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Eagles roll over Bessemer City

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MATT CHAPMAN Staff Writer The Lincoln Charter Eagles coasted to a 93-69 victory on Thursday evening in a battle for first place in the Southern Piedmont 1A conference against the Bessemer City Yellow Jackets. With the win, the Eagles have improved to 14-2 overall this season with a perfect 8-0…

Pack to lead North Lincoln football

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor North Lincoln High School has announced that Steven Pack will be the next football coach at the school.   Pack, who served as the defensive coordinator at Burns High School last season, will become the sixth football coach in the history of North Lincoln. Pack played…

Mustangs get key SD-7 win at Maiden

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor MAIDEN—East Lincoln picked up a key conference road win with a hard-fought 63-56 victory over the Blue Devils in Wednesday night’s makeup game at Maiden.   Coleson Leach scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half including seven straight during a stretch in the…

Roundup

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Thursday Wrestling Lincolnton 47, West Caldwell 23 Lincolnton 44, Cherryville 22   Basketball Girls: Bessemer City 11   4   14   9 –  38 Lincoln Charter 9  12 12  15 –  48 Bessemer City: Anna Ramsey 17, Ja’la Setzer 11, Guthrie 4, Davis 3, Hamby 2.  Lincoln Charter: Katie Baich 14, Jasmyne…

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, Jan. 13 Basketball North Lincoln at Lake Norman  6:30 p.m. West Lincoln at East Lincoln  6:30 p.m. Maiden at Lincolnton  6:30 p.m. Lincoln Charter at Piedmont Community Charter  6:30 p.m. Bandys at…

Icy conditions affecting schedules

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor The snow that fell on Friday evening and into midday Saturday is still affecting the high school sports schedules.   Icy roads throughout Lincoln and surrounding counties resulted in school closings again on Tuesday, meaning that area basketball games and wrestling matches would be postponed until…

Schedule

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This schedule may not include postponements, cancellations, site changes or make-ups not reported to the Lincoln Times-News. Wednesday, Jan. 11 Basketball East Lincoln at Maiden  6:30 p.m. West Iredell at North Lincoln  6:30 p.m.   Swimming West Lincoln at Valdese Recreation Dept.  3:15 p.m.   Thursday, Jan. 12 Basketball West…

Surratt named AP state offensive player of the year

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Staff report Sage Surratt has been named the 2016 Associated Press high school football offensive player of the year in North Carolina.   The senior at Lincolnton High School received nine votes from 23 sports writers across the state in the results that were released on Saturday. Surratt was one…

Coaching moves drawing attention

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor Once again this year there are many high school football coaching changes that have or will take place during the offseason, and some of those are in our area. North Lincoln head coach David Maness retired after the 2016 season, and the Knights are hoping to…

Sports Briefs

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Organized Church Youth Group Dodgeball League The City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department will hold a second organizational meeting for a church youth group dodgeball league on Tuesday, January 10 at the Lentz Recreation Center at the Betty G. Ross Park.  Interested teams should have a representative at this…