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Wilson’s free throws lift Knights

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Montreal Wilson may have only had 10 points Thursday night, but thanks to his left hand, the North Lincoln Knights advanced to the championship game of the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash. With 11 seconds left, Wilson calmly nailed two free throws to lead the Knights to a 51-49 win over…

Shives leads Cats to Clash title game

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When his team needed him to deliver most, D.J. Shives did just that in the opening round of the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash. Entering the fourth quarter, North Gaston was up by just one point over host West Lincoln. That was before the Wildcats star senior went to work, scoring…

Host Rebels advance

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The host Lady Rebels advanced to the championship of the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash with a 51-36 victory over North Gaston Thursday evening. West Lincoln (4-7, 2-0), which took a 26-19 lead into halftime, did not look back en route to its first-round victory. “It was a hard-fought win. The…

Thorne leads Knights

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Despite playing without one of their leading scorers, the Lady Knights of North Lincoln beat Lincolnton 45-35 Thursday evening to reach the championship game. Junior Kayla Alexander did not play after injuring her left shoulder versus South Iredell. While that’s disappointing, Kathryn Thorne, Ashley Thackeray and Kayleigh Brown all stepped…

Mustangs struggling

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East Lincoln’s opening of its new gym was supposed to make this year’s First Charter Holiday Classic special… so far, it’s been anything but. Both the Mustangs and Lady Mustangs have lost back-to-back games in the tourney’s first two nights. On the men’s side, East Lincoln fell to Mooresville Wednesday…

Rebels starting to come together

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West Lincoln was one of three county schools to get new basketball gymnasiums in the offseason. And the early returns have been good. The Rebels are 3-2 in their gym that seats approximately 1,350 fans versus 1-4 on the road as they entered the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash. Head coach…

Shelby downs Wolves

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Shelby downed Lincolnton Friday night 66-41 behind another strong effort from Lyndsey Montgomery. Montgomery scored 10 of her game-high 21 points in the third quarter in leading the Golden Lions. Tiera Sweezy complemented her with 11 points. Leading the Lady Wolves was Jessie Cline, who had 18 points and Brittney…

Rebels finish in Top 10

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The West Lincoln Rebels are known for having a powerhouse wrestling program. Saturday, they added to the program’s lore with an eighth-place finish at the Tiger Classic held in Chapel Hill. With 35 teams coming in from all over the east coast and midwest, the Tiger Classic posed a stiff…

Tournament host and champion?

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Defending their turf?

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