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LHS Sports Banquet The LHS Sports Banquet will be held Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. in the commons area. WL athletic awards West Lincoln will hold its spring and winter athletic award’s ceremony June 3 at 2 p.m. in the gym. Softball Tourney The LHS Sports Boosters Golf Tournament…

Lampron/Bureau fall in the semis of state tourney

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It’s been quite a season for North Lincoln’s duo of Mathieu Bureau and George Lampron. With a Southern Piedmont Conference title and Midwest 2A Regional, they participated in the 2A State Tennis Championship this past Friday and Saturday at the Cary Tennis Center. In the first round, the No. 1…

Turner state champ

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Although just a sophomore, Morgan Turner has already reached the pinnacle on the track. At the 2A State Track Meet held at North Carolina A & T University, Turner won the 3200-meter state title with a time of 11:46.24 and finished second in the mile, running a 5:25.14. “Coming into…

Denver splits series

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Denver Post 455 split a two-game series with Burke County over the weekend. Post 455 fell to Burke 7-4 at Shuey Field in Morganton in both teams’ American Legion opener. Trailing 4-2, Post 21 scored five runs in the seventh and eighth innings to come away with the come-from-behind victory.…

Sports Briefs

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LHS Sports Banquet The LHS Sports Banquet will be held Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. in the commons area. Softball Tourney The LHS Sports Boosters Golf Tournament will be held at Lincoln County Club on June 11 with a shotgun start of 1:30 p.m. The format is four man’s…

Rebels reach Sectional Finals

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Entering the season, junior Curtis Cook was expected to play third base and provide some firepower at the plate. Uh wrong… Cook, with his second complete-game performance of the playoffs, has quickly become West Lincoln’s go-to pitcher. Cook battled through some rough spots and didn’t allow any runs over the…

Knights hold ‘Court’ in Round 2

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights held ‘Court’ Thursday afternoon with a 10-0 win over Ledford (17-10) in five innings in the second round of the 2A State Playoffs. Senior Courtney Feldon had a game most players can only dream of, going 4-for-4 with two two-run homers. While Feldon provided the…

Mustangs fare well at regional meet

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It was a good showing for the East Lincoln Mustangs and Lady Mustangs at the Midwest 2A Regional meet this week at Mt. Pleasant High School. Both teams finished in the top 10. The men’s team finished eighth out of 24 teams, while the women’s team placed sixth. Sophomore Cody…

Turner wins three events at regionals

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As she has done so many times in such a short amount of time, Lincolnton sophomore turned the 2A Midwest Regional track meet at Mt. Pleasant High School into her own personal stage to shine. Turner won the 800 (2:29.83), the mile (5:26.18) and the two-mile (12:18.45) runs, advancing to…

Eagles win WPAA title

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After finishing second in the regular season, Lincoln Charter’s Middle School team recently won the Western Piedmont Athletic Association Tournament championship recently. One of the strongest middle school basketball conferences in the state, the WPAA includes, among others perennial powerhouses: St. Stephens (Hickory), St. Mark (Huntersville) and Charlotte’s Sugar Creek.…