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Lady Mustangs wrap up tournament

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Carolina Clash gears up for new season

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LINCOLNTON, NC – The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series season opener is just a few short weeks away. The nine-year-old tour will kick off the 2008 season with a 50 lap $5,000 to win main event at Gastonia’s Carolina Speedway Saturday March 8th. Race fans and competitors alike will…

Herbert speaks about `Choices and Consequences`

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LINCOLNTON, N.C. Doug Herbert, owner and driver of the SnaponFranchise.com Top Fuel dragster, spoke to over 65 people Wednesday at “Choices and Consequences – What Every Driver Should Know”, sponsored by OTC Insurance Agency and Prosciutto’s Pizza. After losing his sons, Jon, 17, and James, 12, in an automobile accident…

Sports Roundup

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Lady Wolves open season with 5-4 over Ashbrook The Lady Wolves softball team opened its season with a 5-4 win over Ashbrook Wednesday. “It was the first time we’ve beaten Ashbrook in a few years,” Lincolnton head coach Ann Anderson said. “Our girls did well considering the weather and playing…

Mustangs muscle their way to finals

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East Lincoln’s Keith Rendlemen provided the dunks on the offensive end and Adrian Forney provided steals and transition buckets on defense as the Mustangs defeated Ashe County 66-44 at home Thursday night. “We knew coming into tonight that Ashe County was a very good team. We had a very good…

Lady Comets soar over East Lincoln

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs basketball season came to an end Wednesday after a 61-54 home defeat in the 2A West semifinal round. Lindsy Wright brought the Lady Mustangs within a point at the 3:17 mark in the final quarter, but the Lady Comets went on a 6-0 run with…

The Wilson Way

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For Lincolnton natives, one name has signified athletic excellence throughout the majority of the last decade: Wilson. The Wilson family has given Lincolnton many great athletes to brag on, but one stands out as a man who has created his own legacy from scratch and is a shining example for…

Knights fall in opener

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On a night where you could see your own breath, North Stanly beat North Lincoln 8-1 Wednesday night in the Knights’ season opener. With temperatures hovering around 25-degrees, the pitching combo of Jacob Belk and Ben Parah proved to be too much. Belk (1-0) recorded the win on the mound,…

Mustangs blow out Cavs in first round

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Throughout the season, East Lincoln’s ‘Twin Towers’ have garnered much of the publicity—justifiably so. And while Keith Rendleman and Alex Newsome had solid games, it was the Mustang guards, who shone the brightest in a 78-53 first-round victory over North Rowan Tuesday night. Senior point guard Wes Glover had 14…

Lady Pathers pounce on West Lincoln 50-33

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The West Lincoln Lady Rebels suffered an early exit from the 2A West state playoffs after losing on their home court 50-33 at the hands of the Ledford Lady Panthers Monday night. “They were a well disciplined team. Defensively we had to step up to be in the game with…