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Special year, special team

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East Lincoln head coach Neil Hodges has high praise for this year’s edition of the Mustangs. How high? The coach, who has over 30 years of coaching experience, puts them at the very top of all the teams he’s ever coached. So while the Mustangs fell short of their ultimate…

Blazing the trail

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Two East Lincoln Mustangs Tyree Watkins (photo left), seen here with his Mom Charline, and Adrian Forney (photo right) recently signed to play football with the Carolina Prep Academy Warriors based out of Gastonia. Carolina Prep, which is in its first year, is a post-graduate school designed to develop young…

Thirty-eight and counting

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Knights take match

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The North Lincoln Knights continue their hot play on the links. Friday at Westport Country Club, the Knights, once again, bested their competition, finishing with a team score of 159. Shelby was the runner-up 10 strokes behind. South Iredell came in third place (180) with Lincolnton rounding out the pack…

Golden Lions too much for Mustangs in semifinal

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There is an old sports adage—to be the best, you must beat the best. If Shelby isn’t the best in the state… don’t try telling that to the East Lincoln Mustangs. The Golden Lions, who are in the midst of a 23-game win streak, dominated the final three quarters en…

Sports Roundup

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Knights stand tall The North Lincoln Knights won a golf match Monday afternoon, edging Shelby 162 to 163. Lincolnton was in third place with a 173, while South Iredell rounded out the four-team field with a 174. The match medalist was North Lincoln’s Russ Piercy, who shot a 37. Joining…

Smith still perfect

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East Lincoln beat Charlotte Latin 11-6 Thursday afternoon at the Corral. Andrew Smith (3-0) earned the victory on the mound, working four innings, striking out four batters and giving up two hits. “He did a great job coming in with us down 6-5. He held them at bay long enough…

More than conquerors

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Sports Briefs

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Lady Phoenix AAU tryouts Any young ladies under the age of 15 who may be interested in trying out for the U13-15 Lady Phoenix AAU basketball team at the Lincoln Charter school may contact Melanie Guiraud at (704) 241-5820 or Tom Johnson (704) 995-7745. NL Sports Boosters The North Lincoln…

Long time coming

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