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EL golf tournament The East Lincoln sports Booster Club will hold their fifth annual golf tournament on May 5 to benefit East Lincoln High School’s athletic programs and facilities. The tournament will be held at Cowan’s Ford Golf Club with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. It will be a four-person…

Lincolnton makes history with 1-0 win

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The Lady Wolves held their own at home with a 1-0 win Monday, moving them into second place and a game behind North Lincoln in the Southern Piedmont Conference standings. “In the huddle I told them they played with a lot of passion, which is something I try to instill…

Local teen races with pride

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First Danica Patrick, now Anna Norman? Danica Patrick recently made history in Japan on Sunday by becoming the first female to win in IndyCar history, and now females like Norman are trying to make a name for themselves in motor sports. “I just remember riding and everyone in my family…

Freeman leads Ironmen 18-3 over NL

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Cherryville head baseball coach AJ Henley had to feel like everything went right for his team Friday night in their 18-3 win in five innings over Southern Piedmont Conference opponent North Lincoln on the road. The Ironmen (11-6, 6-1) lashed out 18 runs on 14 hits and his team batted…

Mustangs win 2-0, healthy for Wolves

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team and head coach Jason Dragoon have found ways to win and hold their own in the Southern Piedmont Conference standings this season, despite numerous injuries. The Lady Mustangs knocked off South Iredell with a 2-0 win Friday as sophomores Rebekka Glass and Kasi…

Roundup

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Baseball East Lincoln 10, HT 0 The Mustangs (11-6, 6-3) defeated the Rams 10-0 in five innings behind Jeremiah Combs (2-1) complete game. Drew Spear hit a two-run homer and had three RBI to lead East Lincoln offensively. Randy Beard and Jake Carter each went 2-for-3 in the win. The…

Sports Briefs

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Softball tournament Hooters of Gastonia/Elite Sportswear/SSO Softball will hold the Elite Challenge by TAI Sports Softball Tournament on Saturday April 26 at Ferguson Park in Gastonia. Elite dry fit shirts will be presented to the winners. Contact Shane at (704) 445-8566 or Barry at (704) 445-6553 for more information. Cheerleading…

Norman delivers, Rebels win 3-2 to hold off Lady Iromen

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West Lincoln senior Sarah Norman got her confidence back with a game-winning RBI single and sophomore Ashley Rhyne got back into her usual double-digit strikeout performances as the Rebels knocked off Cherryville 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh inning for a close home win Wednesday. “The past couple of…

Cherryville uses four-run sixth to beat Wolves 7-2

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Cherryville (11-4, 6-2) got the bats going late after three innings of a pitchers duel. They eventually went on to win a 7-2 Southern Piedmont Conference contest over rival Lincolnton. “It’s always good to win. We’ve played a lot of close games the few times we’ve met so it was…

Sports Roundup

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Baseball Cherrvyille 7, Lincolnton 1 The Ironmen (10-6) got revenge for an earlier loss to the Wolves as they defeated Lincolnton 7-1 at home on Tuesday. Nate Wright led the Wolves offensively as he hit a homerun for Lincolnton’s only run. Cherryville 102 211 x—7 14 0 Lincolnton 000 001…