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Seven to enter Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame

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Seven new names will be added to the list of inductees into the Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame later this fall. One of the members of the class of 2005 was once referred to in a newspaper headline as “one of the best athletes in N.C. history.” Another spent…

Knights crush Greenies

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Heading into week 5, perhaps nobody outside of the Knights affiliation thought they would be 3-1. But after a 56-21 thrashing Christ School in Asheville on Friday, that’s exactly where they find themselves. “We came in here with the attitude that we’re going to play hard, then let the score…

East falls to West Caldwell

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If East Lincoln needs someone to blame for its fourth consecutive loss to start the 2005 season ­ this one Friday night at West Caldwell ­ it needs to only look in a mirror. Despite scoring two touchdowns on special teams and 120 yards and touchdown from standout running back…

Rebels still in search of first win after 27-18 loss

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Talk about a fast start to a high school football game. 39 seconds and three plays were all it took for West Lincoln and West Iredell to score two touchdowns. But West Lincoln has been able to score on their first possession in all four of its games this season.…

Down to the wire… again

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Could it be the Lincolnton Wolves were looking ahead to their match-up with long-time rival Shelby? Or maybe after a double-overtime victory over South Point and a 31-28 win over Maiden simply had taken its toll? While both of those things probably played a factor in a slim 34-28 victory…

Sports Briefs

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Katrina Fishing Shootouts start Tonight the Fishin’ Friends group will open a series of Friday Night “Katrina Shootouts” at the Midway Marina on Lake Norman. Each tournament will be a stand alone event. No points system. No Fishoff. Just the same payoff as a regular season event. $40 per boat…

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Class of 2005 announced

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The Lincoln County Hall of Fame has named the following inductees for the class of 2005. C. Bruce Bolick, Walter C. ‘Pooch’ Cornwell, Ted Goins, Brenda Johnson Hamilton, John ‘Cotton’ Little, Ken ‘Chick’ McCurry and Charles D. ‘Block’ Smith. They will be inducted at a November 12th banquet at 6…

Watts Memorial Saturday

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STANLEY—On Saturday night, East Lincoln Speedway will host the Dave Watts Memorial All-Star Race. The event is for the purpose of remembering Dave Watts of Huntersville, who died earlier this year. Watts was known throughout the region for sponsoring dirt track racers. Through his Dave’s Auto Salvage, he provided racers…

Sports Roundup

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Rebels take meet The West Lincoln Rebels’ girls cross country team won a cross country meet earlier this week with a score of 45. West Lincoln, Lincolnton, East Gaston, North Gaston, Bessemer City, Hunter Huss, Highland Tech and Cherryville all participated. Beth Pittman’s fourth-place finish (23:44) led the way for…