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Another close call for Post 455, loses 5-4 to Post 262

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Post 455 fell to Post 262 of Charlotte 5-4 Thursday night in another close ballgame The loss marks the fourth time on the season the club has lost a one-run contest. Steve Young had a clutch double in the bottom of the ninth that put Post 262 in position for…

Strong plays carry Post 100 over Huntersville

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Above, Josh Glover tags out Ben Sherrill at home on a throw from Josh Day in the third inning of Thursday’s game. Below, Post 100 starter Wayne McDonald worked 7 2/3, innings surrendering seven hits and striking out eight batters in a 7-4 victory over Huntersville. Jenny Walling / LTN…

Summer recreational softball

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Adam Scherr of the Logger Heads lunges to catch the ball to barely get Benchwarmers’ Dusty Lewis at first base. The Loggerheads won the contest 29-17 with Chris Wilson picking up the win. Buddy Shull went 4-5 with two homeruns. Jenny Walling / LTN Photo…

River Pirates win two, Post 455 loses

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Lake Norman Post 509 used a big night from Johnny Spake to squeek by Gastonia Post 23, 9-8 Tuesday night. Post 509 surged out to a 8-3 lead through six innings, but Post 23 came back outscoring them 5-1 the rest of the way. That one run scored by Lake…

Post 100 falls to Post 262, 3rd loss in a row

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CHERRYVILLE–It is still too early to panic, but Cherryville can ill afford many more outings like Monday night`s game against Charlotte Post 262. Charlotte, the last place team in the Eastern Division of Area Four, extended Post 100`s free fall with a 9-3 win that was even more dominant that…

Reeling in the bass

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The Lincoln County Bass Masters held their June Tournament on High Rock Lake this past weekend. The winner of the tournament was Mitch Burgin who finished with 10 pounds 6 ounces Doug Laws came in second at 8 pounds 14 ounces. Larry Patrick finished with 8 pounds in third place.…

Post 100 drops two over the weekend, falls to 5-4

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CHERRYVILLE–It was not exactly men versus boys, but the difference in experience and physical maturity between Gastonia Post 23 and Cherryville Post 100 was apparent in Sunday night`s Area four-Eastern Division matchup. Gastonia, its roster stocked with graduated high school seniors bound for college as well as college freshmen, hammered…

Future appears bright for North Softball program

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The North Lincoln Lady Knights had quite a run in 2004 going 20-8 and finishing third in the state. “It was a great season and I was glad I was on the team. I’m really excited we made it to the final four and that we got third,” sophomore pitcher…

Lady Knights finish third in the state

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It was a memorable, milestone achievement for the North Lincoln Lady Knights softball team. The first year school finished third in the state with a victory over Camden County in the double elimination tournament. By doing so, the Lady Knights joined the 2004 golf team as top state finishers. The…

Heafner stands out

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Former West Lincoln High star Jay Heafner had three hits for the Gastonia Grizzlies Saturday night in a 6-4 victory over Spartanburg (S.C.). Heafner, who just completed his sophomore season at Davidson College, also hit a home run and a double on Friday night at Spartanburg in an 11-1 win.…