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Boger City Red Sox finish first

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Queen is no joker

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CORNELIUS, N.C. – The home-state team finished 1, 2 and 3 at The Bass Federation Southern Divisional on North Carolina’s Lake Norman, as day-two leader Joshua Queen of Lincolnton, N.C., took the top spot with a three-day catch of 32 pounds, 10 ounces. That put him in front of No.…

Herbert wants to win one ‘For His Boys’

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ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. —When asked about his years of racing at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Doug Herbert, owner and driver of the SnaponFranchise.com Top Fuel dragster, first mentions his son James. “Every time we came to Old Bridge,” said Herbert, “James wanted to go to the motocross track. He competed…

Mustangs push basketball even during summer

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Usually summer is a time for baseball, hot dogs and beer. That is certainly not the case in Denver, as the East Lincoln Mustang basketball team is involved with a summer basketball league designed to give players an opportunity to improve. “What we’re trying to do here is give [the…

Sports Briefs

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Youth bball camp The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation and the Lincolnton High School Athletic Department is now taking registration for a Summer Basketball Camp for boys and girls grades The camp is for children grades 2 – 8 will be held Monday – Thursday, June 16 – 19…

Summer camp teaches more than b-ball

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Having little fundamental basketball skills but tons of speed, I made the C-team in middle school when I was younger. I could’ve benefited from programs like the Summer Basketball Camp put on by the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department. Some unmentionable years later, I had that opportunity and…

Denver can’t hold on

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The Denver Post 455 American Legion baseball team jumped out to an early 4-1 lead Tuesday over the Area IV Eastern division-leading Union County after three innings, but it wasn’t meant to be as Denver would go on to lose 17-7. Union County responded with five runs in the fourth…

Kosmala`s spirit guides team

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There is no “I” in team, but there is in Emily Kosmala. The rising junior had a huge impact on the East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team and unknowingly became the rallying point for the squad, East Lincoln head coach Jason Dragoon said. “She definitely made an impact as a…

Lincolnton native making a splash

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A local Lincolnton native is making a splash around the country. Thirty-nine-year-old Derek Correll competes in the American Power Boat Association racing his No. 269 XPL 99 and 01 Sea-Doo watercraft. With only three years of limited experience, he is quickly becoming a rising star in the sport. Correll took…

Cherryville defeats Denver 18-8

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Twenty-six runs, thirty-two hits, eight errors and eleven pitchers. Those are just some of the numbers that were produced at Fraley Field in Cherryville Sunday night as Post 100 defeated Denver Post 455 18-8 in a game that lasted three hours and ten minutes. Tripp Miller`s grand slam in the…