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Dream restored: Sain signs with Wilkes Community College

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Lindsey Sain’s dream of playing college basketball took a tremendous blow in the Lincolnton Wolves’ preseason. Sain tore her anterior, medial and lateral cruciate ligaments in her knee and was lost for the season. Monday afternoon, her dream was restored. The two-time Midwest 2A all-conference performer signed a national letter…

Hamilton state runner-up

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Lincolnton’s Charity Hamilton finished as state runner-up in the shot put event at the 2A Track and Field Championship held on Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A & T University. Hamilton turned in a throw of 37’10”, bested only by Bunn’s Nakisha Stewart.by Staff Reports…

Elkins regroups after win

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Clint Elkins made his first stop in victory lane of 2005 two Saturdays ago at Lancaster Speedway, following a dominating flag to flag victory. Clint aboard his Bugg Busters/Squeak`s Motorsports/A-1 Exhaust/P&W Grill/Trull Amusements/Monte Carlo, took off from his pole position and led all 25 laps of the main event. “We…

Herbert wins round one

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KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio – The day started out real well. Doug Herbert drove the Snap-on Tools dragster to a first round victory over the No. 1 qualifier, Larry Dixon, Sunday at the Pontiac Performance NHRA Nationals. Herbert drove the Snap-on dragster to a 4.629-second pass at 327.19 mph to beat Dixon’s…

Express wins state title

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Post 455 excited for new start

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After doubts as to whether they would or not, Post 455 fielded an American Legion baseball team last season. That was, perhaps, a highlight. The Denver-based team finished 2-14 on the summer, with the brightest spot being an upset of perennial powerhouse Cherryville Post 100. While the season wasn’t stellar…

Post 100 reels off third straight win

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CHERRYVILLE–Cherryville Post 100 coach Bobby Reynolds wasn`t taking any chances in his team`s Area Four-Eastern Division opener Sunday night against Huntersville. He went with pitching experience on the mound in a game that will count in the seeding for the playoffs at the end of June. Steven “Red” Justice, who…

Sports Briefs

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Softball tournament Hooters in Gastonia, Mizuno Sports will hold SSO Tournament at Ferguson Park in Gastonia this Saturday. The tournament will feature E, EE and church teams. The cost is $130. For more information, contact Shane Shuford at 704-445-8566. Recreation programs Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration…

Wolves hand out year-end awards

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Santana Edwards and Kyle Snyder walked away with the Harris Spirit Awards in honor of the female and male athletes of the year Thursday night at the Lincolnton High School Sports Banquet. Edwards and Snyder were recognized by athletic director Scott Cloninger as the only two athletes in the senior…

Sports Briefs

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Softball tournament Hooters in Gastonia, Mizuno Sports will hold SSO D & E Tournament Saturday. There is a five homerun limit per game. The cost is $130. For more information, contact Shane Shuford at 704-445-8566. Recreation programs Lincolnton/Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration for the following Summer…