Can't get much closer
Until about 1970, the clock operator at Buddy Bufford Field was situated on a metal platform above the home bench, on one of the light poles that stood between the field and the bleachers. The announced was on the top row of the stands. The "white" press box improved both those situations.
Lincolnton's first athletic title was the 1921 Atlantic Cup won in a track meet at Crawfordville.