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Duo wins Norman bass tournament With a five fish limit catch weighing 13.20 pounds, the team of Roy Winkler from Charlotte and Chris Curtis of Conover took first place honors in Friday’s Friday Night Fishin’ Friends group (FNFF) team bass tournament on Lake Norman. Finishing second was the team of…

Caldwell ends jinx

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CHERRYVILLE–With the pitching staffs of both teams wearing thin, Sunday night`s game four of the Area 4 semifinal series between Caldwell County and Cherryville figured to be a high-scoring affair. The problem for Cherryville was that Caldwell County did most of the scoring. Post 29 battered Cherryville pitching for 15…

Post 100 drops Game 1 after 5-0 lead

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GRANITE FALLS–Cherryville had favored Caldwell County reeling a bit and perhaps thinking about recent playoff history. But Post 100 made too many mistakes and gave the defending Area Four champions too many outs in a couple of innings. Trailing 5-0 in front of a crowd estimated at 700, Caldwell County…

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NL Optimist Football The North Lincoln Optimist Club will have football sign-ups for kids ages 7-13. Anyone interested in playing should call 704-748-2360. If interested in being a coach please call the same number for more information. Boger City Boosters All prospective football players between the ages of 7-12 can…

West Lincoln’s eyes on state title

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It may take five hours to get there. But a trip from Vale to Shallotte has 12 teenagers excited nonetheless. West Lincoln Optimist’s Dixie fast-pitch softball team (Ages 14-15) will make the trek to compete in the North Carolina State Dixie Softball Tournament this weekend. Ashley Workman, Whitney Ellis, Brittany…

Herbert ready in Denver

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When the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing tour reaches the mid-point of the season, teams are given the time to reflect on their past performance and focus on the remaining 11 races on the schedule. Doug Herbert and his Snap-on Tools dragster team put the three-week break between races to good…

Time for the semifinals

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McGill bench press champ

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Kuntz takes Wright

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STANLEY—Jamie Kuntz (Concord) took the lead from pole sitter and race leader Richard Clew (Harmony) on the 13th circuit of the I.M.C.A. 25-lap feature at East Lincoln Speedway and marched on to victory over Josh Wright (Mooresville) Saturday night. Clew held on for a third place finish with Steve Holland…

Southpaw Snyder sensational

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CHERRYVILLE–If ever there was a good time for Kyle Snyder to pitch his first complete game for Post 100, it was Sunday night. Cherryville`s normally deep pitching staff had taken a hit going into game three of the best-of-five Area Four quarterfinal series against Gastonia. Closer Chris Cook woke up…