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Rebels look for second upset

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It’s been a season to forget to this point in the season for the West Lincoln Rebels. After entering the year as a conference dark horse, the Rebels’ inability to take advantage of turnovers and costly mistakes at crucial times, has them sitting at 1-7 and 0-3. But as the…

Ice wins Jamboree

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Sports Briefs

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WL Sports Boosters Golf Tournament The West Lincoln Sports Boosters Club will have their annual golf tournament Oct. 13 at Lincoln Country Club. The format for the tourney will be four-man captain’s choice with a cost of $220 per team or $55 per golfer. Lunch, which will be provided, is…

Mustangs go out with a bang

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs downed Highland Tech Tuesday night 3-0; 25-7, 25-10 and 25-20 on Senior Night. Head coach J.T. Spanos had five seniors who were honored: Kendra Day, Dana Griffin, Neely Reid, Elizabeth Covington and Lauren Sharpe. Sharpe led the Lady Mustangs’ effort Tuesday with 18 kills, four…

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…

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…