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Wolves finish eighth

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West Henderson shot a 309 to win the 2A West Regional played Monday at Mountain Glenn Country Club in Newland Hibriten qualified for the 2A State Championship with a 315, edging North Henderson, which shot a 316. The Lincolnton Wolves finished with a 343, which put them in eighth place.…

Mustangs’ season down to one game

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Senior night at East Lincoln had the perfect script. If East Lincoln (14-9, 8-5) could hold court at The Corral, they would’ve taken a huge step towards making the 3A State Playoffs. Unfortunately for the Mustangs’ faithful, it wasn’t meant to be. East Gaston won 5-1, putting it in sole…

Knights are regional runner-ups

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For the second consecutive year the North Lincoln Knights finished as 1A West Regional runner-ups. The Knights shot a 308, once again falling short of last year’s nemesis, Jordan Matthews High School, which shot a 299 on Monday at Sapona Country Club in Lexington. With their second-place finish, North Lincoln…

Sports Briefs

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NL Optimist sign-ups The North Lincoln Optimist Club will be having football and cheerleading sign-ups for the Pop Warner 2005 fall season at North Lincoln High School between 6-8 p.m. on Thursday May 5th. There are no tryouts or cuts from the team. Due to Pop Warner regulations there is…

Knights trounce Rams

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The North Lincoln Knights blasted the Highland Tech Rams 14-3 Friday. T.J. Skidmore earned the win, pitching six innings and scattering five hits. Skidmore struck out four and gave up two earned runs. The Knights hit early and often versus the Rams. For the game, the home team tallied 17…

Mustangs control own destiny

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The East Lincoln Mustangs find themselves tied with South Point and East Gaston for the final two Big South 3A State Playoff berths. The Mustangs, Warriors and Red Raiders are all 8-4 heading into the final week of the season. Ashbrook has already clinched the BS 3A title. It’s been…

Knights` boys track team tops Southern Foothills

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The North Lincoln Knights’ men’s track team proved they were the best runners in the Southern Foothills last week at the conference meet. Part of any successful team is finding the right mix of veterans and youthful enthusiasm. The Knights are no exception. Senior Todd Eaton, who is a regional…

Astros take championship

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Lions handle Wolves

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The tone for Friday night`s game between the Wolves of Lincolnton and the Shelby Golden Lions was set on the very first pitch. Centerfielder Garrett Alexander drove freshman pitcher Nate Wright`s first offering deep over the left field fence to give the Golden Lions a lead they would not relinquish…

Knights repeat

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The North Lincoln Knights’ golf team had two goals in mind entering this season. Goal one was to repeat as Southern Foothills’ champions. Goal two was to win a state 1A championship. This week they’ve inched closer to achieving both, beating Hendersonville by four strokes to earn their second-consecutive conference…