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Softball tournament Hooters of Gastonia/Elite Sportswear/SSO Softball will hold the Elite Challenge by TAI Sports Softball Tournament on Saturday April 26 at Ferguson Park in Gastonia. Elite dry fit shirts will be presented to the winners. Contact Shane at (704) 445-8566 or Barry at (704) 445-6553 for more information. Cheerleading…

National Cheer Champs!

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Future star freshman

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Yilliam Angulo may only be a freshman, but her playing ability may look like that of her idol Mia Hamm to some of her opponents. Angulo is a midfielder for the Lincolnton Lady Wolves, who are currently tied atop of the Southern Piedmont Conference. She currently leads the team with…

Rebels win conference tennis title

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Some people may say 21 years of not winning a conference championship is a curse — one like the Chicago Cubs have, but West Lincoln head boys tennis coach calls the Rebels conference championship ‘FANTASTIC!’ The Rebels last conference title won was in 1987. West Lincoln celebrated a 9-0 match…

Norman delivers, Rebels win 3-2 to hold off Lady Iromen

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West Lincoln senior Sarah Norman got her confidence back with a game-winning RBI single and sophomore Ashley Rhyne got back into her usual double-digit strikeout performances as the Rebels knocked off Cherryville 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh inning for a close home win Wednesday. “The past couple of…

Cherryville uses four-run sixth to beat Wolves 7-2

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Cherryville (11-4, 6-2) got the bats going late after three innings of a pitchers duel. They eventually went on to win a 7-2 Southern Piedmont Conference contest over rival Lincolnton. “It’s always good to win. We’ve played a lot of close games the few times we’ve met so it was…

Sports Roundup

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Baseball Cherrvyille 7, Lincolnton 1 The Ironmen (10-6) got revenge for an earlier loss to the Wolves as they defeated Lincolnton 7-1 at home on Tuesday. Nate Wright led the Wolves offensively as he hit a homerun for Lincolnton’s only run. Cherryville 102 211 x—7 14 0 Lincolnton 000 001…

Knights win 1-0

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights must miss Sweden Patterson when she’s not the lineup. The junior striker missed last Friday’s 0-0 double overtime tie against East Lincoln, but she made her presence known Monday as her first half goal gave North Lincoln a 1-0 victory over Cherryville. “We missed her…

Changes ahead for NL?

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The North Lincoln basketball boys and girls teams could possibly be switching coaches. Former boys basketball coach David Johnson was offered and has accepted the girls basketball coaching position while former girls head coach and Athletic Director Mark Lackey been offered the boys position, but is still pondering the possibility.…

Knights have big night at plate, beat Rams 11-1 in five

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The North Lincoln Knights got a solid pitching performance from Drew Belk and Byron Sherrill continued his hot hitting as he had two extra base hits, a triple and a homerun, his fourth, in the Knights 11-1 win in five innings over Highland Tech Tuesday night. “Byron got another big…