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Goal met: Lady Falcons win title

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Last year’s 6-6 season for the Lady Falcons of East Lincoln Middle School seems like a distant memory after dismantling Crest Tuesday afternoon for the Tri-County Conference Championship. East defeated Crest (9-3), the Western Division champions, 3-0;25-19, 25-11, 25-6 to complete its unblemished 12-0 season. Lindsey Wright, Kelcey Alley and…

First Charter Holiday Classic in Denver

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First Charter Bank is pleased to announce the 2005 Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament will be played December 28, 29, and 30, 2005 at East Lincoln High School, Denver, NC. This will be the 16th year of the Holiday Classic, and will feature sixteen area boys and girls high school basketball…

Sports Briefs

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Lincolnton state championship shirts T-shirts and sweatshirts are currently on sale commemorating their appearance in the 2A State Championship. The shirts will read, ‘Lincolnton Wolves, 2005 State Championship.’ Shirts are on sale at the school and Lincoln Athletics. T-shirts will cost $12, while sweatshirts will cost $20. Adrian L. Shuford…

Mustangs gallop past Wolves

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It was the kind of moment senior Jamelle Lowery had been waiting for. Lincolnton’s Lance Friday cut the lead to seven, at 47-40, just inside seven minutes to play in the game. Enter Lowery. With his team needing him, the 5 foot 10 inch guard nailed two three-pointers in the…

Sports Roundup

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Rebels and Knights split in opener West Lincoln (3-4, 1-0 SP) defended its home court Friday night with a 58-50 victory over North Lincoln (1-7, 0-1). Junior Ben Poole scored a game-high 19 points, while Daniel Payseur contributed 11 of his own. “I thought we rebounded well which gave us…

Setting the pick

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Wolves` duo take top honors

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A Southern Piedmont title, a Western Regional Championship, an appearance in the 2A State Championship game. Short of winning the state championship, senior quarterback Zack Gibson and company did it all. Lincolnton’s head coach Scott Cloninger, who did a masterful job calling plays all season, led the Wolves to the…

Knights take first

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North Lincoln’s men’s swim team came in first against Kings Mountain and Highland Tech Tuesday. Both the A and B relay teams placed second and either third or fourth in all relay events. Phillip Boyle qualified for state competition in the 200-yard individual medley event. In the 50-yard freestyle, Matt…

Call it a miracle, call him Mt. Rojas

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Perhaps no one appreciated playing in the state championship like senior defensive tackle Roger Rojas. Rojas missed the first five games of the season after two back surgeries. Football was out of the question; he was just trying to do simpler things—such as walking. “For about a week, I couldn’t…

Volleyball standouts announced

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs led the Lincoln-Times All-Lincoln County team with three people receiving nods. Senior Kassi Henry (outside hitter), sophomore Lauren Sharpe (middle hitter) and junior Krista Abernathy (setter) helped lead the Lady Mustangs to a second-place finish behind South Iredell in the regular season. East Lincoln did…