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Roberts Inks With Lenoir CC
SouthLake Christian Academy senior Josh Roberts signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Lenoir Community College next fall.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Southlake Christian Academy Athletes Honored
Baseball, girls soccer and track athletes recently received honors.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Area 13-Year-Olds Win First Place In NTBA State Tournament
The Hickory Elite 13-year-old team is made up of boys from the Lincolnton and Maiden area and they are ranked number one in North Carolina. They will next travel to the National Championships in July.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Recreation Department Pool Open For Memorial Day Weekend
The swimming pool at Betty G. Ross Park will open for Memorial Day weekend and the weekend of June 3-4 before it opens officially for the Summer on June 10.
Monday, May 22, 2017

Lincolnton's Thompson Wins 2A NCHSAA Shot Put State Title
Congratulations to all the athletes in Lincoln County who participated in the NCHSAA 2A Track and Field State Championships on Friday, May 19 in Greensboro, N.C.
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sports Briefs
Football Camp, Parks and Recreation Summer Programs, SOAR Baseball and Softball, Golf, and the Pool at Betty G. Ross Park will open Memorial Day Weekend! Take a look you might find something you are interested in!
Sunday, May 21, 2017

2017 Boy Scout Invitational 36th Annual Golf Tournament
The event will be held on Monday, June 5 at the Catawba Country Club in Newton, N.C. Registrations and payment must be made online by Thursday, June 1. Tournament will be filled on a first registered, first served basis.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Lady Eagles Advance To Next Round In Softball Playoffs
Lincoln Charter’s Lady Eagles (22-4, 13-1) advanced to the Fourth Round of the North Carolina High School Association Softball playoffs by defeating  the Roxboro Community School Lady Bulldogs 12-2 in six innings Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Lincolnton Parks & Recreation Summer Programs Registration
The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation is currently taken registration for the following Summer Programs: Basketball Camp, Football Camp., Junior Lifeguarding Program, Soccer Camp, Softball Camp, Swim Team Camp, Swimming Lessons, Tennis Clinics, and Volleyball Camp.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Former Cherryville Athlete Signs With Winnipeg Goldeyes
The Winnipeg Goldeyes signed 24-year-old infielder Thomas Bess on Sunday. Bess had an outstanding career in athletics at Cherryville High School and earlier this spring, he served as an assistant coach at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SOAR Baseball & Softball Registration Now Through June 9
First Presbyterian Church of Stanley announced that registration for SOAR (Sports Outreach And Recreation) Baseball and Softball for ages 5-16 co-ed teams will run now through June 9. Evaluation for teams will be June 10 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Monday, May 15, 2017

Newton's Reid Claims 2A NCHSAA Singles Tennis Championship
For the first time since 1986, Newton-Conover has a singles tennis champ. #1 Brian Reid (Newton-Conover) won his match Saturday to claim the 2A individual championship.
Monday, May 15, 2017

Sports Briefs
WLMS Get Fit 5k, NL Knights Golf Tournament, Lion Prowl Freedom Ride, Night Golf and more! Take a look you might find something you are interested in!
Monday, May 15, 2017

Lincoln Charter Tennis Players Set To Compete in NCHSAA Men's Championships
Lincoln Charter’s Parker Powell (singles) and the doubles team of Jimmy Sherrill and Jackson Law will compete in the NCHSAA Men’s Tennis Individual Championships beginning on Friday at 9 a.m. in Cary, N.C.
Thursday, May 11, 2017

3rd Annual Lion Prowl Freedom Ride May 20
Calling all motorcyclist… Do you enjoy the freedom of motorcycling? Would like to assist the Lions Club raise funds for the blind/visually impaired and other Lions Club charities? If you answered “Yes” then you have an opportunity to accomplish these goals and more next week.
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Hancock Named New East Lincoln Basketball Coach
Jon Hancock was formally approved by the Lincoln County School Board on Tuesday night, May 9, as the head coach of the Mustangs replacing interim head coach Chip Ashley.
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Organized Adult Volleyball League Meeting, May 30
The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department will hold an interest meeting for an adult open and organized Volleyball league on Tuesday, May 30.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

