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Post 100 rolling again

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KINGS MOUNTAIN–Cherryville Post 100`s roller-coaster season is back on an upward track. After losing five in a row, four of them in the Eastern Division of Area Four, Cherryville has put together a three-game win streak, the latest victory coming Tuesday night in a 14-2 pounding of Kings Mountain. This…

Kielar to be an All-Star

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Moving from New York to North Carolina would be hard for most rising seniors. But when Alyson Kielar made the transition, she did what she’s so good at doing on the basketball floor—made an adjustment. “I had to use some different vocabulary here in the south, but I’ve made some…

Post 455 stops skid

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Denver broke a six-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 5-4 win over Charlotte 262 at Brookins Memorial Field. Denver led 4-2 entering the top of the seventh, but Post 262 responded by evening the game with two runs of their own. Dustin Weaver, a Lincolnton product, scored what turned…

No. 5 for Kuntz

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STANLEY–Jamie Kuntz (Concord) collected his fifth win of the season in I.M.C.A. Modified competition at East Lincoln Speedway last Saturday night. Starting fourth, Kuntz inherited the lead on lap two when pole sitter Tom Kinney (Vale) experienced mechanical problems requiring an unplanned pit stop. Once out front Kuntz was never…

Mitile in at East

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East Lincoln Principal Todd Black knew exactly what qualities he was looking for to fill the Mustangs’ baseball head coaching vacancy. Chris Mitile, who played four years of college baseball at Concord College, embodied all of them. “We were obviously looking for somebody that had the coaching philosophy that feels…

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…

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…