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Lady Mustangs end tournament with promise

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This last week’s East Lincoln Lady Mustang Invitational soccer tournament wasn’t just about getting the soccer season kicked off. For the Lady Mustangs and Andy Kosmala it was much more. East Lincoln may have finished last in its own tournament, but that didn’t stop them from finishing first in doing…

Johnson leaves legacy

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Justin Johnson — A player that will be talked about for decades to come. While his playing career just came to an end, his legacy on the court will live on. At 6-foot-8 inches, Johnson broke Gaston County`s scoring record, once held by Tony Byers (2,375 points), finishing with 2,388…

Sports Roundup

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Lady Knights soccer kicks the competition Thursday North Lincoln defeated Bunker Hill 7-0. Kelly Skinner, Paulk, Breana Royston, Nicolette Huneycutt, Kelly McMichael, Natalie Cook and Sarah McDonald all found the back of the net. Paulk had an assist on Huneycutt’s goal. The North Lincoln Lady Knights kicked off their soccer…

Top Dawg

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Sports Briefs

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Boger City Booster baseball signups Boger City Boosters registration for spring baseball, softball and t-ball. Those interested can register March 1st, 8th and 15th at the baseball field on Buffalo Shoals Road from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or you can register at Dominos Pizza in Lincolnton. Cost is $60…

Sports Roundup

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Lady Wolves open season with 5-4 over Ashbrook The Lady Wolves softball team opened its season with a 5-4 win over Ashbrook Wednesday. “It was the first time we’ve beaten Ashbrook in a few years,” Lincolnton head coach Ann Anderson said. “Our girls did well considering the weather and playing…

Mustangs muscle their way to finals

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East Lincoln’s Keith Rendlemen provided the dunks on the offensive end and Adrian Forney provided steals and transition buckets on defense as the Mustangs defeated Ashe County 66-44 at home Thursday night. “We knew coming into tonight that Ashe County was a very good team. We had a very good…

Lady Comets soar over East Lincoln

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs basketball season came to an end Wednesday after a 61-54 home defeat in the 2A West semifinal round. Lindsy Wright brought the Lady Mustangs within a point at the 3:17 mark in the final quarter, but the Lady Comets went on a 6-0 run with…

The Wilson Way

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For Lincolnton natives, one name has signified athletic excellence throughout the majority of the last decade: Wilson. The Wilson family has given Lincolnton many great athletes to brag on, but one stands out as a man who has created his own legacy from scratch and is a shining example for…

Knights fall in opener

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On a night where you could see your own breath, North Stanly beat North Lincoln 8-1 Wednesday night in the Knights’ season opener. With temperatures hovering around 25-degrees, the pitching combo of Jacob Belk and Ben Parah proved to be too much. Belk (1-0) recorded the win on the mound,…