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Mustangs suffer important blow

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PUMPKIN CENTER — Big crowd. Check. Intense pressure. Check. Key win. Check. Defeating East Lincoln. Check … finally. “We’ve never beat East [Lincoln] before in a volleyball game and the girls are the ones that stepped up and did it, but I felt like they did it because they really…

Local golf teams swing for success in SPC race

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LINCOLNTON — The Lady Mustangs golf team won its first two conference matches but fell 10 strokes short on Tuesday as East Lincoln finished second with a team score of 150. The South Iredell Lady Vikings won the match with a team score of 140, but East Lincoln sophomore Mattie…

Rebel trio leads team to first win of season

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It was a great week for all four Lincoln County football teams as each picked up a win last Friday. The West Lincoln Rebels and head coach Mark Latham earned a 21-0 victory over the North Wilkes Vikings Friday to end an 11-game losing streak dating back to last season.…

Wolves defense stout in 14-10 win

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LINCOLNTON — The celebration after Lincolnton’s 14-10 win over Shelby on Friday resembled what you might see after a playoff victory. But the exuberance was understandable. The Wolves broke a four-game losing streak in the lopsided series and beat a team that has played in four straight state finals. “We…

Latham, Rebels earn first win of season 21-0

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HAYS – The West Lincoln Rebels and head coach Mark Latham can finally celebrate as they got an impressive 21-0 road victory Friday night against the North Wilkes Vikings. The victory was the first in the Latham era as both West Lincoln and North Wilkes were looking for ways to…

Knights blank Forbush

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PUMPKIN CENTER —North Lincoln earned its biggest win of the season Friday as the Knights defeated the Forbush Falcons 50-0 at “The Dungeon” and tuned up their offense and defense in the process. “They played hard. Defensively we got after them from the start,” North Lincoln head coach Matt Beam…

Mustangs win 20-7

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GREENSBORO – East Lincoln defeated previously unbeaten Northern Guilford 20-7 Friday as the Mustangs totaled 368 yards of offense and held the Nighthawks to only one score. The Nighthawks (4-1) led the game 7-0 in the second quarter, but the Mustangs countered with three unanswered scores to put the game…

Lincolnton wins meet, girls earn first win of season

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History was in the making, or so Lincolnton boys head coach Jeff Cloninger and girls head coach Jane Sigmon thought at the Lincolnton Invitational Tuesday, as the both the boys and girls won their home meet. “To my knowledge I don’t believe the [Lincolnton] girls have won a meet,” Cloninger…

Rebels lose 6-2

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VALDESE — Coming off of a big win against North Lincoln, the Draughn Wildcats continued their winning ways against West Lincoln Wednesday, defeating the Rebels 6-2. West Lincoln would open the game applying pressure on the offensive end and getting three shots on goal before the Wildcats could clear the…

Sports Roundup

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Soccer LC wins 6-0 Lincoln Charter High School defeated rival Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy 6-0 Wednesday. The Eagles were led by sophomore Nate Clark’s hat trick (3 goals). Clark scored all of his goals in the first half. Freshman Tyler Deal and junior Mason Peterson added a goal in the…