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Post 100 rallies for victory

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Cherryville Post 100 defeated Rock Hill, S.C., 11-7 Thursday night for its sixth win in its last seven games. At Winthrop University, Cherryville (13-8, 8-4) scored four runs in the ninth inning to break a 7-7 tie. Wayne McDonald (7-1) picked up the pitching win in relief. Chris Cook, Steven…

Denver drops two

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Denver lost back-to-back games by a score of 8-2 to Newell and Union County. Union County’s lefthander Drew Wallace limited Post 455 to just five hits Wednesday at East Lincoln. Dustin Weaver and Will Fox went 2-for-4 apiece, accounting for four of the five hits. Denver (9-11) will pay a…

Sports Briefs

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Homerun derby Hooters of Gastonia/SSO/Rush Energy Drinks will have a double elimination softball tournament for E teams plus a homerun derby at Ferguson Park in Gastonia on Saturday, June 24. For more information, please contact Shane Shuford at 704-445-8566. Basketball clinic Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taking registration…

Sports Briefs

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Homerun derby Hooters of Gastonia/SSO/Rush Energy Drinks will have a double elimination softball tournament for E teams plus a homerun derby at Ferguson Park in Gastonia on Saturday, June 24. For more information, please contact Shane Shuford at 704-445-8566. Basketball clinic Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taking registration…

Elmore signs with Brevard College

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Sara Elmore sure has come a long way since the fifth grade. Elmore, who was joined by assistant basketball coach Tom Sain and her parents, recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her basketball career at Brevard College. Tired of watching their daughter not try, Larry Elmore and…

Post 100 getting hot at right time

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CHERRYVILLE–With five wins in its last six games, Cherryville Post 100 appears to be gathering momentum at the right time–that is, for the stretch run of the regular season when choice playoff seedings are decided. Post 100 won its third straight and five out of six Tuesday night at home,…

Getting their due: Finger, Henderson all-state

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In a year that saw the West Lincoln Rebels go 24-9 and win a district championship, nobody’s contributions were bigger than those of Paul Finger and Chris Henderson. Finger and Henderson both enjoyed prolific years, posting numbers comparable to anybody in the area. Recently those efforts were rewarded as the…

Sports Briefs

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Homerun derby Hooters of Gastonia/SSO/Rush Energy Drinks will have a double elimination softball tournament for E teams plus a homerun derby at Ferguson Park in Gastonia on Saturday, June 24. For more information, please contact Shane Shuford at 704-445-8566. Summer Programs Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration…

Styers handcuffs Post 509 in key win

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CATAWBA–Daniel Styers hung around for the late innings for a change, and Cherryville got a much-needed win on the road. Styers went the distance for the first time this season as Post 100 defeated Lake Norman 8-5 Sunday night at Bandys High School`s One River Stadium. The Bessemer City product…

Losing streak snapped

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Denver Post 455 snapped an eight-game losing streak Sunday in come-from-behind fashion with a 9-7 victory over Huntersville. In the midst of being mired in a losing streak that dated back to May 28, Post 455 knew it could ill-afford to lose another game. Down 7-4 in the bottom of…