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Can Rebels beat Vikings for homecoming win?

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The West Lincoln Rebels (1-5, 0-1) were heavy favorites against Cherryville last week. But being favored doesn’t automatically give you the win as the Rebels found out in a 35-14 loss to the Ironmen. Tonight, Mark Hoover and company are looking for much better results against the South Iredell Vikings—a…

Tobey making her mark

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs’ golf team set a new team record with a score of 123 Wednesday against East Gaston, Highland Tech and North Lincoln at Green Meadows. Freshman Mattie Tobey tied her nine-hole total at 37 as the match’s medalist, while senior Megan Keller and sophomore Kasi Benskin…

Still unbeaten in SPC

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J.T. Spanos’ bunch remains unblemished in the Southern Piedmont after beating second-place Lincolnton, 3-0; 25-17, 25-12 and 26-24. Standouts in the win for the Lady Mustangs (11-3, 9-0) were: Lauren Sharpe, who had 12 kills, eight digs and two aces; Lindsy Wright, who had 10 kills, nine blocks and four…

Wolves ready for showdown versus county foe

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After suffering four straight losses, the Lincolnton Wolves (2-4, 1-0) got the winning taste back in the mouth with a 26-3 win over South Iredell in the Southern Piedmont Conference opener Friday. The win gives Scott Cloninger’s crew positive momentum as they head into Friday night’s county showdown with East…

Finding its own identity

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After back-to-back losses with the most recent being a 34-7 loss at the hands of North Lincoln, the East Lincoln Mustangs are reeling. While the players and coaches aren’t pushing the panic button just yet, head coach Mike Byus does believe the two losses have something in common—lack of intensity.…

East remains perfect

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs continue their perfect tennis season after blanking Cherryville, 9-0 Monday. In singles, Candace Hall, Madeline Jones, Janna Mills, Claire Rinaldo, Anne Rinaldo and Caitlin Kreshon all won. In doubles’ play, Hall/Mills, the Rinaldo sisters and Kreshon/Tiffany Short all came away victorious. After not losing in…

Arrghh, how bout those Pirates

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Defense stingy, Wilson has 3 TDs

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The Lincolnton Wolves ended their four-game losing streak Friday night with a resounding 26-3 victory over South Iredell in Troutman. The Wolves’ convincing win in their Southern Piedmont 1A/2A opener made it apparent that a tough non-conference schedule paid off. Senior running back C.J. Wilson fumbled on the game’s first…

Johnson too much for West

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CHERRYVILLE—Has Cherryville discovered a new talent at the quarterback position? Not exactly. But the Ironmen came up with a pretty good substitute for senior Cameron Lovelace in Friday night’s Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference opener against West Lincoln. In front of an overflow crowd at Rudisill Stadium, conference passing leader Cameron…

Knight-time falls

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Entering Friday night`s game, the North Lincoln Knights were 0-4 versus the East Lincoln Mustangs. Every newspaper in the area didn`t give the Knights a snowballs` chance to be in the game– much less win it. Even though it`s been called a rivalry, truth be known, it wasn`t much of…