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Swarmed under by Red

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What a difference a week makes. Or maybe, it`s what a difference the South Point defense made. One week after the Wolves scored 50 points and amassed nearly 400 yards of offense against East Rutherford, Lincolnton was held to 153 yards of offense and one offensive touchdown in a 25-15…

Blue Devils outlast Rebels, 28-20

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West Lincoln came into tonight’s game at Douglas C. Leonhardt memorial field looking to improve on last week’s loss. Maiden also was looking for a win after an opening game loss by just one point. The West Lincoln offense came out in the first half and was firing on all…

Mustangs drill Trojans

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After a nail-biting loss to Newton-Conover in their season opener, the East Lincoln Mustangs were determined not to let Friday’s game come down to the final quarter. The Mustangs surged out a 20-0 advantage before coming away with an impressive 34-7 win over Bandys—a team known for its rich football…

Guzman spectacular

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Eddie Guzman was determined not to let his North Lincoln Knights start the season 0-2. Entering the year being touted as one of the area’s best, Guzman showed why Friday night in the Knights’ 27-12 home opener against Bunker Hill. The 6’1” 190-pound playmaker scored on 44-yard rush, a 39-yard…

Sports Briefs

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Sportstalk expanding Sportstalk, which airs on Saturday mornings on WLON will be expanding. The show will now air from 9-11 a.m. taking it from 90 minutes to two hours. The coverage area will also expand into Gaston and Cleveland counties, along with Lincoln Co. In addition to WLON 1050 AM,…

Wolves look for second win versus South Point

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Last week’s season opening win at East Rutherford is a distant memory to the Lincolnton Wolves. Or at least that’s what head coach Scott Cloninger is hoping as the South Point Red Raiders come to town. Offense Against East Rutherford, the Wolves’ offense amassed 384 total yards. Senior quarterback Adam…

Roundup

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Mustangs win first match The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs picked up its first volleyball win of the season, beating North Gaston 3-1; 25-19, 25-18, 18-25,25-21) Thursday night. It was the first volleyball match played in the new gym. Standouts were for the Lady Mustangs (1-2) were: Lauren Sharpe, who 12…

Storm wins National Championship

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Stars are back-to-back champs

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The 12U Mt. Holly Stars girls basketball team won the 2007 12U-DII USSSA National Basketball Tournament held in Tampa, Florida July 5-8. This is the team`s second consecutive USSSA National Championship win. The Stars completed the tournament with the best scoring average of 47 points in their division, as well…

Knights look for first win

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The North Lincoln Knights appeared well on their way to a season-opening win last Friday night up 13-0 at halftime. That was before watching Lake Norman reel off 28 unanswered points in the second stanza. This week, they’re back to the drawing board as the Bunker Hill Bears (0-1) pay…