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Lincolnton just keeps on winning

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Lincolnton (9-1, 5-1) won its ninth-straight game with a lopsided 61-31 victory over county rival West Lincoln (4-11, 1-5) Friday night. The Wolves jumped out to a 20-2 advantage at the end of the first quarter and never looked back led by Lance Friday’s 16 points. “We played extremely well.…

One for North’s memory book

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The moment was three years in the making. East Lincoln (11-5, 4-2) walked off the floor in disbelief while North Lincoln fans poured onto the court in celebration. A Trishtan Johnson 3-pointer bounced on the rim twice before hitting the floor, completing the Knights 61-58 victory Friday night. As shocking…

Wilson nets 29 in win

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Call it in the zone, call it ‘balling,’ call it taking over the game. Whatever you want to call it, sophomore guard Darren Wilson was in it as he led Clinton Junior College 11-6, 2-0.over Belmont Abbey’s JV team Sunday night. Wilson, who was an accomplished scorer at Lincolnton High…

Rebels continue success

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The West Lincoln Wrestling team remains unbeaten in conference action as they prepare to wrestle the Lincolnton Wolves tonight. On Friday, they traveled to East Lincoln to take on the Mustangs in the first of two matches for the night. The Rebels outscored the Mustangs 72–9, with East Lincoln’s only…

Three captains living up to name

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According to Random House Webster’s Dictionary, the definition of the word captain is a person who has authority over others and/or a field leader in sports. With that being the case, a team would be fortunate to boast one player in a 15-man lineup much less three. But that’s the…

Lady Knights in conference driver’s seat

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Some expected the North Lincoln Lady Knights to be good, but few outside of the Knights locker room expected this. As the Southern Piedmont Conference schedule nears its midway point, North Lincoln is 8-6 on the season. While that’s just slightly above mediocre, what’s not mediocre is the unblemished 5-0…

Sports Briefs

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Wolves to be recognized at banquet There will a football banquet on Jan. 21 to honor Lincolnton’s state runner-up football team. Tickets are $10 and will include a meal. To purchase tickets please see any Lincolnton football coach. Lincolnton state championship shirts T-shirts and sweatshirts are currently on sale commemorating…

Continuing to be a force

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Women`s Roundup

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Lady Knights roll 72-48 North Lincoln remains unblemished in Southern Piedmont play with a convincing 72-48 victory over Bessemer City Tuesday night. Sophomore Kayla Alexander paced the Lady Knights with 23 points, while senior Alyssa Lowe netted 16. Caroline Farris contributed 12 in the victory. McCaskill scored a game-high 27…

Men`s Roundup

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Knights end skid The North Lincoln Knights broke a four-game losing streak with a 71-66 victory over Bessemer City. Kenny Bethea scored a game-high 19 points to lead North Lincoln (3-11, 2-3), while Kyle Baker also finished in double figures with 12. “It’s wonderful for the boys’ hard work to…