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Knights down Mustangs

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East Lincoln head coach Mike Byus was concerned about quarterback Luke Bard entering Friday night`s game versus undefeated Charlotte Christian. Turned out he had good reason. When protection broke down, Bard used his legs to keep plays alive. From there, his arm took over. The 6-foot-2 junior threw for four…

Lions roar past

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Big plays, along with a speedy, opportunistic defense, proved to be too much for the Wolves to overcome Friday night in a 35-13 loss to the Golden Lions at a rain soaked Blanton Stadium in Shelby. Junior wingback Larry Raper got the Lions offense started midway through the first quarter…

Cherryville wins, but quarterback is ejected

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Cherryville made a success of its trip to the N.C. Mountains Saturday night with a 20-14 win over Madison, but the road win came with a price with the Ironmen’s Southern Piedmont Conference opener looming. Senior quarterback Cameron Lovelace was ejected from the game in the third quarter for excessive…

Can Knights make it four in a row?

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On the season, the North Lincoln Knights have lost just three fumbles in a remarkable display of taking care of the football. But with rain likely in tonight’s game versus Forbush (4-0), Knights’ head coach Matt Beam knows that impressive statistic can change in a heartbeat. “This is the first…

Sports Roundup

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Mustangs down Lady Rebels East Lincoln beat Highland Tech Thursday, 3-0; 25-11, 25-11 and 25-7 to remain undefeated in Southern Piedmont play. Standouts for the Lady Mustangs (8-3, 6-0) were: Lauren Sharpe, who had 15 kills, six digs and one ace; Lindsy Wright, who had 11 kills, three aces and…

Mustangs face tough test

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Adrian Forney and company are in the midst of a three-game win streak entering tonight’s non-conference showdown against Charlotte Christian. Sometimes there’s a stigma attached to private schools—in particular Christian schools. The school of thought that says they’re not good and don’t play good competition. But Charlotte Christian enters Denver…

Rebels no longer winless?

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Something has to give tonight at the West Lincoln versus North Wilkes game. Both teams enter the contest at 0-4 and both are desperate for a win. The Rebels fell to East Rutherford last week, 29-21 despite racking up 192 rushing yards. Offense When asked what his team’s offensive keys…

Wolves look to get back on winning track

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After dominating their season opener, the Lincolnton Wolves have dropped three straight games in a row—albeit against stellar competition. The honor roll of elite teams continues this week as meetings against South Point, Maiden and North Gaston will be followed by Shelby (2-1), which is known as a football powerhouse…

Ironmen put together iron effort

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The Cherryville Ironmen go on the road this Friday night after putting together their most complete game of the season. A convincing 38-0 win at Chase sends Cherryville (2-1) to Madison County this week on an upbeat note. Against the 2A Trojans, the Ironmen played well on both sides of…

Rebels, Lady Mustangs share stage with Branton and Turner in meet

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The West Lincoln Rebels edged East Lincoln by a score of 31 to 34 to win the Lincoln County Cross Country championship Tuesday held on the Rebels’ home course. Lincolnton finished third with a score 73, while North Lincoln rounded out the meet with an 87. Senior David Branton said…