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East shows promise

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The East Lincoln Mustangs maybe the most talented 0-3 team in the area, but that doesn’t change their record. Head coach Mike Byus has been happy with some aspects of his team—such as the play of seniors Thomas Huntley and Ryan Sykes. But other areas… lack of mental focus, penalties…

Herbert records career-best run

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INDIANAPOLIS – As if Saturday`s career-best performance wasn`t enough, Doug Herbert and the Snap-on Tools team went out and made Sunday nearly as good. Crew chief Wayne Dupuy made a few last-minute tuning decisions and the car responded with gusto. Herbert drove to 4.492-second pass at 325.92 mph for the…

Rebels fall at Foard

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Fred T. Foard made some big defensive plays that helped the Tigers defeat West Lincoln 28-20. Things looked good early for the Rebels as they wasted no time scoring. Junior quarterback Taylor Woodie hooked up with Gene Arp on a 47-yard pass. Four plays later the Rebels scored on a…

Knights beat Wildcats

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The North Lincoln Knights won their second consecutive game beating Lake Norman 14-12 Friday night. A 30-yard spectacular one-handed catch by Marcus Horton, coupled with solid running from freshman running back Jay Little, set up a first and goal in the game’s final four minutes. Up 14-12, and clinging to…

Mustangs gallop, Red Devils win 29-8

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It was a career night for East Lincoln seniors Thomas Huntley and Ryan Sykes. Huntley raked in 11 catches for 127 yards while Sykes amassed 216 all-purpose yards. Unfortunately for the Mustangs faithful, they lost their third consecutive game, 29-8, this time falling to Newton-Conover in non-conference action. The Red…

Wolves take down Devils

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Another chapter was added to an already great rivalry Friday night as the Lincolnton Wolves edged past the Maiden Blue Devils 31-28 in front of a near capacity crowd at Thomas E. Brown Stadium in Maiden. Lincolnton head coach Scott Cloninger has been raving about his sophomore class since day…

Sports Briefs

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Advance tickets Advance tickets are on sale at Lincoln Athletics and Byrd’s Sundries for Lincolnton’s home contest versus undefeated North Gaston. Tickets are $5 apiece. Sportstalk show The PC Homes “Sportstalk” show on Saturday mornings with David Keever and Mike Powell is shifting its time slot. The show, broadcast on…

Lincoln Co. drops two to West

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West Iredell beat East Lincoln 2-0 last Thursday. An early goal from Carlos Alzate for West Iredell made the difference as East Lincoln would draw a straight red from Dres Leon on a hard foul and be forced to play down a man for the last 13 minutes. The Mustangs…

Tennis Roundup

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Knights best Warriors The North Lincoln Lady Knights shutout East Gaston 9-0 Wednesday. Caroline Farris, Jordan Kinney, Hannah Mozeley, Nataleigh Hitt, Courtney Feldon and May Eisner recorded wins in singles play. Farris/Kinney, Mozeley/Feldon and Hitt/Eisner all had victories in doubles. Taylor Holden and Samantha Woods recorded wins in exhibition singles…

Sports Roundup

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Mustangs remain undefeated Lincolnton and East Lincoln split a volleyball match, as the Lady Mustangs recorded a varsity win and the Lady Wolves took the JV match. East defended its home court winning 3-1; 24-26, 24-26, 25-23, 23-25. Standouts for East were: Kassi Henry with seven aces, 19 kills and…