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NL Sports Booster’s Meeting The North Lincoln High School Boosters will meet Monday August 29th in the seminar room at the high school at 7 p.m. Sportstalk show The PC Homes “Sportstalk” show on Saturday mornings with David Keever and Mike Powell is shifting its time slot. The show, broadcast…

North loses first match

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights dropped their first volleyball match to Kings Mountain Tuesday. The Knights fell 3-0; 25-11, 25-9 and 25-7 in varsity action. Despite the loss, North still had standouts: Chasity Morgan had eight kills, 14 blocks, two aces and one dig. Kathryn Thorne had eight kills, eight…

What a kick

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The Lincolnton Wolves’ soccer team started the season with a convincing 7-1 victory over Bandys Wednesday. Under the direction of first-year head coach Andy Grant, the Wolves dominated the shots on goal category, out shooting the Trojans 18-4. Sophomore Rodrigo Vargas paced the Wolves with four goals, while teammate Adrian…

In pursuit of the baseball dream

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(Photo left) Left-handed batter Will Fox is auditioning, at third base, for a spot on the Bulldogs’ baseball roster this summer. (Photo right) Dustin Weaver will attempt to make the Bulldogs’ roster as an outfielder after pitching for Lincolnton. Chris Dean / LTN Photo College freshmen Will Fox and Dustin…

Sports Briefs

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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 1050 WLON and 1590 WCSL, will move from its original 8:30 time to 9:30AM. The 90-minute weekly show will focus primarily on high school football…

Facing the champs

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs fell to defending 3A State Volleyball Champion Mooresville Monday night 3-0. Despite losing 25-15, 25-6 and 25-16, East Lincoln had a couple of standouts. Kassi Henry finished with eight kills, four digs, four blocks and one roof. Krista Abernathy had 13 assists and Brittany Lackey…

Wolves’ teams win

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves’ tennis team started the season on a good note with a 5-4 victory over Gaston Christian Tuesday. Although it was only a scrimmage, the win should give the Wolves confidence heading into Thursday’s regular-season opener versus Shelby. Lincolnton’s No. 1 Shelley Stevens beat Jill Crisp 8-7…

White standout at camps

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Rivalry lives on

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The East Lincoln Mustangs surprised many people last week, playing a strong East Gaston team down to the wire in the season opener. This week, it doesn’t get any easier as the Bandys Trojans roll into Denver Friday night in the Mustangs’ home opener. Offense It was a great beginning…

Tough opener for West

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The West Lincoln Rebels, despite losing their season opener, were impressive against North Gaston. With head coach Randall Gusler on the sideline for the first time, the Rebels amassed 334 yards of total offense and 33 points. This week, however, they’re looking for much more than moral victories and that…