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Powder Puff Thurs. Powder Puff games for East Lincoln High School will be held on Thursday, October 30th starting at 6:30 p.m. The ninth and 10th grade girls will play first followed by the 11th and 12th grade girls. Sports Boosters will have the concession stands open serving hamburgers and…

Wolves get stung by Jackets

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BESSEMER CITY — Although a conference championship was out of reach, the state playoffs were shaping up nicely for Lincolnton. If the Wolves were to wrap up a second-place finish in the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference, they had a possibility of hosting a playoff game or two. But those aspirations…

Mustangs leap forward

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VALE — The East Lincoln Mustangs football team has been rolling along of late, winning nine straight games after its opening season loss to Newton-Conover. The team continued its Southern Piedmont Conference-dominating performance with a 43-7 win over rival West Lincoln on Monday. The Mustangs (9-1, 5-0) took awhile to…

Knights’ defense halts Ironmen

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CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville won its first conference game and North Lincoln lost its first. Since then, they’ve been going opposite directions. North Lincoln intercepted Thomas Bess five times and dominated the Ironmen, 35-14, Saturday in a game postponed from Friday due to forecasted heavy rain. Kenny Raymer ran for 87…

Local teams run well

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CATAWBA — Three out of four Lincoln County schools placed in the top 10 of the boys 2008 Midwest 2A Regional Cross Country Championship, held Saturday at Murray’s Mill Historical Site in Catawba, while all four county schools placed in the top 10 in the girls meet. In the boys…

County tennis players fall short of championship round

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RALEIGH — It was a battle of Salisbury High School teammates for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A women’s doubles championship on Saturday at North Carolina State University. Hannah Lebowitz and Kirstin Meyerhoeffer of Salisbury downed teammates Shea Comadoll and Joy Loeblein 6-0, 6-1 in the finals.…

Sports Briefs

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WLHS Ceremony West Lincoln High School will hold its annual awards ceremony Sunday, November 16 at 2 p.m. in the new gym. BC Optimist b-ball Boger City Optimist in now accepting registration for basketball sign-ups. Those interested can sign up at City Park during the month of October on Mon.,…

Mustangs blank Knigts

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PUMPKIN CENTER — As the regular soccer season came to an end Wednesday both East Lincoln and North Lincoln were finally headed in the right direction: forward. Even though the Knights (5-12-2, 2-8-1) lost 2-0 at home to their rival and conference opponent, East Lincoln, they still grew together and…

Some teams rolling while others searching for answers

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As the season begins to close, rivals and conference foes face one another in crucial matches down the stretch. East Lincoln (8-1, 4-0) will face Southern Piedmont Conference foe and rival West Lincoln (1-8, 0-4) in a crucial game for both teams. The Rebels will host the current SPC leader…

Locals earn HOF call

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The Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet will be 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. The event will feature many familiar faces from both the past and the present. Eight members will be inducted, including Bill Abernethy, Scott Cloninger, Maebelle Aderholt Earnhardt, Jerry Gates,…