage cyclists, all representatives of the Carolina Pathfinder clubs, will ride through downtown Lincolnton between 3-3:30 p.m. as they continue their 420 mile trek through central North Carolina.
The club raises public awareness and funds for different community services each year.
This yearâ€™s recipient is the local chapter of ADRA (Adventist Disaster Relief Agency), which has aided hurricane, flood and disaster-relief efforts in throughout the Carolinas.
The teenagers will give a â€˜Riding for a Purposeâ€™ program at 7:30 p.m. at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church located on Hwy. 27 W.
EL Fall Softball
The East Lincoln Optimist will hold sign-ups for a new Ladies Fall Softball League August 2nd and 4th from 6-8 p.m. and on August 6th from 9-noon.
All ladies 16 or older are eligible to participate. The cost is $60. Sign-ups will be at the clubhouse. For more information contact Dee Carver at 704-609-1861.
Sign-ups are currently underway for football (2nd-7th grade), fall baseball/softball (K-12) and soccer (Ages 4-14).
Sign-up days are Thursday, August 4th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 6th from 9-noon.
There is a $40 registration fee. For more information please contact the West Lincoln Optimist office at 704-276-2182.
Lincolnton soccer tryouts will be conducted by coach Andy Grant on Monday, August 8th from 6-7:30 p.m.
NL Golf tryouts
Tryouts for the North Lincoln High School girls golf team will be held Aug. 9 at Lincoln Country Club.
Prospects should meet at the driving range at 10 a.m. For more information, contact North Lincoln coach Nicole Sain at 704-472-6951.
North Lincoln will conduct tennis tryouts August 8-10 on the schoolâ€™s tennis courts.
Rebelsâ€™ cross country
West Lincoln boys and girlsâ€™ cross country practice will begin Tuesday, August 9th at 8:30 a.m.
Contact Coach Jim Harkey at 704-538-8787 with questions.
EL fall baseball, softball sign-ups
The East Lincoln Optimist will hold sign-ups for fall baseball and softball on the following dates: Saturday and Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon, and on Tuesday and Aug. 4 from 6-8pm.
Boys ages 7-18 and girls ages 7-15 are eligible to participate. The cost is $65 for ages 9-12 and $75 for ages 13-18. Sign-ups will be at the clubhouse on Optimist club Road.
Wolves cross country
Cross country practice at Lincolnton High School opens Aug. 8 at 7:30 p.m., coach Jeff Cloninger announced.
Lakeshore soccer registration begins
A second sign-up period will be Aug. 4 from 6-7:30 p.m..
Registration fees for non-members are $80 per applicant (includes soccer uniform and one barbecue dinner). For additional siblings, the fee is $75.
The program is for boys and girls in grades K-6. The season opens Sept. 10 and runs through Oct. 29.
Lakeshore Church is at 8083 Hope Drive, Denver, N.C.
For more information, call 704-483-3265.
EL Cross Country and wrestling
Practice for East Lincoln High School cross country opens Aug. 8 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Evening workouts are from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Students interested in wrestling can stop by the schoolâ€™s mini-gym Monday-Friday from noon-2 p.m.
Volleyball practice at Lincolnton High School opens Aug. 8 and will run from 6-9 p.m.
Physical exam forms are available at the schoolâ€™s main office.
Pumpkin Center football tryouts
Pumpkin Center Middle School will hold tryouts August 10th from 9-11 a.m.
There will be a softball tournament August 20th at City Park.
The format is an open, double elimination tournament with a five homer limit.
Awards will be given to 1st-4th place teams. If interested please contact Steve Littlejohn at 704-748-2209.
There is an entry fee of $125 per team. The deadline for registration is August 15th.