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Knights perfect through four

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The North Lincoln Knights are off to a 4-0 start after Saturday’s 15-2 defeat of West Iredell. Using lights-out pitching and dominant hitting Sean Andrews crew are showing why many believe the Southern Piedmont will end in the hands of the Knights or West Lincoln. T.J. Skidmore (1-0) pitched four…

D Champs!

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Hopkins flawless forNorth

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North Lincoln downed Bunker Hill 12-7 Wednesday night behind a huge night from junior first baseman Trent ‘Ace’ Hopkins. Hopkins went 5-for-5 in a school-record performance. The 6-foot-1, 225-pounder recorded two triples, two doubles and one single with three RBIs. Hopkins also scored four runs. “He’s been working real hard…

Johnson edges Johnson for SPC Player of the Year

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In a close race for Southern Piedmont Player of the Year honors, East Lincoln senior Trishtan Johnson edged Cherryville sophomore Justin Johnson for the prestigious award. While it wasn’t a surprise to some, Johnson himself was floored when he received the news Thursday night. “I’m real excited. I just started…

Falcons finish season perfect

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Thursday’s win in the Tri-County Conference championship game left little doubt as to what many already believed. The group of eighth-grade girls East Lincoln middle has is special. The same group that helped win a volleyball conference championship and reach the softball conference championship were up to their old tricks…

Howard leads Wolves

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Lincolnton recorded its first win of the season at Jonathan Brookins’ Memorial Field Thursday over Maiden 10-9. Nate Wright was the winning pitcher, while Tyler Howard played the role of hero at the plate with a career-high five RBIs on a 2-for-3 performance. Howard did his damage early with a…

‘Other’ Torbert makes presence known at NL

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights won their season opener versus Bandys 6-3. North Lincoln got on the board with a two-out single by senior Nicole Baxter. In the top of the fifth, Jenna Torbert had a two out RBI-single followed by the freshman debut of her sister Emily. Emily immediately…

Sweden in North Lincoln

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Wolves fall in opener

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Monday, the Lincolnton Wolves fell 11-3 to South Point in their season opener. Lincolnton was behind 2-0 entering the fifth, but the Red Raiders scored four (three of them unearned) to take a 6-0 lead. The Wolves scored two in the bottom of the fifth, whittling the lead to 6-2,…

Rhodes pitches a gem

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The West Lincoln Rebels are off to a quick 2-0 start after beating Maiden Monday and Fred T. Foard. Junior Ryan Rhodes and Trent Rothlin, a Clemson-signee engaged in a pitching duel that will be remembered for quite some time. Rhodes threw all nine innings, struck out eight batters, walked…