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Three wins in a row?

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The East Lincoln Mustangs have been on quite a roll as of late after outscoring their last two opponents 89-12. But arguably face their stiffest test of the season this Friday as they pay a trip to East Gaston. While the Warriors are 0-2 on the season, its wise to…

Is there any stopping Blue and Brooks?

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If a heartbreaking loss at the hands of Maiden in the game’s closing minutes wasn’t bad enough, the Lincolnton Wolves face one of the most talented duos in the state this Friday as the North Gaston Wildcats come to town. And to make matters worse, senior quarterback A.J. Blue and…

Miracle play helps sink Wolves

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An old trick play that has been successful for the Lincolnton Wolves in the past was used against them at a critical time in the game Friday night. With less than two minutes to play in a back and forth game at Blue Devil stadium, Maiden was facing fourth down…

Knights’ shutout

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For two straight weeks, North Lincoln head coach Matt Beam has preached four quarters of defense. Friday night against the North Iredell Raiders, the message apparently sunk in. The Knights’ defense was aggressive, swarming and intense in pitching a 21-0 shutout in ‘the Dungeon.’ North Iredell mustered just 89 yards…

Mustangs cruise

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East Lincoln beat Kennedy Charter School 55-6 Friday night, riding the legs of senior running back Adrian Forney. The 5-foot-11, 170-pound running back had 10 carries for 160 yards and four touchdowns before leaving the game at the end of the third quarter in the blowout. “Adrian was untouched most…

Rebels fall to 0-3

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On Friday night at Fred T. Foard high school, West Lincoln set the tone for the entire night with a fumble on its first offensive series. West would go on to fumble four times and loose three of them as part of a 13-6 loss. After receiving the opening kickoff,…

Second win in a roll

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The North Lincoln Knights are looking for their second straight win as the North Iredell Raiders (0-1) come to Pumpkin Center tonight. One of the top teams in the Southern Piedmon, the South Iredell Vikings, beat the Raiders 21-10 in the season opener. Offense The Knights beat Bunker Hill 27-12…

East 1-1

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Charlotte Latin beat East Lincoln in JV action Thursday night, 36-12. Preston Perry threw for both of the Mustangs’ scores with one touchdown pass going to Devin Easter and one going to Deshawn Wilson. “Charlotte Latin is a good team. They put it on us pretty good. We should learn…

Mustangs face first-time foe in Kennedy Charter

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The East Lincoln Mustangs played a near flawless game versus Bandys last week in a 34-7 win. While Mustangs’ head coach Mike Byus was pleased with many aspects in the week two victory, he still feels they can be more efficient. They’ll get that chance to do just that tonight…

Roundup

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Rebels down Ironmen The West Lincoln Lady Rebels swept Cherryville Tuesday, 3-0; 25-20, 25-7 and 25-11. Ashley Rhyne paced the Lady Rebels with 16 points, including one ace. Other standouts were: Elle Tallent, who had 13 points and one kill; Sarah Norman, who had three points, one ace, nine kills…