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Perfection realized: East is 13-0 Perfection for some remains a dream, while for others its an unrealistic goal… but for this edition of the Lady Mustangs’ tennis team—it’s neither. East Lincoln finished its perfect regular season Monday with an 8-1 Southern Piedmont win over South Iredell. Both teams entered the…

Mustangs make statement

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Entering Friday night’s homecoming game, the East Lincoln Mustangs were mired in a three-game losing streak. Conversely, the 1A Cherryville Ironmen had been one of the surprise teams in the Southern Piedmont sitting at 5-1 and 1-0 in the conference. With the Ironmen having a chance to show they’re a…

Turnovers doom Rebels

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n Friday night the West Lincoln Rebels traveled down to Bessemer City to take on the Yellow Jackets with both teams looking for their first conference win. In a game that saw a total of seven turnovers, the Rebels came out on the short end of the stick, 18-12. As…

Vikings stun Knights, Thwaites runs wild

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STATESVILLE – After Friday night`s game at South Iredell, North Lincoln coach Matt Beam understandably had little to say. He didn`t have to say much though – his team`s actions on the field told the story of the game. Steamrolling through the competition the past six weeks with six convincing…

Herbert bows out in semis

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RICHMOND, Va.– Doug Herbert and the Snap-on Tools team made their third semifinal appearance of the season this weekend at the 2nd annual Torco Racing Fuels Nationals. The first round of racing action pitted Herbert against Hillary Will. After leaving the starting line at almost the exact same moment, Herbert…

Sports Briefs

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Lincoln Lightning The Lincoln Lightning 12-and-under baseball team is looking for dedicated and motivated players to fill their roster. Players must not turn 13-years-old before May 1, 2008 to be eligible. If interested or for those wanting more information, please contact Steve Smith at (704) 309-2834 or (704) 732-6467. Women…

Another Knights’ victim?

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North Lincoln couldn’t be more pleased with its start to the season. At 6-1 and 2-0 in the Southern Piedmont, the Knights are on a perch looking down at the other six teams. But head coach Matt Beam knows the success they’ve experienced up to this point in the season…

Searching for first victory

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With the East Lincoln Mustangs dropping their first two games in the Southern Piedmont, they just want to get back on the winning track tonight. While head coach Mike Byus insists his team doesn’t care about revenge, the Mustangs would like nothing more than to pick up their first conference…

Can Rebels contain Yellow jackets’ speed?

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West Lincoln was ahead 19-7 in the second quarter before watching South Iredell come back in the second half and spoil homecoming with a 28-25 victory. After losing four games by eight points or less, Rebels head coach Mark Hoover is at a loss as to why his team can’t…

Closing in on perfection

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs stayed perfect in the Southern Piedmont with a 3-1; 25-18, 23-25, 25-16 and 25-23 victory over county rival West Lincoln Thursday in Denver. With the win, the Lady Mustangs up their record to 15-3 and 12-0 in the conference led by Lindsy Wright and Lauren…