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LOCAL ROUNDUP — North Lincoln baseball tops Cougars in nine innings

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    LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS   It took North Lincoln nine innings on Tuesday to pick up its first North Piedmont 3A/4A Conference baseball win. Brady Drennen went 2-for-3 and scored the game’s only run as the Knights defeated visiting Alexander Central 1-0 in extra frames. Drennen doubled with one out…

Schedule

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  This list of events may not include schedule changes or postponements not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. All times are varsity start times, unless otherwise noted: Today Baseball W. Meck at Lincoln Charter, 5:30 p.m. Cherryville at W. Lincoln, 7 p.m. Boys golf NP3A/4A match at Brushy Mountain C.C.…

Smith remembered for his faith, passion

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  Retired Lincolnton High coach, educator passed away Friday at 72 RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor   Clyde Smith’s footprint is all over Memorial Stadium, from helping facilitate the paving of the track some 40 years ago, to the new scoreboard erected in 2013. His footprint also lives on in the…

Wolves stymied

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Bunker Hill pitcher blanks LHS     RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor   If Lincolnton is going to be competitive in the Southern District 7 Athletic 2A Conference this season, it’s going to have to find a way to get on base against the league’s top pitchers. Bunker Hill didn’t let…

Schedule

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    This list of events may not include schedule changes or postponements not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. All times are varsity start times, unless otherwise noted: Today Baseball Lincoln Charter at SouthLake Christian, 4 p.m. (JV only) N. Lincoln at Shelby, 7 p.m. Boys golf NP3A/4A match at…

Ferguson’s two grand slams propel Rebels

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS   Madison Ferguson will soon be in the N.C. High School Athletic Association softball record books. The West Lincoln slugger had two grand slams in one inning Friday as the Rebels routed visiting West Caldwell 19-3 on Friday. Ferguson’s accomplishment tied two state records, according to the NCHSAA’s…

Wilson’s night

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  Senior hurls 1-hitter, homers in win     RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor   PUMPKIN CENTER — In a softball matchup between county rivals East Lincoln and North Lincoln, Peyton Wilson stole the show. The senior hurler tossed a one-hitter, and added a two-run home run for good measure as the…

NL golf finishes third in league match

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  LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS   North Lincoln’s boys golf team finished third in a North Piedmont 3A/4A Conference nine-hole match at Twin Oaks Golf Course on Wednesday. The Knights shot a 166 to finish nine strokes behind match-winner Alexander Central on Wednesday. Jake Haynes (39), Alston Taylor (40), Aaron Digh (42)…

Upcoming Games

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      This list of events may not include schedule changes or postponements not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. All times are varsity start times, unless otherwise noted: Today Baseball Newton-Conover at E. Lincoln, 7 p.m. Highland Tech at Lincoln Charter, 5 p.m. Bunker Hill at Lincolnton, 7 p.m.…

Oh so close

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Eagles’ rally falls short vs. Ironmen     RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor   DENVER — Nick Roser stopped the bleeding with his arm and helped Lincoln Charter catch up with his bat, but the damage done by Cherryville in the first two innings was too much. Roser went 2-for-4 with a…