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Wrestling winners

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Wright injured in Mustangs win

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DENVER — With teammate Lindsy Wright injured and her team trailing, East Lincoln junior Kiandra Long rallied the Lady Mustangs girls varsity basketball team to a 58-53 victory Monday night at home over the No. 7 Highland Tech Lady Rams in the first round of the 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference…

Rebels advance

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VALE — The West Lincoln Lady Rebels basketball team had three players in double figures as they knocked off the No. 5 seed Cherryville at home 61-53 on Monday. West Lincoln’s Beth Pittman (18 points, seven rebounds, six steals and four blocks), Kayda Caldwell (14 points, eight rebounds) and Jamie…

Ironmen win opening round

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CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville, a No. 2 seed, used three scorers in double figures to defeat North Lincoln 96-69 in the first round of the 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference boys basketball tournament Monday at Cherryville High School. “Cherryville doesn’t hide anything, they want to simply outscore you at a very high…

Turner, Anderson sign letters of intent

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LINCOLNTON — Morgan Turner, Lincoln County’s premiere track & field as well as cross country athlete signed with Western Carolina University last Wednesday. In addition, the Wolves said goodbye to Reginald Anderson, a 6-foot-3-inch 300-pound offensive lineman who signed a football letter to play for the Fayetteville State Broncos. Turner,…

Sports Roundup

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Basketball Varsity boys Rams 78, Wolves 61 OT The Highland Tech Rams went on a 32-3 fourth quarter stanza to force overtime in which they outscored the Lincolnton Wolves 20-3 for a 78-61 victory Monday at home. With the victory the Rams, a No. 4 seed, will travel to take…

Sports Briefs

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Baseball/Softball Camp The Lincoln County Recreation Department along with American Legion baseball Denver Post 455 will be having a baseball and softball camp for children ages 8-12 years old at the East Lincoln Community Center. The camp will be February 22 and March 1. The instructional staff will include Bruce…

Sports Briefs

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Baseball/Softball Camp The Lincoln County Recreation Department along with American Legion baseball Denver Post 455 will be having a baseball and softball camp for children ages 8-12 years old at the East Lincoln Community Center. The camp will be February 22 and March 1. The instructional staff will include Bruce…

Rebels win Regional title

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VALE — Perhaps the third time is the charm for the West Lincoln Rebels wrestling team, which captured its third-ever 1A/2A Midwestern regional title on Saturday. “We had a good weekend and everyone wrestled hard,” West Lincoln head coach Butch Ross said. “All 12 kids scored some points and it…

Mustangs sweep rival on Senior Night

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The Mustangs closed out the regular season in grand fashion Friday night with a 65-41 victory over rival North Lincoln. Keith Rendleman scored a game high 20 points, pulled down 13 rebounds and had six blocked shots on senior night at East Lincoln. The Mustangs got off to their usual…