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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 sweep series

Bombadill's

Offense comes alive against Florence

By Josh Curmi
Jun. 29, 2009    ·    11:11 a.m.


After beating the Florence Freedom 11-1 on Saturday, the Sliders kept the bats going winning Sunday 17-6. The Sliders had 19 hits; five of them were home runs.

The Sliders jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second inning, with Gilberto Zayas then a RBI double from Robbie Knapp.

Florence would tie the game in the bottom half of the inning thanks to a Tim Grogan two-run homer.

Sam DeLuca would give the Sliders the lead back with a two-run single. Florence would answer again with a Justin Pickett hit a solo home run, making it a one run game.

Knapp hit a solo home run in the fifth to give the Sliders a two-run lead once again, only to be matched by the Freedom for the third straight inning in the bottom half.

An eight run sixth inning broke the game open. A three-run homer by Jimmy Baker, a two-run double from Bryan Bonner, and Ben Barrone’s solo home run highlighted the inning.

DeLuca wasn’t finished; his eighth inning grand slam slammed the door, putting the Sliders up 17-6. DeLuca went 4-6 with six RBI’s on the night.

Jeff Fisher, who pitched three innings in relief for the Sliders, recorded his first win of the season.

Monday will be the Sliders first day off in three weeks. They will be back home at Oestrike Stadium Tuesday, with a doubleheader against Lake Erie. The first game will start at 5:05 p.m.

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