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Knights hope to avenge last year`s results

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The North Lincoln Knights have a motivating score in their minds heading into Friday’s 1AA State Playoff Game against Starmount—86-13. That’s the score from last year’s matchup when the Rams humiliated a one-win Knights’ team. “We’re playing a team that beat us pretty good last year. I think our kids…

Lincolnton`s JV players expected to contribute

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Dusty Friday seen here running the ball earlier in the season will play against Red Springs. Friday will give a boost to Lincolnton’s running game that has struggled at times. His bruising running style will be a welcomed sight for the Wolves’ faithful that makes the 150 mile trek. Lincolnton…

Mustangs end season with loss

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The East Lincoln Mustangs fell to the South Point Red Raiders 47-14 Friday night. The Red Raiders did not run as many offensive plays as the Mustangs, but with Josh Robinson in the mix they didn’t need to. Robinson led the Red Raiders to their sixth straight Big South 3A…

Wingo chases away Rebels` slim playoff hopes 26-13

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The West Lincoln Rebels’ playoff chances fell by the wayside Friday night against the Chase Trojans losing 26-13. It turns out the way the pairings fell into place that even if the Rebels would’ve won against Chase they still wouldn’t have made the 2A State Playoffs for the first time…

Loss to Cavaliers sends Wolves to Red Springs

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East Rutherford held Lincolnton to 109 yards of total offense Friday night in a 35-6 beating at Lincolnton`s Memorial Stadium. The Cavaliers piled up 297 yards on the ground, led by senior running back Trenell Mosely, who finished with 133 yards on 16 carries. East Rutherford got on the board…

Knights` tale turns into playoff reality

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Above, Sophomore quarterback Trent Hopkins lowers the boom on a Cherryville defender. Hopkins accounted for two touchdowns against the Ironmen. The 22-13 victory solidified a slot in the 1A State Playoffs for the Knights. Below, running back Casey Woodie pancakes an Ironmen in the third quarter of Friday’s game. Joseph…

Bolick named as UNCC assistant baseball coach

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CHARLOTTE, NC — Charlotte 49ers head baseball coach Loren Hibbs announced today the addition of area native Bruce Bolick as volunteer assistant coach for the 2005 campaign. Bolick, who hails from Gaston County, brings 34 years of coaching experience to the 49er staff. He served as the head baseball coach…

Lady Lions repeat as CCAA champions

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Lincoln Christian Academy wins regular season and post-season titles The Lincoln Christian Lady Lions’ volleyball program has done pretty well in the two years since its inception. How well? The Lions won the Carolina Christian Athletic Association regular season and tournament title for the second consecutive year compiling an impressive…

Sports Briefs

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Lincolnton Optimist The Lincolnton Optimist Club will hold basketball sign-ups on Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 10 a.m.- noon at Lincolnton Middle School Gym. Boys and Girls 1st through 12th grade are eligible. Please contact Chris Brogden at 704-732-1987 (before 9 p.m.) with any questions and to sign-up…

Night classes help Latinos lose shyness

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Every Wednesday night, the Lincoln County Literacy Council fills with Spanish-speaking students hoping to learn about their adopted country. “They love the fact (the class) is not just language,” said Cristina Arlow, director of the Literacy Council and the class’ teacher. “They like to understand why things are and the…