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Wolves look to remain in first place

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The Lincolnton Wolves are hoping to make homecoming memorable. But more importantly, they’re looking to stay in first place in the Southern Piedmont as the Yellow Jackets of Bessemer City come to town. Offense Friday, senior running back Cedric Herndon was fully recuperated from an ankle sprain and it showed.…

Mustangs advance

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs defeated Central Davidson 6-2 at home in the first round of the state dual team playoffs. According to the rules, the first team to five wins the match. Enough games were won by the Lady Mustangs that their No. 3 doubles’ team did not play.…

Another big game for Culp?

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Despite West Lincoln having a 1-8 record, East Lincoln head coach Mike Byus believes Friday’s game will be anything but easy. After watching film of the Rebels versus Lincolnton, Byus came to one conclusion– the Rebels are playing their best football of the season. Offense Against the Rebels, it’s very…

Three of a kind

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Wilson and Brewer breaking records

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Lincolnton stars C.J. Wilson and Demery Brewer have been a staple to the Wolves’ success over the past three years. Both division one recruits, Wilson and Brewer find themselves in pretty exclusive company. Wilson broke Anwar ‘Goo’ Wyatt’s record for most career points in Lincoln County History. Wyatt scored 383…

Southern Piedmont champs

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It was an exciting two days of tennis at the Southern Piedmont Conference tournament Wednesday and Thursday at North Lincoln. In singles play, it was sophomore Laura Baker who took home the conference individual title. Baker, who was the No. 1 seed for West Lincoln and in the conference beat…

Wolves cruise to third straight conference win

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Although it’s didn’t rain Friday night, there was plenty of thunder and lightning in Lincolnton’s 49-25 victory over West Lincoln Friday night. Fully recovered from an ankle injury, Cedric Herndon, the thunder part of the Wolves’ backfield, ran through would-be tacklers to the tune of 149 yards on 12 carries.…

Mustangs survive

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After blowing out Cherryville 60-17, many expected East Lincoln to do the same to Bessemer City. The upset-minded Yellow Jackets had other ideas and the result was the Mustangs escaping with a 21-14 win. With Adrian Forney sidelined due to a high ankle sprain, sophomore Austin Culp made the most…

Gone but not forgotten

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The Ninth-Annual Jonathan Brookins’ Memorial Golf Tournament was held Monday at Verdict Ridge Country Club in Denver. And although the amount of money raised still hasn’t been determined, the tournament was a success in the eyes of the parents, George and Sally Brookins. This year’s tourney included 23 teams, which…

Sports Roundup

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Lightning strikes twice for Lady Mustangs For the second time this week, East Lincoln has a perfect sports team… well kind of. While the Lady Mustangs’ volleyball squad didn’t go undefeated on the season, they did record a perfect Southern Piedmont record after beating South Iredell Thursday 3-0; 25-14, 25-7…