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Knights split pair over weekend

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North Lincoln beat West Iredell 8-7 Friday thanks to the speed of senior Michael Gibson. Gibson, who went 2-for-5 had the game-winning RBI on an infield single in the seventh, scoring freshman Johnny Walker. “Michael is one of the fastest guys on our team. I tell him to try to…

Sports Briefs

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Denver Dazzle tryouts The Denver Dazzle 12U fastpitch softball team is having tryouts on Saturdays in March from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Dates and location are posted on their website:// www.denverdazzle.com. The Dazzle was established in 1997 and is affiliated with the AAU and NSA organizations. They are looking for…

Lady Knights now 4-0

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North Lincoln beat rival Maiden 8-6 Friday night. The Lady Knights pounded out 13 hits, including 5 doubles. Senior pitcher April Wilson had five strikeouts and only one walk as she continues to demonstrate excellent control. Wilson ups her record to 4-0 on the season. The Knights begin Southern Piedmont…

Knights hand out sports awards

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The North Lincoln Knights had their spring sports award banquet last week. In men’s basketball, Jordan Smith was named the MVP, while Adrian Arruza won the Trey Whiteside Award. Other award winners were: David Ward, who won Most Improved; Matt Hovis, who won the Leadership Award; Montreal Wilson, who was…

Lady Mustangs win Invitational

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team won the First Annual Mustang Invitational last week. In the opening round Monday, the Mustangs beat Bandys 7-1. Leading scorers for the Lady Mustangs were: Jessica Glenn, who had one goal and three assists and Marisol Rangel, who had two goals and one…

Enjoying the game

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Sports Briefs

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Denver Dazzle tryouts The Denver Dazzle 12U fastpitch softball team is having tryouts on Saturdays in March from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Dates and location are posted on their website:// www.denverdazzle.com. The Dazzle was established in 1997 and is affiliated with the AAU and NSA organizations. They are looking for…

La-Z-Boy closing; 250 to lose jobs

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In a news release faxed late Thursday afternoon, La-Z-Boy Inc. corporate headquarters (Monroe, Mich.) announced a restructuring plan that will shut down the Lincolnton facility effective this July. In addition to the Lincolnton operation, other North Carolina facilities affected will include plants in North Wilkesboro, Hudson and Taylorsville. “After careful…

I want that ball!

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Sports Roundup

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Knights off to fast start North Lincoln beat Lake Norman 9-2 Monday to improve to 3-0 on the season. Senior April Wilson recorded her third win of the season on the mound. After being groomed to be the ace in her final season, Knights head coach Rick Brown feels Wilson…