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Knights make history with upset win

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The North Lincoln High School tennis team made school history Wednesday when it defeated Mountain Heritage 5-4 in the second round of the 2A dual tennis playoffs. “We are proud to continue to represent the Southern Piedmont Conference in dual team play,” North Lincoln head coach Libby Fletcher said. “The…

Mustangs blank Knigts

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PUMPKIN CENTER — As the regular soccer season came to an end Wednesday both East Lincoln and North Lincoln were finally headed in the right direction: forward. Even though the Knights (5-12-2, 2-8-1) lost 2-0 at home to their rival and conference opponent, East Lincoln, they still grew together and…

JV Wolves win conference title

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The Lincolnton junior varsity volleyball team continues to have great success. The future is bright for these young ladies and the varsity team will have something to look forward to for years to come if the recent results continue. Last Wednesday, the JV Wolves captured their second consecutive Southern Piedmont…

North defeats West 3-1

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PUMPKIN CENTER — Both the North Lincoln Knights and West Lincoln Rebels varsity soccer teams have improved as the two met at North Lincoln High School Monday. The Knights came away with a 3-1 victory. “I think we’re very close to being where we want to be, but the little…

Defense prevails in critical games down the stretch

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Defense was the name of the game for all four Lincoln County teams last Friday night; however, some were on the positive side of the defensive performance while others were not. Southern Piedmont Conference leader, East Lincoln (8-1, 4-0), shut out Bessemer City 40-0 at home Friday. The Mustangs only…

Knights nipped 6-0

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They had to deal with poor conditions, injuries and an ailing offense, but North Lincoln head coach Matt Beam and the Knights aren’t making excuses for their 6-0 loss to non-conference opponent Northern Guilford last Friday. “This was a type of game and caliber of team that you’re going to…

Lady Eagles finish second

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DENVER — The Lincoln Charter High School volleyball team finished second in its first year in the new Piedmont Athletic Conference and second in the conference tournament. The Lady Eagles (12-7, 10-4) will only lose three seniors next year, including two starters. Seniors are Brittany Berryhill and twin sisters Brittany…

County teams make early exit

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All four Lincoln County high school volleyball teams earned a playoff spot, and unfortantely all four were knocked out in the first round. It was a great season for all four county schools as East and West Lincoln each went through coaching changes but both made the playoffs. West Lincoln…

Sportts Roundup

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Golf Tobey advances to state East Lincoln sophomore Mattie Tobey shot an 81 and placed fifth out of 95 players Tuesday at the 2A West regional golf tournament. She will go on to play in the state tournament in Pinehurst next Monday and Tuesday. Tobey was the only Lincoln County…

Local travel team wins tournament

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