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Wolves ready for showdown versus county foe

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After suffering four straight losses, the Lincolnton Wolves (2-4, 1-0) got the winning taste back in the mouth with a 26-3 win over South Iredell in the Southern Piedmont Conference opener Friday. The win gives Scott Cloninger’s crew positive momentum as they head into Friday night’s county showdown with East…

Knight-time falls

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Entering Friday night`s game, the North Lincoln Knights were 0-4 versus the East Lincoln Mustangs. Every newspaper in the area didn`t give the Knights a snowballs` chance to be in the game– much less win it. Even though it`s been called a rivalry, truth be known, it wasn`t much of…

Miracle on the 40

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While the Knights’ victory was certainly impressive… it wasn’t the most impressive victory seen Friday night. Mackenzie Lynch, wearing his No. 51 jersey, a North Lincoln hat, jeans, a pair of glasses and Timberland boots with his dad Boyce standing right behind him, drank in the moment. Who could blame…

Defense stingy, Wilson has 3 TDs

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The Lincolnton Wolves ended their four-game losing streak Friday night with a resounding 26-3 victory over South Iredell in Troutman. The Wolves’ convincing win in their Southern Piedmont 1A/2A opener made it apparent that a tough non-conference schedule paid off. Senior running back C.J. Wilson fumbled on the game’s first…

Johnson too much for West

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CHERRYVILLE—Has Cherryville discovered a new talent at the quarterback position? Not exactly. But the Ironmen came up with a pretty good substitute for senior Cameron Lovelace in Friday night’s Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference opener against West Lincoln. In front of an overflow crowd at Rudisill Stadium, conference passing leader Cameron…

Fresh start for Wolves

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It’s no overstatement to say the Lincolnton Wolves may be the most talented 1-4 high school football team in the area and possibly the state. After facing the likes of South Point, Maiden, North Gaston and Shelby, the Wolves will pay a visit to South Iredell tonight for the Southern…

Rebels open SPC play with momentum

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The West Lincoln Rebels recorded their first win of the season last week and they did it in a big way. After dropping three close decisions, the Rebels throttled North Wilkes 44-0—a win that gives head coach Mark Hoover and company plenty of confidence as they open Southern Piedmont Conference…

Rebels county cross country champs

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White takes finale

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STANLEY–Ronnie White (Charlotte) shot out of the starting blocks and ran away from the field to win the 20-lap Late Model Modified-Sportsman feature race Saturday night at East Lincoln Speedway. He clinched the track championship with the win. White`s Monte Carlo Chevrolet started on the pole and finished six car…

Sports Brief

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Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick Competition Saturday The NFL Pepsi, Punt, Pass and Kick competition will be held September 22 at 2 p.m. at Battleground Stadium at Lincolnton High School. The event will be open to boys and girls ages 8-15 with boys and girls competing separately. No football shoes,…