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East falls to West Caldwell

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If East Lincoln needs someone to blame for its fourth consecutive loss to start the 2005 season ­ this one Friday night at West Caldwell ­ it needs to only look in a mirror. Despite scoring two touchdowns on special teams and 120 yards and touchdown from standout running back…

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Class of 2005 announced

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The Lincoln County Hall of Fame has named the following inductees for the class of 2005. C. Bruce Bolick, Walter C. ‘Pooch’ Cornwell, Ted Goins, Brenda Johnson Hamilton, John ‘Cotton’ Little, Ken ‘Chick’ McCurry and Charles D. ‘Block’ Smith. They will be inducted at a November 12th banquet at 6…

Watts Memorial Saturday

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STANLEY—On Saturday night, East Lincoln Speedway will host the Dave Watts Memorial All-Star Race. The event is for the purpose of remembering Dave Watts of Huntersville, who died earlier this year. Watts was known throughout the region for sponsoring dirt track racers. Through his Dave’s Auto Salvage, he provided racers…

Sports Roundup

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Rebels take meet The West Lincoln Rebels’ girls cross country team won a cross country meet earlier this week with a score of 45. West Lincoln, Lincolnton, East Gaston, North Gaston, Bessemer City, Hunter Huss, Highland Tech and Cherryville all participated. Beth Pittman’s fourth-place finish (23:44) led the way for…

Hard work pays off for Gibson

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Lincolnton quarterback Zack Gibson had big dreams entering his fourth year as the Wolves’ signal-caller. So far, those dreams are being realized. With back-to-back wins over South Point and Maiden and pin-point accuracy throwing the ball, Gibson’s senior season couldn’t have started much better. “It feels good. This is what…

Sports Briefs

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Advance tickets Advance tickets are on sale at Lincoln Athletics and Byrd’s Sundries for Lincolnton’s home contest versus undefeated North Gaston. Tickets are $5 apiece. Katrina Fishing Shootouts start Tonight the Fishin’ Friends group will open a series of Friday Night “Katrina Shootouts” at the Midway Marina on Lake Norman.…

Knights focused in on day game

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The North Lincoln Knights will hit I-40 West Friday on their way to take on the Christ School Greenies in search of win No. 3 on the season. Offense In the first three weeks of the season, the Knights have tried to establish the running game with Brandon Mull, Jarrett…

Battle of the undefeated

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The Lincolnton Wolves have done the unthinkable in some peoples eyes—beat South Point and Maiden in back-to-back games. But it doesn’t get any easier for the Wolves this Friday at Memorial Stadium, as the North Gaston Wildcats (3-0) come calling. Offense Against the Blue Devils last week, Lincolnton amassed 385…

Sports Briefs

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Advance tickets Advance tickets are on sale at Lincoln Athletics and Byrd’s Sundries for Lincolnton’s home contest versus undefeated North Gaston. Tickets are $5 apiece. Sportstalk show The PC Homes “Sportstalk” show on Saturday mornings with David Keever and Mike Powell is shifting its time slot. The show, broadcast on…