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Two win NAACP scholarships

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Shauntel Boatwright and Taisha Morrison have been named 2005 scholarship winners of the Lincoln County branch of the NAACP. The scholarships, announced June 6 are in the amount of $1,500 each for the college of their choice. Boatwright, a graduate of Lincolnton High School, is the daughter of B.O. Boatwright…

Big Ol` Catfish

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Knights win the Wachovia Cup

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The North Lincoln Knights have received plenty of exposure in local papers in the first two years of existence. Some people believe the Knights have received too much. For those that have, take into consideration that the Knights have won conference championships in wrestling, men’s track and field, golf and…

Two for one deal for Post 455

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Denver Post 455 picked up two wins in the last two days. Wednesday, Denver beat Gastonia 9-4 at Sims Legion Park. A day after, they picked up another win when they were informed Kings Mountain would have to forfeit four games. One of the wins Kings Mountain had to forfeit…

Copperheads runner-up

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Post 100 rolling again

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KINGS MOUNTAIN–Cherryville Post 100`s roller-coaster season is back on an upward track. After losing five in a row, four of them in the Eastern Division of Area Four, Cherryville has put together a three-game win streak, the latest victory coming Tuesday night in a 14-2 pounding of Kings Mountain. This…

Kielar to be an All-Star

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Moving from New York to North Carolina would be hard for most rising seniors. But when Alyson Kielar made the transition, she did what she’s so good at doing on the basketball floor—made an adjustment. “I had to use some different vocabulary here in the south, but I’ve made some…

Post 455 stops skid

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Denver broke a six-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 5-4 win over Charlotte 262 at Brookins Memorial Field. Denver led 4-2 entering the top of the seventh, but Post 262 responded by evening the game with two runs of their own. Dustin Weaver, a Lincolnton product, scored what turned…

Sports Briefs

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NL women’s tennis Any young lady interested in playing tennis for the North Lincoln Lady Knights can pick up a hit-around schedule in the school’s main office. Recreation programs Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration for the following Summer programs: summer playground program, tennis clinic, basketball camp,…

Sports Briefs

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Recreation programs Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration for the following Summer programs: summer playground program, tennis clinic, basketball camp, cheerleading clinics, fast-pitch softball clinics, youth soccer clinics and league, swimming lessons, guard start program and lifeguard training. For more information, please contact the recreation office at…