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Rain washes out Game 3

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CHERRYVILLE — Just when things were beginning to look up for the Cherryville American Legion Post 100 baseball team Tuesday – leading Shelby 5-4 in the fourth inning – the rain poured down again. Mother Nature was determined to slow the Cherryville and Shelby Post 82 series as umpires called…

Softball tourney good for all

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WEST LINCOLN — We’ve all heard the phrase “girls just want to have fun,” but some girls and young ladies want to win and have fun doing so. At 5 p.m. today, four softball teams will be crowned the North Carolina Dixie state softball champion for their age division. The…

Reynolds leads team past Shelby

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CHERRYVILLE — Drew Reynolds played the role of a utility man, going 4-for-4 at the plate and working three innings of relief on the mound to earn a save for starter Jake Watts as Cherryville American Legion Post 100 defeated Shelby Post 82 handily 20-8 in seven innings. “I thought…

Volleyball camp delivers promise

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Some local rising middle school and high school girls were netting knowledge about volleyball this past week. Lincolnton High School, along with the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation, put on a youth volleyball camp Wednesday at the Wolves’ high school gym. Butch Richardson, camp director and Lincolnton High School…

League teaches safety

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PUMPKIN CENTER — A lot of parents worry about their kids not getting enough playing time in their respective sport, but one local football league may have the solution to that problem: mandatory playing time. Yes, I said mandatory playing time. Pop Warner football, the nation’s largest and oldest football…

Pitching power

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Dixie softball tourney is here

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Summer is known as the time when the “boys of summer” take over and play baseball, but that’s all about to change for people in Lincoln County as the Darlings, Angels, Ponytails and Belles are ready to hit the field. No, these are not new baseball teams or players’ nicknames.…

2008 West Lincoln Optimist Darlings

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2008 West Lincoln Optimist Angels

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2008 West Lincoln Optimist Ponytails

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