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WLHS Golf Tourney The West Lincoln High School Sports Boosters Club is having a golf tournament on October 3 at the Lincoln Country Club in Lincolnton. Lunch will be served at Noon followed by a 1:30 p.m. Shotgun start to kick off the tournament. The tournament will be a four-man…

Wilson set to debut with NC State Thurs.

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RALEIGH — Thursday will mark a new chapter in the young career of former Lincolnton High School standout C.J. Wilson. Wilson will start at cornerback for the NC State Wolfpack as they host Steve Spurrier’s South Carolina Gamecocks at 7 p.m. on ESPN. “It feels good coming from a small…

Sports Briefs

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WLHS Golf Tourney The West Lincoln High School Sports Boosters Club is having a golf tournament on October 3 at the Lincoln Country Club in Lincolnton. Lunch will be served at Noon followed by a 1:30 p.m. Shotgun start to kick off the tournament. The tournament will be a four-man…

Mistakes hurt Knights in loss

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PUMPKIN CENTER — After playing well against Maiden in its first game of the season the North Lincoln Knights seemed to go the other direction against a rebuilding Bunker Hill Bears team as they fell 40-28 at home on Monday. “We had the right calls on the right plays. We…

Lincoln Co. ’09 HOF inductees announced

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LINCOLNTON — The Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame board has announced its inductees for 2009. Jay Boggs, the first principal to introduce sports to students in Lincoln County will be enshrined in this year’s ceremony. Also, former Lincolnton High baseball standout Jonathan Brookins, who died in an automobile accident…

Lincoln County had an exciting week of football

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Last week of high school football was exciting, but it just seemed that Week 2 was just as exciting if not better for Lincoln County teams. Let’s first start off with a team that’s come out of the gates hot and is the only Lincoln County team to go 2-0…

Red Devils run to 27-19 win

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NEWTON — Two teams that had stellar seasons last year found themselves almost switching roles as Newton-Conover defeated East Lincoln in a sloppy 27-19 win. “We’re going to have to take advantage of getting points off the turnovers. I don’t think we took advantage of them and we have to…

Rebels move to 2-0

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VALE — West Lincoln had to wait an extra hour and 15 minutes due to a thunderstorm but extend its winning streak to two as they defeated North Wilkes 54-0 in its home opener. West Lincoln senior Justin Carpenter wasted little time putting the Rebels on the board as he…

Wolves lose a 21-14 heartbreaker in OT

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LINCOLNTON — For virtually all of Friday’s South Point game at Lincolnton, the Red Raiders’ struggled to establish running lanes for standout runner Aaron Crumbley. That is until it mattered most. Crumbley racked up 42 of his 73 yards rushing in the final five minutes of regulation and on the…

Men’s church softball team finishes third in the state

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