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Lincolnton wins and wait

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The Lincolnton Lady Wolves softball team have done their part and now they must sit and wait after a 10-0 in five innings defeat of Highland Tech Thursday. Lincolnton must await the results of West Lincoln and North Lincoln’s game tonight. That game along with South Iredell’s game on Thursday…

Mustangs muscle past Patton 1-0

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A usual confident Jason Dragoon was not himself early Wednesday night. He quickly changed his tune and said he felt more confident than he’s ever been in his East Lincoln Lady Mustangs after they defeated a very young and inexperienced Patton High School Lady Panthers 1-0 to advance to the…

West Lincoln warriors pitch with confidence and heart

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What makes a warrior? Is it heart, dedication, or just the drive to be the best? West Lincoln baseball senior standout Jake Watts and sophomore softball standout Ashley Rhyne are each dominate pitchers for their respective West Lincoln teams. “I like being in control, its exciting,” Rhyne said. “I just…

Wolves get key win

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The Lady Wolves (9-5, 6-5) earned an important 11-9 win Tuesday defeating rival North Lincoln (12-10, 8-4) and moving into a tie for fourth place with one game to go. “This game was important and we could’ve easily gotten down in the third inning when they started to come back,”…

Lady Ironmen take one step closer to softball title

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I never liked tests, and I don’t think I ever will. Cherryville doesn’t seem to mind though, and apparently neither does West Lincoln junior Laura Barrett, who led the Lady Rebels going a perfect 3-for-3 in a 4-1 losing effort to the Lady Ironmen who celebrated a happy Senior Night…

Mustangs defeat Knights 15-11

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There’s nothing wrong with the East Lincoln Mustangs bats, but head baseball coach Chris Matile said his team’s fielding needs to get back to basics after the team made nine errors in a 15-11 slugfest victory Monday. “We need to concentrate more on making the routine play, and hopefully continue…

Memorial golf tournament lifts high spirits

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“To know him was to love him.” That was the message displayed on numerous light-blue colored shirts Saturday afternoon at the Lincoln Country Club as friends, family and supporters of Trey Whiteside gathered at the third annual Trey Whiteside Memorial Golf Tournament. “This is to keep Trey’s name alive,” Dean…

Herbert celebrates Open House

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The 17th annual Doug Herbert Performance Center Open House will take place this Saturday, May 10. Doug Herbert, owner of Doug Herbert Performance Parts and driver of the SnapFranchise.com Top Fuel dragster, will be on hand throughout the day, manning the parts counter, signing autographs and firing the SnapFranchise.com dragster.…

Sports Briefs

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Home Runs for Life There will be a home run Relay for Life Saturday, May 10 at 11 a.m. at Hills Chapel Methodist Church sponsored by Denver American Legion Post 455 (Big Jim’s Relay Team). Player Entry fee is $10 Contact Coach Bruce Bolick at (704) 483-5425. NL Boosters Club…

Rebels earn split of SPC title

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West Lincoln earned their second consecutive share of the 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference baseball title with Cherryville Monday at Jonathan Brookins Memorial field as the Rebels defeated Lincolnton 5-1. “The kids are excited, this is two years in a row we’ve split with Cherryville,” West Lincoln head coach Alan Chapman…