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Mustang trio inks for college

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DENVER — Their teammates may call them the three stooges but this past football season most of their 2A competition probably considered them a triple threat on the defensive line. East Lincoln seniors Derek Sullivan, Malik McConnico and Ryan Goggio solidified the Mustangs football 3-man front on the defensive line.…

Fun and Done—West upsets Ironmen after 20-0 start

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VALE — The stage was already set for something great to happen before either team threw out the first pitch. Standout West Lincoln junior Ashley Rhyne opposed Cherryville senior Emily Self in what looked to be a pitchers dual but turned out to be much more. With 20 consecutive wins…

Cavallo signs with Queens

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DENVER — Desire, diligence and determination. These are the three words that define a confident goalkeeper, and that’s exactly what East Lincoln senior Matt Cavallo is — a goalkeeper. “I think he plays with a little bit of edge, he has a confidence about him, not an arrogance, and there’s…

Sports Roundup

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Soccer East Lincoln 3, North Lincoln 1 The Lady Mustangs completed their undefeated 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference title sweep with a 3-1 win Friday over rival North Lincoln. The win was special for several reasons. It marked the fourth consecutive SPC title for the Lady Mustangs and was also the…

Sports Briefs

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Golf Tournament The Lincoln County Family YMCA is having its 5th Annual Masters Of The Amateurs Golf Tournament Friday, May 15. All proceeds help underprivileged Lincoln County children into programs. Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are available. The cost is $100 per player or $400 per team. Call Julie Foreman at…

Ironmen end Rebels’ title hopes

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CHERRYVILLE — The Rebels chance at a conference championship was snatched away from them Friday night by Nate Thornburg at Fraley Field in Cherryville. With runners at first and third and one out in the top of the seventh inning, Thornburg snagged a line drive off the bat of Bradley…

Mason signs with Lees-McRae

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DENVER — As any good defender in soccer will tell you, you have to be quick on your feet and be comfortable with your surroundings. That’s exactly what happened to East Lincoln senior Erica Mason who signed a letter of intent to play soccer on Friday for the Lady Bobcats…

2009 2A Regional Champs

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PUMPKIN CENTER — For North Lincoln head golf coach Mark Lackey and his players the result couldn’t have been sweeter. “This has been a long time coming,” Lackey said. “The kids have worked so hard in the offseason and throughout this year have practiced and played with a purpose.” Staring…

Surbeck served SPC Player of Year

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VALE — In just two years time West Lincoln sophomore tennis standout Zach Surbeck is showing no signs of a sophomore slump nor does the rest of the 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference intimidate him. “I think he’s hungry,” West Lincoln head boys tennis coach Ken Hilderbran said. “He sees what…

Crashing the Crown

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