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Lifeguard training The Lincoln County American Red Cross is sponsoring a lifeguard training class that will begin on Tuesday, March 25. The class will run through April 24 and will meet at the Lincoln County Family YMCA in Lincolnton. The cost for the course is $170, which includes: training, books,…

Newsome nabs surprise nomination

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Just when most East Lincoln Mustang basketball fans and players thought Alex Newsome couldn’t possibly hold another record, he added another one Monday to his already stellar career resume. The soon to be Midshipmen was honored at the school’s winter awards banquet as the first East Lincoln men’s basketball player…

Wolves cap special season with ring ceremony

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A crowd of approximately of 350 people were on hand to cap the Lincolnton Wolves’ state championship season with a ring ceremony at the James W. Warren Citizen Center Saturday night. Fatz Cafe provided a meal of chicken, steak and vegetables before the ceremony got rolling. Principal Tony Worley welcomed…

Knights honored at Winter Sports Banquet

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North Lincoln High School celebrated its annual Winter Sports Banquet Thursday evening announcing its top athletes and award winners from each respective winter sport. In varsity cheerleading Sarah Jolley and Nicolette Huneycutt shared the most spirited award. Candace Bowers won the Coaches’’ Award, while Erin Keener took MVP honors and…

McGill signs with Catamounts

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Curtis McGill is hoping to follow in Eric Wilson’s footsteps. Like Wilson, McGill starred on the football field and like Wilson, he’ll try to go from recruited walk-on to starter at Western Carolina. What Wilson did on the hardwood, McGill will attempt to do on turf. In signing a National…

Rebels still perfect in conference

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The West Lincoln/Bessemer City game wasn’t the only game going on Friday night, but it was certainly an exciting one. The Rebels came away with a 7-3 win over the Yellow Jackets. With the score deadlocked at two, Chris Taylor’s groundout RBI followed by RBI singles off the bats of…

Thompson lifts Wolves

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The Lincolnton Wolves edged South Iredell 5-4 Thursday night on the road for their first win in the Southern Piedmont. Senior Paul Robinson worked five and two-thirds, gave up two earned runs, scattered seven hits and struck out four batters in a no-decision, leaving his head coach Cole Sigmon impressed…

East hands out awards

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Twenty-six athletes were honored at the East Lincoln Mustangs Winter Sports Awards Night Monday. In boys basketball, Keith Rendleman and Alex Newsome shared MVP honors, while the Mustang Award went to Adrian Forney. Wes Glover was named Most Improved. Kendall Bethea was named the MVP for the JV Mustangs. In…

Rendleman takes top honor in SPC

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Good thing he’s graduating. That’s what opposing teams and fans say about East Lincoln standout Keith Rendleman, who was just named Southern Piedmont Player of the Year, after watching him play. Only one problem with that comment, it’s not true. Much to the chagrin of his Southern Piedmont competition, they’ll…

Triple threat trio leads team to new heights

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They say the best things come in small packages and in pairs, but what about three’s? Alex Newsome, Keith Rendleman and Wes Glover might just be the most feared record holding trio in the Southern Piedmont Conference. The two seniors have combined for 2,179 points, 1252 rebounds and 249 steals.…