Sports Hall of Fame Banquet this Saturday

     The Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame will hold their annual induction banquet this Saturday, June 22 at 6 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizen Center.  

Ernie Boger, Lanny Ford, Shirley Michael Hartley, Chris Matile and George Smith will make up the 2019 class after they were picked from a list of nominees by the LCSHOF board at a meeting back in April.

Tickets are $25 each and are available at the Lincoln County Recreation office at 206 Gamble Drive in Lincolnton or through a board member.


East Lincoln Summer Baseball Camp

     The East Lincoln Mustangs will be holding a baseball camp beginning today, June 17, through June 20.  The camp will be divided into four age groups, 6-7, 8-9, 10-12, 13 and up.  The camps goals under the direction of head baseball coach Chris Matile are to help all campers learn the fundamentals of the game and improve their overall playing abilities while most importantly, having fun.  In addition to Coach Matile, campers will be instructed by assistant coaches and current Mustang players.  All participants should wear baseball pants, a t-shirt and a hat, and should bring their glove, a water bottle, sunscreen and tennis shoes (for inclement weather).  Catchers need to bring their own gear.  Campers should also bring a snack.  The camp will take place at the East Lincoln High School baseball field, and the cost is $90.  The camp will run each day from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  For more information, contact Chris Matile at East Lincoln High School.


Summer Tennis Clinics

    The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation and the Lincolnton High School Athletic Department is currently taking registration for Summer Tennis Clinics for boys and girls ages 8–17.  There will be two sessions available to register for: June 17–21 and/or June 24–28 from 8:30 a.m. until 10 a.m.  The clinics will be held at Betty G. Ross Park.  Cost for the camp is $25, and camp director is Coach Chris Hoffman.  Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged.  Registration for the camp is being taken at the Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., or online at  HYPERLINK “ Registration will also be accepted on site the first day of the camp if space is available.  For more information, contact the recreation office at (704) 735-2671.


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