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Late interception seals Wolves’ defeat of BC

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BESSEMER CITY — Lincolnton coach Scott Cloninger thought he was going to have a heart attack. With the Wolves trying to ice the game, Bessemer City’s Raheem McMiller picked off a pass and returned it 69 yards to the Lincolnton 21. But the Lincolnton defense held to finish off a…

Mustangs trample Trojans 2-0

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DENVER — The crowd was bundled up in anticipation Wednesday night at David Clark Stadium as the East Lincoln Mustangs took on the Bandys Trojans in the first game of the boys 2A West soccer state playoffs. Tensions ran high as Mustang fans remembered their team’s loss last year in…

Money can’t buy me love

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The New York Yankees just won their 27th World Series title and I’m not happy. Let me first and foremost say that I am NOT a supporter of the New York Yankees or any other sports team that has the capacity to buy anything and everything they want to win.…

Rojas’ header lifts Wolves 1-0 past Colts

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LINCOLNTON — It’s funny how being in the right place at the right time can make all the difference. Just ask Lincolnton senior Frank Rojas, who scored the Wolves’ only goal in a 1-0 victory over West Stanly to advance his team to the second round of the 2A West…

It’s put up or shutup time for county teams

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LINCOLN COUNTY — The final regular season game of the 2009 high school football season is upon us and all four Lincoln County teams are hoping to go out on a high note. EAST LINCOLN East Lincoln (8-2, 4-0) can wrap up back-to-back undefeated Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference titles with…

Sports Briefs

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Industrial B-ball League The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department will hold an organizational meeting for an industrial men’s basketball league on Monday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. Interested teams should have a representative…

Soccer playoffs kick off today

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LINCOLN COUNTY — Three of the four Lincoln County high school soccer teams will kick off the first round of the 2A West playoffs today. After Saturday’s 3-1 win over rival Lincolnton, East Lincoln will host Bandys at 7 p.m. as the No. 1 seed from the 2A West. The…

Rival games brought out big performances

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LINCOLN COUNTY —All four Lincoln County teams matched up in a fine fashion last Friday with both the home teams getting big wins on Senior Night. The Lincolnton Wolves defeated North Lincoln 39-6 while East Lincoln beat West Lincoln 41-9. Several players stood out for all four teams as one…

10-under CV Storm softball team win Halloween Blast softball Tourney

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12-under CV Storm win Halloween Blast Tournament

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