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Seven seniors go out with a bang

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While saying goodbye to seniors is never easy, it’s even harder when that group is the all-time leader in playoff victories. That’s exactly what West Lincoln head coach Allan Chapman is facing as Payden Houser, Ryan Rhodes, Ben Poole, Daniel Smith, Chase Harbinson, Drew Richardson and Randall Neal all have…

Rivalry renewed

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Two American Legion baseball rivals meet tonight when Cherryville Post 100 plays Denver Post 455 at 7 at Jonathan Brookins’ Memorial Field at Lincolnton High School. After getting off to a late start due to the high school playoffs, Post 100 has won its first two games by lopsided margins,…

Warren and Moore Mustangs` finest

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East Lincoln High School held its spring sports award recently with seniors Matt Warren and Krista Moore emerging as the night’s big winners. Warren was named Male Athlete of the Year, while Moore was named Female Athlete of the Year for the Mustangs. The Gwen Stroud Memorial Award winners, given…

Lions hand out awards

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Lincoln Christian Academy held its end of the year sports banquet recently. In men’s varsity volleyball, Heathe Greene was named MVP, while the Christian Sportsmanship Award went to Casey Calhoun. Other award winners were: Jacob Brown, who was named Most Improved; Cody Sipe, who was named Spiker of the Year;…

Cavs win Western Regional

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Some volcanoes don’t explode the way East Rutherford did in game two’s second inning of the 2A Western Regional Finals. East Rutherford erupted for 13 runs en route to a 16-4 victory in five innings as the second installment of a series sweep of West Lincoln Friday. Up 2-0 entering…

Big weekend puts Denver at 4-2

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It was a good weekend for Denver Post 455. After dropping Friday’s away contest versus Union County in lopsided fashion, Denver reeled off back-to-back victories as part of a successful three-day stint to up its record to 4-2. Post 455 jumped out to a 6-0 lead over Steele Creek Sunday…

Cavs dominate in Game 1

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On a team that boasts five college-baseball signees, it’s easy to be overshadowed. Well it is until you hit a game-ending walk-off homer like senior Jarret Guffey did Thursday night to give the East Rutherford Cavaliers an 11-0 win in six innings over West Lincoln in game one of the…

Lincolnton hands out athletic awards

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It was a big night for three Lincolnton athletes Thursday night. Junior Nate Wright, who was named the MVP of the baseball and basketball teams, won the Harris Spirit Award, while sophomore Morgan Turner was the female recipient of the Harris Spirit Award. Turner was named the MVP of the…

Lincolnton hands out athletic awards

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It was a big night for three Lincolnton athletes Thursday night. Junior Nate Wright, who was named the MVP of the baseball and basketball teams, won the Harris Spirit Award, while sophomore Morgan Turner was the female recipient of the Harris Spirit Award. Turner was named the MVP of the…

Denver downs Post 509

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Behind some solid relief pitching and a big night from Trent Hopkins, Post 455 downed Lake Norman Tuesday night, 7-4. With the score 4-4 in the bottom of the second, reliever Jake Black struck out Bradley Rudisill with the bases loaded after Post 509 rallied for four runs to tie…