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Wolves outscore Hendersonville

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor On a record-setting night at Lincolnton, the Wolves outlasted the Hendersonville Bearcats, pulling away in the second half for a 72-44 third-round playoff victory. Cordel Littlejohn threw for 423 yards and 8 touchdowns as Lincolnton blew open a game that was tied at 27 at the…

Mustangs season ends with loss at Monroe

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ELI PACHECO Special to the LTN MONROE – Facing a familiar playoff foe, East Lincoln buckled down defensively against Monroe on Friday. The Mustangs, though, couldn’t muster enough on offense to catch up. Trey Shepherd ran for a touchdown and threw for another to lead Monroe to a 27-0 win…

Mustangs travel to Monroe

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor For the third time in four seasons, East Lincoln will travel to Monroe for a playoff game.  The Mustangs are hoping the third time’s the charm. In 2013, after defeating Bandys and Maiden in rounds one and two, East Lincoln fell to Monroe 34-13 in the…

Round 3 playoff picks

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor Congratulations to all of the teams that have made it to the third round.  While many of the 64 teams left standing in the playoffs expected to be playing in December, there are some that might be pleasantly surprised.   As with any tournament or playoff,…

Sports Briefs

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North Piedmont 3A/4A announces football all-conference The North Piedmont 3A/4A has announced the all-conference football team for the 2016 season.   North Lincoln placed four players on the all-conference squad.  Running back Steven Jackson, offensive lineman Jake Kovalchuk, defensive lineman Deangelo Brown and defensive back Jordan Ulibarri, all seniors, represented…

Roundup

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Wednesday Basketball Girls: Stuart Cramer 49, East Lincoln 25 Destiny Johnson had 13 points, 12 rebounds, 7 steals, 4 blocks and 2 assists to lead the Lady Mustangs in their season opening loss at Stuart Cramer. East Lincoln   5   7   3   10  –  25 Stuart Cramer  4  17  20   7…

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, Dec. 2 Basketball West Lincoln at North Lincoln Cherryville at Lincoln Charter   Football 2A West Hendersonville at Lincolnton North Rowan at Reidsville 2AA West East Lincoln at Monroe Hunter Huss at…

Wolves to host Hendersonville this Friday

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor Very few teams scored more points last Friday night than the 68 that Lincolnton put on the scoreboard.  But the Wolves opponent this Friday was one of them. Hendersonville went over the 70-point plateau, defeating an 11-1 Surry Central team by a score of 73-28.  Surry…

Local players recognized in playoff wins

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DAVID KEEVER Sports Editor The Mustangs and the Wolves picked up second round wins in their respective brackets last Friday night.   East Lincoln defeated West Caldwell in a rematch of an SD-7 game played last month, and Lincolnton scored on every offensive possession that time allowed in their win…

Lincoln Charter’s Stokes signs with Mount Olive

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