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Sports Calendar — 8/25/14

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Upcoming games This list of event may not include changes or postponements not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. All volleyball doubleheaders begin with junior varsity at 4:30 p.m., and varsity to follow, unless otherwise noted. All other times listed are varsity start times: Today Boys soccer E. Lincoln at Lincoln…

Football Friday roundup: North Lincoln upsets Lincolnton

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS PUMPKIN CENTER –– Richard Jackson ran for 203 yards and two touchdowns, including a 79-yard score that put this one out of reach as North Lincoln upset Lincolnton 26-13 Friday night in the season opener for both teams. The Knights (1-0) forced the Wolves (0-1) into three turnovers…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL —Sports Editor Ryan Herman’s Week 1 picks

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North Lincoln has beaten Lincolnton only once in nine tries and the Wolves have won nine straight season openers, so somebody’s “10” in the current sequence will feel more like a zero after tonight’s game in Pumpkin Center. This game last season was, in my opinion, the most exciting game…

BOYS SOCCER — A star is born

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Perez’s hat trick lifts Wolves RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Lincolnton’s boys soccer team has been looking for someone to emerge as a star. Jeffrey Perez has shined bright so far. The senior had his second hat trick in as many matches Thursday, netting three goals in the Wolves’ 5-0 win…

FOOTBALL — County matchup highlights Week 1

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Injured Lincolnton visits North Lincoln RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Lincolnton is banged up. North Lincoln is pumped up. High school football is back. The county rivals square off in their season openers tonight at 7:30 for the second straight year, and do so with different plans to reach the same…

VOLLEYBALL — Knights pound their way past Rebels

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NL’s front line dominates WL in 3-0 sweep RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor PUMPKIN CENTER –– Savannah Dishman had 11 kills, Lyndsi Pound added six kills and Emilee Webber had nine assists as North Lincoln’s front line came up big when needed most in it’s 3-0 sweep of West Lincoln in…

Sports Calendar — 8-22-14

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Upcoming games This list of event may not include changes or postponements not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. All volleyball doubleheaders begin with junior varsity at 4:30 p.m., and varsity to follow, unless otherwise noted. All other times listed are varsity start times: Today Varsity football E. Gaston at E.…

BOYS SOCCER — Goal reached

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EL drops Shelby for first time RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor DENVER –– The second half of East Lincoln’s boys soccer season opener may have been the best 40 minutes of soccer coach Jason Dragoon has seen. It was definitely 40 minutes that will never be forgotten. Sophomore Brett Shanklin weaved…

VOLLEYBALL — Rebels fall in season opener

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor VALE –– Nerves may have done West Lincoln in, but the Rebels showed signs of promise. Erin Huff had seven kills, Marlee Boston had five aces and Raeven McCrodden added 18 productive passes but they weren’t enough as Cherryville swept the non-conference volleyball contest 3-0 on…

LOCAL ROUNDUP — Eagles open soccer season with tie against Maiden

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS Maiden’s boys soccer team scored with six seconds to play to force a 1-1 tie with Lincoln Charter in the boys soccer opener for both teams on Monday. Roberto Copos found the net 13 minutes into the second half for the Eagles, and the 1-0 lead stood until…