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Thompson lifts Wolves

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The Lincolnton Wolves edged South Iredell 5-4 Thursday night on the road for their first win in the Southern Piedmont. Senior Paul Robinson worked five and two-thirds, gave up two earned runs, scattered seven hits and struck out four batters in a no-decision, leaving his head coach Cole Sigmon impressed…

East hands out awards

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Twenty-six athletes were honored at the East Lincoln Mustangs Winter Sports Awards Night Monday. In boys basketball, Keith Rendleman and Alex Newsome shared MVP honors, while the Mustang Award went to Adrian Forney. Wes Glover was named Most Improved. Kendall Bethea was named the MVP for the JV Mustangs. In…

Newsome nabs surprise nomination

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Just when most East Lincoln Mustang basketball fans and players thought Alex Newsome couldn’t possibly hold another record, he added another one Monday to his already stellar career resume. The soon to be Midshipmen was honored at the school’s winter awards banquet as the first East Lincoln men’s basketball player…

Wolves cap special season with ring ceremony

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A crowd of approximately of 350 people were on hand to cap the Lincolnton Wolves’ state championship season with a ring ceremony at the James W. Warren Citizen Center Saturday night. Fatz Cafe provided a meal of chicken, steak and vegetables before the ceremony got rolling. Principal Tony Worley welcomed…

Rendleman takes top honor in SPC

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Good thing he’s graduating. That’s what opposing teams and fans say about East Lincoln standout Keith Rendleman, who was just named Southern Piedmont Player of the Year, after watching him play. Only one problem with that comment, it’s not true. Much to the chagrin of his Southern Piedmont competition, they’ll…

Triple threat trio leads team to new heights

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They say the best things come in small packages and in pairs, but what about three’s? Alex Newsome, Keith Rendleman and Wes Glover might just be the most feared record holding trio in the Southern Piedmont Conference. The two seniors have combined for 2,179 points, 1252 rebounds and 249 steals.…

Rebels ‘Cook’ up big win vs. Huskies

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West Lincoln beat Hunter Huss 13-2 in five innings Wednesday night. Senior Daniel Wise (1-0) threw three innings, struck out three batters and gave up two hits in his first varsity start. “I was just really happy for Daniel to go out and perform extremely well. He got ahead of…

Lady Mustangs lose 3-0

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team suffered through their first big test before conference play as they lost 3-0 to Salisbury at David Clark Stadium Tuesday. The Lady Hornets (5-0) avenged a loss in last year’s playoffs at the hands of East Lincoln. With the Lady Mustangs (1-5) main…

Gator bait

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Roundup

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Mustangs swing in second The East Lincoln Mustangs finished second in two golf tournaments recently. Wednesday, the Mustangs 165 were bested only by Charlotte Country Day, which shot a 156. Maiden and Highland Tech tied for third with a team score of 167. Al Dickens paced Charlotte Country Day with…