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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…

Herbert records career-best run

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INDIANAPOLIS – As if Saturday`s career-best performance wasn`t enough, Doug Herbert and the Snap-on Tools team went out and made Sunday nearly as good. Crew chief Wayne Dupuy made a few last-minute tuning decisions and the car responded with gusto. Herbert drove to 4.492-second pass at 325.92 mph for the…

Rebels fall at Foard

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Fred T. Foard made some big defensive plays that helped the Tigers defeat West Lincoln 28-20. Things looked good early for the Rebels as they wasted no time scoring. Junior quarterback Taylor Woodie hooked up with Gene Arp on a 47-yard pass. Four plays later the Rebels scored on a…

Tennis Roundup

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Knights best Warriors The North Lincoln Lady Knights shutout East Gaston 9-0 Wednesday. Caroline Farris, Jordan Kinney, Hannah Mozeley, Nataleigh Hitt, Courtney Feldon and May Eisner recorded wins in singles play. Farris/Kinney, Mozeley/Feldon and Hitt/Eisner all had victories in doubles. Taylor Holden and Samantha Woods recorded wins in exhibition singles…

Sports Roundup

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Mustangs remain undefeated Lincolnton and East Lincoln split a volleyball match, as the Lady Mustangs recorded a varsity win and the Lady Wolves took the JV match. East defended its home court winning 3-1; 24-26, 24-26, 25-23, 23-25. Standouts for East were: Kassi Henry with seven aces, 19 kills and…

Lincoln Co. drops two to West

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West Iredell beat East Lincoln 2-0 last Thursday. An early goal from Carlos Alzate for West Iredell made the difference as East Lincoln would draw a straight red from Dres Leon on a hard foul and be forced to play down a man for the last 13 minutes. The Mustangs…

Up next Newton-Conover

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The East Lincoln Mustangs have one big question—are we the team that took East Gaston to the wire or are we the team that was on the wrong end of a 42-12 game versus rival Bandys? While that question hangs in the balance, the Mustangs will continue preparation for another…

Do Knights make it two in a row?

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Confidence is riding high for the North Lincoln Knights after a 26-0 victory over Bunker Hill. As sweet as head coach Matt Beam’s first coaching win was, it’s time to re-focus on this week’s opponent—Lake Norman. While 3A Lake Norman is 0-2, they’re still going to test the Knights after…

Sports Roundup

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Mustangs win first match The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs tennis team beat Newton-Conover 6-3 Thursday. Candace Hall, Madeline Jones, Laura Estridge, Kristin Parker and Maria Robledo all recorded singles victories. Mandy Werth and Robledo recorded the lone doubles win, winning 9-8 (10-8). Head coach Mike Davis was happy with his…

Showdown set for Friday
Lincolnton and Maiden see who remains undefeated

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The Lincolnton Wolves savored their double overtime versus South Point for the weekend. Monday it was back to work as they prepare for one of their toughest opponents on the schedule—the Maiden Blue Devils. After a 29-6 defeat last season, the Wolves are itching for revenge. Unfortunately, Maiden has plenty…