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Wildcats win second shutout

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The Lincolnton Middle School Lady Wildcats defeated Pumpkin Center 1-0, on Tuesday lifting their record to 2-0. Both games were shutouts. “The girls played a near flawless game, everyone took part in the hard fought victory”, said Lady Wildcats’ coach Greg Pituch. “The defense cleared the ball when the pressure…

Knights flourish on the links

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The North Lincoln Knights golf team is off to a stellar start to the 2004 campaign. The team, while young, has compiled a 13-1 record with more than half of their schedule remaining. Knights head coach Mark Lackey believes their success stems from their familiarity with each other. “These kids…

Waves win close match

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The Lincolnton Wolves tennis team fell to the Ashbrook Green Wave 8-1 on Thursday. Wolves head coach Chris Hoffman quickly pointed out that the match was closer than the score indicates. “We played Ashbrook better than it (score) says. We battled them throughout singles and doubles— a couple of breaks…

Rebels edge out Wolves

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Sophomore Jon Thomas improved his record to 3-0 pitching a complete game two-hitter. The Rebels recorded a 1-0 win over the Lincolnton Wolves improving their record to 6-2, while the Wolves fall to 1-5 on the season with the loss. Wolves’ senior pitcher Justin Keever was also outstanding allowing only…

Wolves slip by Mustangs

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East Lincoln’s tennis team came up just short against Lincolnton on Thursday falling 5-4. Wolves head coach Chris Hoffman was impressed by the Mustangs’ effort. “They almost surprised us. They gave a gallant effort, but we fought off their upset bid,” he said. Senior leadership from the top 3 seeds…

Forgettable day for Wolves, Rebels

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Justin Keever slides back into first in Friday’s 12-1 loss versus South Point. Lincolnton recorded only one hit against the Red Raiders. They will look to rebound against county rival West Lincoln (5-2) on Tuesday night. Jenny Walling / Lincoln Times-News It was a forgettable day Friday for the Lincolnton…

Lady Mustangs finish second in tourney

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East Lincoln soccer The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs had a strong showing in the St. Stephens tournament recently. The squad coached by Jason Dragoon finished in second place at 0-0-3. In their first match Erin Smith earned the shutout in net against St. Stephens in a 0-0 tie. Kim Scercy…

Rebels rolling to begin season

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West Lincoln’s Dylan Anthony tries to apply the tag to Jake Taylor as he slides headfirst into second base on Wednesday. The Rebels won 6-1 against the Mustangs and will visit Cherryville today at 4:30 p.m. Jenny Walling / Lincoln Times-News The West Lincoln Rebels are off to a 5-1…

East beats North in first meeting

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Battling the elements, the East Lincoln Mustangs defeated the North Lincoln Knights 9-8 on Tuesday. The Mustangs took a 3-1 lead through three innings of play. East added three more in the fifth inning. North, however, refused to quit, scoring two runs in the fifth and adding five more in…

Rainy day hoops

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Dusty Beal and Matt Lykins found shelter from the rainy weather at Betty G. Ross Park on Tuesday afternoon. The pair visit the park to play basketball three or four times a week. Jenny Walling / Lincoln Times-News…