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Golf event postponed The Fall Membership Golf Outing has been rescheduled due to the prediction of rain for October 9th. The new date for the outing will be Thursday, Oct. 23. The outing will still be held at Verdict Ridge Country Club. Check in will be at 10 a.m., lunch…

Lincoln seniors win big at Senior Games

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A number of Lincoln County seniors are keeping their minds sharp and their bodies fit and bringing home state honors in the process. A total of nine local seniors attended the 2008 North Carolina Senior Games State Finals and SilverArts and three came home with medals. “They were all winners…

No. 1 seeds hold up in tournament

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PUMPKIN CENTER — After a wet day Wednesday, the Southern Piedmont Conference tennis tournament picked up Thursday after being postponed due to the weather. On Thursday, tournament play was completed and regional seeds were earned. In singles play, West Lincoln junior Laura Baker, South Iredell’s Lauryn Justice, East Lincoln senior…

Wolves win 5-0 in team effort

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LINCOLNTON — The Lincolnton Wolves soccer team fought its way through the rain and past its county rival West Lincoln Wednesday in a very soggy 5-0 home win. “The kids are starting to be more positive and work together. They’re taking time to find their rhythm and are now in…

Mustangs golf swings way to title

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LINCOLNTON — Even on her worst day, East Lincoln sophomore Mattie Tobey shot well enough to finish second in the Southern Piedmont Conference tournament and help her team win the SPC crown Monday at the Lincoln Country Club. “If I had to sum it up with one word, it was…

SPC tourney concludes Day 1 play

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PUMPKIN CENTER — The first day of the 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference tennis tournament competition was completed Wednesday and play wraps up today as several local athletes will battle for a shot at advancing to regional play. “I think the coaches did a good job of splitting up singles and…

Mustangs’ offense sets tempo for win

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If the college football Game Day commercial rings true for high school football, then some teams still have work to do while others are sitting pretty. The commercial shows an underdog team and then displays the wording, “Every week can change a season.” Only two weeks into Southern Piedmont Conference…

2008 SPC all-conference golf team

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Knights remained poised

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PUMPKIN CENTER — The North Lincoln Lady Knights defeated Lincolnton 3-1 (25-13, 25-20, 22-25 and 25-23) Tuesday to stay on par with their goal to have a shot at winning a conference championship. “This is a game we had to win because if we’re going to stay co-conference champs right…

Iromen edge out Rams 42-35 in OT

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CHERRYVILLE — It was the game that never would end. In a wild, three-hour shootout on homecoming night at Rudisill Stadium, Cherryville outlasted Highland Tech 42-35 in overtime. Thomas Bess completed a 15-yard touchdown pass to Terry Whisnant on a slant route on Cherryville’s first overtime possession. Geraldo Salazar kicked…