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Who’s in midseason form?

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LINCOLN COUNTY —It’s nearly midseason in the high school football season and some teams are looking in form while others may not. All four Lincoln County teams are hoping for a positive week as they continue to face non-conference foes and began to prepare for Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference play.…

Penalty kick lifts Wolves 1-0

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LINCOLNTON — After a two-week layoff from games the Lincolnton Wolves showed no signs of slowing down as they defeated Hunter Huss 1-0 on junior Fernando Ibarra’s second half penalty kick on Wednesday. “It was good to get this win because it breaks the monotony of practice,” Lincolnton head coach…

Lincoln County earns top finishes, shows potential

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SHELBY — Lincoln County represented themselves very well at the Shelby Cross Country Invitational on Tuesday as the East Lincoln boys and North Lincoln girls won the meet. “The team ran like the thoroughbreds I expected to see,” East Lincoln boys head cross country coach Melvin Morrison said. The Mustangs…

Mustangs edge SPC rival

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DENVER — Tuesday’s volleyball match between North and East Lincoln was “very intense,” East Lincoln head coach Stacy Possert said as her team remained undefeated in conference play defeating rival North Lincoln 3-2 (25-16, 25-21, 20-25, 23-25 and 15-10). “You’ve got two teams that are wanting to be undefeated and…

Tobey, Mustangs win match

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DENVER — East Lincoln won its first Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference match of the season with a low score of 133. North Lincoln and Lincolnton tied for second with a score of 161. Highland Tech came in next with a 163 and West Lincoln came in last with a 185.…

Players fight hard despite losses

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LINCOLN COUNTY—All four Lincoln County teams had crucial non-conference matchups last week as they begin to prepare for Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference play. Three out of the four county teams lost on Friday and all could’ve used a much-needed win. West Lincoln (3-2) and Lincolnton (3-2) came in with the…

Shelton throwing like a Hurricane

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NASCAR stars coming to East Lincoln Speedway

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LINCOLN COUNTY —NASCAR stars are coming to Lincoln County. Kasey Kahne, Elliott Sadler and A.J. Allmendinger will join Ray Evernham at East Lincoln Speedway on Wednesday night September 30th as Stanley presents a special night to help raise money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Charlotte Affiliate to…

Sports Briefs

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B-ball players needed The Lincoln Gators are currently looking for boys and girls basketball players grades fifth through 12th for its upcoming spring 2010 basketball season. For more information contact coach Ernest Vinson at (704) 530-2844. Benefit Golf Tournament The Dr. Murphy Cronland Golf Tournament to benefit Helping Hands Health…

Weekend at zMAX bright for Herbert in tiwi Dragster

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Doug Herbert and the tiwi Top Fuel dragster shone this weekend at the NHRA Carolinas Nationals from their hometown track, zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C. After his impressive, No. 5 qualifying effort Herbert drove through the first round of eliminations before falling to Doug Foley in the second. “All in…