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Johnson signs with Chipola Junior College

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Boger City Optimist all-stars finish second

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Sports Briefs

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Youth b-ball league The Lincoln County Family YMCA is currently accepting registration for the 2008 Youth Basketball League. The league is for boys and girls ages 7-15. Registration is June 2-August 2. First practice will be August 11. First games will be August 23. Season ends on October 18. Cost…

NFL alumni gives back

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Remember when Michael Jordan tried to play baseball? It was both hilarious and sad at the same time. Now picture this. Imagine former Carolina Panthers linebacker Kevin Greene trying to play golf. OK stop laughing, it really did happen. In fact, it happened at Verdict Ridge in Denver over the…

Haynes leads Post 100

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CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville Post 100’s game Sunday against Lake Norman Post 509 was canceled due to rain and was rescheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bandy’s High School. However, Post 100 had no trouble with the rain on Saturday night at Fraley Field. The team merely had to play with…

Duffield learns while teaching

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Literally thousands of miles away from home, Mark Duffield of Chichester, a small town in West Sussex England, said he is living the “American Dream.” Duffield was the Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp coach here in Lincolnton. He coached three different age levels of kids on the world’s fastest growing…

Kids learn how to kick it

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Hide the children. The British are coming! The British are coming! Well, at least to teach soccer. Mark Duffield of Chichester, England, near West Sussex, taught three different age groups of children the world’s fastest growing sport – futbol, or as we call it in America, soccer. Duffield is camp…

Knights teach football

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As young children, we watched athletes whom we wanted to grow up like and in whose footsteps we one day hoped to follow. A number of children ages 6-10 got to experience that same feeling at the fourth annual North Lincoln High School Knights Youth Football Camp. “We understand that…

Cherryville wins close games

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The Cherryville Post 100 American legion baseball team won its second consecutive game by one-run as it defeated Rutherford County on the road 7-6 Thursday night. Jake Watts had a big two-run homer, his eighth of the year and Al Benson led Post 100 with two hits offensively as Cherryville…

Sports Briefs

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Youth b-ball league The Lincoln County Family YMCA is currently accepting registration for the 2008 Youth Basketball League. The league is for boys and girls ages 7-15. Registration is June 2-August 2. First practice will be August 11. First games will be August 23. Season ends on October 18. Cost…