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JV Lady Rebels one-hit BC The JV Lady Rebels (3-0, 2-0) earned a 10-0 victory over Bessemer City behind a one-hit pitching performance behind Sadie Saine who pitched four innings and struck out 11 batters. She also gave up four walks and a hit. Offensively Saine helped herself plate as…

Sports Briefs

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Softball tourney March 29 Hooters of Gastonia/SSO/Elite Sportswear softball tournaments will hold the following tournaments: Saturday March 29th , TAI Sports/Elite Sportswear Softball tournament at Ferguson Park in Gastonia for Class D and E. Saturday April 5th the Spring Fling Softball tournament at Ferguson Park in Gastonia for Class D…

April showers bring blooming performances

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As Mother Nature continuously changes from hot to cold, the high school sports world is heating up. Here in Lincoln County we have phenomenal athletes are showcasing their ability on many different playing levels. It seems every time I turn around I see a particular athletes’ basketball season end and…

Third time’s the charm for Lady Rebels

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The Lady Rebels softball team had a successful Spring Break after winning the Spartans Invitational in South Caldwell Wednesday. “Winning the game against South Caldwell really helped with the girls’ confidence. The girls were very excited,” West Lincoln head coach Mia Cooke said. West Lincoln (7-2) defeated 4A host South…

Lady Knights move to 3-1 in conference play

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The Lady Knights softball team moved to 3-1 in the conference and freshmen pitcher Addy Pound (3-2) earned her third win of the season as North Lincoln (4-4, 3-1) defeated Southern Piedmont Conference foe Highland Tech 7-5 on Thursday. “The players showed a lot of fortitude and determination to finish…

‘No Bull’ Herbert reflects on career win

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Returning to Houston Raceway Park brings fond memories to Doug Herbert, owner and driver of the SnaponFranchise.com Top Fuel dragster. In 1999 at this historic track known for record-setting performances, Herbert became the first and only Top Fuel team to win the $100,000 Winston “No Bull” Challenge. “Winning the ‘No…

Sports Briefs

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Softball tourney March 29 Hooters of Gastonia/SSO /Elite Sportswear softball tournaments will hold the following tournaments: Saturday March 29th , TAI Sports/Elite Sportswear Softball tournament at Ferguson Park in Gastonia for Class D and E. Saturday April 5th the Spring Fling Softball tournament at Ferguson Park in Gastonia for Class…

Lady Knights prevail late 2-1

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The Lady Knights earned a close 2-1 victory over South Iredell Tuesday in nine innings as Addy Pound (2-2) had a solid pitching performance with 11 strikeouts. “This was a game that had intensity from the first pitch until the last pitch,” North Lincoln head coach David Johnson said. “I…

Knights finish fourth

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The North Lincoln Knights had a rough Easter tournament as they finished fourth in the Cliff Peeler Easter baseball tournament in Salisbury, which began Friday. “It was a great tournament for the boys to play in. They definitely faced some really good competition,” North Lincoln head coach Sean Andrews said.…

Wolves win using Wright stuff

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Down three runs in the bottom of the seventh the Lincolnton Wolves had to get something started if they wanted to play in the championship. Somehow they found a way using four unearned runs in their last at-bat as they came back from three runs down to beat Bandy’s 4-3…