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Softball tourney Hooters of Gastonia/SSO Softball will hold an open softball tournament (all you can hit/unlimited homeruns) on Saturday, May 26 at Biggerstaff Park in Dallas. Please contact Shane at (704) 445-8566 or Barry at (704) 445-6553 for more information. NLHS Sports Banquet North Lincoln will hold its sports awards…

The shot heard around Vale

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Korey Martin must not like nine inning baseball games. With two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning and the game tied at five, the sophomore centerfielder hit a walkoff-homerun to lift West Lincoln over Ledford in the Sectional Finals Tuesday night. “It was a fastball, belt-high. I cranked…

The ride is over: Eagles end Lady Knights’ season

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To see how East Davidson beat North Lincoln in the third round of the 2A State Softball Playoffs, one doesn’t have to look any farther than the No. 4 and 5 slots in the batting lineup. Paige Coleman and Taylor Vance both went 4-for-4 and combined nine RBI in the…

Sports Briefs

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LHS Sports Banquet The LHS Sports Banquet will be held Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. in the commons area. WL athletic awards West Lincoln will hold its spring and winter athletic award’s ceremony June 3 at 2 p.m. in the gym. Softball Tourney The LHS Sports Boosters Golf Tournament…

Rebels reach Sectional Finals

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Entering the season, junior Curtis Cook was expected to play third base and provide some firepower at the plate. Uh wrong… Cook, with his second complete-game performance of the playoffs, has quickly become West Lincoln’s go-to pitcher. Cook battled through some rough spots and didn’t allow any runs over the…

Lampron/Bureau fall in the semis of state tourney

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It’s been quite a season for North Lincoln’s duo of Mathieu Bureau and George Lampron. With a Southern Piedmont Conference title and Midwest 2A Regional, they participated in the 2A State Tennis Championship this past Friday and Saturday at the Cary Tennis Center. In the first round, the No. 1…

Turner state champ

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Although just a sophomore, Morgan Turner has already reached the pinnacle on the track. At the 2A State Track Meet held at North Carolina A & T University, Turner won the 3200-meter state title with a time of 11:46.24 and finished second in the mile, running a 5:25.14. “Coming into…

Denver splits series

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Denver Post 455 split a two-game series with Burke County over the weekend. Post 455 fell to Burke 7-4 at Shuey Field in Morganton in both teams’ American Legion opener. Trailing 4-2, Post 21 scored five runs in the seventh and eighth innings to come away with the come-from-behind victory.…

Sports Briefs

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LHS Sports Banquet The LHS Sports Banquet will be held Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. in the commons area. Softball Tourney The LHS Sports Boosters Golf Tournament will be held at Lincoln County Club on June 11 with a shotgun start of 1:30 p.m. The format is four man’s…

Turner wins three events at regionals

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As she has done so many times in such a short amount of time, Lincolnton sophomore turned the 2A Midwest Regional track meet at Mt. Pleasant High School into her own personal stage to shine. Turner won the 800 (2:29.83), the mile (5:26.18) and the two-mile (12:18.45) runs, advancing to…