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Third quarter costs North

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CATAWBA COUNTY— The North Lincoln Lady Knights had a shot at giving Jimmy C. Draughn its first and only 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference loss, but it didn’t happen thanks in large part to a 27-10 third-quarter advantage by the Lady Wildcats, who won 79-56 Friday at home. Elizabeth Ross led…

Sports Briefs

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Church Basketball League Covenant Bible Church is in the process of forming a men’s church basketball league. Games will be played Monday and Thursday nights at Covenant Bible Church. An organizational meeting will be 7 p.m. today at the church. For more information contact Brett Keever at 704-460-9904. Spring Youth…

Sports Roundup

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Wrestling Mustangs pick up wins The East Lincoln Mustangs wrestling team defeated Jimmy C Draughn 58-22 and Northside Christian Academy 54-24 Saturday to move its record to15-7 overall. The Mustangs will face Highland Tech on Tuesday for Senior Night.…

Rebels move to 5-0 in SPC play

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VALE — The West Lincoln Rebels wrestling team remained perfect in 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference play after defeating rival East Lincoln 52-18 on Senior Night. With the victory West Lincoln moved to 27-5 overall and 5-0 in league play. Rebels head coach Butch Ross said he expected East Lincoln, who…

Football team honors players

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DENVER — Some things in life are about timing. Others can depend on being at the right place at the right time. This past season was the right time for the East Lincoln Mustangs football team to be successful, head coach Mike Byus said. “To have a season like this…

Wolves win after big break

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SOUTH IREDELL — The Lincolnton boys varsity basketball team showed no signs of a 13-day layoff as they defeated South Iredell 68-57 Thursday. “It was a long layoff, but a lot of credit for keeping the kids prepared goes to my assistant coaches for running practices when I couldn’t be…

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Cherryville Roadrunners The Cherryville Roadrunners will be having try-outs for a 10U baseball team 2-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton. Please bring all equipment for a complete evaluation. Those who made the team will be announced on Sunday. All people trying out will need to…

Rebels perfect in conference

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PUMPKIN CENTER — With Friday’s recent 65-12 victory over rival North Lincoln, the West Lincoln Rebels wrestling team is now a perfect 4-0 in conference and 26-5 overall. With only six seniors and a large influx of underclassmen the Rebels are learning at an accelerated rate, West Lincoln head coach…

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Cherryville Roadrunners The Cherryville Roadrunners will be having try-outs for a 10U baseball team Jan. 24th and 25th at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton from 2-4 p.m. each day. Please bring all equipment for a complete evaluation. Those who made the team will be announced on the 25th. All people…

Caldwell, Rebels come through

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VALE — It took every ounce of energy, heart and effort the West Lincoln Lady Rebels varsity basketball team had, but they knocked off a very good Cherryville Lady Ironmen team in a much-needed 49-48 win. Up 48-47 with a chance to give her team a 3-point lead, Cherryville’s Dominic…