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Rebels rout Draughn

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor Last year, West Lincoln head coach Tom Sain just couldn’t get the Rebels season-opening loss at Draughn out of his head.  The coach just felt like his team never got going against the Wildcats. Well Sain left the stadium with a much better feeling Friday night…

Mustangs drop opener to Forestview

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ELI PACHECO Special to the LTN Forestview’s 7-6 victory against East Lincoln on Friday night was the kind of game that appeals to a very specific audience: That of gritty, defensive football. Cameron Jackson’s 40-yard interception return in the first half gave the Jaguars (1-0) all the points they needed in a…

Cramer rolls over Wolves

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MIKE POWELL Special to the LTN   CRAMERTON — Stuart Cramer coach Ben McMillan would not go so far as to label Friday’s 40-7 season-opening win over traditional power Lincolnton as the biggest in the school’s history. But it has to rank up there as a watershed moment for a program that…

High school football begins

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor The high school football season gets underway tonight for three of the four Lincoln County Schools, but only one game on opening night will be played in the county. West Lincoln will be at home to take on Draughn, while Lincolnton will travel to Stuart Cramer…

Week 1 football picks

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor The sweltering heat that comes with August can only mean one thing, and that would be that football season is here.   While part of the month so far has had some tolerable days, tonight’s opening games will be played in extreme heat and humidity.  I…

Roundup

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Thursday Football Mallard Creek 28, Scotland 21 Murphy 30, Pisgah 13 Northeastern 55, Greenville-Conley 49  (OT)   Wednesday Men’s Soccer West Lincoln 2, East Rutherford 0…

Sports Briefs

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Denver Nuggets fall season The Denver Nuggets Basketball travel team will be starting up girl’s middle school and high school basketball teams for the fall season.  Girls grades 7-12 are eligible to tryout for the team.  Tryouts will be September 6, September 11 and September 13.  Tryouts will be held…

Schedule

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations, site changes or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. Friday, Aug. 18 Football Draughn at West Lincoln  7:30 p.m. (sportstalkguys.com) East Lincoln at Forestview  7:30 p.m. Lincolnton at Stuart Cramer  7:30 p.m. Bessemer City at Cherryville  7:30 p.m. Maiden at Fred T.…

South Fork 2A coaches select Newton-Conover

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor The high school football season is just two days away, and most area teams believe that they have a chance to make an impact in their new conferences when league play begins in about a month. For North Lincoln, it’ll be a breath of fresh air.…

Nevada defeats Nebraska to win ALWS in Shelby

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Staff report Henderson, Nevada defeated Omaha, Nebraska 2-1 Tuesday night to win the American Legion World Series in Shelby. After falling to Nebraska 9-1 last Thursday in their first game of the six-day tournament, Nevada defeated Massachusetts 1-0 on Friday, then lost to Michigan 1-0 on Sunday, meaning they had…

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