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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 lead in late innings


Home games begin tonight at Oestrike

By Josh Curmi
Jul. 23, 2009    ·    10:57 a.m.

The Midwest Sliders of Ypsilanti lost 5-4 to the Gateway Grizzlies Wednesday night.

With a four run lead going into the sixth inning, the Grizzlies scored five runs in three innings to win the game.

Zack Pace hit a leadoff home run in the first inning followed by Robbie Knapp’s single that scored Roberto Mena and Clay McCord.

The Sliders (25-27) took a 4-0 lead with Joash Brodin’s solo home run in the sixth inning.

The Grizzlies (22-31) scored a run in the sixth and seventh inning, to make it a 4-2 ballgame.

In the eighth, the Grizzlies scored three runs to complete the comeback. Joe Agreste hit a triple scoring Charlie Lisk and pinch-runner Jareck West to tie the game. Danny Morrow hit a sacrifice fly to put the Grizzlies up 5-4.

Mike Penn started for the Sliders receiving a no-decision. Penn allowed two runs in 6 2-3 innings. P.J. Zocchi (2-2) pitched the eighth inning and gave up all three runs.

Grizzlies’ starter Mark Brackman threw a solid eight innings. Brackman (3-6) allowed two earned runs on seven hits and struck out eight. Joel Boeschen pitched the ninth for his third save of the season.

The Sliders come home to start a three game series with in-state rival and the division leading Kalamazoo Kings Thursday at Oestrike Stadium. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

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