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Church league champions

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The Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church men’s softball team went 19-1 in the regular season winning the regular season championship in the Boger City United Methodist Church Softball League. The also went on to win the tournament. Team members are front row, left to right, Matt Beal, Johnny ‘JC’ Colvard, Danny…

Second half spells doom for Wolves

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The Lincolnton Wolves knew that going to South Point to play the defending 3A State Champions wouldn’t be easy. But in the first half it didn’t look to difficult for the Wolves. Lincolnton was able to milk eight minutes off the clock as part of a 16-play 75-yard scoring drive.…

Mustangs spoil Knights` chance at revenge

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The East Lincoln Mustangs snapped out of a two-game scoring drought to beat the North Lincoln Knights 28-12 at the Dungeon Friday night. Most of East Lincoln’s damage was caused by junior running back Ryan Sykes who torched the Knights for 180 yards on 25 carries and two touchdowns. Sykes…

Rebels remain perfect beating Ironmen

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As Yogi Berra would say, “it`s deja vu all over again” for West Lincoln. After a hard-earned 13-0 win over Cherryville Friday night, the Rebels find themselves in the same position as they were in 2001—undefeated heading into the conference opener against rival Lincolnton. At 4-0, West Lincoln has matched…

Smith finishes strong

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STANLEY—Proving that last Saturday’s victory was no fluke, Cherryville’s Buddy Smith stole the show by dominating Saturday night’s Late Model feature race at East Lincoln Speedway. Smith started from the pole in the Denver based Tim Sigmon prepared mount and led the entire 25 laps. Completing the top five positions…

Rebels` bandwagon starting to fill up rapidly

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All aboard. If you haven’t gotten your seat on West Lincoln’s football bandwagon, then you better act fast because it’s beginning to fill up fast. With a win on Friday night against the Cherryville Ironmen, the Rebels will equal 2001’s start to the season when they began 4-0. Rebels’ head…

Lady Mustangs win, falcons follow suite

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs won their first volleyball match of the season on Thursday beating North Gaston 3-0; 25-14, 25-19 and 25-11. Standout players for Mustangs were Krista Abernathy who had 26 assists, 10 aces and four digs. Lauren Sharpe had 14 kills and two roofs. Dana Griffin contributed…

North tennis takes West Lincoln

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A break is not always a bad thing as evidenced by the North Lincoln Lady Knights’ beating the West Lincoln Rebels 8-1 Thursday. The Knights had not played or practiced for a week before Thursday’s win. North’s No. 1 seed LeAnna Young beat Caroline Farris 3-6, 6-1 and then won…

Game Of The Week

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The game of the week will feature the North Lincoln Knights and East Lincoln Mustangs. David Bora, above, anchors the Knights on the offensive and defensive line. Grayson Schram, below, leads the Mustangs as a two-way player. Joseph Brymer / LTN Photo…

Wolves` search for consitency continues

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It’s difficult enough of a task to enter a football game versus the defending 3A state champions, but Lincolnton Wolves’ head coach Scott Cloninger has even more on his mind this week. The Wolves would have had one day of preparation time come Friday due to Cloninger giving his football…