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Golf event postponed The Fall Membership Golf Outing has been rescheduled due to the prediction of rain for October 9th. The new date for the outing will be Thursday, Oct. 23. The outing will still be held at Verdict Ridge Country Club. Check in will be at 10 a.m., lunch…

Alltel car will pit stop in Denver

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DENVER — This week, race fans in Denver, North Carolina will have the opportunity to test their pit crew skills on an authentic racecar. Alltel Wireless, America’s largest network, announced today that a replica of the No. 12 Alltel Dodge Charger, driven by 2008 Daytona 500 Champion Ryan Newman, will…

Mustangs golf swings way to title

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LINCOLNTON — Even on her worst day, East Lincoln sophomore Mattie Tobey shot well enough to finish second in the Southern Piedmont Conference tournament and help her team win the SPC crown Monday at the Lincoln Country Club. “If I had to sum it up with one word, it was…

SPC tourney concludes Day 1 play

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PUMPKIN CENTER — The first day of the 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference tennis tournament competition was completed Wednesday and play wraps up today as several local athletes will battle for a shot at advancing to regional play. “I think the coaches did a good job of splitting up singles and…

Mustangs’ offense sets tempo for win

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If the college football Game Day commercial rings true for high school football, then some teams still have work to do while others are sitting pretty. The commercial shows an underdog team and then displays the wording, “Every week can change a season.” Only two weeks into Southern Piedmont Conference…

2008 SPC all-conference golf team

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Knights remained poised

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PUMPKIN CENTER — The North Lincoln Lady Knights defeated Lincolnton 3-1 (25-13, 25-20, 22-25 and 25-23) Tuesday to stay on par with their goal to have a shot at winning a conference championship. “This is a game we had to win because if we’re going to stay co-conference champs right…

Iromen edge out Rams 42-35 in OT

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CHERRYVILLE — It was the game that never would end. In a wild, three-hour shootout on homecoming night at Rudisill Stadium, Cherryville outlasted Highland Tech 42-35 in overtime. Thomas Bess completed a 15-yard touchdown pass to Terry Whisnant on a slant route on Cherryville’s first overtime possession. Geraldo Salazar kicked…

Mustangs’ offense explodes

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DENVER — A high ankle sprain to East Lincoln starting quarterback Josh Wilson gave Preston Perry a chance to shine, and the junior backup took advantage of the opportunity as the Mustangs rolled to a 49-14 victory Friday night against Lincolnton. “You know you’ve done something good when you can…

Vikings shutout West Lincoln 44-0

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SOUTH IREDELL —West Lincoln ran into a brick wall Friday night at South Iredell as the Vikings registered a 44-0 shutout over the Rebels in an SPC contest. The Vikings (3-4, 1-1) held the Rebels to just 191 yards total offense including zero passing yards. Sophomore running back Kyle Arias…