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Basketball/Track & Field Hickory — The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men’s Basketball Team and Head Coach John Lentz signed Spenser Sydney for the 2009-10 season. Sydney, a native of Lincolnton, N.C., played prep basketball at East Lincoln High School where he averaged 13 points, four rebounds and three assists en route to…

Get your football fill this upcoming season

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High School football will kickoff Friday and with it comes another exciting season for Lincoln County faithful fans. In today’s edition you’ll find the 2009 high school football tab filled with stories, pictures, rosters, schedules and everything you need to know about your team this season. The Lincoln Times-News will…

Sports Briefs

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Pop Warner Sign-ups Lincoln County Pop Warner football and cheerleading are still having signups every night at the Pumpkin Center Intermediate School. The 5-and 6-year-old teams have openings on that team It is purely instructional with coaches on the field at all times. We are accepting transfers from other organizations.…

East falls 5-0 to begin season

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DENVER — While Friday marks the 2009 high school football season Monday marked the beginning of the East Lincoln Mustangs futbol (soccer) campaign. It wasn’t a very good start for the Mustangs, who earned several votes as one of the top 15 2A teams in the state of North Carolina,…

Last preparations begin

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Lincolnton head coach Scott Cloninger perhaps gave the best and most honest answer as to how his team looked after its scrimmage Friday. “It was kind of like that Clint Eastwood movie… The good, bad and ugly,” he said. “There were some good things, some bad things and at times…

Steele wins ‘Hot Summer Nights Round 2’

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STANLEY — Chris Steele etched his name in the record books at East Lincoln Speedway as the York, SC native captured the $1,500 win in City Chevrolet’s ‘Hot Summer Nights Round 2’ presented by Bea’s Gift Baskets. Jordan Alexander and Jon Thornburg shared the front row for the start of…

Sports Briefs

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Pop Warner Sign-ups Lincoln County Pop Warner football and cheerleading are still having signups every night at the Pumpkin Center Intermediate School. The 5-and 6-year-old teams have openings on that team It is purely instructional with coaches on the field at all times. We are accepting transfers from other organizations.…

Teams continue to work hard

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You could see the sweat run down their face and smell the stench of hard work. The vivid grass stains and mud symbolized desire, covering players uniforms. Football is back. Many teams participated in full contact scrimmages Wednesday in preparation for the upcoming season. Some teams went head to head…

`Hot Summer Nights’ returns

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STANLEY — GM Performance Late Model drivers will get their second shot of the year at East Lincoln Speedway on Saturday night Saturday as City Chevrolet’s Hot Summer Nights’ Round Two Presented by Bea’s Gift Baskets will take center stage at ‘Lightning at the Lake’. The 30-lap feature will pay…

Dallas Wildcats celebrate winning season

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