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Calendar — 8/11/14

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High school football scrimmage schedule Today W. Lincoln at Avery Co., 5 p.m. (JVs begin at 4 p.m.) E. Gaston at N. Lincoln, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12 Lincolnton at Cherryville, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 Rutherford Co. Jamboree: W. Lincoln at Chase, 8:30 p.m. (JVs begin at 8 p.m.)…

‘Work in progress’

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LHS soccer has questions entering season Sports Editor Like the prize at the bottom of a box of Cracker Jack, what can become of Lincolnton High’s boys soccer team this season is a mystery. The Wolves, who open the season at North Lincoln on Aug. 18, enter their 2014 campaign…

Sports Calendar 8-8-14

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High school football scrimmage schedule Monday, Aug. 11 W. Lincoln at Avery Co., 5 p.m. (JVs begin at 4 p.m.) E. Gaston at N. Lincoln, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12 Lincolnton at Cherryville, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 Rutherford Co. Jamboree: W. Lincoln at Chase, 8:30 p.m. (JVs begin at…

Rebuilding mode

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NL adapts to losing 6 college-bound seniors By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor North Lincoln sent six cross country stars off to college, and now the Knights must find a way to replace them. The perennial cross country powerhouse had four sign Division I national letters of intent, one Division II…

Sports Calendar — 8-6-14

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High school football scrimmage schedule Monday, Aug. 11 W. Lincoln at Avery Co., 5 p.m. (JVs begin at 4 p.m.) E. Gaston at N. Lincoln, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12 Lincolnton at Cherryville, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 Rutherford Co. Jamboree: W. Lincoln at Chase, 8:30 p.m. (JVs begin at…

Loftin-led Spinners win title

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By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor The Mooresville Spinners sent their first-year head coach out on a high note. The first-year club won the Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League title on Sunday, and gave outgoing coach Phillip Loftin a championship that was long overdue. Loftin is the club’s general manager, and pulled double…

‘Ready to go’

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Rain greets teams on opening day By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor The high school football scene officially opened statewide on Friday, and the county’s four programs got their seasons underway. Weather proved to be the first hurdle that had to be overcome. The soaking rain that fell late Thursday into…

Sports Calendar

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Tryouts All athletes interested in playing scholastic sports for the 2014-15 school year must have an up-to-date physical on file with the school before tryouts begin. LHS cross country: Aug. 5, 8:30 a.m. LHS boys soccer: Aug. 4, 8 a.m. LHS girls tennis: Aug. 4-6, 10 a.m.-noon NL cross country:…

Back to work

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Season officially begins today By RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor Darian Roseboro has a future most only dream of having. But, as of this evening, that future will be put on hold. The highly-touted Lincolnton High defensive end, along with the rest of Lincoln County’s high school football players, officially begin…

Sports Calendar

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Upcoming games This schedule may not include cancellations, postponements or changes not reported to the Lincoln Times-News: Today No games scheduled Important dates Today––First official day of fall scholastic sports practice Aug. 11––First date football teams can hold official scrimmage Aug. 18––First playing date for non-football fall sports Aug. 22––First…