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Lady Rebels red hot It’s been a quite a week for the West Lincoln Lady Rebels softball team as they beat Lincolnton, Fred T. Foard and Bessemer City. Thursday, the Lady Rebels downed the Yellow Jackets 16-6. Freshman Ashley Rhyne threw a complete-game, scattering seven hits, striking out five and…

SPC title comes down to finale

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CHERRYVILLE–The Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference baseball race is all tied up heading into the final Friday night of the regular season. Cherryville caught up with West Lincoln on Senior Night at Fraley Field, staging another one of those bottom-of-the-seventh rallies for which the Ironmen are known. Trailing 8-7, Cherryville scored…

Skkkkidmore two-hitter completes special Senior Knight

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When senior T.J. Skidmore is healthy, he’s as good as the Southern Piedmont Conference has to offer on the mound. On Senior Knight, a night that saw eight North Lincoln seniors honored, Skidmore proved just that – two-hitting Lincolnton in an 8-0 victory. With excellent location and velocity, Skidmore threw…

Mustangs hold off Rams

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East Lincoln survived a scare Tuesday night against winless Highland Tech. The Mustangs had to get RBI-singles off the bats of Jesse Guice, Jesse Cadenhead and Ethan Johnson to hold off the Rams 4-1 and clinch a berth in the 2A State Playoffs. East Lincoln (11-10, 9-4) held a 1-0…

Leonard sparks Knights

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights pounded South Iredell, 12-2 Thursday behind a huge night from Amanda Leonard. Leonard went 4-for-4 with one RBI and scored four runs in leading the Lady Knights (15-5, 8-2) in the five inning win. Other leading hitters were: Ashley Thackeray, who went 2-for-2 with a…

Unbeaten

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Sports Briefs

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Nutri Fit program Improve your health with 12 one-on-one training sessions at the Lincoln County Family YMCA with a CMC Optima Therapies trainer and two sessions with a registered dietician. The Nutri Fit program is for anyone ages 16-and-up. The cost is $175 for YMCA members and $245 for non-members.…

Mustangs looking to wrap up berth

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East Lincoln beat Lincolnton 4-2 Saturday afternoon at Jonathan Brookins’ Memorial Field. Junior Jesse Guice (3-0) earned the win on the mound, working five innings, giving up one run, while allowing four hits. Guice also had three strikeouts. “He did a good job not having his best stuff and still…

Remembering a son

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Parks ups record to 6-1 for Ironmen

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CHERRYVILLE–The timing of Friday night`s North Lincoln-Cherryville game could not have been more unfavorable for the visiting Knights. The Ironmen were coming off a loss on the road to South Iredell that snapped an eight-game win streak. Predictably, Cherryville was on a mission to win at home and continue its…