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Youth b-ball league The Lincoln County Family YMCA is currently accepting registration for the 2008 Youth Basketball League. The league is for boys and girls ages 7-15. Registration is June 2-August 2. First practice will be August 11. First games will be August 23. Season ends on October 18. Cost…

Mustangs show promise with win

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If the East Lincoln Mustang basketball team or its fans had any doubts about how their team would bounce back from losing Army signee Alex Newsome and Pfeiffer University signee Wes Glover, then this weekend’s result by the young team may have people turning heads and believing in the Mustangs.…

Tomberlin meets Mr. Smith

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Standing at 5 feet 9 inches and weighing 185 pounds, Steve Smith is one of the smallest wide receivers in the National Football League. He may be the smallest. Yet that hasn’t prevented him from excelling and becoming what some players and coaches call the best wide receiver in the…

Cherryville wins two over weekend

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Cherryville Post 100 American Legion baseball team faired well over the weekend in the North Carolina-South Carolina challenge in Wilmington over the weekend. Post 100 went 2-1 in three games as they were shutout 2-0 on Saturday against a Sumter, S.C. team, but they rebounded and won 11-2 against Conway,…

Denver has losing weekend

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Denver Post 455 American Legion baseball team had a busy weekend of baseball this past weekend. Post 455 held their own against Shelby Post 82 until the fifth inning where Shelby would score eight runs and go on to win 12-2 in seven innings Sunday. Denver’s Jeremiah Combs held Shelby…

Doug Herbert dedicates win to two late sons

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NORWALK, Ohio — Doug Herbert raced to an emotional Top Fuel victory Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, a win he dedicated to the memory of his two young sons who were killed in a highway auto accident in January. Herbert, who has titled his season campaign “For…

T-Ball All-star District Champs!

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Mullins on recent win streak

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Every Friday night Jeremy Mullins of Iron Station straps into his No. 94 car as he prepares for a Stock 4-class race at Cleveland County Speedway, formerly known as ‘Thunder Valley’. Mullins used to be a spectator like many fans of the sport or racing, but he said no more.…

District II tournament champs!

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District Champs

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