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North crushes Bearcats

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights Southern Foothills 1A Conference Tournament opener was a breeze. The Lady Knights beat the Hendersonville Bearcats 10-0 in five innings on Monday. Nicole Baxter pitched a perfect game through four innings, while striking out 10 of the 12 batters she faced. April Wilson relieved Baxter…

Dalrymple chooses App. State

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Bradley Dalrymple looks to follow in the same footsteps as other standouts that have graced the Lincoln County gridiron. Dalrymple had Western Carolina, Lenoir Rhyne, Methodist and Appalachian State all vying for his services. When all aspects were taken into consideration he chose the black and gold of the Mountaineers…

Wolves fall to Bears in first round

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Untimely errors and lack of offense spelled doom for the Lincolnton Wolves on Monday as they fell to the Bunker Hill Bears 4-2 in the opening round of the Midwest 2A conference tournament at Jonathan Brookins Memorial Field. After a three up, three down first inning for Bunker Hill, Lincolnton…

Knights finish fourth in state

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The North Lincoln Knights golf team placed fourth in the state in the 1A State Golf Tournament in Pinehurst, NC. Jordan Matthews were the overall winners shooting 614, while East Surry placed second with 627, Williamston finished third with 634. The Knights represented Lincoln County well on Monday and Tuesday…

Sports Briefs

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NL Optimist sign ups The North Lincoln Optimist Club will be having Cheerleading and Football sign ups Thursday, May 20th at the East Lincoln Community Recreational Center. The North Lincoln Optimist Knights will be participating in the Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading League. The Football program is open to all…

Knights’ quest for a title

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Wolves will host Bears, West entertains Chase

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West Lincoln and Lincolnton found out who they’ll play in the first round of the Midwest 2A Conference Tournament on Saturday. Lincolnton, 16-8 and 10-4 in the Midwest 2A will square off against the Bunker Hill Bears on Monday at 7 p.m. The second place conference finish allows them to…

North finishes with win

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights softball team finished their regular season on a high note Thursday with a convincing 8-1 win over the Maiden Blue Devils. The night belonged to Jenna Torbert who crushed a grand slam homerun, singled, doubled and accounted for 5 RBIs in the game. Other leading…

Wolves fall short to Cavaliers

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Brian Ebert tags out John Sisk at third base. Ebert made several standout plays to keep the Wolves close. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Left-hander Dustin Weaver threw six strong innings for the Wolves in Thursday’s 4-2 loss to the No. 1 team in the state the East Rutherford Cavaliers.…

East and West both win

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The East Lincoln Mustangs have a two-game winning streak after beating the South Point Red Raiders on Thursday 7-6. The win also completes a season sweep of the Raiders for East. Shane Brackett was the hero for the Mustangs, going 3-for-3 with a single, double and triple, along with four…