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Losing streak snapped

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Denver Post 455 snapped an eight-game losing streak Sunday in come-from-behind fashion with a 9-7 victory over Huntersville. In the midst of being mired in a losing streak that dated back to May 28, Post 455 knew it could ill-afford to lose another game. Down 7-4 in the bottom of…

Henderson lifts Post 100 to 5-4 win

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GRANITE FALLS–It was vintage Caldwell County-Cherryville. The two Legion teams played a game worthy of their storied rivalry Thursday night at M.S. Deal Stadium. There were big hits, sparkling defense at times, and drama in the bottom of the ninth. Cherryville won 5-4 to complete a two-game regular season sweep…

He`s in! Hoover approved as Rebels head coach

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His goal is to ‘compete at the highest level of academic and athletic performance,’ and with his approval at the June 14 Board of Education meeting, Mark Hoover will have the opportunity to meet that goal as West Lincoln High School’s new head football coach. “Mark brings an excitement and…

Stopping the skid?

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Soles earns First Degree Black Belt

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Sports Briefs

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Summer Programs Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration for the following summer programs: summer playground program, tennis clinics, basketball camp, youth soccer clinic and league, swimming lessons, guard start program and lifeguard training. For more information, or to obtain a copy of the Recreation Program Guide, please…

Post 100 bats come alive

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Taylorsville proved to be the perfect tonic for a Post 100 team that was struggling at the plate. Sunday night at Taylorsville, Post 100 hit three home runs and banged out 12 hits in a 16-5 victory over the ninth place team in the Western Division of Area Four. “We…

Denver skid now at seven games

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Denver could not put the brakes on its current slide in two weekend games. Post 455`s losing streak stretched to seven games with an 8-6 Friday home loss to Pineville and a 17-12 Saturday loss on the road to Charlotte Post 262. After an 8-1 start, Denver is now 2-7…

Lincoln team is state AAU champs

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LES CANIPE Special to the LTN ———————————— GREENSBORO — Playing with heart and determination, the Lincoln Flight 11 year-old and under AAU Girls Basketball Team accomplished something that just three months ago, upon its founding, seemed improbable. The Lincolnton-based team recently captured the USSSA Division III North Carolina State Basketball…

Orcas come home with the gold, along with orther medals at Special Olympics

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MELODY GEER Special to the LTN ———————————— The Lincoln County Orcas participated in the 2006 Special Olympics Summer Games held in Raleigh June 3 and 4 and picked up 14 medals and a number of ribbons. Individual team members earned three gold, nine silver and two bronze medals. They also…