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Hooping it up

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Steven White, Kennan Ballard and Gracie Turner helped cheer on their team during a relay race at the First Basketball Camp on Tuesday. Reverend Franklin Lowery, the camp’s originator, and North Lincoln head basketball coach David Johnson are among the counselors at the event. Camp sessions will run through Friday.…

Denver upsets Cherryville behind Gates

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Brent Gates was not lacking in motivation when he stepped to the plate in the bottom of the ninth with the game on the line. Gates was batting against Cherryville Post 100, the team he played for until about three weeks ago. Also in the opposing dugout was Gates’ good…

Sports Briefs

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Tennis club to offer jr. summer camps Indian Creek Tennis and Swim Club will sponsor tennis camps for ages 6-17 on July 6-8 and July 19-23. The fee for the full-day camp is $90 for club members and $100 for non-members. The morning camps are $45 for members and $50…

State runner-up

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The Lake Norman 9-under tournament baseball team finished as runner-up in the 2003 North Carolina USSSA State Championship in Charlotte June 18-20. Team members are: Jacob Stegal, Joshua Bottenfield, Austin Williams, Craig Sutton, Grayson Carroll, Brett Huff, Ryan Long, Justin Pace, David Scoggins, Andrew Locklear, David Gibbons. Members of the…

Wachovia standings released

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CHAPEL HILL—The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced the final standings in the Wachovia Conference Cup competitions for the 2003-2004 academic year. The best finish by a Lincoln County school was Lincolnton’s third-place showing in the Midwest 2A Conference standings. In most conferences, points are awarded based on…

Fast break opportunity

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Jesse Borja beats defender Lorenzo Carter in a drive to the basket during last week’s summer youth basketball camp at W.M. Lentz Center gym. The camp was sponsored by the recreation department. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…

Big inning lifts Post 23 past Denver

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It would be an understatement to call Gastonia’s outburst against Denver Sunday night a big inning. Playing at Sims Legion Park, Post 23 exploded for 13 runs in a very long third frame to beat Post 455 16-2 in seven innings. Tyler Leach hit a grand slam and Devin Harris…

Post 100 overcomes errors, beats Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE—Cherryville Post 100 overcame seven errors on defense to defeat Charlotte 4-2 Sunday night behind the complete-game pitching of Steven “Red” Justice. Justice scattered seven hits and struck out six in running his season record to 4-1. Chris Cook went 3-for-3 with a double and a RBI lead an 11-hit…

Gastonia pitcher blanks Post 100

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CHERRYVILLE—Not even a change of venue could help Cherryville solve Gastonia pitcher Wes McCall. Thursday’s Area Four Eastern Division game was moved to Cherryville’s Fraley Field after a rain delay at Sims Legion Park in Gastonia. The game finally got underway close to 9 p.m., but Post 100 did not…

Waiting his turn

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Cody Dellinger is a study in concentration as he awaits his turn to practice free throw shooting during a session of the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Recreation Department’s summer youth basketball camp. The camp has been in session this week at the W.M. Lentz Center gym. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…