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Post 100 earns win

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CHERRYVILLE — Nate Wright hit a two-run home run and Trey Drewery won his first Legion pitching start as Cherryville Post 100 beat Hickory 12-2 Sunday night in its home opener. Wright`s two-run shot in the sixth inning gave Cherryville a 10-run lead, and Hickory failed to score in the…

Iromen in 1A baseball state finals

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The team that started the season 1-4 will play for a state championship. Cherryville, which has won 22 of its last 25 games, will face Topsail in the best-of-three 1A state championship series that has yet to be scheduled. To earn their first trip to the championship series since 2001,…

Denver Post 455 loses in extra innings

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Steve Dyson of Burke County Post 21 led Post 21 to an 11-8 win over Denver Post 455 (1-4) Sunday as the team has now lost three straight this season. Dyson led his team in hitting as he went 4-for-5 with two RBI. Denver’s Tripp Miller led Post 455 with…

Sports Briefs

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NLHS sports award night North Lincoln High School sports awards night will be held Wednesday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. Mustang boys bball camp Chip Ashley, Assistant Men’s Varsity Basketball Coach at East Lincoln High School, announces the dates for the 13th annual Mustang Boys Basketball…

Denver Post 455 suffers first loss

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Lake Norman Post 509 jumped out to an early 8-2 lead against Denver Post 455 American Legion baseball Thursday and went on to defeat Denver 17-7 in seven innings. Lake Norman added a nine spot on the board in the sixth inning completing the 10-run rule. Denver (1-1) scored two…

Ironmen take Game 1

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CHERRYVILLE—Cherryville held serve at home in game one of the class 1A Western Regional championship baseball series Tuesday night at Fraley Field. The Ironmen (21-7) turned the series opener into a one-sided affair with a five-run fifth and ended it in the sixth on Tyler Buff’s two-run home run, closing…

McCray leaves trail of leadership

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Track and field is both an individual and team sport, but for East Lincoln Mustang Josh McCray it was a valuable life lesson learned both on, and off the track. “Track is an individual sport and it’s a different kind of motivation because you don’t have anybody to fall back…

Marthers signs for softball

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Two years ago Sonny Marthers said she was almost ready to give up on softball. Now literally days before her high school graduation she sits as a signed junior college athlete as she recently signed to play softball at Walters State in Tennessee. “I think this is a great opportunity…

East Lincoln Spring Sports Banquet

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Lincolnton Spring Sports Banquet

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