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Lady Knights finish third

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In the same way a pastor would address the masses to remember someone’s life, North Lincoln Lady Knights head coach Rick Brown did the same of the Lady Knights’ run over the past two seasons. By holding a vigil of sorts after North Johnston eliminated them Saturday night from the…

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…

NC 1A Final Four Preview

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When the North Lincoln Lady Knights (20-8) take the field against East Surry (23-3) on Saturday, it won’t be the first time they’ve faced off. With number two pitcher senior Nicole Hall on the mound and doing an admirable job, the Knights fell to the Cardinals 2-1 in their previous…

Post 455 loses heartbreaker

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Denver Post 455 suffered their first loss of the season Tuesday night in heartbreaking fashion. Leading 6-4, Kings Mountain scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to snatch what would’ve been Denver’s fifth win of the season. It was deja vu all over again as Curt Hall and…

Herbert jumps two spots

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Doug Herbert jumped up two positions in the NHRA POWERade point standings Sunday at the O’Reilly NHRA Summer Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka. Herbert moved into the No. 7 spot in the points, leaping up two positions. “It’s great moving up two positions,” Herbert said. “The competition is real tough…

Kuntz finishes first

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STANLEY–Jamie Kuntz (Concord) won the 25-lap feature for IMCA Modifieds at East Lincoln Speedway, Saturday night. After starting fourth, Kuntz took the front position on the twelfth circuit and stayed there the remaining 13 laps for the win. Finishing second was Josh Wright (Mooresville) with Greg Brown (Concord) , James…

Knights open with Cardinals

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Git-r-done Knights

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The Lady Knights proved last year’s trip to the 1A Final Four was not a fluke. With Friday’s Quarterfinal victory, it’s believed North Lincoln becomes the first school to make it to the Final Four in the first two years of existence. Also by returning to Walnut Creek, North Lincoln…

No longer a Cinderella

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights had one goal entering their third round playoff match-up against the Cherryville Lady Ironmen — to ‘git-r-done.’ The Lady Knights did just that enroute to a 7-3 victory Friday at Cherryville and sending them back to Walnut Creek for the 1A Final Four for the…

Post 455 off to a hot start

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Post 455 has started the American Legion season hot. How hot? Denver (3-0) has already surpassed last season’s win total which was two. Denver pounded out 23 hits Saturday night en route to a 14-1 win in eight innings over Steele Creek. Shane Brackett, a former Lincolnton product, continued his…