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East Lincoln finds ways to win

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor DENVER — Losing isn’t an option for East Lincoln. Like the Mustangs have done so many times before — at North Lincoln on Sept. 5, against Gastonia Forestview on Sept. 15, against Lincolnton on Oct. 4 and against R-S Central on Nov. 14 — they staved off a loss…

CHAMPIONSHIP BOUND

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Fourth quarter burst lifts Mustangs past Franklin RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor DENVER — East Lincoln may not have been at its best Friday. But even in their sub-par performance, the Mustangs were good enough to earn a shot at a state title. Chazz Surratt accounted for 441 yards and two scores,…

LOCAL ROUNDUP — WL girls basketball team routs Cherryville

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LINCOLN TIMES-NEWS West Lincoln’s girls basketball team outscored Cherryville by 20 in the second half on its way to a 53-35 win on Friday night. Kylee Leonhardt had 15 points, three rebounds and two steals, Madison Ferguson scored 10 points on 4 of 7 shooting, Hope Ramsey had eight points,…

Man struck and killed by train in city

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Staff report A Lincoln County man was struck and killed by a train in the Lincolnton city limits on Sunday, according to police. Officers responded to the railroad tracks near the 1200 block of East Gaston Street early on the morning of Dec. 7 about a call regarding a subject…

East Lincoln bound for title game

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Mustangs score late to beat Franklin in 2AA West regional final RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor DENVER — East Lincoln won its first state title in football two years ago in Winston-Salem. The Mustangs head there again next week with a chance to win their second. Chazz Surratt accounted for 441 yards…

ABC store in the works for western Lincoln County

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ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer Lincoln County’s Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission is currently working with state officials to develop a liquor store for western Lincoln County at the intersection of Highway 27 and Highway 18. According to Lincoln County ABC Commission Chair Mike Baker, the venture is still in its…

Police asking for public’s help to identify purse thief

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Staff report The Lincolnton Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a white man who allegedly stole an elderly woman’s purse at the city’s Wal-Mart on North Generals Boulevard on Thursday around 5:20 p.m. Officers said the orange purse, which contained a black wallet, check book, credit…

Three nabbed in drug busts

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Staff report Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators arrested three people Thursday in two separate incidents during a surveillance operation south of Lincolnton. On Dec. 4, narcotics investigators were conducting an undercover operation near the Dollar General store in High Shoals and completed a hand-to-hand drug transaction with the suspects,…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL — Battle of the unbeatens

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Undefeated Franklin, perfect East Lincoln to determine 2AA West regional champion RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Undefeated East Lincoln is one win away from playing for a state title. Its opponent, Franklin, can say the same thing. The top-ranked and top-seeded Mustangs host the unbeaten Panthers, the state’s third-ranked team and…

PREP HOOPS — WL boys pick up win due to Foard’s forfeit

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Tigers drop two victories for their use of ineligible player JORDAN ANDERS Hickory Daily Record Fred T. Foard Athletic Director Tom Harper confirmed Wednesday the school’s boys basketball program has forfeited two victories this season due to participation by an ineligible player. The Tigers (3-2) forfeited wins in their first…