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Newell tops Denver

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Undefeated Newell (5-0) defeated Denver Post 455 10-5 Saturday night at ‘The Corral’ in East Lincoln. Newell had three three-run innings in the second, fifth and eighth innings. Chris Rawlings paced the visitors at the plate, going 3-for-5. Both teams pounded out 14 hits in the slugfest. Post 455 had…

Sports Briefs

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Martin invited to tryout West Lincoln’s Korey Martin has been invited to the Arizona Diamondbacks Area Code Baseball Team tryout on June 18 at Pensacola Junior College in Pensacola, Fl. Martin is among a select group of players who will have the opportunity to earn a spot on the special…

Post 100 pounds Post 455

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Cory Parks was understandably nervous when he walked to the mound Wednesday night to make his first pitching start in American Legion baseball. Even though he had a stellar sophomore season for Cherryville High School (12-2, ERA under 3.0), Parks wondered if he was ready to step up to the…

Knights hand out athletic awards

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Trent Hopkins and Courtney Feldon emerged as the Male and Female Athlete of the Year award winners Wednesday night as North Lincoln held its spring sports banquet. In varsity baseball, T.J. Skidmore was named MVP; Best Offensive Player went to Hopkins; Best Defensive Player went to Andrew Melton and the…

Six Lady Mustangs All-SPC

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After going undefeated (10-0) en route to winning the Southern Piedmont Conference title and losing just five soccer matches all season, the East Lincoln Lady Mustangs found out they’ve reaped the rewards for their successful year. Lady Mustangs head coach Jason Dragoon was named the Western Regional Coach of the…

Lions hand out awards

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Lincoln Christian Academy held its end of the year sports banquet recently. In men’s varsity volleyball, Heathe Greene was named MVP, while the Christian Sportsmanship Award went to Casey Calhoun. Other award winners were: Jacob Brown, who was named Most Improved; Cody Sipe, who was named Spiker of the Year;…

Seven seniors go out with a bang

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While saying goodbye to seniors is never easy, it’s even harder when that group is the all-time leader in playoff victories. That’s exactly what West Lincoln head coach Allan Chapman is facing as Payden Houser, Ryan Rhodes, Ben Poole, Daniel Smith, Chase Harbinson, Drew Richardson and Randall Neal all have…

Rivalry renewed

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Two American Legion baseball rivals meet tonight when Cherryville Post 100 plays Denver Post 455 at 7 at Jonathan Brookins’ Memorial Field at Lincolnton High School. After getting off to a late start due to the high school playoffs, Post 100 has won its first two games by lopsided margins,…

Warren and Moore Mustangs` finest

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East Lincoln High School held its spring sports award recently with seniors Matt Warren and Krista Moore emerging as the night’s big winners. Warren was named Male Athlete of the Year, while Moore was named Female Athlete of the Year for the Mustangs. The Gwen Stroud Memorial Award winners, given…

Cavs win Western Regional

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Some volcanoes don’t explode the way East Rutherford did in game two’s second inning of the 2A Western Regional Finals. East Rutherford erupted for 13 runs en route to a 16-4 victory in five innings as the second installment of a series sweep of West Lincoln Friday. Up 2-0 entering…