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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 and advance tickets
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.
Advance tickets are on sale for $5 each at West Lincoln High School, Lincolnton High School and Lincoln Athletics.
Fans who have a sports pass or advanced tickets can enter through the lower gate onto the practice field, thus avoiding a long wait in line.

Golf tourney
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Shelby will hold its first annual Golf Tournament on Oct 22 at Pine Grove Golf Club in Shelby.
The tournament will be a four-player captain’s choice format with a shotgun start. Prizes will be awarded for first and second place teams along with longest drive, closest to the pin, most accurate drive and longest putt.
There will also be door-prize drawings. The entry fee is $40 per player or $160 per team with up to two mulligans per player available for $5 each.
For more information, contact Jerry Webster at 704-482-4629 or Alan Hamrick at 704-472-2879.

YMCA Events
The Lincoln County YMCA is currently taking registration for a men’s 16-and-up basketball league to be held in the YMCA Gym being Nov. 5.
The registration deadline is Oct. 19. You do not have to be a YMCA member to join the league.
Cost is $280 per team (includes game official and team shirt). For more information contact Melony Hipp at 704-748-9311.
The YMCA is also currently taking registration for a co-ed dodgeball tournament that will take place Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. The deadline is Oct. 24.
Cost is $100 per team for a 10-player squad. You do not have to be a YMCA member.
The YMCA also is taking registration for the ‘Lil Dribblers’ Basketball.
The 3-6 year old youngsters will practice the fundamentals of basketball while being encouraged to grow spiritually, mentally and physically in a fun, safe environment.
‘Lil Dribblers’ will meet Saturdays, Oct. 15-Nov. 12 from 9-10 a.m. in the YMCA gym. The cost is $35 for members and $50 for non-members.

LakeShore PCA Volleyball sign-ups
LakeShore PCA Volleyball will conduct sign-ups Oct. 15 from 9-11 a.m. for boys and girls grades 5-8.
For more information, please contact 704-483-3265.

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