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Lincoln soccer closes out season with win.
By Kevin Korpal
Jun. 1, 2010   ·   10:45 a.m.

Strong defense led the Lincoln Railsplitters to a 3-1 victory over the undersized Ypsilanti Phoenix to close out the season on Lincoln’s Senior Night last Thursday....read more

Lincoln lacrosse dominates Ypsilanti
By Kevin Korpal
May. 20, 2010   ·   6:23 p.m.

Wind and rain were the names of the game when the Lincoln High School lacrosse team defeated visiting Ypsilanti High School 13-3 Monday night.

The Railsplitters...read more

Flyers softball drop season opener
By Jeremiah Juncker
Mar. 31, 2010   ·   5:50 p.m.

Willow Run junior starting pitcher Katie Mullins in the third inning in the team's home-opener against Huron Valley Lutheran High School. Flyers lost 13-4 against the Hawks Tuesday.

It was a mix of inexperience, first game jitters and a strong opposing pitcher which saw the Willow Run High School girl’s softball team drop its season-opener...read more

Lincoln High School sports roundup
By Jeremiah Juncker
Mar. 30, 2010   ·   10:39 a.m.

Baseball: Ace Andrew Dillon leads a young Railspitters team as fourth-year coach Marty Lozano tries to turn things around after a 12-21 season in 2009. Lozano has...read more

Lincoln hockey earns fourth straight win
By Tom Perkins
Dec. 22, 2009   ·   9:47 a.m.

Railsplitter David Skeans fires in the game winning goal against Chelsea.

For two periods it looked as if Lincoln hockey was not only going to break their winless streak against Chelsea, but they were going to decimate the Bulldogs in...read more

Otters’ late inning comeback overcomes Sliders

Starter Mike Penn retired 15 consecutive batters Tuesday night in the Sliders' 5-3 loss. Photo by Josh Curmi

Starter Mike Penn retired 15 consecutive batters Tuesday night in the Sliders' 5-3 loss.
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Ypsi baseball continues at home tonight

By Josh Curmi
Aug. 12, 2009    ·    11:05 a.m.


The Evansville Otters scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning to take the first game of the series 5-3 against the Midwest Sliders Tuesday night.

Sliders’ starter Mike Penn was great. Penn went seven innings only allowing one earned run on four hits while striking out six Otters.

Each team scored early in the first inning.

The Otters (24-49) took a 1-0 lead on Gregory Alexander’s single scoring Andre Liscinsky.

Penn would retire 15 consecutive Otters after the two first-inning singles.

The Sliders (38-34) would take the lead in the bottom half of the inning. Zack pace was hit with the first pitch of the game and Roberto Mena followed with a single. A passed ball allowed both to advance into scoring position. Pace would score on Joash Brodin’s single to shortstop and Robbie Knapp singled to left, scoring Mena.

Brodin knocked in Pace again in the third inning to make it a 3-1 ballgame.

Sliders’ closer Arshwin Asjes struggled in the ninth, allowing three runs on four hits and a walk to put Midwest behind 5-3.

Midwest threatened in the ninth, loading the bases with two outs. Unfortunately, they couldn’t find the hit to tie the game.

The second game of the series is 7:05 p.m. tonight at Oestrike Stadium.



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