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Wolves look to get back on winning track

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After dominating their season opener, the Lincolnton Wolves have dropped three straight games in a row—albeit against stellar competition. The honor roll of elite teams continues this week as meetings against South Point, Maiden and North Gaston will be followed by Shelby (2-1), which is known as a football powerhouse…

Ironmen put together iron effort

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The Cherryville Ironmen go on the road this Friday night after putting together their most complete game of the season. A convincing 38-0 win at Chase sends Cherryville (2-1) to Madison County this week on an upbeat note. Against the 2A Trojans, the Ironmen played well on both sides of…

Rebels, Lady Mustangs share stage with Branton and Turner in meet

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The West Lincoln Rebels edged East Lincoln by a score of 31 to 34 to win the Lincoln County Cross Country championship Tuesday held on the Rebels’ home course. Lincolnton finished third with a score 73, while North Lincoln rounded out the meet with an 87. Senior David Branton said…

Sports Roundup

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East outlasts West The East Lincoln Lady mustangs won a down-to-the-wire match versus Lincoln County rival West Lincoln 3-2; 25-20, 25-20, 14-25, 21-25 and 19-17. After taking a 2-0 lead, the Lady Rebels, led by Sarah Norman and a pesky defensive effort tied the match at two. The Lady Rebels…

Wolves feeling very `Blue`

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The term “two-headed monster” that applies to the North Gaston football team was an accurate phrase Friday night. Quarterback A.J. Blue and running back Princeton Brooks left little doubt as to why the Wildcat duo has been labeled with the nickname in a 47-20 beating of the Wolves at Lincolnton’s…

Forney continues tear

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Nobody in the Southern Piedmont is hotter than East Lincoln senior running back Adrian Forney. Forney racked up 190 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns as the Mustangs continue to thrash their opponents. Friday night, the victim was East Gaston as the Warriors were on the short end of a 35-6…

Rebels remain winless

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In a battle of two large offensive and defensive lines, the littlest man on the field had the biggest impact on the game at the outset of Friday’s game at Douglas C. Leonhardt field. East Rutherford’s Tyler Hamilton wasted no time taking the opening kick off 85 yards to put…

Mustangs keep winning

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East Lincoln beat Bessemer City 3-0; 25-8, 25-8 and 25-11 Thursday night to remain undefeated in the Southern Piedmont. Lindsy Wright had 10 kills, three aces and three blocks to lead the Lady Mustangs (6-2, 4-0). Other standouts were: Lauren Sharpe, who had nine kills and five aces; Neely Reid,…

Rebels looking for first win of season

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The West Lincoln Rebels are still in search of win No. 1 on the season as East Rutherford pays a visit to Vale tonight. Head coach Mark Hoover is in disbelief his team is 0-3 after finishing last season on a high note after going 4-2 in the Southern Piedmont.…

Gabriel wins club championship

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