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Softball tourneys
Hooters of Gastonia/Mizuno Sports/Iron Energy and the S.S.O. will hold two softball tournaments this Saturday, Oct. 1.
There will be an unlimited-homer softball tournment at Biggerstaff Park in Dallas.
The other softball tournament is for D and E teams and will be held at Ferguson Park in Gastonia.
Next Saturday, there will be a S.S.O. Fall State Tournament for D, E, Church and Industrial softball teams at Ferguson Park in Gastonia.
For more information, contact Shane Shuford at 704-445-8566.

WL Optimist sign-ups
The West Lincoln Optimist Club are conducting basketball sign-ups beginning Sep. 25 and lasting through the 29th from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-7:30 p.m.
For more information, please contact 704-276-2182.

Sportstalk show
The PC Homes “Sportstalk” show on Saturday mornings with David Keever and Mike Powell is shifting its time slot. The show, broadcast on 1050 WLON and 1590 WCSL, will move from its original 8:30 time to 9:30AM.
The 90-minute weekly show will focus primarily on high school football in the upcoming weeks. “Sportstalk” is a live call-in show and welcomes phone calls from area coaches and fans. The studio line is 704-735-8071.
If things go as planned, the show could be broadcast live throughout the football season from various local restaurants.

Fatz tailgate party changed
There will be a tailgate party sponsored by Fatz before the Cherryville/Lincolnton game at Lincolnton on Oct. 28, which is Parents’ Night.
The party will be held on the practice field with each plate costing $10.
Tickets can be purchased through any Lincolnton coach, fall athlete or through Lincolnton High School.
For any inconvenience the change may have caused, contact Lincolnton High School.

West Tailgate Party
There will be a tailgate party before the West Lincoln and Lincolnton football game on October 14.
Food will be provided by Homeplace Restaurant-Barbeque, bun, beans, slaw, chips and drink.
Tickets $10 each can be purchased from West Lincoln Boosters or athletic department or Lincolnton High athletics.

7th-Annual Brookins Memorial Golf Tourney
The Seventh-Annual Jonathan Brookins’ Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Oct. 10 at Verdict Ridge Country Club.
Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch at 11 a.m. with a noon shotgun start.
The format is captain’s choice with teams of four. The cost is $100 per person/$400 per team.
This includes lunch, range balls, golf, two mulligans, a goodie bag and door prizes.
Anyone who is interested in sponsoring a hole can do so for $100. There will be hole-in-one prizes given as well.
In the past six years, Jonathan Brookins’ Memorial Scholarship Inc. has raised over $14,000 in scholarship money for Lincoln County students.
For more information or to register contact Jody Rhyne at 704-736-0388 or Verdict Ridge at 704-489-1206.

Rebels’ football
Fans are encouraged to park in the student parking lot next to Hwy. 27 for Rebels’ home games.
There will be no entrance on the other side of the school.
The cost of admittance is $5.

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