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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…

Defenses make their mark as season begins to wind down

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With the regular season of high school football quickly coming to a close, some teams needed stellar performances while others were hoping for an upset. Both things happened this week in Southern Piedmont Conference play. North Lincoln got a stellar performance from its defense as the Knights (6-3, 3-1) collected…

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.,…

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,…

Sports Roundup

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JV Football Lincolnton 19, BC 0 The Lincolnton junior varsity team shutout Bessemer City 19-0 Thursday at home. Jalen Littlejohn put the JV Wolves on the scoreboard with an 8-yard TD run in the first quarter giving Lincolnton a 7-0 lead. Drake Henry added a 2-yard score on the ground…