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East 1-1

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Charlotte Latin beat East Lincoln in JV action Thursday night, 36-12. Preston Perry threw for both of the Mustangs’ scores with one touchdown pass going to Devin Easter and one going to Deshawn Wilson. “Charlotte Latin is a good team. They put it on us pretty good. We should learn…

Preparing to meet the Blue Devils

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Lincolnton barely mustered 150 total yards versus a stingy South Point defense last Friday in a 25-15 loss at home. The Wolves will quickly need to rectify their problems moving the football as they head into Maiden Blue Devils country in what is certain to be a hostile environment. Offense…

Wolves improve to 3-0

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Lincolnton beat South Iredell 3-0; 25-17, 25-14 and 25-16 Tuesday afternoon to improve to 3-0 on the season. Brittney Morrow led the Lady Wolves with 23 points, while Morgan Wolf complemented her with 19 points. Other leading scorers were: Rachel Lanier, who had 12 points; Hannah Houk, who had 11…

Ironmen lose shootout to R.S., 49-32

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After Friday’s 49-32 loss to R-S Central at Rudisill Stadium, Cherryville’s coaches know where to put the emphasis in the upcoming bye week. The focus will be on the defense. Cherryville’s young and inexperienced defense (only two returning starters) was exposed to the tune of 367 yards rushing on 49…

Sports Briefs

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Sportstalk expanding Sportstalk, which airs on Saturday mornings on WLON will be expanding. The show will now air from 9-11 a.m. taking it from 90 minutes to two hours. The coverage area will also expand into Gaston and Cleveland counties, along with Lincoln Co. In addition to WLON 1050 AM,…

Swarmed under by Red

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What a difference a week makes. Or maybe, it`s what a difference the South Point defense made. One week after the Wolves scored 50 points and amassed nearly 400 yards of offense against East Rutherford, Lincolnton was held to 153 yards of offense and one offensive touchdown in a 25-15…

Blue Devils outlast Rebels, 28-20

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West Lincoln came into tonight’s game at Douglas C. Leonhardt memorial field looking to improve on last week’s loss. Maiden also was looking for a win after an opening game loss by just one point. The West Lincoln offense came out in the first half and was firing on all…

Mustangs drill Trojans

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After a nail-biting loss to Newton-Conover in their season opener, the East Lincoln Mustangs were determined not to let Friday’s game come down to the final quarter. The Mustangs surged out a 20-0 advantage before coming away with an impressive 34-7 win over Bandys—a team known for its rich football…

Guzman spectacular

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Eddie Guzman was determined not to let his North Lincoln Knights start the season 0-2. Entering the year being touted as one of the area’s best, Guzman showed why Friday night in the Knights’ 27-12 home opener against Bunker Hill. The 6’1” 190-pound playmaker scored on 44-yard rush, a 39-yard…

Sports Briefs

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Sportstalk expanding Sportstalk, which airs on Saturday mornings on WLON will be expanding. The show will now air from 9-11 a.m. taking it from 90 minutes to two hours. The coverage area will also expand into Gaston and Cleveland counties, along with Lincoln Co. In addition to WLON 1050 AM,…