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Angels finish as runners-up at state

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Three area teams move games to Thursday

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With Tropical Storm Hanna threatening to make its way to the Carolinas sometime late Friday or early Saturday, West Lincoln, East Lincoln and North Lincoln high schools have changed their football game to Thursday. Other tilts scheduled to be played in Gaston and Cleveland counties have also been pushed up.…

Cross country season under way

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As football season kicks off, so too does cross country as runners get set to test their inner strength and stamina. Area schools will showcase new and older runners in local competitions, as some underclassmen will move up and other upperclassmen will finish their last journey and race against the…

Raymer, Rendleman key in teams’ first win

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With the second week of football now complete, it’s time to name the Lincoln Times-News football athlete(s) of the week. This week, however, I felt it necessary to give the award to two guys who led their respective teams to their first wins of the season. The first player is…

Gabriel tops field for men’s country club championship

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He’s only been a Lincoln Country Club member for two and a half years, but already Jason Gabriel is making a name for himself around the clubhouse. The 32-year-old industrial maintenance worker won the club’s men’s championship on Labor Day. It was his second victory in just his second try.…

Brown`s debut a successful push

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MAIDEN — The West Lincoln Rebels went on the road Friday looking for their first win of the season but ran into a solid performance by the Maiden Blue Devils who opened the Brian Brown era with a 38-7 win. West Lincoln’s only score came when tailback Devyn Travis capped…

Wilson`s late TD lifts Mustangs 35-28

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CATWABA — East Lincoln junior quarterback Josh Wilson found the end zone with 1:49 to go as he dove and stretched his arms over the pylon to give the Mustangs their first win of the season, 35-28 over Bandys. Although it was a win on the road, East Lincoln head…

Red Raiders put halt to Wolves win streak

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BELMONT — The South Point offense looked in midseason form in the team’s 35-21 home win over Lincolnton. And, after a horrendous start to the season, so did the Red Raider defense. A week after surrendering 517 yards on the ground in a 48-42 loss at Clover, they almost completely…

Raymer carries Knights

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BUNKER HILL — A week after a heartbreaking home loss, the North Lincoln Knights responded on the road with a 34-15 win Friday led by senior running back Kenny Raymer’s 174-yard, three-score performance against the Bunker Hill Bears. “I’m really proud of Kenny [Raymer],” North Lincoln head coach Matt Beam…

Knights net Hainrihar as new coach

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PUMPKIN CENTER — The North Lincoln Knights basketball team will have a new head coach next season, but it won’t be who you think it is. Former boys’ head coach David Johnson and girls’ head coach Mark Lackey were supposed to switch places. That changed over the course of the…