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Denver drops 2

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Pineville surged out to a 10-0 lead in the first two innings. Post 455 rallied, scoring eight unanswered runs, before succumbing 18-8 Saturday night at Brookins’ Memorial Field. Aaron Bray, an UNC-Charlotte signee, went 4-for-5 and pitched the final two innings in scoreless relief. Pineville’s first baseman Ryan Morris also…

Gaston Lincoln Club host tourney

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Left, Rich Cherry watches his drive Friday as part of the Western Carolina Golf Tournament at Lincoln Country Club. Right, Shane Beal tees off during the tournament, which has raised over $10,000 in the past eight years. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…

Post 100 snaps five-game skid

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CHERRYVILLE–Cherryville and Denver were two teams badly in need of a win going into Sunday night`s Area Four-Eastern Division American Legion matchup. Denver had lost five division games in a row after a 3-0 start, and Cherryville was likewise in a five-game tailspin that included four division losses. The largest…

Sports Briefs

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Recreation programs Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration for the following Summer programs: summer playground program, tennis clinic, basketball camp, cheerleading clinics, fast-pitch softball clinics, youth soccer clinics and league, swimming lessons, guard start program and lifeguard training. For more information, please contact the recreation office at…

Legends come to Lincolnton

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The messages uttered by members of 2XSalt Ministries present in Lincoln Charter School’s gym on Thursday were heeded by those in attendance. Listen to your parents, work hard in school, be a good teammate, don’t let your basketball collect dust. But the biggest message they brought to the kids was…

Post 100 falls in 12

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CHARLOTTE–Slumping Cherryville Post 100 dropped its fourth straight Thursday night at South Mecklenburg, falling 4-3 to Pineville in 12 innings. Pineville loaded the bases in the 12th and scored the winning run on an infield grounder. After a 5-1 start, Post 100 has plummeted to 1-3 in the Eastern Division…

Click It or Ticket campaign nabs ’em

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Drivers heading into and out of Lincolnton Wednesday were greeted by flashing lights and a simple request: license and registration. Local law enforcement agencies conducted a traffic checkpoint Wednesday afternoon in conjunction with the statewide “Click It or Ticket” campaign. Officers with the Lincolnton Police Department and Lincoln County Sheriff’s…

Heafner undrafted, continues dream

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Fifty rounds of the Major League Baseball draft went by and Jay Heafner’s name was never called. Heafner, who was projected as a second baseman , heard mixed reviews. “It’s hard to explain because some people said, yeah I would and some said probably not. It’s something that I’ve wanted…

Herbert hopes for 2nd straight

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LINCOLNTON – Doug Herbert spent the first weekend off from NHRA POWERade Drag Racing in a month doing what he knows best: Working. Herbert and his Snap-on Tools team were the feature attraction at Saturday’s 30th annual Snap-on Tools Night of Thrills at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown,…

Knights’ award winners

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