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Softball Tourney Hooters of Gastonia will hold its annual benefit softball tournament May 13 with all proceeds going to the Unicef Foundation. The entry fee is $140. For more information, please contact Shane Shuford at 704-445-8566. Masters of the Amateurs Tourney The Abernethy Dealerships are sponsoring the second annual ‘Masters…

Oh, how far they’ve come

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Tears flowed freely down the sweaty faces and smiles were found everywhere you looked. They were tears of joy and tears of overcoming the adversity of a 0-25 finish three seasons ago to become the first team in school history to win a conference tournament title. After a dogpile that…

Night to remember

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Thursday, May 11, 2006 is date the Rebels will remember for a very long time. Just three short seasons ago, seniors Chris Henderson, Paul Finger and Jonathan Thomas went 0-25. Now they find themselves being Southern Piedmont Conference tournament champs. “I’m just so proud of, so thrilled for our seniors.…

Jackets no longer buzzing

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Despite not picking up a win in his last three starts, North Lincoln knew exactly where they wanted the baseball versus No. 1 seed Bessemer City—in Josh Belk’s right hand. Belk responded by shutting out the Yellow Jackets 6-0 and advancing the Knights to Thursday night’s Southern Piedmont Conference tournament…

Rebels hang on to advance vs. Wolves

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VALE — With West Lincoln just six outs away from reaching Thursday’s championship game of the Southern Piedmont Conference tournament, head coach Allan Chapman decided to ride the horse that brought them. Chapman inserted senior Chris Henderson, who got six straight outs (three strikeouts), allowing the Rebels to hold on…

Wright sparks Wolves

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CHERRYVILLE—Nate Wright had the “right stuff” for the Lincolnton Wolves. Wright’s fifth-inning momentum-changing two-run home run, his third homer of the year off the same Cherryville pitcher, sparked the seventh-seeded Wolves to an 8-7 upset up second-seeded Cherryville Monday night in the first round of the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference…

Wolves reach SP title game

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With a 3-2 upset of West Lincoln, the Lincolnton Lady Wolves are on the verge of doing something nearly unthinkable. After going 3-11 on the season, the Lady Wolves have advanced to Thursday’s Southern Piedmont Conference Tournament championship versus North Lincoln. “We’ve told them all season long they had the…

High Lifts West

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West Lincoln downed South Iredell 16-14 Monday night. Chris Henderson earned the win on the mound, striking out four and giving up three hits. Tyler High led the charge for the Rebels with four RBIs, while senior Johnathan Wise went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs. Leadoff batter Payden…

Mustangs season comes to an end?

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PUMPKIN CENTER–Two outs away from their season being over, the East Lincoln Mustangs looked to rally from three runs down. Despite being held at bay by righthand junior T.J. Skidmore, it appeared lady luck was on the Mustangs side when a routine ground ball went right under an infielder’s glove…

Repeat champs?

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PUMPKIN CENTER–The North Lincoln Lady Knights are one game away from defending a conference championship, only this time it’s in the Southern Piedmont and not the Southern Foothills. With a 9-1 victory over county rival East Lincoln, which had a 9-5 SP mark on the season, Tuesday the Lady Knights…