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Father-son win Lincoln Country Club Golf Tourney

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Mustangs runner-up at state meet

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GREENSBORO — The East Lincoln boys track team capped off the greatest season in school history with a state championship runner-up finish at the 2009 2A State Track Meet Friday at North Carolina A&T University. East Lincoln started the meet off strong with 28 points in the field events. The…

Rebels win 4-2, advance

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THOMASVILLE — A four-run first inning proved to be enough as the Rebels advanced to the fourth round of the North Carolina high school state 2A playoffs with a 4-2 victory over Ledford High School Friday night at West Lincoln. Korey Martin crushed a solo homerun over the left-centerfield fence…

East soccer falls 1-0 in quarterfinals

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LENOIR — One chance. That’s all it takes to win, and sometimes lose a game. Unfortunately for the East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team they had to learn the hard way. “We had two free kicks and didn’t score, and they did on theirs,” East Lincoln girls head soccer coach…

Rebels softball advances

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VALE — “Very Exciting! Unbelievable!” Those were the words spoken by West Lincoln head softball coach Mia Cooke right after her team’s second-round playoff victory Friday night at West Lincoln. Laura Barrett delivered a two-out single that scored Sadie Saine with the game- winning run in the bottom of the…

Herbert, Evernham launch Web site

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LINCOLNTON — Doug Herbert and Ray Evernham have announced the launch of www.lsrproject.com, the website dedicated to the Herbert-Evernham Land Speed Record Project. The site is designed to give fans information about the project as well as updates on the progress of the car itself. “There has been a lot…

Dunlap wins Jeb Seagle Memorial

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DENVER — Kris Dunlap topped a strong 20 car Steele Rubber Products Limited Sportsman field to collect the $500 victory in the 2nd Annual Jeb Seagle Memorial at East Lincoln Speedway Saturday night. Dunlap and Denver, NC’s Adam Yarborough led the field to the green flag with Dunlap grabbing the…

Lady Mustangs stampede into state quarterfinals

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The Lady Mustangs soccer team continued their winning ways Wednesday with a 5-3 playoff victory over West Davidson. East Lincoln Head Coach Jason Dragoon credited the outstanding teamwork of several players in their impressive win over a tough West Davidson squad. “On a free kick, Adriene Reavis passed the ball…

Great pitching leads way for Lady Eagles

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DENVER — A no-hitter is a special occasion for any pitcher and team. It’s a rarity that few Hall of Fame pitchers have accomplished and just hope to have the opportunity to be close to throwing one. This past season one middle school team stood above the rest and threw…

Rendleman selected for state all-star game

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DENVER — Just when East Lincoln senior Keith Rendleman thought he had played his last high school basketball game, he receives another honor. The 6-foot-plus Mustang forward and UNC-Wilimington signee has been invited to participate in the North Carolina Coaches Association All-Star game. Rendleman and other selected athletes from around…