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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

Sliders lose final game of long road trip


Team returns home Wednesday for three game series against Kalamazoo Kings.

By Josh Curmi
Jun. 23, 2009    ·    9:08 p.m.

After beating the Washington Wild Things (12-18) 9-1 on Monday, the Wild Things returned the favor Tuesday beating the Midwest Sliders (12-18) 9-2.

Three Slider errors led to five unearned runs by the Wild Things. Not giving much support to starting pitcher P.J. Zocchi, making his first start since he was placed on the disabled list May 27th.

Sliders Manager Eric Coleman knows his defense needs to give his pitchers better support.

“P.J. pitched alright today, it doesn’t help when you make errors behind him,” he said. “No matter who you are if you kick the ball around you can’t win.”

The Wild Things were up 2-0 in the second inning and then took control in the third. A double, walk, error, and a two-run home run by Matt Sutton brought home four runs and pushing the lead to 6-0.

In the top of the fifth, the Sliders strung together three consecutive hits by Bryan Bonner, Stephen Flora, and Jonnie Knoble. Making the score to 6-2, however that is as close as they would get.

Chris Demons made sure the Wild Things put the game out of reach. Demons hit a solo home run in the sixth, and a two-run double in the eighth after a single and an error.

The Sliders return home to Oestrike Stadium Wednesday for a three game series against in-state rival and east division leading Kalamazoo Kings. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

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