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Eagles win WPAA title

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After finishing second in the regular season, Lincoln Charter’s Middle School team recently won the Western Piedmont Athletic Association Tournament championship recently. One of the strongest middle school basketball conferences in the state, the WPAA includes, among others perennial powerhouses: St. Stephens (Hickory), St. Mark (Huntersville) and Charlotte’s Sugar Creek.…

Beginning the season

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Cherryville Post 100 opens the 2007 American Legion baseball season Saturday with a doubleheader at Mocksville. The doubleheader opens at noon, and a second game will follow. In a scheduling twist, Post 100 will play its first nine games on the road. The home opener is June 7 against Pineville,…

Sports Briefs

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LHS Sports Banquet The LHS Sports Banquet will be held Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. in the commons area. Softball Tourney Hooters of Gastonia/SSO Softball will have a softball tourney on Saturday, May 19 at Ferguson Park in Gastonia. For more information, please contact (704) 445-8566. North Lake Optimist…

Rebels eyeing the third round

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South Carolina-signee Keegan Linza did what he was supposed to do in the bottom of the seventh inning. Linza struck out the side, but two passed balls and a hit-batsman turned out to be a recipe for disaster for North Rowan in a 6-5 loss at the hands of the…

West shocked, 8-6

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A lead no matter how big it is guarantees nothing. Unfortunately, that’s what the West Lincoln Lady Rebels found out against West Stanly in the first round of the 2A State Softball Playoffs. The Lady Rebels had built a 6-0 lead by the fifth inning before watching the Lady Colts…

Lady Knights moving on to Round 2

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There’s no place like home. That’s what the North Lincoln Lady Knights are thinking after squeaking out a 3-2 win over Forest Hills in the first round of the 2A State Softball Playoffs. As is the case with being the home team, North Lincoln got the final at-bat Tuesday evening.…

Sports Briefs

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LHS Sports Boosters meeting There will be a Lincolnton Wolves Sports Boosters meeting this evening at 6 p.m. in the library. North Lake Optimist sign-ups North Lake Optimist’s Football sign-ups will take place on Thursday nights from 6-7:30 p.m. through May 21. For more information, please contact (704) 489-4450 or…

Briefs

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North Lake Optimist sign-ups North Lake Optimist will conduct cheerleading and football sign-ups at the entrance of North Lincoln High School May 15 from 6-8 p.m. Both cheerleading and football is for kids ages 5-14. Football sign-ups will continue on Thursday nights from 6-7:30 p.m. through May 21. For more…

Rebels cook up win in first round

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A year after nearly advancing to the 2A state championship series, West Lincoln had plenty cooking against Forest Hills Friday – as in Curtis Cook. Perhaps the most underrated pitcher in the Southern Piedmont, Cook (6-1) threw a complete-game, striking out seven batters, scattering seven hits and allowing three earned…

Knights eliminated

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West Stanly beat North Lincoln in the first round of the 2A State Playoffs, 11-5, ending the Knights up-and-down season. Nate Furr worked five innings, gave up six hits, allowed three runs and struck out three in earning the win for the Colts. And according to Knights head coach Sean…