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Sweet 16 for Rebels

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Maybe they should think about changing Chris Henderson’s middle name to Easter. For the second consecutive year, Henderson won MVP honors as he led West Lincoln to its second-straight Carolina Trust Bank Easter Tournament crown in 2-0 victory over North Lincoln Tuesday night. Using a live fastball and mixing in…

Wildcats take third

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After blowing a 9-5 lead a night before, the Wildcats of Lake Norman were determined not to be victimized again by a late-inning comeback. Unfortunately for them, Lincolnton was thinking the same thing…something had to give. After back-to-back RBI singles by Adam Thompson and Jon Kuster brought the Wolves to…

Mustangs are on a mission

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East Lincoln downed Chase 8-3 Tuesday night in the Freedom Invitational Baseball Tournament to reach Wednesday night’s championship game versus Davie County. Jesse Cadenhead, who was 0-for-3 entering his final at-bat, more than made amends by depositing a two-run homer to left center, giving the Mustangs a 7-3 lead in…

First day action

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North Lincoln rallied for a 12-10 win over host Lincolnton Monday night in the first round of the Carolina Trust Bank Easter Baseball Tournament. In the top of the eighth, Kyle Baker’s RBI-single to left scored Josh Belk, giving the Knights a one-run lead at 11-10. The next batter Chris…

Rebelling against the conference

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The West Lincoln Rebels had just lost back-to-back Southern Piedmont games versus Bessemer City and Cherryville. Then everything started to click… suddenly the Rebels find themselves fulfilling pre-season expectations and take a six game win streak into Lincolnton for the Carolina Trust Bank Easter Baseball Tournament. Since falling to the…

Sports Roundup

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NL Lady Knights cruise North Lincoln crushed South Iredell 10-0 in six innings Thursday night. Junior Courtney Feldon led the way at the plate, going 2-for-4 with three RBIs. Fellow junior Mekenzie Harkey also went 2-for-4 with one RBI. Kayla Alexander went 2-for-3, while Jenna Torbert was 2-for-4. April Wilson…

Schram, Lynch ink with Concord

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When Greyson Schram takes the diamond for the Concord University Mountain Lions, he’ll have a familiar face right beside him. Schram’s long-time teammate Mitchell Lynch turned down Wingate and numerous other junior colleges in favor of reuniting with his high school shortstop. Both of them made their intentions clear, as…

Clock strikes 12 on the Ironmen

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DENVER–Jesse Cadenhead`s one-out single to left field in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted East Lincoln to an 8-7 win over Cherryville last night. The Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference game ran nearly four hours after going into extra innings tied at 7-7. The game was a must-win for East…

Tomcats, Stout win Chamber drive

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Members of the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce’s Ambassadors group met for a luncheon Thursday afternoon to applaud those high-achievers in the annual Chamber membership drive. Unlike previous years where the membership drive was held for one month, this year’s drive was held only two weeks, according to Chamber president…