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Knights senior pitcher strikces out 19 Mustangs

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To call senior Josh Belk’s pitching performance special would be like calling the Titanic a small boat accident. In leading his team to a 7-1 victory over Lincoln County rival East Lincoln (3-2, 0-1) Tuesday night in the Southern Piedmont opener, Belk was nearly unhittable, striking out 19 batters out…

Sports Briefs

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Softball tournament Hooters of Gastonia/SSO Softball Tournaments will run a 3-game guarantee softball tournament Saturday, March 18 at Ferguson Park. Entry fee is $175. For more information, please contact Shane Shuford at (704)-445-8566. Lincoln Flight The Lincoln Flight Girls Basketball Club, an 11-and-under- AAU team, is currently holding tryouts. Players…

Another Slam for Reed

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Sports Roundup

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Lady Rebels win opener West Lincoln beat South Iredell 14-5 in the Southern Piedmont softball opener Tuesday. Leading the Lady Rebels was Whitney Ellis who went 4-for-5 at the plate. Haley Hoover was 3-for-4 in the win. Other leading hitters were: Sheana black and Kendall Barrett who both went 3-for-5…

Knights down Mustangs, East now 3-3

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North Lincoln downed county rival East Lincoln 8-4 Tuesday afternoon at East Lincoln. Donia McDonald, known more for her defensive ability, went 2-for-4 with an over-the-fence homer and a RBI single to pace the Knights at the plate. Junior catcher Jenna Torbert went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and walked twice.…

Hear them howl

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Cavs down Rebels

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East Rutherford beat West Lincoln 9-3 Friday behind a huge day from Zeke Branton. Branton went 2-for-4 with two homers, had three RBIs and three runs scored in the Cavaliers victory. Michael Melton worked six innings, struck out six and walked only one in earning the win. The losing pitcher…

Mustangs ready for conference opener

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With a likeable personality and aggressive, yet laidback, approach the early returns for Mustangs head coach Chris Matile are good. Last Wednesday’s 4-3 win over Forestview put the Mustangs at 3-1 on the young season as they begin Southern Piedmont Conference play tomorrow versus undefeated North Lincoln. “Beating them (the…

Take that: Wave no longer unbeaten

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There has been a healthy battle for bragging rights going on at North Lincoln between the baseball team that is 7-0 and the softball team that is looking for a third-consecutive trip to the Final Four in Raleigh. And the battle wages on… While there were some who felt the…

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Lincoln Flight North Lincoln High School will be having varsity and JV cheerleading sign ups for the 2006 football and basketball season. Tryouts will begin today. Anyone interested in trying out must sign up and get a tryout packet in order to be eligible . For more information, please contact…