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Wolves squad makes history

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WINSTON-SALEM — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association state championships in cross-country for both boys and girls will be held at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons on Saturday. Both the Lincolnton girls and East Lincoln boys will take their shots at state titles. This meet is especially significant for the…

Wolves lose in OT

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The Lincolnton Wolves unfortunately suffered the same fate as the Mustangs Wednesday as they lost 2-1 in extra time to Forest Hills. The Yellow Jackets were down 1-0 at the half, but scored a goal in the second half to force extra time and then scored the game-winning goal five…

Teams look to finish strong

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As the final two weeks of regular season high school football begin to close, questions will be answered. Teams will show their true colors or fall by the wayside. Lincolnton head coach Scott Cloninger and his Wolves are expecting to get back on track after Monday’s 14-13 defeat at Bessemer…

Sports Roundup

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JV Football Wolves win 14-7 The Lincolnton JV Wolves defeated Cherryville 14-7 Thursday to move to 5-4 overall and 3-2 in conference play. In the first quarter Jonathan Sherrill scored on a 2-yard touchdown run. Jalen Littlejohn’s 4-yard TD pass to Craig Goodson in the second quarter proved to be…

Maiden native kicking the competition

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Keep your eye on the ball

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Sports Briefs

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Powder Puff Thurs. Powder Puff games for East Lincoln High School will be held on Thursday, October 30th starting at 6:30 p.m. The ninth and 10th grade girls will play first followed by the 11th and 12th grade girls. Sports Boosters will have the concession stands open serving hamburgers and…

Wolves get stung by Jackets

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BESSEMER CITY — Although a conference championship was out of reach, the state playoffs were shaping up nicely for Lincolnton. If the Wolves were to wrap up a second-place finish in the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference, they had a possibility of hosting a playoff game or two. But those aspirations…

Mustangs leap forward

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VALE — The East Lincoln Mustangs football team has been rolling along of late, winning nine straight games after its opening season loss to Newton-Conover. The team continued its Southern Piedmont Conference-dominating performance with a 43-7 win over rival West Lincoln on Monday. The Mustangs (9-1, 5-0) took awhile to…

Defenses make their mark as season begins to wind down

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With the regular season of high school football quickly coming to a close, some teams needed stellar performances while others were hoping for an upset. Both things happened this week in Southern Piedmont Conference play. North Lincoln got a stellar performance from its defense as the Knights (6-3, 3-1) collected…