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Mustangs upset Trojans

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DENVER — The East Lincoln Mustangs bounced back from last week’s heartbreaking defeat to upset a Bandys team 40-12, that was previously unbeaten and ranked 10th in the North Carolina 2A state poll one week ago. “(This game) was really important considering how we played last week up 27-0 at…

Golden Lions roll 42-20 over Wolves

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SHELBY — When a football team comes out and takes control of a close game in the second half, the assumption is that the coach must have delivered one of those Knute Rockne halftime speeches to get their team in gear. For Shelby, that wasn’t the case. It was actually…

Knights fall hard 41-12

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PUMPKIN CENTER — North Lincoln scored first but failed to put together its second straight win, falling at home, 41-12, in its first meeting against Hickory. “We made some mistakes and gave them good field position,” North Lincoln head coach Scott Stilwell said. “They’ve got a good football team with…

Chase still perfect against West Lincoln

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CHASE — The Rebels (3-2) traveled to Allen Stadium on Friday night to take on the Chase Trojans (2-2) in a battle of two up and coming teams. The Rebels however could not get the offense going and failed to contain the Chase option attack as they fell 30-6 on…

Weekend at zMAX bright for Herbert in tiwi Dragster

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Doug Herbert and the tiwi Top Fuel dragster shone this weekend at the NHRA Carolinas Nationals from their hometown track, zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C. After his impressive, No. 5 qualifying effort Herbert drove through the first round of eliminations before falling to Doug Foley in the second. “All in…

Sports Briefs

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B-ball players needed The Lincoln Gators are currently looking for boys and girls basketball players grades fifth through 12th for its upcoming spring 2010 basketball season. For more information contact coach Ernest Vinson at (704) 530-2844. Benefit Golf Tournament The Dr. Murphy Cronland Golf Tournament to benefit Helping Hands Health…

Jennings earns second win

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STANLEY — Jonathan Jennings captured a hard fought Steele Rubber Products Limited Sportsman win Saturday night at East Lincoln Speedway. Jennings battled early leader Jason Ledford and then held back charges from point leader Ronnie White to score his second victory of the season. White took second with Blane Huffman…

Sports Briefs

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B-ball players needed The Lincoln Gators are currently looking for boys and girls basketball players grades fifth through 12th for its upcoming spring 2010 basketball season. For more information contact coach Ernest Vinson at (704) 530-2844. One-Day B-ball Camp There will be a one-day basketball camp with Coach Norb Schickel…

Breakdown or breakthrough?

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As the fifth week of high school football kicks off this evening, several questions will be answered for many teams as they began to finish up their non-conference schedule. The four Lincoln County teams all have tough tests ahead of them tonight as North Lincoln will host 3A power Hickory,…

SPC Stats

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Prep stats as of Friday, Sept. 18, 2009 Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Team statistics Total offense per game Team G Rush Pass Tot. Pts West Lincoln 4 327.0 60.8 387.8 35.8 East Lincoln 3 143.7 200.0 343.7 36.0 North Lincoln 4 110.5 197.0 307.5 21.3 Lincolnton 4 229.0 54.8 283.8 25.0…