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Drewery earns top nomination

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CANTON, N.C. – The North Carolina Spit Tobacco Education Program (STEP) is proud to announce the finalists for the 2nd Annual N.C. STEP “No Spit” All-Star of the Year. Each finalist has pledged not to use spit or smokeless tobacco – on or off the field. Fans from across North…

Mustangs win 2A Regional title

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DENVER — For the East Lincoln boys track team the past three seasons had been agonizing as twice they finished as runner-up, but not this year. The sound rang sweet in their ears after Saturday’s results at Monroe High School as they became the 2009 2A Midwestern Regional Champs. “What…

Sports Roundup

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American Legion Baseball Burke Co. 4, Lincoln Co. Cards 2 American Legion baseball Burke Co. Post 21 defeated the Post 455 Lincoln County Cardinals, formerly Denver Post 455, Saturday night 4-2. With the score deadlocked 2-2 in the top of the sixth Burke scored two runs on two hits and…

Sports Briefs

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Royals holding tryouts The Lake Norman Royals are currently holding tryouts for the 8U baseball team. For more information contact John Parker at (980) 241-6108 or e-mail jparkerlknsports@yahoo.com Reliving the past Any former Lincolnton football player or parents of a former football player who went on to play college football…

Mustangs season ends at home

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DENVER — The East Lincoln Mustangs baseball team ended their spectacular season run with a 12-8 home loss to Mt. Pleasant Tuesday at ‘The Corral.’ Providence Grove’s Matt Barrier and Anthony Allende combined for two homers, three runs and 9 RBIs. Barrier went 3-for-4 with 6 RBIs and two runs…

Rebels advance 3-2

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VALE — The West Lincoln softball team defeated Providence Grove 4-0 Tuesday led by junior Ashley Rhyne’s pitching performance. Rhyne pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts, five hits, two walks, a hit by pitch and no runs allowed. West Lincoln scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the…

Shelton signs with Louisburg

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LINCOLNTON — She was one of seven special seniors on the Lincolnton Lady Wolves softball team this past season, and know she’s taking her talents to the next level. Taylor Shelton signed a letter of intent to play softball at Louisburg Junior College in Louisburg, North Carolina. “I’m thrilled to…

Lady Mustangs survive playoff scare

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DENVER — The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs should have been well-rested and ready for their home soccer playoff matchup against Mount Pleasant on Saturday after a first-round bye gave them some time off, but East Lincoln Coach Jason Dragoon said his team instead came out sluggish. Even so, his squad…

Ross’ redemption sends Mustangs to 2nd round

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DENVER — Second chances are rare. Just ask East Lincoln junior Jarrett Ross. “It was kind of crazy because I didn’t get to swing before, I just came in. I don’t know what was going through my head,” he said. “I just tried to put the ball in play; I…

Rebels win, advance in playoffs

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