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NFL Pro Football Camp coming to North Lincoln The 5th annual Lincoln County NFL Pro Football Camp will be held at North Lincoln High School on Saturday, July 22.  Former NFL players will be on hand to help direct the camp, which will go from 9 a.m. until noon with…

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, July 10 American Legion Baseball Area IV playoffs second round Cherryville at Gastonia (Game 4)  7 p.m. Gaston Braves at Mint Hill (Game 4)  7 p.m.   Tuesday, July 11 American Legion…

Post 100 wins Game 1 at Gastonia

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor GASTONIA—After two days of back-and-forth discussion over where to play game one of the Area IV second-round playoff series, the contest finally got underway Thursday night at Sims Park in Gastonia. Trailing 5-3 heading into the seventh inning, Cherryville Post 100 scored seven unanswered runs to…

Cardinals lose Game 5 at Asheville

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor ASHEVILLE—For six innings Tuesday night the Lincoln County Cardinals looked as if they could complete the first-round series comeback over Asheville Post 70 and advance to the second round of the Area IV playoffs. But it was Asheville who made the final comeback, scoring nine runs…

American Legion Baseball Scoreboard

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Thursday’s scores: Area IV second round Cherryville 10, Gastonia 5 (Cherryville leads series 1-0) Mint Hill 5, Gaston Braves 3 (Mint Hill leads series 1-0) Shelby 8, Taylorsville 5 (11 innings)  (Shelby leads series 1-0) Union County 9, Asheville 3  (Union leads series 1-0)   Wednesday’s scores: Area IV first…

Boger City 8U wins district tourney

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Pro Wrestling coming to western Lincoln county The Millennium Wrestling Federation presents professional wrestling on Saturday, July 8 at 8 p.m. at the Veterans Center at 508 Howard’s Creek School Road in Lincolnton. Tickets are $6 each, and children 6 years and under are admitted free of charge.  Doors will…

Schedule

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations, site changes or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. Friday, July 7 American Legion Baseball Area IV playoffs second round Gastonia at Cherryville  7 p.m. Gaston Braves at Mint Hill  7 p.m. Taylorsville at Shelby  7 p.m. Union County at Asheville  7…

Cardinals force Game 5 with 10-9 comeback win over Asheville

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Staff report The Cardinals scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning without a base hit to complete a 10-9 comeback win over Asheville Post 70 and force game five tonight at 7 p.m. at T.C. Roberson High School in Asheville. Post 455, who trailed at one point…

Post 100 defeats Kings Mountain

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor KINGS MOUNTAIN—One day after being held to three runs in a 4-3 loss at Fraley Field in Cherryville, Post 100 rolled to a 16-1 victory over Kings Mountain Post 155 in the deciding game four Tuesday afternoon at Lancaster Field. Cherryville scored early and often, taking…