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Wilson signs with Wesleyan Former Lincolnton Wolves’ star point guard Darren Wilson signed with Southern Wesleyan Thursday at Clinton Junior College in Rock Hill. Wilson helped lead Clinton to a 20-14, 9-7 record and a NJCAA Region X championship, while averaging 12 points per game. Moving on up Dustin Weaver…

Mustangs red hot

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The East Lincoln Mustangs needed one extra inning before beating South Iredell 3-2 Tuesday night. After senior Mitchell Lynch walked and a passed ball advanced him to second, freshman R.J. Colichio laid down a bunt down the first baseline. Fielded cleanly, an errant throw went sailing into right field, allowing…

Knight and day perfection

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PUMPKIN CENTER– Entering the match-up between county rivals West and North Lincoln, the Lady Rebels had confidence. Putting together a respectable record and playing Cherryville close (4-2), their confidence was well-founded. But what confidence they had was shattered as they ran into the Southern Piedmont’s premier team in a lopsided…

Rebels stop losing streak, look to get back into SP race

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VALE– After dropping back-to-back Southern Piedmont games versus Cherryville and Bessemer City, the West Lincoln Rebels could ill-afford to lose Tuesday night’s game. Whether they faced county rival North Lincoln or a cellar-dweller, they needed to protect their house. Riding the pitching of junior Ryan Rhodes and timely hitting, they…

Sports Briefs

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Senior Bowling The senior bowling league is now accepting anyone 50-years-old and up. If you are interested, please contact Harland Payne at 704-483-3461 before March 30. The summer season will begin April 6 at the Town and Country Lanes in Lincolnton. Spring Break Camp Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is…

Sports Roundup

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Wilson tosses no hitter North Lincoln’s April Wilson threw her first career no-hitter versus Lincolnton in a 12-0 win Thursday. The junior, and No. 2 pitcher, struck out six batters and walked none in an impressive performance. “Between throwing mostly strikes and a good change-up, she kept Lincolnton off balance…

Knights hold on for win vs. Wolves

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Lincolnton had the bases loaded with two outs down 6-4. Enter Alex Loftin. Loftin, who recorded his third save of the season, entered the game with the bases loaded and responded by striking out the final batter to end the game. “Al’s my closer this year. The situation came up,…

Sitting on the top of the conference

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CHERRYVILLE–West Lincoln`s status as a top contender in the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference baseball race took a major hit last week. After losing 12-7 to Bessemer City earlier in the week, the Rebels closed out the “week that wasn`t” by dropping a 13-7 decision to Cherryville Friday night at Fraley…

Just For Kicks 2

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Just For Kicks 1

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