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Turner and Mustangs have solid day

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs cross country team hoped to win the state title. Instead, they had to settle for eighth in the state at the 2A Cross Country Championships in Tanglewood Saturday. East Lincoln had a team score of 219, while Cardinal Gibbons literally ran away with the meet…

Fortenberry inducted into Hall of Fame

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Jimmy Fortenberry was among four new inductees into the Wingate University Sports Hall of Fame recently. Fortenberry, who is a Denver resident and who graduated in 1986, had a batting average of .346 with 24 homeruns and 111 RBI for Wingate. In 1982, Fortenberry hit at a .426 clip with…

Stroup standout on the court

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No. 6 finish for Herbert

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POMONA, Calif. – Doug Herbert, driver of the Snap-onFranchise.com Top Fuel dragster, wrapped up the 2007 NHRA POWERade season this weekend at the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals by finishing sixth in points, tying for the best points finish of his career. After qualifying in the No. 14…

Sports Briefs

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Advance tickets for NL/Lincolnton game Advance tickets are on sale for the Lincolnton/Mitchell 2A State Playoff football game are on sale at Lincoln Athletics for $6. Lynch benefit basketball game The Lincoln Gators are hosting an exhibition basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Half…

Sports Briefs

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Advance tickets for NL/Lincolnton game Advance tickets are on sale for the Lincolnton/Mitchell 2A State Playoff football game are on sale at Lincoln Athletics for $6. Recreation hoops The city of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation is currently accepting youth basketball registration. The league is for boys and girls grades 2nd-12thInterested…

Southern Piedmont champs

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PUMPKIN CENTER–Entering Friday night’s Southern Piedmont Championship game, it was the North Lincoln Knights’ defense that was ranked No. 1 in the conference in every major statistical category. And although the Knights D had a solid night in slowing the Wolves’ explosive offense, it was the Wolves’ defense that had…

Wilson runs through and around Vikings in 28-21 win

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Nicholas Sparks wrote A Walk to Remember. Friday night what Sparks did with a pen, Josh Wilson did with a football. The athletically-gifted sophomore rushed for what’s believed to be a school record 242 yards and a touchdown in helping the East Lincoln Mustangs win their regular-season finale over South…

Flawed process?

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When the dust was finally settled and the 2A State Football Playoffs seeds were finally released Sunday, two Lincoln County coaches were still trying to make sense of it all. Lincolnton is a No. 5 seed and will host Mitchell of the Western Highlands Conference, which is a No. 12…

Shining on Sunshine

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