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Eight in a row

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Making dreams come true

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With walking across the stage at Clinton Junior College’s graduation, Darren Wilson will be doing something that’s becoming a familiar theme for him—making dreams come true. After a standout career at Lincolnton, Wilson, with the help of tutor Tina McDowell, landed in Rock Hill. Once there, Wilson adjusted the college…

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…

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…

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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