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Cherryville cruises 18-3 despite missing head coach

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CHERRYVILLE — Cherryville Post 100 head coach Bobby Reynolds took some time off this week to travel to the College World Series in Omaha, not just to enjoy the spectacle but to watch a former player, Chad Flack, compete for North Carolina. And he just might extend his stay if…

Cooke represents Lincoln Co.

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Racquel Cooke has been selected to play softball in the state games of North Carolina this week in Greensboro. More than 40 girls from Lincoln and surrounding counties within District 6 tried out for 15 positions. Cooke is the only member of the team from Lincoln County. There are eight…

Kosmala`s spirit guides team

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There is no “I” in team, but there is in Emily Kosmala. The rising junior had a huge impact on the East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team and unknowingly became the rallying point for the squad, East Lincoln head coach Jason Dragoon said. “She definitely made an impact as a…

Lincolnton native making a splash

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A local Lincolnton native is making a splash around the country. Thirty-nine-year-old Derek Correll competes in the American Power Boat Association racing his No. 269 XPL 99 and 01 Sea-Doo watercraft. With only three years of limited experience, he is quickly becoming a rising star in the sport. Correll took…

Cherryville defeats Denver 18-8

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Twenty-six runs, thirty-two hits, eight errors and eleven pitchers. Those are just some of the numbers that were produced at Fraley Field in Cherryville Sunday night as Post 100 defeated Denver Post 455 18-8 in a game that lasted three hours and ten minutes. Tripp Miller`s grand slam in the…

E. L. Speedway race postponed

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STANLEY — Heavy late afternoon rain Friday forced East Lincoln Speedway officials to postpone the scheduled auto racing program at the 3/8-mile clay oval until next Saturday, June 21. The rescheduled program will include Late Model Modified-Sportsman, Open Wheel Modified, Micro-Sprint, Stock Four, Rookie Four, Grand American Stock Car and…

Norman Builders go undefeated

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Haynes effort not enough for Post 100

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CHERRYVILLE — Two home runs and a solid pitching performance all by Aaron Haynes was not enough as Cherryville Post 100 suffered its first loss of the season to Pineville Post 337 Wednesday night at Fraley Field in Cherryville. Untimely errors by the Post 100 defense, coupled with clutch hitting…

Mustangs open with losses

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After opening their first summer game of the season against Forest Hills with a loss, the Mustangs looked to get back on track with a win over 4A opponent North Mecklenburg, but it wasn’t meant to be. The Vikings defeated the Mustangs 62-57 but East Lincoln showed they weren’t going…

Basketball begins for Mustangs

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This summer the East Lincoln Mustangs basketball team is out to improve its game. Take a look at your calendar and yes, it says Friday the 13th, but more importantly it says June 13, 2008. What’s the importance of the date you ask? Well, it’s mid-June and the Mustangs are…