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Late drive lifts Wolves past Rebels

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor The Lincolnton Wolves marched 98 yards in 14 plays to score the go-ahead touchdown with 4:06 to play and pull out a 35-20 over the rival Rebels Friday night at West Lincoln. After the Rebels had taken a 20-14 lead on a Nakathon Phansook 5-yard touchdown…

Knights fall to Maiden

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MIKE POWELL Special to the LTN Friday night’s game between host North Lincoln and unbeaten Maiden shaped up as showcase of two of the better offenses in the South Fork 2A Conference. Maiden featured two-way threat quarterback Keygan Mayfield and an array of backs and receivers, and North Lincoln countered…

Wolves travel to West Lincoln

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor The West Lincoln Rebels and the Lincolnton Wolves continue their rivalry tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Vale, and bragging rights could be all that’s on the line. After both teams made the 2A state playoffs in 2016, it would a lot of different things to happen…

Week 9 football picks

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor It’s already week nine of the high school football season, and finally the conference races are starting to shape up. In the South Fork 2A, it’s looking more and more like a three-team race.  East Lincoln, Maiden and Newton-Conover are all 2-0 in conference play, and…

Roundup

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Thursday JV Football Lincolnton 14, West Lincoln 8 Bandys 26, East Lincoln 6 Maiden 12, North Lincoln 7   Wednesday Soccer East Lincoln 10, North Lincoln 1 Logan Gilley scored 3 goals, Pearson Cunningham 2 and Chase Gilley, Ramiro Martinez, Noah Graden, Aaron Singletary and Peyton Stone each added one…

East Lincoln’s Beck, Humphrey win United Way cross-country event

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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, Oct. 13 Football Lincolnton at West Lincoln (sportstalkguys.com) Maiden at North Lincoln Bandys at East Lincoln Newton-Conover at Lake Norman Charter Cherryville at Monroe-Union Academy Bessemer City at Pine Lake Prep…

West Lincoln’s Chapman making move to softball

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor West Lincoln’s Allan Chapman has been named head coach of the Lady Rebels softball team.   Chapman, who has served as head baseball coach at the school since 1996, was approved for the position by the Lincoln County School Board at Tuesday night’s meeting. “It’s an…

Local football standouts recognized for play

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor Last Friday’s East Lincoln at North Lincoln game was the classic tale of two halves.  The Knights took full advantage of the Mustangs mistakes, scoring on several East Lincoln turnovers while looking unstoppable on offense. But in the second half, head coach David Lubowicz’s Mustangs scored…

Lincoln Charter’s Wright wins NCHSAA Scholar-Athlete essay contest

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Staff report CHAPEL HILL—Alyssa Wright of Lincoln Charter High School and Benjamin Ward of John A. Holmes High School won top honors in the eighth North Carolina High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete essay contest. Winners were chosen blindly by a panel of judges with criteria that included originality, content, organization…