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Lady Mustangs take county title

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The East Lincoln Mustangs turned this year’s Lincoln County track championship into a green and orange affair. While Lonnie Custer was leading East Lincoln’s men’s team to the county title, Melvin Morrison was doing the same for the women’s team. The Lady Mustangs dominated the meet, taking first place with…

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Mustangs take county track title

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For the second consecutive year, the East Lincoln Mustangs won the Lincoln County track meet last week. The Mustangs, coached by Lonnie Custer, have just eight seniors to go along with a slew of underclassmen. But what they lack in experience, they make up with athleticism, hard work and talent.…

East Lincoln tourney champs

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Sports Briefs

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YMCA Healthy Kids’ Day The YMCA is having ‘Healthy Kids’ Day,’ on Saturday, Apr. 14th from 9 a.m. – noon at the Lincolnton YMCA. Come out and participate in family group exercise classes, bike and car seat safety, fingerpainting, contests and other activities. Other fun activities scheduled are: performances, appearances…

Miracle in the seventh

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It was the kind of hit every high school player dreams of, but for Brad Goodson that dream became reality Tuesday night. With the bases loaded, Goodson, the Wolves senior designated hitter, laced a two-RBI game-winning single into right field to give Lincolnton a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over Bandys in…

Skid puts stop to Knights’ losing skid

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With Monday’s loss, North Lincoln’s losing skid had reached five games. That must’ve been enough in senior T.J. Skidmore’s eyes. On the strength of Skidmore’s two-hitter Tuesday, the Knights beat West Lincoln 2-0 to finish third place in the Carolina Trust Bank Easter Tournament. Skidmore and his teammates didn’t take…

Hamby tosses 1-hitter

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Bandys may be the only non-Lincoln County team participating in this year’s Carolina Trust Bank Easter Baseball Tournament. But the Trojans played like anything but an outsider as they beat West Lincoln 4-0 Monday afternoon in the tournament opener. Zack Hamby, who entered Monday with an unblemished 5-0 record on…

Senior season a blessing in disguise

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Trent Hopkins’ senior year has gone anything but according to plan. Poised to break the Lincoln County record for career-passing yardage, Hopkins broke his fibula in three places and dislocated his ankle. While to some less strong-willed and faith-fueled athletes that setback would’ve served as a period, for Hopkins September…