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Chiefs have memorable year

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Nobody has mistaken West Lincoln as a basketball powerhouse in recent years, but that thought process could soon change. The Rebels JV program went 16-3 this season and don’t forget the Lady Chiefs of the middle school. The Chiefs won the Eastern Division of the Tri-County Conference compiling a 14-0…

Wolves rally to down the Wildcats

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The Lincolnton Wolves won their first game of the season Thursday beating the North Gaston Wildcats 11-6. The Wolves worked their way back from a 6-1 deficit to give Cole Sigmon his first varsity win as Lincolnton head coach. In the top of the seventh with the score tied 6-6,…

Rebels win 12-inning thriller

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The West Lincoln Rebels opened the season in thrilling fashion, beating Fred T. Foard 3-2 in 12 innings. In the bottom of the 12th with the scored deadlocked at two, Chase Harbinson singled. Daniel Scronce doubled advancing Harbinson to third with one out. Payden Houser capitalized on the great opportunity,…

Schram lifts East

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East Lincoln beat South Iredell 8-4 on Wednesday. Junior Mitchell Lynch worked three full innings, striking out three, allowing two walks, two hits and two earned runs. The victory is win No. 2 in as many starts on the young season. Junior Grayson Schram picked up his first save, throwing…

All-county basketball team

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The Lincoln-Times News named an all-county basketball team for the men. Here is the women’s team: Alyssa Lowe, North Lincoln; Candi Taylor, West Lincoln; Jessie Cline, Lincolnton; Lindsey Smith, North Lincoln; Alyson Kielar, East Lincoln Honorable mention honors: Kayla Alexander, North Lincoln; Brittany Jones, Lincolnton; Tamika Werts, West Lincoln. The…

Future bright at North

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The North Lincoln Knights JV basketball team lost to the Maiden Blue Devils 64-53 in the last Southern Foothills game of the season. No biggie, the Knights, although disappointed with their season-finale, enjoyed their most successful JV season in the school’s short history, going 19-3 and 11-1 in the SF…

Cooke wins opener

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The West Lincoln Rebels beat Burns 6-3 on Wednesday, giving new head softball Mia Cooke her first varsity win. Sheana Black pitched a complete-game shutout, allowing no earned runs with five strikeouts. Candi Taylor led the Lady Rebels at the plate, going 2-for-2. Kendall Barrett and Katie Davis each had…

Knights open field

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The North Lincoln Knights surpassed some peoples’ expectations in 2004 posting a 7-16 record. This season, they’re setting big goals. “I’m definitely excited to get it started and I think we’ll turn around from 7-16 to .500 or better. I know that’s setting my goal low, but I want to…

Mustangs split double-header

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The East Lincoln Mustangs are hoping an extra baseball season will help them improve on a 6-18 record from last season. The dismal record was followed by all of the Mustangs playing on an East Lincoln Optimist Baseball team during the summer. Their East Lincoln Optimist club was one game…

Sigmon no longer second fiddle

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After 15 years coaching the JV Wolves and assisting former head coach Bobby Martin, Cole Sigmon is anxious to get his first year as the Wolves’ skipper underway. “I’m very excited. I just feel lucky to be able to do it. To follow Coach Martin who’s been here so long…