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Patterson sparks Lady Knights win

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Sweden Patterson nearly opted to go try out for a 16-and-under AAU basketball team Monday night. Good thing she didn’t. The junior forward scored a career-high two goals, including the game-winner to lift the North Lincoln Lady Knights over West Mecklemberg 3-2. After seeing junior West Meck Ashley Erskine net…

East Lincoln holds off late rally by rival

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The Lady Mustangs survived a late last inning rally by Southern Piedmont Conference rival North Lincoln as Megan Keller finished what she started and prevented a one-out rally with the possibly tying run 60 feet away as East Lincoln defeated the Lady Knights 5-4 at home Tuesday. “To go ahead…

Ironmen walk past Mustangs 5-3

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Cherryville edged East Lincoln 5-3 Tuesday night at the Corral in an early-season meeting of what many feel will be two contenders in the Southern Piedmont Conference. Seth Freeman threw six innings striking out seven batters and scattering seven hits for the victory, leaving Mustangs’ head coach Chris Matile impressed.…

Sports Roundup

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Lady Rebels win SPC opener 2-1 Sophomore Ashley Rhyne pitched a complete game gem with 16 strikeouts, allowing five hits, no walks, a run scored and no earned runs scored to lead the Lady Rebels over South Iredell in West Lincoln’s Southern Piedmont conference opener Tuesday. “The girls played a…

Denver man finds himself on cover of national magazine

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Adam Yarbrough of Denver isn’t necessarily a celebrity, but he sure felt like one after he received a phone call from a friend in Clover, South Carolina who asked for his autograph. Yarbrough received an early birthday present when he found out he was on the cover of the April…

Newsome nabs surprise nomination

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Just when most East Lincoln Mustang basketball fans and players thought Alex Newsome couldn’t possibly hold another record, he added another one Monday to his already stellar career resume. The soon to be Midshipmen was honored at the school’s winter awards banquet as the first East Lincoln men’s basketball player…

Wolves cap special season with ring ceremony

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A crowd of approximately of 350 people were on hand to cap the Lincolnton Wolves’ state championship season with a ring ceremony at the James W. Warren Citizen Center Saturday night. Fatz Cafe provided a meal of chicken, steak and vegetables before the ceremony got rolling. Principal Tony Worley welcomed…

Knights honored at Winter Sports Banquet

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North Lincoln High School celebrated its annual Winter Sports Banquet Thursday evening announcing its top athletes and award winners from each respective winter sport. In varsity cheerleading Sarah Jolley and Nicolette Huneycutt shared the most spirited award. Candace Bowers won the Coaches’’ Award, while Erin Keener took MVP honors and…

McGill signs with Catamounts

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Curtis McGill is hoping to follow in Eric Wilson’s footsteps. Like Wilson, McGill starred on the football field and like Wilson, he’ll try to go from recruited walk-on to starter at Western Carolina. What Wilson did on the hardwood, McGill will attempt to do on turf. In signing a National…

Rebels still perfect in conference

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The West Lincoln/Bessemer City game wasn’t the only game going on Friday night, but it was certainly an exciting one. The Rebels came away with a 7-3 win over the Yellow Jackets. With the score deadlocked at two, Chris Taylor’s groundout RBI followed by RBI singles off the bats of…