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Lincolnton makes history with 1-0 win

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The Lady Wolves held their own at home with a 1-0 win Monday, moving them into second place and a game behind North Lincoln in the Southern Piedmont Conference standings. “In the huddle I told them they played with a lot of passion, which is something I try to instill…

Wolves creep back into playoff picture

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The Lincolnton Wolves got a much-needed 11-2 Southern Piedmont Conference win Tuesday against Bessemer City at home. “This win was really important. It solidifies our spot in the standings as far as playoff seeding goes and it keeps in place for a playoff birth and that’s what we’re trying to…

Rhyne strikeouts 15, Barrett and Norman lead West

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The West Lincoln Lady Rebels got a solid pitching performance from sophomore Ashley Rhyne as she pitched a two-hitter in Tuesday’s 5-0 win over East Lincoln. “I was really excited about how the game ended up, especially coming from the two losses last week. We battled back and got back…

Roundup

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Baseball Forestview 11, EL 1 The Mustangs (11-7, 6-3) led 1-0 in the third but allowed 11 runs over the final three innings as Forestview (14-5) lashed out 13 hits and held East Lincoln to five in their 11-1 win in six innings Monday. FV 000 236 x—11 13 0…

Shoreline – Midfielder doesn’t miss step after bite

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Lydia Paulk is no ordinary soccer player. Paulk overcame a shark bite in the summer of her freshman year that injured her right foot and tore the flesh off her bone, requiring her to learn how to walk again. “It was tough overcoming that injury. I had to do physical…

Sports Briefs

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EL golf tournament The East Lincoln sports Booster Club will hold their fifth annual golf tournament on May 5 to benefit East Lincoln High School’s athletic programs and facilities. The tournament will be held at Cowan’s Ford Golf Club with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. It will be a four-person…

Sports Briefs

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Softball tournament Hooters of Gastonia/Elite Sportswear/SSO Softball will hold the Elite Challenge by TAI Sports Softball Tournament on Saturday April 26 at Ferguson Park in Gastonia. Elite dry fit shirts will be presented to the winners. Contact Shane at (704) 445-8566 or Barry at (704) 445-6553 for more information. Cheerleading…

Local teen races with pride

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First Danica Patrick, now Anna Norman? Danica Patrick recently made history in Japan on Sunday by becoming the first female to win in IndyCar history, and now females like Norman are trying to make a name for themselves in motor sports. “I just remember riding and everyone in my family…

Freeman leads Ironmen 18-3 over NL

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Cherryville head baseball coach AJ Henley had to feel like everything went right for his team Friday night in their 18-3 win in five innings over Southern Piedmont Conference opponent North Lincoln on the road. The Ironmen (11-6, 6-1) lashed out 18 runs on 14 hits and his team batted…

Mustangs win 2-0, healthy for Wolves

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team and head coach Jason Dragoon have found ways to win and hold their own in the Southern Piedmont Conference standings this season, despite numerous injuries. The Lady Mustangs knocked off South Iredell with a 2-0 win Friday as sophomores Rebekka Glass and Kasi…