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Wolves in search of ring

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The contingency of loyal Lincolnton Wolves’ fans felt their beloved team played its best game of the season Friday night in a 35-3 victory over Brevard. Head coach Scott Cloninger agrees. “It was probably played our best game of the year to this point. Defensively, we were solid and offensively,…

Mustangs looking for revenge

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The East Lincoln Mustangs are one of the hottest teams in the state right now. With quarterback Josh Wilson and running backs Adrian Forney and Austin Culp, along with the offensive line, playing at an optimum level, the offensive sputters they had in the first three games of the season…

Rebels take round robin

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The West Lincoln Rebels are once again off to a hot start in wrestling after winning the West Lincoln Round Robin Wrestling tournament Saturday. Coached by Butch Ross, the Rebels won five matches Saturday. First, West Lincoln beat Hickory 77-10. Up next was Pisgah, which was beaten by another lopsided…

Basketball roundup

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Rebels top Blue Devils West Lincoln beat Maiden 78-31 in the Rebels first victory of the season Tuesday night. The Rebels were led by Jake Watts, who had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Bradley Carpenter also was in double-figures with 11 points, while Stephen Huss and Pressley…

Top Dawgs come in second at tourney

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Top Dawg wrestling has made quite a name for itself in Lincoln County. Now, it’s doing the same on a national scale. The Top Dawg Wrestling Club came in second in the midget division at the USA Wrestling National Folkstyle Tour of America Tournament held recently in Concord. Top Dawg,…

Top of the hill

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It only took Justin Johnson one game into the 2007-2008 basketball season to put his name in the record books as Cherryville High School’s career scoring leader. The 6-foot-8 senior center broke a 22-year-old record Thursday night when he scored 27 points in Cherryville’s season-opening 80-57 win over North Gaston…

Best of the best!

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Sports Briefs

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Wolves’ tickets Lincolnton fans can reserve a seat on a chartered bus to watch the Wolves/Wilkes Central game. Please contact (704) 735- 3089. NL Basketball The North Lincoln basketball game scheduled for Friday night has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 5. Recreation hoops The city of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation…

Wolves run past Devils

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BREVARD – The Lincolnton Wolves seem to be getting better and better each week, and they couldn`t have picked a better time to be playing their best football than right now. The Wolves put together a complete football game Friday night en route to a dominating 35-3 victory over the…

Knights hang on

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Corner Chad Arndt has done it all season. Friday night, he did it again. With the North Lincoln Knights clinging to a 21-14 edge, the senior intercepted a deep pass on the right sideline to preserve the victory and allow the No. 6 seed Knights to move on to the…