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    Today Baseball E. Lincoln vs. Male (Ky.) at Myrtle Beach, S.C., 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7 Baseball E. Lincoln vs. St. Peters (N.Y.) at Myrtle Beach, S.C., 4 p.m. N. Lincoln at Mooresville, 7 p.m. Softball Mooresville at N. Lincoln, 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 Baseball E. Lincoln…

Record setter

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    Fonville breaks 20-year-old Wolves girls hurdles marks RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor   Alexis Fonville joined the track team out of boredom, but there’s nothing boring about her skills — or accomplishments. The junior began her track and field career as a sophomore at East Mecklenburg High, and since…

Pep talk propels Wolves past Rebels

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      RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor   VALE — Austin Venrick asked his Lincolnton soccer players to do one thing in the second half at West Lincoln. They did, and it turned into another league win. The Wolves were more aggressive in the final 40 minutes on the offensive…

Cowie, Lincolnton beat West Lincoln

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          LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS   Mired in a slump Lincolnton’s baseball needed a lift. It came in the form of a freshman. Robbie Cowie gave up one run on four hits in seven solid innings, and had three hits himself to lift the Wolves to a 6-1…

Perfect timing

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  Rebels explode late, drop Mustangs     RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor   DENVER — A freshman stymied West Lincoln for five innings Tuesday, but, like it’s done all season, it figured her out just in time. Meredith Ferguson had a pair of two-run doubles, Kylee Leonhardt went 3-for-3 with…

East outlasts West in pitchers’ duel

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      LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS   Chris Cox outdueled Sam High in a pitchers’ duel Tuesday to help East Lincoln’s baseball team to a 2-1 win over West Lincoln and remain undefeated in conference play. Cox gave up one unearned run on four hits, walked none and struck out 11…

Alone in first

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Mustangs drop Maiden in battle of SD-7 co-leaders RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor   MAIDEN — Alec Burleson knows how well he can pitch, and he showed it against Maiden. The sophomore left-hander went the distance and held the Blue Devils to four hits in a 2-1 win for East Lincoln on…

Upcoming Games

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Today Baseball Lincoln Charter at Pine Lake Prep, 4:30 p.m. W. Caldwell at Lincolnton, 5:30 p.m. N. Lincoln at Alexander Central, 6:30 p.m. Boys golf SD-7 match at Catawba C.C. NP3A/4A match at Statesville C.C. Boys tennis N. Lincoln at Alexander Central, 4 p.m. Girls soccer Lincoln Charter at Cherryville,…

LOCAL ROUNDUP — Lincolnton tops West Caldwell in softball

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        LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS   Lincolnton’s softball team took advantage of six walks to beat visiting West Caldwell 6-5 on Friday afternoon. The Wolves were held to only four hits — Danielle Randolph went 2-for-3, and Annsley Harrison and Courtney Campbell had a double each — but they…

Pros to preps

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  New LCS coach brings big league experience to Eagles RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor   DENVER — In the summer of 2001, Devon Lowery’s dream of becoming a professional ballplayer came true when he got a call from the Kansas City Royals. Nearly 14 years later, the once-promising right-hander answered…