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Mustangs get first SP victory

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Entering Tuesday’s game versus Cherryville, the East Lincoln Mustangs were batting a dismal .264 as a team. That changed in a big way Tuesday as the Mustangs pounded out 15 hits in coming away with a 10-3 victory—their first Southern Piedmont win of the season. East Lincoln struck quickly, scoring…

Poole’s game winner lifts Rebels

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With the score tied at two between two Lincoln County rivals, a player known more for his basketball exploits played the role of hero for West Lincoln Saturday. In the bottom of the sixth, senior Ben Poole had a RBI-single to left, plating Korey Martin which proved to be the…

Mustangs remain perfect

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs won another track meet last Thursday. East Lincoln, coached by Melvin Morrison, racked up 120 points followed by Highland Tech (52), Bessemer City (37) and Cherryville (23). Amber Bowles stood out for the Lady Mustangs, winning the 500 meter run, 3200 meter run and was…

The King wins championship

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Sports roundup

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Hopkins has career day, Wolves win North Lincoln crushed Maiden 17-5 Monday. Drew Belk (2-1) earned the win on the mound for the Knights, pitching four innings, giving up three hits and three earned runs. “He came out and threw some strikes. He got ahead of batters and was cruising…

Former All-Pro comes to St. James

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Mustangs runner-up

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East Lincoln finished second in the Freedom Invitational last week, going 1-1-1. On Monday, the Lady Mustangs beat South Caldwell 3-0. Krista Abernathy scored first to put the mustangs on top. Rebekka Glass scored her second of the season on an assist from Jessica Glenn then Glenn added her fourth…

Ironmen outlast Wolves

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After falling behind 3-0 in the first inning, Cherryville scored eight unanswered runs and held on to beat Lincolnton 8-5 Tuesday night at Buck Fraley Field in a Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference baseball opener. Nate Wright gave the Wolves (1-4,0-1) an explosive with a three-run homer in the top of…

Lady wolves now 4-0

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Lincolnton defeated Hunter Huss in softball Monday 10-3. Harlie Roberts was the winning pitcher for the Wolves, pitching a complete game. Roberts faced 25 batters, had six strikeouts and only allowing one earned win in pitching a two-hitter. facing 25 batters. Angel Razza paced the Wolves at the plate going…

Rebels win opener 13-3

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West Lincoln beat South Iredell 13-3. Daniel Smith (2-1) recorded the win on the mound, working five innings, allowing three hits and striking out four Viking batters. “Daniel continues to do what he’s done all year, throwing scoreless innings and giving us a chance to win games,” West Lincoln head…