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Lincolnton’s Whitesides signs to play basketball at Newberry College

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Dynasties still alive in today’s pro sports

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor Like it or not, dynasties still exist in professional sports, and we’ve likely seen the beginning of another.   The Golden State Warriors look to be built for the long haul, and unless there is an NBA team out there that can add an all-star player…

Sports Briefs

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Sports Hall of Fame tickets on sale Tickets are now on sale for the Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame banquet to be held on Saturday, June 24 at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton.  Tickets are $25 each, and can be purchased through a board member or at The Drug…

Schedule

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations, site changes or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. Wednesday, June 14 American Legion Baseball Lincoln County at Hickory  7 p.m. York S.C. at Cherryville  7 p.m.   Thursday, June 15 American Legion Baseball Shelby at Mint Hill  7 p.m.   Friday,…

Post 100 cruises past York

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor YORK, SC—Cherryville Post 100 came into Friday’s American Legion Baseball game at York, South Carolina riding a nine-game winning streak, while York Post 66 had started the season with a perfect 5-0 record. Cherryville overcame an early 3-1 deficit, outscoring York 9-1 over the final seven…

NCBCA announces baseball all-state

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Staff report The North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association has released their all-state baseball teams for the 2017 season, and two East Lincoln Mustangs have made the list. Alec Burleson and Nate Kinsch were named to the 2A All-State team by the coaches.  Burleson hit .429 for the Southern District-7 champion…

East Lincoln holds spring sports awards ceremony

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Sports Briefs

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West Lincoln to hold boy’s basketball camp West Lincoln will be hosting a boys basketball camp on June 20 and 21 at the high school.  The camp, directed by head coach David Handsel, will focus on fundamentals and skill development.  Rising 3rd through 5th graders will participate from 10 a.m.…

Schedule

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations, site changes or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. Monday, June 12 American Legion Baseball Hickory at Lincoln County  7 p.m. York, S.C. at Gaston Braves  7 p.m.   Tuesday, June 13 American Legion Baseball No games scheduled   Wednesday, June 14…

Cardinals outlast Gastonia

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor Lincoln County Post 455 might have gotten off to a slow start Wednesday night, but they finished strong, defeating Gastonia Post 23 by a score of 11-8 for their second Area IV Eastern Division win in as many nights. Kyle Naspinski’s two-run blast with two outs…