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Trojans remain undefeated

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The West Lincoln Rebels’ four-game winning streak came to an end Tuesday running into an undefeated Bandys Trojans’ team. The Trojans (12-0, 5-0) tied the game at one on a Matt Oaks’ liner to left center. The next batter Tyler Rowe had the hit of the game, blasting a two-run…

Herbert preparing for Houston

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When Doug Herbert makes his way to Houston Raceway Park for this weekend`s O`Reilly Spring NHRA Nationals, he might be thinking of history. Fortunately, he has new parts to get the same results. Confused yet? Herbert earned the Top Fuel victory at Houston in 1999. He wants to make a…

Lail earns 2nd degree black belt

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Lady Knights finish third at Slam

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When the North Lincoln Lady Knights beat North Gaston for third place on Saturday in the Gaston Gazette’s Softball Slam, it was not the ending they would’ve hoped for. Playing against 3A teams, the 1A Knights more than held their own. On Tuesday, in the bottom of the seventh Jenna…

West Lincoln Optimist Champs

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Sports Roundup

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ESPN to feature Herbert NHRA 2Day will air a feature regarding Doug Herbert and the Snap-on team`s newly formed friendship with Marines across the country this weekend. In a way to give back, stemming from Herbert’s admiration for their duties, he has hosted more than 25 soldiers at the first…

Baseball Mini-Camp

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West riding high

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After losing five games straight, four-of-five of the one-run variety, West Lincoln’s baseball season at 2-6 looked to be in a tailspin. Rebels’ head coach Allan Chapman tried to encourage his players by telling them eventually things were going to turn around. His message got through and he proved to…

Mustangs take third place with 0-4 win

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The East Lincoln Mustangs avenged an earlier-season loss at the hands of the North Lincoln Knights with a 9-4 win in the Easter Tournament’s consolation game. The Mustangs surged out to a 5-2 advantage through three innings and didn’t look back. Pitcher Seth Alexander earned the win, working four and…

Rebels win Easter Tournament

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It had been five years since the West Lincoln Rebels had won the Easter Tournament at Lincolnton High School. Winning their fourth-consecutive game, the Rebels used solid pitching and timely hitting to beat the Lincolnton Wolves 8-4 at Brookins’ Memorial Field. Junior Chris Henderson battled through a couple of rough…