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Mustangs victorious, West still perfect

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East Lincoln held on to beat Highland Tech Tuesday night, 48-43 on the Rams home court. The Mustangs had a 15-point lead after three quarters before watching the Rams drain five 3-pointers in the final quarter and being outscored 20-10. East Lincoln (17-5, 11-2) hit six-of-10 free throws to close…

Woodie lifts West to victory

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Senior Taylor Woodie stepped up when his team needed him most on Senior Night Tuesday. Woodie put West Lincoln on his back, scoring 17 points in the fourth quarter to help the Rebels hold on for a 47-42 victory over Bessemer City. The 5-foot-10 guard was a perfect 10-for-10 from…

Sports Briefs

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Lincolnton Legends The Lincolnton Legends USSSA baseball tryouts for the 13-and-under team will be held in February. Prospective players cannot turn 14 by May 1. Please contact Denny at (704) 736-9180 or Jeff at (704) 732-0845 for more information. Come out and walk Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation Department has…

Batman and Robin at it again

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In another episode of Cherryville’s caped crusaders, the Ironmen held off the Lincolnton Wolves 88-74 Tuesday. As is the case with most every game, the talented junior dynamic duo of Justin Johnson and Cameron Lovelace was instrumental in allowing the Ironmen (18-4, 10-2) to maintain the top slot in the…

Wolves win overtime thriller

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Once every few years, two teams combine and with a little help from fate put together a basketball game that will be remembered for years to come. On paper, at first glance, the game between Lincolnton and North Lincoln appeared to be nothing special, but that`s the thing about rivalry…

Mustangs top Rebels

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East Lincoln downed West Lincoln Friday night thanks in large part to Keith Rendleman. The 6’5” sophomore had 23 points and 12 boards, while Alex Newsome had 16 points and seven boards. East Lincoln’s two seniors, Payton Brady and Leshawn Strong, each turned in solid games as well. Brady had…

Back-to-back state champs!

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Sports Briefs

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NL Knights spring sports meeting North Lincoln will host a meeting for all prospective athletes for spring sports Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the gym. Stingray baseball tryouts to be held The Stingrays are currently holding tryouts for their 7U USSSA spring baseball team. The only stipulation is that the…

Rebels look to win SP tourney

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West Lincoln may have lost Tuesday night, but they’ll quickly put that defeat out of their minds. After all, that loss came at the hands of 4A Alexander Central and was a non-conference matchup. Instead the Rebels (27-9, 6-0) are gearing up for the Southern Piedmont Conference wrestling tournament which…

Defending the castle?

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