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Mustangs tops in Southern Piedmont

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The clean sweep victory at the Southern Piedmont Cross Country meet last Tuesday at Highland Park was extra special for the East Lincoln Mustangs’ cross country team. The Mustangs dedicated the win to Perry Cochran, a well-known state trooper, who lives Lincoln County. Cochran, who each morning ran with the…

Lady Mustangs` season comes to an end in narrow loss

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After winning the Southern Piedmont Conference title and taking the Southern Piedmont Conference tournament crown, it’s been quite a ride for the East Lincoln Lady Mustangs’ volleyball team. But that ride was derailed in the second round of the 2A State Volleyball playoffs by North Surry Tuesday night 3-1 22-25;23-25;26-24…

Sports Briefs

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Basketball meeting The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department will hold an organizational meeting industrial and open men’s basketball leagues on Monday, Oct. 29 at the Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park. Team representatives for industrial and open teams will meet at 7:30 p.m. For more information,…

Sports Briefs

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NL winter sports meeting coming up North Lincoln will hold a mandatory winter sports meeting Tuesday, Oct. 23 in the main gym at 6 p.m. Basketball meeting The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department will hold an organizational meeting industrial and open men’s basketball leagues on Monday, Oct. 29…

Wolves remain unbeaten

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The Lincolnton Wolves remain unbeaten in the Southern Piedmont after beating Bessemer City 41-28 Friday night, capping homecoming in perfect fashion. While the Wolves` offense gets much of the credit game after game, it was the Wolves` defense that made the difference with two games remaining in the regular season.…

Mustangs run wild in rout of Rebels

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The East Lincoln Mustangs scored just one touchdown in the first two games of Southern Piedmont play. But as cold as they were to begin the season, they`re just as hot as anyone as they head down the stretch. The Mustangs scored touchdowns on their first six possessions Friday night…

Knights down Ironmen

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The North Lincoln Knights were not as sharp as coach Matt Beam would have liked Friday night. But the Knights played well enough at home to beat slumping Cherryville 23-9 to stay one game behind Lincolnton in the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference race. In improving to 3-1 in the conference,…

Sports Roundup

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East ladies moving on The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs moved on in the 2A State Volleyball playoffs Saturday after beating Central Davidson 3-0; 25-1, 25-19 and 25-22. In the game three, Central Davidson led 15-6 before a long Mustang rally clinched the match with a 25-22 win. Standouts for the…

Tourney champs!

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The third time is a charm. Just like the first and second ones were. The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs won their third straight Southern Piedmont Conference tournament title Wednesday afternoon. Entering the final against No. 2 seed Lincolnton, which had 16 wins on the season, the Lady Mustangs knew they…

Wilson selected to play in Shrine Bowl

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Last year, running back C.J. Wilson went to the Shrine Bowl game to watch his coach Scott Cloninger on the sidelines. This year, he will be on those same sidelines, as the 5’11” 170-pound blur of a running back found out Thursday. “I said that last year when Coach Cloninger…