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Rebels open SPC play with momentum

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The West Lincoln Rebels recorded their first win of the season last week and they did it in a big way. After dropping three close decisions, the Rebels throttled North Wilkes 44-0—a win that gives head coach Mark Hoover and company plenty of confidence as they open Southern Piedmont Conference…

Rebels county cross country champs

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White takes finale

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STANLEY–Ronnie White (Charlotte) shot out of the starting blocks and ran away from the field to win the 20-lap Late Model Modified-Sportsman feature race Saturday night at East Lincoln Speedway. He clinched the track championship with the win. White`s Monte Carlo Chevrolet started on the pole and finished six car…

Sports Brief

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Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick Competition Saturday The NFL Pepsi, Punt, Pass and Kick competition will be held September 22 at 2 p.m. at Battleground Stadium at Lincolnton High School. The event will be open to boys and girls ages 8-15 with boys and girls competing separately. No football shoes,…

Mustangs looking to make it 5-0 vs. Knights

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The East Lincoln Mustangs (3-2) were riding high before running into a plethora of penalties and missed opportunities as part of a 36-14 loss to unbeaten Charlotte Christian. While the loss, particularly how his team played, was very disappointing to head coach Mike Byus and staff, they knew they couldn’t…

Knights out for revenge vs. Mustangs

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Although some critics say North Lincoln (4-1) hasn’t played a tough non-conference schedule, no one can dispute the Knights’ results entering Friday night against their chief rival, the East Lincoln Mustangs. The Knights recorded their third consecutive shutout Saturday with a 37-0 thrashing of Forbush. Junior quarterback Brad Mosteller was…

Sports Roundup

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Lady Wolves top Knights, Mustangs remain unbeaten The Lincolnton Lady Wolves beat North Lincoln Tuesday afternoon at home, 3-0; 25-17, 25-13 and 25-22. Brittney Morrow paced the Lady Wolves (7-2, 5-1) with 20 points, two aces, four kills and one dig. Other standouts were: Hannah Houk, who had 16 points,…

The sweet taste of victory

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Friday night at Douglas C. Leonhardt field the Rebels were finally able to put four quarters of solid football together and come away with a lopsided victory—their first of the season. As the rain fell on the field, the West Lincoln ground game came alive. It took only three plays…

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…