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Clock strikes 12 on the Ironmen

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DENVER–Jesse Cadenhead`s one-out single to left field in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted East Lincoln to an 8-7 win over Cherryville last night. The Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference game ran nearly four hours after going into extra innings tied at 7-7. The game was a must-win for East…

Rebels on a roll

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West Lincoln downed East 3-0 Tuesday in softball. Sheana Black pitched a complete game, two-hitter with seven strikeouts for the win. “She’s showing great senior leadership by keeping her composure on the mound. She never gets rattled and always encourages her teammates,” Lady Rebels head coach Mia Cooke said. Both…

Knight-time falls on Yellow Jackets

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North Lincoln hung on for a 9-8 victory over Bessemer City, redeeming themselves after an 11-1 loss to the Jackets in their first meeting. The Knights scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth, taking a 9-5 lead. Devin Borders had a RBI-double, Alex Loftin added a RBI-single and…

Mustangs not Rhode warriors

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After dropping back-to-back games, many began to figure the West Lincoln Rebels out of the Southern Piedmont equation. What a mistake. With struggles in the field shored up, the Rebels (12-5, 6-3) are now winners of three straight conference games and appear to be playing their best baseball of the…

Sports Briefs

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Easter Tourney The Easter Baseball Tournament will once again be held at Lincolnton High School and will be sponsored by Carolina Trust Bank and Lincoln Athletics. At 5 p.m. on Monday, West Lincoln will face Lake Norman, followed by Lincolnton versus North Lincoln at 8. The two losing teams will…

Boger City All-Star Champs

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Davis narrowly misses no-no

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New Record

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Now that’s fast

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Former Lincolnton standout Terrell Phelps broke the school record at Bemidji State University in the 40-yard-dash, running a 4.32. The former record was 4.34. Expected to start next season at corner, the redshirt freshman also showed he can jump with a vertical leap of 35 inches. Phelps demonstrated strength as…

Finger reaches 100

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With his team up by a lone run, senior Jonathan Thomas slugged a massive two-run homer over the left-field fence and with one swing helped lift the Rebels to their second win in a row in a 9-5 victory over South Iredell. The home Vikings took a 3-1 lead in…