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Lail and Young take first

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Undefeated season

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Knights hand out awards

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The North Lincoln Knights held their fall awards night recently. Trent Hopkins took home MVP honors. Justin Mintun won Best Offensive Lineman, Josh Wilkins won Best Defensive Back. Brandon Mull won Best Offensive Back. Cody Peeler won Best Defensive Lineman and Jarrett Robbins won Best Linebacker for the Knights. Bradley…

Overlooked moment but important nonetheless

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The casual fan may not have noticed the 30-second moment, but to people to truly appreciate leadership and the game of football—Zack Gibson embodied both after back-to-back drops that would’ve been touchdowns on the Wolves’ first possession. Immediately after returning to the sideline, Gibson gathered together the whole offense with…

Wolves now one game away

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Lincolnton used a stout defensive effort, another standout performance by sophomore running back C.J. Wilson and senior leadership from quarterback Zack Gibson to howl their way into the Western Regional finals with a 28-6 victory over Charles D. Owen High School Friday night at Lincolnton Memorial Stadium. The Wolves limited…

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 $7 . No passes that…

Knights take duels

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North Lincoln’s wrestling team chalked up three more victories at the North Lincoln Duals this week. The Knights beat West Caldwell 42-28, Lincolnton 52-30 and Hibriten 45-36. Hanks, Licourt, Smith, the Wallace brothers and Mintun each went 3-0. Fincham went 2-0. Saunders went 2-1. Ashe, Goodson and Frady recorded one…

Continuing the quest?

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Riley leads Bears to winning year

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The fact most of today’s coaches were yesterday’s players is a beautiful aspect of coaching. Once, they were students of game, sweating it out in long practices and giving their coach all they had. While coaching is rewarding no matter what level, coaching where Tom Riley works affords him the…

Team Effort

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