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Headed to Italy

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LCS trio gets to play volleyball overseas LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS A trio of Lincoln Charter volleyball standouts is taking their game to the international level. Rising seniors Haley Hubeli and Madi NeeSmith, and rising junior Rachel Brooks will travel to Florence, Italy, next week with the American Volleyball Alliance, Eagles coach…

DATES TO REMEMBER — 7-15-15

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Dates to remember for July 15, 2015. July 20-23 — N.C. Coaches Association coaches clinic, Greensboro Aug. 1 — NCHSAA fall sports may hold first practice Aug. 11 — First scrimmage date for football Aug. 17 — Regular season begins for fall sports, excluding football Aug. 21 — Football regular…

Johnson shines in final outing for Cherryville

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville Post 100 may have saw its season draw to an end Friday, but Alec Johnson’s pitching performance may have been the beginning to a promising post-high school career. An elbow injury and subsequent surgery as a junior halted a prep pitching career that…

Dates to remember

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Dates to remember July 20-23 — N.C. Coaches Association coaches clinic, Greensboro Aug. 1 — NCHSAA fall sports may hold first practice Aug. 11 — First scrimmage date for football Aug. 17 — Regular season begins for fall sports, excluding football Aug. 21 — Football regular season begins Nov. 13…

Local To-Dos

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Local To-Dos for July 13, 2015. EL CO-ED BASKETBALL CAMP: East Lincoln will host a co-ed camp Aug. 3-6. Cost for the camp is $60 in advance, or $70 the day of. The camp is from 8:30 a.m.-noon each day for boys and girls rising second-eighth grade. Applications can be…

Cherryville avoids sweep, forces Game 4

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor BELMONT — Cherryville Post 100 blew leads of at least four runs in the first two games against the Gaston Braves. But on Thursday, it did the rallying. Matt Bumgarner went 2-for-4 and pitched three shutout innings of relief, and Post 100 overcame an early four-run…

Fireworks accident costs Wilson two fingers

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Former Lincolnton High football standout and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back C.J. Wilson severely injured one of his hands in a Fourth of July fireworks accident on Saturday. Wilson lost two fingers in the accident, sources close to the family confirmed to the Lincoln Times-News.…

Lincoln Charter names new girls hoops coach

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Lincoln Charter School has hired a new girls basketball coach, the school announced in an email to local media on Wednesday. Kimberly Allen will take over for Franklin Lowery, who coached the Eagles for four seasons. Allen played basketball and volleyball at Benedict College in South…

Saine wins junior club championship

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS Henry Saine recently won the 2015 Junior Club Championship, held at Lincoln Country Club. The rising Lincolnton High junior was tied with Jake Haynes of North Lincoln after 36 holes, and Saine won after a four-hole playoff to win the overall club championship and finish first in the…

UPDATED: C.J. Wilson injures hand in fireworks accident

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Former Lincolnton High football standout and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back C.J. Wilson severely injured one of his hands in a Fourth of July fireworks accident on Saturday. Wilson lost two fingers in the accident, sources close to the family confirmed to the Lincoln Times-News.…