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Surratt, Johnson named SD-7 players of the year

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Staff report Lincolnton senior Sage Surratt was recently named men’s basketball player of the year and East Lincoln junior Destiny Johnson was women’s player of the year in the Southern District-7 2A conference.   The two athletes headlined the SD-7 all-conference teams that were released Friday night following the tournament…

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North Lincoln PTO to host 5k event The North Lincoln High School PTO will be hosting the 5th Annual NLHS iKnight 5k Tech Drive run on Saturday, March 11 at the high school. The event is to benefit the classrooms and academic departments at North Lincoln, and donations are tax…

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations, site changes or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. Wednesday, Feb. 22 No games scheduled   Thursday, Feb. 23 Basketball Girls Maiden at East Lincoln  7 p.m. Lincoln Charter at Mount Airy  (TBD) Boys East Lincoln at Lincolnton  7 p.m. Mountain Island…

Eagles roll to third straight SP1A title

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer The Lincoln Charter Eagles throttled the Spartans from Community School of Davidson on Friday night to claim their third consecutive Southern Piedmont 1A Conference tournament championship. The Eagles cruised to a 75-48 victory with four of their five starters scoring in double figures. Sophomore wingman Levontae…

Area wrestlers place at NCHSAA tourney

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Staff report West Lincoln’s Nathan Hull took second place at this weekend’s 2A wrestling individual state championships in Greensboro. Hull, wrestling in the 145-pound weight class, lost a decision to Tyler Johnson of Trinity High School in the championship round.   Keaton Norman, also of West Lincoln, had a third-place…

Lady Mustangs fall in SD-7 finals

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor HICKORY—The Maiden Lady Blue Devils outlasted East Lincoln Friday night in a 71-65 overtime battle at the Tarleton Complex at Catawba Valley Community College.   With the Lady Mustangs trailing by one, Destiny Johnson buried a three-pointer that gave East Lincoln a 59-57 lead with 25…

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North Lincoln wrestling club to meet The North Lincoln S.W.A.T. Wrestling Club will meet on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. beginning on February 20th and continuing through March 30th.   The club welcomes any child grades K-12 that wants to learn the sport of wrestling,…

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations, site changes or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. Monday, Feb. 20 No games scheduled   Tuesday, Feb. 21 Basketball Girls Lincolnton at East Lincoln  7 p.m. North Stanly at Lincoln Charter  (TBD)   Boys East Lincoln at West Stokes  7 p.m.…

Wolves comeback stuns Mustangs

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor HICKORY—For the second straight season, the Southern District-7 2A conference tournament championship came down to Lincolnton and East Lincoln.  And while many players on the floor participated in last year’s East Lincoln championship victory, it was newcomer Kris Robinson that knocked down a pair of free…

Mustangs take out West Caldwell

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor HICKORY—East Lincoln head coach Chip Ashley had been begging for his team to get a stop all night.  Little did he know that his Mustangs would get the stop that they needed with less than ten seconds to play in overtime, and hold on to defeat…