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Rebels earn split of SPC title

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West Lincoln earned their second consecutive share of the 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference baseball title with Cherryville Monday at Jonathan Brookins Memorial field as the Rebels defeated Lincolnton 5-1. “The kids are excited, this is two years in a row we’ve split with Cherryville,” West Lincoln head coach Alan Chapman…

Wolves get key win

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The Lady Wolves (9-5, 6-5) earned an important 11-9 win Tuesday defeating rival North Lincoln (12-10, 8-4) and moving into a tie for fourth place with one game to go. “This game was important and we could’ve easily gotten down in the third inning when they started to come back,”…

Lady Ironmen take one step closer to softball title

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I never liked tests, and I don’t think I ever will. Cherryville doesn’t seem to mind though, and apparently neither does West Lincoln junior Laura Barrett, who led the Lady Rebels going a perfect 3-for-3 in a 4-1 losing effort to the Lady Ironmen who celebrated a happy Senior Night…

Mustangs defeat Knights 15-11

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There’s nothing wrong with the East Lincoln Mustangs bats, but head baseball coach Chris Matile said his team’s fielding needs to get back to basics after the team made nine errors in a 15-11 slugfest victory Monday. “We need to concentrate more on making the routine play, and hopefully continue…

Memorial golf tournament lifts high spirits

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“To know him was to love him.” That was the message displayed on numerous light-blue colored shirts Saturday afternoon at the Lincoln Country Club as friends, family and supporters of Trey Whiteside gathered at the third annual Trey Whiteside Memorial Golf Tournament. “This is to keep Trey’s name alive,” Dean…

Herbert celebrates Open House

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The 17th annual Doug Herbert Performance Center Open House will take place this Saturday, May 10. Doug Herbert, owner of Doug Herbert Performance Parts and driver of the SnapFranchise.com Top Fuel dragster, will be on hand throughout the day, manning the parts counter, signing autographs and firing the SnapFranchise.com dragster.…

Sports Briefs

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Home Runs for Life There will be a home run Relay for Life Saturday, May 10 at 11 a.m. at Hills Chapel Methodist Church sponsored by Denver American Legion Post 455 (Big Jim’s Relay Team). Player Entry fee is $10 Contact Coach Bruce Bolick at (704) 483-5425. NL Boosters Club…

WLHS students sell plants, flowers

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Despite the drought, West Lincoln High School’s horticulture class, taught by Greg Davis, has produced a greenhouse full of plants and flowers, and they’re all for sale. “We survived,” Davis said of the drought that did hurt many growers. Now, the impatiens, begonias and geraniums Davis’ agricultural students have grown…

Special Senior Night celebration

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They say there are two sides to every story, and this was definitely the case of North Lincoln’s 2-0 defeat over rival Lincolnton for a share of the women’s 2A Southern Piedmont Conference soccer championship Friday. The night was extra special for North Lincoln, (12-3-2, 7-2-1) which not only shared…

Knights swing way to SPC title

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Golf is usually an individual game about focus and concentration. This was certainly the case with the North Lincoln Knights who captured the 2A Southern Piedmont conference golf championship last Tuesday. Mark Lackey, the Knights’ head golf coach, said they did it as a team effort. “Every kid strives to…