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East soccer falls 1-0 in quarterfinals

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LENOIR — One chance. That’s all it takes to win, and sometimes lose a game. Unfortunately for the East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team they had to learn the hard way. “We had two free kicks and didn’t score, and they did on theirs,” East Lincoln girls head soccer coach…

Rebels softball advances

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VALE — “Very Exciting! Unbelievable!” Those were the words spoken by West Lincoln head softball coach Mia Cooke right after her team’s second-round playoff victory Friday night at West Lincoln. Laura Barrett delivered a two-out single that scored Sadie Saine with the game- winning run in the bottom of the…

Herbert, Evernham launch Web site

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LINCOLNTON — Doug Herbert and Ray Evernham have announced the launch of www.lsrproject.com, the website dedicated to the Herbert-Evernham Land Speed Record Project. The site is designed to give fans information about the project as well as updates on the progress of the car itself. “There has been a lot…

Dunlap wins Jeb Seagle Memorial

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DENVER — Kris Dunlap topped a strong 20 car Steele Rubber Products Limited Sportsman field to collect the $500 victory in the 2nd Annual Jeb Seagle Memorial at East Lincoln Speedway Saturday night. Dunlap and Denver, NC’s Adam Yarborough led the field to the green flag with Dunlap grabbing the…

Rendleman selected for state all-star game

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DENVER — Just when East Lincoln senior Keith Rendleman thought he had played his last high school basketball game, he receives another honor. The 6-foot-plus Mustang forward and UNC-Wilimington signee has been invited to participate in the North Carolina Coaches Association All-Star game. Rendleman and other selected athletes from around…

Lincoln athletes advance in track-and-field competition

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At last weekend’s 2A Midwest Region track competition, 27 Lincoln County track-and-field athletes qualified for state, with 13 of them qualifying in individual events. Three Lincolnton athletes won Individual Midwest Championships in their events. They were Grace Turner, in the 1600 meters; Morgan Turner in the 800 and 3200, and…

Diggin’ volleyball gold

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Husband and wife win top honors

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Sports Briefs

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Royals holding tryouts The Lake Norman Royals are currently holding tryouts for the 8U baseball team. For more information contact John Parker at (980) 241-6108 or e-mail jparkerlknsports@yahoo.com Reliving the past Any former Lincolnton football player or parents of a former football player who went on to play college football…

Lady Mustangs stampede into state quarterfinals

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The Lady Mustangs soccer team continued their winning ways Wednesday with a 5-3 playoff victory over West Davidson. East Lincoln Head Coach Jason Dragoon credited the outstanding teamwork of several players in their impressive win over a tough West Davidson squad. “On a free kick, Adriene Reavis passed the ball…