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Late models race returns to East Lincoln Speedway

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DENVER, N.C. – For the first time in over five years the fan favorite Late Models will return to East Lincoln Speedway this Saturday night June 20th. This will be the opening round of ‘Hot Summer Nights’ and will feature a $10 general admission ticket on Fan Appreciation Night. The…

Sports Roundup

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Baseball American Legion Pineville 15, Lincoln Co. 13 Pineville Post 337 put up 11 runs in the first five innings and hung on for a 15-13 victory Thursday. Pineville scored three runs in the third and fourth to take a 6-0 lead but Lincoln County answered with six of their…

Sports Briefs

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Pop Warner football The Lincoln County Pirates Pop Warner football and cheerleading teams are having signup’s this year starting Saturday at two locations, Hibbetts Sports in Lincolnton from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., and at the American Legion Hall in Maiden from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. for interested children…

Weather denies county game

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CHERRYVILLE — Tuesday’s game between American Legion county rivals Cherryville Post 100 and Lincoln County Post 455 were postponed due to weather. Approximately an hour before the game threats of a tornado, hail, strong winds and heavy rain surrounded the area and forced both teams to reschedule. For Post 100…

Tennis camp serves up fun

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LINCOLNTON — Hitting a tennis ball is harder than it looks. Playing it for fun is one thing and playing it competitively is another. And that’s just what Lincolnton Tennis Camp Director Chris Hoffman is trying to teach his approximate 25 children as they attend the Lincolnton Parks and Recreation…

Camp could’ve helped me with my golf game

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Summer is a time to relax. It’s a time for parents to get a break from work and kids a vacation from school. But a lot of parents and children don’t realize they could be spending their time honing their skills in an activity or sport they love and hope…

Cherryville has tough weekend

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SUMTER, SC — Cherryville Post 100 posted a 1-2 record at the North-South Challenge in Sumter, S.C. over the weekend. On Friday night, Post 100 fell to defending Southeast Regional champion Sumter Post 15 by a score of 9-8. Cherryville took an 8-7 lead into the sixth inning, but Sumter…

Rowan Co. blanks Post 455

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SALISBURY — Rowan County clobbered Lincoln County Post 455 17-0 Sunday led by Rowan County’s designated hitter Taylor Shive. Shive led the team going 2-for-2 with a grand slam in the first inning and a two-run homer in the third. Lincoln County was led by Spencer Gardner’s 2-for-2 night. The…

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Baseball Junior Legion (Friday) Cherryville 2, West Lincoln 1 — Taylor Braun tossed a five-inning no-hitter for Cherryville in Game 2 of a doubleheader. Dylan Hastings had three hits for Cherryville (5-2), which hosts A.C. Reynolds tonight. Cherryville 8, West Lincoln 3 — Blake McLeymore got the win for Cherryville…

Homers, Locklin pace Post 455

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DENVER — With Wednesday’s doubleheader against Gastonia Post 23 the Lincoln County Cardinals Post 455 baseball team, formerly known as Denver Post 455, has already surpassed its win total from last season when the team went 5-21 and did not make the playoffs. Lincoln County won the first game 8-1…