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Herbert advances to quarterfinal

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POMONA, Calif.– Doug Herbert’s “For My Boys” Tour began with a quarterfinal appearance at the 48th annual CARQUEST Winternationals in Pomona, Calif. In the first round of racing action, Herbert, in his newly themed SnaponFranchise.com dragster, pulled to the line against Alan Bradshaw. First off the line, Herbert sailed through…

Welcome Aboard

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Michael Christopher joins the Lincoln Times-News sports staff as its new sports editor. Christopher comes from Arkansas where he was the assistant sports editor at The Courier in Russellville. An Asheville native, Christopher enjoys sports, traveling, meeting new people and the South. “I’m excited and proud to be back in…

Wilson signs National Letter of Intent to play for Wolfpack

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Lincolnton senior C.J. Wilson, the school’s recorder holder for total yardage (5,919), career rushing yards (3,941) and points (468) signed with North Carolina State Wednesday morning. “It’s a great feeling to be signed,” Wilson said. “I felt like it was a good decision, and my parents were very supportive of…

Brewer signs National Letter of Intent to join Mountaineers

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When Demery Brewer had no scholarship offers to speak of, as late as December, he did what any good son would do. He went to Mom. “Honestly, there were times where I would get real down. I would get real stressed out. Mom was like, `Keep God first and everything…

Rebels bedeviled

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It was a season to remember for the West Lincoln Rebels’ wrestling team. Even if it didn’t end the way they wanted it to—with a 2A state title. The Rebels fell to the No. 2 team in the state Newton-Conover 31-27 in the 2A Western Regional Finals Thursday night at…

Sports Roundup

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Eagles down Comenius Lincoln Charter beat Comenius 69-45 Tuesday. Dylan Cronin and Brandon Dishman shared team-high honors with 16 points apiece, while Nolen Peterson complemented them with a season-high 15 points. The Eagles even their record at 11-11 on the season with the win. In the girls’ game, the Lady…

Second Place

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Herbert solid in first run

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POMONA, Calif.– Doug Herbert’s “For My Boys” Tour got off to a solid start with the first qualifying session of the CARQUEST Winternationals in Pomona, Calif. In his first full pass of the season, Herbert, in the SnaponFranchise.com Top Fuel dragster, posted a solid 4.54 second run at 327.98 mph.…

Sports Roundup

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Knights down Vikings North Lincoln beat South Iredell Tuesday night 82-65. The Knights were paced by David Ward, who scored a game-high 25 points. Haynes Brotherton and Montreal Wilson had 13 and 11 respectively. With the win, the Knights improve to 5-13 and 2-9 on the season. North Lincoln 19…

For My Boys

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Doug Herbert, owner and driver of the SnaponFranchise.com Top Fuel dragster, will begin the 2008 NHRA POWERade season with one goal in mind: to win the championship, and to win it for his boys. After tying for his career best points finish in 2007, Herbert arrived at a preseason test…