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Stopping the skid?

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Soles earns First Degree Black Belt

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Sports Briefs

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Summer Programs Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration for the following summer programs: summer playground program, tennis clinics, basketball camp, youth soccer clinic and league, swimming lessons, guard start program and lifeguard training. For more information, or to obtain a copy of the Recreation Program Guide, please…

Orcas come home with the gold, along with orther medals at Special Olympics

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MELODY GEER Special to the LTN ———————————— The Lincoln County Orcas participated in the 2006 Special Olympics Summer Games held in Raleigh June 3 and 4 and picked up 14 medals and a number of ribbons. Individual team members earned three gold, nine silver and two bronze medals. They also…

Sports Briefs

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Veteran coach leaving W. Lincoln Mike Harrill, an assistant football coach for the last four seasons at West Lincoln High School, has accepted the position of defensive coordinator at Cherryville. The announcement was made last week at a press conference at Cherryville. Harrill, 49, will join a staff headed by…

Post 100 bats come alive

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Taylorsville proved to be the perfect tonic for a Post 100 team that was struggling at the plate. Sunday night at Taylorsville, Post 100 hit three home runs and banged out 12 hits in a 16-5 victory over the ninth place team in the Western Division of Area Four. “We…

Denver skid now at seven games

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Denver could not put the brakes on its current slide in two weekend games. Post 455`s losing streak stretched to seven games with an 8-6 Friday home loss to Pineville and a 17-12 Saturday loss on the road to Charlotte Post 262. After an 8-1 start, Denver is now 2-7…

Lincoln team is state AAU champs

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LES CANIPE Special to the LTN ———————————— GREENSBORO — Playing with heart and determination, the Lincoln Flight 11 year-old and under AAU Girls Basketball Team accomplished something that just three months ago, upon its founding, seemed improbable. The Lincolnton-based team recently captured the USSSA Division III North Carolina State Basketball…

Heafner a Texas Ranger

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Jay Heafner thought something was wrong with his vision. The same vision he uses to pick up rotation on a curveball was showing him the Texas Rangers had picked him in the 23rd round in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft Wednesday afternoon. But he was not hallucinating, as…

Whiteside lives on through tourney

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Trey Whiteside always had a smile on his face and was always laughing, so it’s likely he was smiling down on his First Annual Trey Whiteside Memorial Golf Tournament held at Lincoln Country Club. A basketball player at North Lincoln, Whiteside was involved in tragic car accident after leaving a…