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Welcome to the club

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Alyssa Lowe has an abnormally quick release shooting the basketball. Guess that’s what happens when you’ve played basketball ever since you can remember. As soon as a pass hits her hands, the ball is in the air for one of her three-point attempts. One thing is definite — it works.…

Wolves win Holiday Clash title

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The Lincolnton Wolves got off to a late start, but judging by their play it’s hard to tell. With a renewed focus on defense, the Wolves won the third annual Peoples Bank Holiday Clash Friday night on their home court 65-56. After holding on 63-60 against county rival North Lincoln,…

Knights win Peoples Bank Clash

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It was quite a two days for Alyssa Lowe. No, she didn’t set the nets on fire in a 12-point performance against West Lincoln in the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash’s Championship game, but she did make arguably the biggest shot in the Knights’ 45-40 victory. With two and half minutes…

Lowe lifts Knights

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North Lincoln turned a one-point deficit at the end of the first quarter into a seven-point lead before advancing to the championship game of the third annual Peoples Bank Holiday Clash Thursday night. The talented duo of senior Alyssa Lowe and sophomore Kayla Alexander combined for 34 points for the…

Welcome to the championship East

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East Lincoln beat East Gaston 68-56 in the semifinals of the First Charter Holiday Classic Thursday night. Trishtan Johnson, who was averaging 21.5 points entering last night’s game, poured in 23 points to lead the host Mustangs past the Warriors and advance to tonight’s championship versus Vance, who defeated Hopewell…

Improbable comeback completed

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Senior Zack Gibson dribbled the ball at the top of the key for 21 seconds. With the score deadlocked at 60, Gibson knew just who to go to. Fellow senior Lance Friday, who like Gibson has been in many pressure-packed situations, had put the Wolves on his back with 13…

How ‘bout those Rebels?

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Rebels lose key player, keep on fighting

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Losing leading scorer Taylor Woodie to season-ending knee surgery did not make Rebels head coach Chad Wright panic. Instead he implored guards Brandon Friday and Casey Gee to emerge as legitimate threats. “Brandon Friday and Casey Gee are really starting to elevate their game to fill that void,” Wright said.…

Wildcats down Rebels

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North Gaston used balanced scoring and a 23-point first quarter to springboard itself to a 66-50 victory in the first round of the third annual Peoples Bank Holiday Clash Thursday night. Princeton Brooks, a standout running back, paced the Wildcats with 19 points, while Gevin Allison added 13. D.J. Shives…

Big-Time scorer

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