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‘Going to the ship’

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All the blood, the sweat and the tears are well worth it when a team does what the Lincolnton Wolves have thus far. For seniors, many who have played high school football four years, the wait, while long and sometimes frustrating, has made advancing to the 2A State Championship game…

Wolves 2A Western Regional champs

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The scene was reminiscent of the last two times the Lincolnton Wolves advanced to the state championship game. Players jumped up and down, yelled, ‘We going to the ship,’ and hugged family and friends over the fence after a 29-26 victory over Brevard in the Western Regional Championship Friday night…

Sports Briefs

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Advance tickets for championship Tickets to Lincolnton’s home playoff game versus Clinton will be on sale for $9 apiece at Lincoln Athletics, Byrd’s Sundries, City Lunch and Lincolnton High School. If one waits to purchase their ticket at the gate at Kennan Stadium, the cost will be $10. Tickets will…

Rebels hand out awards

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The West Lincoln Rebels recently held their fall athletic awards ceremony. In varsity football, Paul Chambers was named MVP. Gene Arp was named Best Offensive Player, while Spencer Sutton was Defensive Player of the Year for the Rebels. The Spark Plug award went to Jon Thomas, while the Rebel award…

Sports Roundup

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Mustangs trounce Red Raiders East Lincoln High School hammered South Point 89-47 Wednesday night. The Mustangs jumped out to a 24-point lead and didn’t look back en route to the blowout victory. Trishton Johnson, a North Lincoln High School transfer, had a game-high 25 points, including four three pointers made.…

Sports Briefs

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Advance tickets for state semifinal Tickets to Lincolnton’s home playoff game versus Owen will be on sale for $ apiece at Lincoln Athletics, Byrd’s Sundries, City Lunch and Lincolnton High School. If one waits to purchase their ticket at the gate, the cost will be $ . No passes that…

Undefeated season

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Sports Roundup

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Wolves drop opener The Lincolnton Lady Wolves lost their season opener to Maiden Monday 55-47. Leslie Herman scored a game-high 17 points, while Lindsay Canipe nailed three three points as part of her 15 points for the Lady Blue Devils. Jessie Cline paced Lincolnton with 16 points, while Brittney Jones…

Senior D-Line standing their ground

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The football mantra of “Offense sells tickets, defense wins championships” holds true in most cases. But Lincolnton head coach Scott Cloninger believes Friday’s Western Regional Final will come down to one thing – who wins the battle at the line of scrimmage. “My opinion is the game will be won…

Wolves can punch ticket to the Hill

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Everyone knew when the season began, the Lincolnton Wolves would run away with the first Southern Piedmont crown – that came as no surprise. But few, outside of the Wolves’ locker room, envisioned being just one game away from a state championship appearance. “Our young people are overachievers. I’m very…