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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

RiverHawks edge Sliders

Sliders shortstop Roberto Mena drove in two runs with a two-out double in the fourth inning in Wednesday's loss to the RiverHawks. Photo by Josh Curmi

Sliders shortstop Roberto Mena drove in two runs with a two-out double in the fourth inning in Wednesday's loss to the RiverHawks.
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Loss ties three game series 1-1

By Josh Curmi
Jun. 4, 2009    ·    11:26 a.m.


Despite a solid pitching performance from Kyle Kearcher (1-1), the Slider’s came up just short against the Rockford RiverHawks Wednesday night, losing 4-3.

Kearcher went seven 2-3 innings, striking out four, and giving up four runs on eight hits. RiverHawk pitcher Kyle Wright (1-1) outdueled his counterpart, going 8 innings allowing two earned runs on nine hits.

The RiverHawks had a 3-0 lead after Jason James hit a leadoff solo home run to right field in the fourth inning. After a one out base hit Kearcher settled in, ending the inning with a line out double play. He retired 9 consecutive RiverHawks, including striking out the side in the fifth inning.

The Sliders were quick to answer in the bottom half of the fourth. Jimmy Baker leadoff with a single to left and with Sam DeLuca walked with one out. After a fielder’s choice by Ralph Rosas advanced both runners, Roberto Mena hit a two out double pulling the sliders within one.

Both teams tacked on runs in the eighth to keep it a one run game late. The Slider’s couldn’t crack RiverHawks closer John Muller (S,3) who came in and pitched a perfect ninth, including a strike out to end the game.

The series finale is tonight 7:05 at Oestrike Stadium.



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