NCHSAA 2017 Men's Golf Championship Concludes In Pinehurst
The Men's Golf Championships concluded in Pinehurst after two days and 36 holes of competition. An individual champions and a team champion was crowned in each of the four classifications including Lincoln Charter.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Sports Briefs
Heart of A Champion, Many Golf Tournaments and more! Take a look you might find something you are interested in!
Tuesday, May 09, 2017

SD-7 Names Baseball And Softball All-Conference
Baseball had 22 named out of eight schools, David Williams of Maiden named Baseball Coach of the Year. Softball had 23 named out of eight schools, Tyler Sain of West Lincoln named Softball Coach of the Year.
Monday, May 08, 2017

NCHSAA Announces 2017 Softball Championships Field
The field is set for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association State Softball Championships, beginning Wednesday, May 10, 2017 and concluding with the four State Championship series on Friday and Saturday, June 2-3.
Monday, May 08, 2017

NCHSAA Announces 2017 Baseball Championships Field
The field is set for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association State Baseball Championships, beginning Wednesday, May 10, 2017 and concluding with the four State Championship series on Friday and Saturday, June 2-3.
Monday, May 08, 2017

NCHSAA Announces 2017 Women's Soccer Championships Field
The field is set for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association State Women’s Soccer Championships, beginning Wednesday, May 10, 2017 and concluding with four State Championship games on Saturday, May 27.
Monday, May 08, 2017

Surratt Honored By City Council
Sage Surratt, the Lincolnton High School senior who was named NCHSAA Player of the Year in both football and basketball and on Thursday (May 4th) was also selected as the state Male Athlete of the Year, was given the "key to the city" at Thursday night's Lincolnton City Council meeting.
Friday, May 05, 2017

Sage Surratt Named NCHSAA Male Athlete Of The Year
This year’s winners are two very accomplished performers at the high school ranks, both with full scholarships to “Big Four” Universities here in the state of North Carolina. The winners are Sage Surratt from Lincolnton High School and Mikayla Boykin from Clinton High School.
Thursday, May 04, 2017

SE Nostalgia Pro Stockers Show Off At ZMAX Dragway's 4-Wide Nationals
Frank Teague of Hickory, Tyrone Graham of Sherrills Ford, Jeff Rudisill of Lenoir, Keen McGrath of Dublin, Ga., Levi Holmes, Eugene Coard, Mike Snow and others spent the entire weekend with fans and racers who dropped by to see the cars and visit with the drivers.
Thursday, May 04, 2017

EL Little League Cubs At Crawdads-Fireflies Game With Tebow
The East Lincoln Little League Cubs were on hand to escort the Crawdad players to their positions at the beginning of the game on Sunday. Also on hand was Bill Ward of Stanley to snap some photos of the Little League Cubs, and Tim Tebow who recently joined the Fireflies.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Parks & Rec Congratulates Winners Of Running Event
The overall male winner of the Lincoln County race was Andy Green, with a time of 19 minutes, 15.6 seconds. The overall female winner was Teran Metcalf, who clocked in at 24 minutes, 23.4 seconds.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Sports Briefs
Mother’s Day Golf Tournament, Heart of A Champion, Special Olympics Fundraiser and more! Take a look you might find something you are interested in!
Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Third Annual Old Timers Reunion
Becky White of Lincolnton will be hosting her Third Annual Old Timers Reunion and Quick Times Racing News race at Wilkesboro Dragway on May 6 and 7.
Monday, May 01, 2017

Lincoln County Special Olympics A Great Success
Approximately 250 Special Olympians participated in many events including the softball and tennis ball throw, the long jump, wheelchair races, walks, runs and many others.
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Lady Rebels Softball Conference Champs
The win yesterday moved their record to 14-6 overall and 11-3 in the conference.  This is their fourth straight SD-7 Conference Championship.
Saturday, April 29, 2017

