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Locals help lead Spinners to 16-game win streak

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  LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS The Mooresville Spinners are on a roll, and a local contingent of players has played a big part in their success. The Spinners lead the Carolina Virginia Collegiate League Western Division by 2 1/2 games, have won 16 of their last 17 — all 16 wins came…

Down goes Post 100

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Jaclyn Anthony / Lincoln Times-News Cherryville Post 100 catcher Hunter Jackson looks to make a play on the bunt attempt of Caldwell County’s Tre Harper during their Area IV Western Division contest on Sunday. Post 29 halts Cherryville’s win streak at 8 RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor GRANITE FALLS — Cherryville…

Local Notebook — 6-22-15

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Local notebook for June 22, 2015. RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor NFL CB Wilson headlines staff at youth football camp The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department helped send C.J. Wilson on his way. Now the NFL cornerback gets to return the favor. Wilson, a former Lincolnton High football standout…

Lincoln County Cardinals drops 2 of 3

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  LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS The Lincoln County Cardinals dropped two of its three games over the weekend. Post 455 defeated Huntersville Post 321 10-2 on Friday, then lost back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday. Maiden beat the Cardinals 14-4 in seven innings on Saturday, and Union County won 12-3 on Sunday. J.T.…

Slow start, hot finish

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Post 100 rallies for seventh straight victory RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville Post 100 may have trouble getting started, but it definitely has no problems finishing. Post 100 fell behind by five runs early, but bounced back to rout visiting Mint Hill 14-6 on Wednesday to run its…

Despite success, Post 100’s lineup, staff still in flux

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville Post 100 may have 13 wins in its first 14 games, but it still doesn’t have everything figured out. From its full lineup to who will start what game, Western Division co-leader Post 100 will use the final week and a half of…

George signs with Ferrum College

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Local Notes

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Local notes for June 19, 2015. Capps misses cut at British Amateur LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS Former North Lincoln and current Clemson golf standout Miller Capps missed the cut in this year’s British Amateur. Capps, a rising senior at Clemson, was in good shape after his first round of stroke play at…

Local To-Dos

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Local To-Dos for June 19, 2015. HALL OF FAME BANQUET: The Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame will hold its annual banquet and induction ceremony at 6 p.m. on June 27 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Tickets for the event are $25 and will be on sale at…

One hot bat

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Hoover sizzling during WPIL play RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor As with any player, Lane Hoover entered the short Western Piedmont Instructional League season looking to improve. For what Hoover has done thus far, improve is an understatement. The rising Lincolnton High sophomore is hitting a blistering .783 through 12 games…