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West Lincoln wrestlers place nine on all-conference

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Staff report West Lincoln landed nine wrestlers on the 2015-2016 all-conference team. The Rebels finished runner-up to Newton-Conover in both the regular season and the conference tournament. Below is a list of this year’s all-conference performers. Southern District 7 All Conference Wrestling 2016 Travis Bowman – East Lincoln Nick Hatchet…

Sports Hall of Fame accepting nominations for 2016 class

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Staff report The Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for its Class of 2016. Qualifications for candidates include residency in Lincoln county for a minimum of four years and have been a participant in sports activities for at least four years. Participant may be as a player,…

Regional semis no longer at neutral sites

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Staff Report On Monday, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the sites for the regional basketball finals. The Board of Directors, at its spring meeting in May 2015, approved a change in the regional basketball format. The fourth round (regional semifinals) will now be played at the home…

Lincoln County wrestlers place high

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Staff report The West Lincoln Rebels took second place in the Southern District 7 conference wrestling tournament Saturday. Keaton Norman took first place in the 120 lb. class by pinning Austin Scott of Newton-Conover. East Lincoln’s Travis Bowman won the 285 lb. class with a decision over Tyler Putnam of…

Newton-Conover takes control after halftime break

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor NEWTON – The West Lincoln boys got off to a good start Friday night, holding Newton-Conover to eight first quarter points by forcing numerous turnovers and controlling the defensive rebounds. In fact, Newton-Conover could only produce nineteen points in the opening half, connecting on just eight…

Local Sports Roundup

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Boys Basketball: East Lincoln 84, Bunker Hill 49 At Bunker Hill, the Mustangs opened up a 30-7 lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 84-49 victory over the Bears to remain undefeated. East Lincoln (10-0, 16-0) was led by junior Sage Surratt, who poured in 32 points. Surratt…

SD-7 Wrestling Tournament Results

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106 Results 1st Place Spenser Harris (NC) d. Cayman Carpenter (BH) 3rd Place Desmen Jefferies (L) p. Ethan Stewart (WL) 113 Results 1st Place Keaten Silva (Maiden) over Jake Clary (WL) (Inj.). 3rd Place Luis de la Riva (WC) d Jayden Kimsey (NC) 120 Results 1st Place Keaton Norman (WL)…

No. 2 UNC rolls to 12th straight win, 89-62 over BC

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CHAPEL HILL (AP) — No. 2 North Carolina kept taking the ball from Boston College. Marcus Paige finally saw it go through the net. The Tar Heels won their 12th straight game, forcing a season-best 23 turnovers in an 89-62 victory over the Eagles on Saturday. Paige had 12 points…

Mustangs top Wolves

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor DENVER — Wednesday was quite a night for East Lincoln. On the same night his older brother had his football jersey retired, Sage Surratt became the school’s all-time leading scorer after dropping 35 points, and the Mustangs held on to beat Lincolnton 74-66 and further distance…

It’s time for me to call an audible

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RYAN HERMAN Sports Editor It’s time to call an audible. I don’t have a lot of space, so I’ll make this short and sweet — the sun has set on my career as a full-time sports writer. Today marks my final day serving you, dear reader, as the sports editor…