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Wolves cap special season with ring ceremony

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A crowd of approximately of 350 people were on hand to cap the Lincolnton Wolves’ state championship season with a ring ceremony at the James W. Warren Citizen Center Saturday night. Fatz Cafe provided a meal of chicken, steak and vegetables before the ceremony got rolling. Principal Tony Worley welcomed…

Knights honored at Winter Sports Banquet

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North Lincoln High School celebrated its annual Winter Sports Banquet Thursday evening announcing its top athletes and award winners from each respective winter sport. In varsity cheerleading Sarah Jolley and Nicolette Huneycutt shared the most spirited award. Candace Bowers won the Coaches’’ Award, while Erin Keener took MVP honors and…

McGill signs with Catamounts

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Curtis McGill is hoping to follow in Eric Wilson’s footsteps. Like Wilson, McGill starred on the football field and like Wilson, he’ll try to go from recruited walk-on to starter at Western Carolina. What Wilson did on the hardwood, McGill will attempt to do on turf. In signing a National…

Rebels still perfect in conference

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The West Lincoln/Bessemer City game wasn’t the only game going on Friday night, but it was certainly an exciting one. The Rebels came away with a 7-3 win over the Yellow Jackets. With the score deadlocked at two, Chris Taylor’s groundout RBI followed by RBI singles off the bats of…

Thompson lifts Wolves

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The Lincolnton Wolves edged South Iredell 5-4 Thursday night on the road for their first win in the Southern Piedmont. Senior Paul Robinson worked five and two-thirds, gave up two earned runs, scattered seven hits and struck out four batters in a no-decision, leaving his head coach Cole Sigmon impressed…

Triple threat trio leads team to new heights

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They say the best things come in small packages and in pairs, but what about three’s? Alex Newsome, Keith Rendleman and Wes Glover might just be the most feared record holding trio in the Southern Piedmont Conference. The two seniors have combined for 2,179 points, 1252 rebounds and 249 steals.…

Rebels ‘Cook’ up big win vs. Huskies

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West Lincoln beat Hunter Huss 13-2 in five innings Wednesday night. Senior Daniel Wise (1-0) threw three innings, struck out three batters and gave up two hits in his first varsity start. “I was just really happy for Daniel to go out and perform extremely well. He got ahead of…

Lady Mustangs lose 3-0

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team suffered through their first big test before conference play as they lost 3-0 to Salisbury at David Clark Stadium Tuesday. The Lady Hornets (5-0) avenged a loss in last year’s playoffs at the hands of East Lincoln. With the Lady Mustangs (1-5) main…

Gator bait

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Roundup

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Mustangs swing in second The East Lincoln Mustangs finished second in two golf tournaments recently. Wednesday, the Mustangs 165 were bested only by Charlotte Country Day, which shot a 156. Maiden and Highland Tech tied for third with a team score of 167. Al Dickens paced Charlotte Country Day with…