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Mustangs drill Trojans

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After a nail-biting loss to Newton-Conover in their season opener, the East Lincoln Mustangs were determined not to let Friday’s game come down to the final quarter. The Mustangs surged out a 20-0 advantage before coming away with an impressive 34-7 win over Bandys—a team known for its rich football…

Guzman spectacular

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Eddie Guzman was determined not to let his North Lincoln Knights start the season 0-2. Entering the year being touted as one of the area’s best, Guzman showed why Friday night in the Knights’ 27-12 home opener against Bunker Hill. The 6’1” 190-pound playmaker scored on 44-yard rush, a 39-yard…

Sports Briefs

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Sportstalk expanding Sportstalk, which airs on Saturday mornings on WLON will be expanding. The show will now air from 9-11 a.m. taking it from 90 minutes to two hours. The coverage area will also expand into Gaston and Cleveland counties, along with Lincoln Co. In addition to WLON 1050 AM,…

Wolves look for second win versus South Point

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Last week’s season opening win at East Rutherford is a distant memory to the Lincolnton Wolves. Or at least that’s what head coach Scott Cloninger is hoping as the South Point Red Raiders come to town. Offense Against East Rutherford, the Wolves’ offense amassed 384 total yards. Senior quarterback Adam…

Roundup

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Mustangs win first match The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs picked up its first volleyball win of the season, beating North Gaston 3-1; 25-19, 25-18, 18-25,25-21) Thursday night. It was the first volleyball match played in the new gym. Standouts were for the Lady Mustangs (1-2) were: Lauren Sharpe, who 12…

Storm wins National Championship

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Stars are back-to-back champs

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The 12U Mt. Holly Stars girls basketball team won the 2007 12U-DII USSSA National Basketball Tournament held in Tampa, Florida July 5-8. This is the team`s second consecutive USSSA National Championship win. The Stars completed the tournament with the best scoring average of 47 points in their division, as well…

Puerto Rico ends Post 100`s run

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One of the best seasons in Cherryville Post 100 history came to an end Monday in the Southeast Regional American Legion tournament in Albany, Ga. Post 100 lost 6-4 to Bayamon, Puerto Rico in an elimination game on the final day of the tournament. The loss left Cherryville with a…

Devils coming to West Lincoln

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After a 4-2 finish in the Southern Piedmont, expectations for the West Lincoln Rebels were high entering the season. With expectations comes pressure or overconfidence and sometimes both. Whatever the case was last Friday night, the Rebels withered in the form of a 42-22 loss. Offense Sometimes statistics can be…

East looks to regroup

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The East Lincoln Mustangs will look to regroup this Friday at home against an old nemesis—the Bandys Trojans. Bandys fell to Mooresville 22-0 in the season opener, making this week’s stakes even higher as both teams are in search of their first win of the season. Offense While the Mustangs…