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Mustangs hold on, earn third place with 9-6 win

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Lincolnton got the potential tying run to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the seven, but lost 9-6 to East Lincoln Friday night ending the Wolves hope of earning third place in the Southern Piedmont Conference. “It was an important game for both teams and we came…

Sisters make up deadly defensive duo for Wolves

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It’s hard enough when a coach has three or four players with the same first name to keep up with, but what about having two lively sisters that sometimes don’t want to cooperate with one another? Lincolnton head coach Ian Meeks said that’s not the case with his senior defensive…

Lady Mustangs stay alive in SPC race with 2-0 win

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs knocked off Highland Tech 2-0 Friday behind sophomore Emily Kosmala’s two goals. The victory keeps the Lady Mustangs (8-7-1, 5-2-1) in the Southern Piedmont Conference playoff hunt, but the ride isn’t over just yet. Head Coach Jason Dragoon said that there is still work to…

Records, times fall at SPC meet

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It was a record breaking two-days of excitement Tuesday and Wednesday as the East Lincoln boys track and field team earned their third consecutive title and the Lady Knights of North Lincoln picked up their first –ever Southern Piedmont Conference championship by edging out East Lincoln’s girls 154 to 120.…

Lincolnton rallies late, wins 3-2

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Sophomore Brittany Fowler doubled in Sarah Freeman with two outs in the bottom of the ninth as Lincolnton (8-5, 5-5) came from behind to win 3-2 in extra innings Thursday over Bessemer City (5-12, 2-6). “It’s hard going into those extra innings. The kids did a great job staying together…

Wolves 1-1 tie makes SPC interesting

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The Lady Wolves (4-4-1) had the opportunity to close the gap between themselves and North Lincoln, but they couldn’t quite get the job done as they ended up with a 1-1 tie against Cherryville (3-5-3) on Wednesday. “The thing about that game showed me that this conference is anybody’s. Cherryville…

Seniors finish second

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Norman comes up big for Fishn’ Friends

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The Lincolnton team of Tracy Story and Larry Houser weighed in a five fish limit catch of 17.30 pounds to win the Friday Night Fishin’ Friends event last Friday. They also took big fish Honors with a 4.61 pound largemouth. Not far behind with 16.15 pounds was the team of…

Roundup

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Baseball Forestview 11, EL 1 The Mustangs (11-7, 6-3) led 1-0 in the third but allowed 11 runs over the final three innings as Forestview (14-5) lashed out 13 hits and held East Lincoln to five in their 11-1 win in six innings Monday. FV 000 236 x—11 13 0…

Shoreline – Midfielder doesn’t miss step after bite

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Lydia Paulk is no ordinary soccer player. Paulk overcame a shark bite in the summer of her freshman year that injured her right foot and tore the flesh off her bone, requiring her to learn how to walk again. “It was tough overcoming that injury. I had to do physical…