10th Annual Heart Of A Champion Day May 20
LINCOLNTON, N.C. – Join with Carolinas HealthCare System for Heart of a Champion Day on Saturday, May 20. This event will be offering free sports physicals to student athletes. Online registration continues through May 14 for student athletes entering grades 9-12 for five Lincoln County Schools
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Hickory Police To Hold Special Olympics Benefit Events
“Run With The Law” is May 6 and the 20th Annual Golf Tournament is May 15. Pre-registration is underway for both events that will support Special Olympics of North Carolina.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Local Boys Win Basketball Tournament
A big proud shout out to the 7th Grade Hickory Elite AAU Basketball team who went undefeated at the Denver Nuggets Hoop Classic April 21-23 to become the 2017 champions.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Local Racers Show Cars At Charlotte Event
On Saturday, April 22, Tyrone Graham of Sherrills Ford and Jeff Rudisill of Lenoir were special guests of Charlotte’s Price Brothers, Inc. at their annual employees Family Fun Day. Tyrone and Jeff are the originators of the Southeastern Outlaw Nostalgia Pro Stockers.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

New Mid-Week Sports Show Will Cover Many Topics
Just in time for the NFL Draft, Tim Johnson and Ken Link have debuted their show "The Best In Sports" on WCSL Radio and on the internet.
Monday, April 24, 2017

Sports Briefs
All coming up in April –Dodgeball Meeting, Special Olympics, Kickball Tournament, Healthy Outdoors Fun Day and the Run the Rail 5k! Take a look you might find something you are interested in!
Monday, April 24, 2017

West Lincoln Games Rescheduled
West Lincoln Coach Wayne Navey announced that the following games for today have been rescheduled.
Monday, April 24, 2017

Special Olympics Of Lincoln County, April 28
The opening ceremonies will kick off at 9:30 a.m. at the football stadium at Lincolnton High School. Admission is free and all are encouraged to come out and root for the athletes.
Monday, April 24, 2017

Ward Visits The Tennessee Smokies - UPDATED
For Bill Ward, there’s no such thing as going too far for the Chicago Cubs. Ward recently visited Knoxville, where he took in a game by the Tennessee Smokies, a double-A ball organization that’s a farm team for the Cubs.
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Parks & Rec Announces Sports Hall Of Famers
They’re this year’s inductees into the Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame, and leading off the class of ’17 is Lincolnton’s own Jim Cleamons along with David Abernethy, Chip Ashley, Ron Christopher, Roger Gantt, Clifford Surratt and Steve Warren.
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Jr. Home Run Derby April 21
The competition is free and is open to boys and girls ages 7-14.  Participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate to be eligible to participate.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

3-Mile Walk At Crawdads Stadium To Benefit March For Babies
Family and corporate teams and individual walkers will gather to take steps for healthier babies on Saturday, April 22 at Hickory Crawdads Stadium.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Sports Briefs
All coming up in April – Dodgeball Meeting, Special Olympics, Kickball Tournament, and 5k’s. Take a look you might find something you are interested in!
Monday, April 17, 2017

Local Marina Receives National Attention
Lake Norman Marina is the venue for an upcoming episode of Boat Buyers on the Travel Channel TV network. The episode is scheduled to air Sunday night, April 16 at 10:30 p.m. eastern time.
Thursday, April 13, 2017

CGA Final Results Senior Four-Ball Tournament In Morganton
Final results from the CGA’s Senior Four-Ball One-Day Tournament at Mimosa Hills Golf & Country Club in Morganton, NC on April 11 with area golfers from Denver, Vale, Newton, Hickory, Gastonia and Stanley participating.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Tony Cloninger Visits EL Historical Meeting
Tony Cloninger, best remembered for his years with the Atlanta Braves, was the guest speaker for the Eastern Lincoln Historical Society meeting Monday night (April 10th).
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Sports Briefs
All coming up in April – Lifeguard Training, Dodgeball Meeting, LCPR 5k, Run For Orphans, Spring Baseball Camp, MLB Pitch, Hit and Run Competition, Run the Rail 5k and the WALC Healthy Outdoors Fun Day. Take a look you might find something you are interested in!
Sunday, April 09, 2017

Two Local NCHSAA Athletes Recognized As Heart Of A Champion Winners
Local students, Toliy Givens of Lincoln Charter School and Railey White of Maiden High School are two of the 19 to be honored today, April 8, at a luncheon at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel-RDU.
Saturday, April 08, 2017


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