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Rebels still perfect in conference

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The West Lincoln/Bessemer City game wasn’t the only game going on Friday night, but it was certainly an exciting one. The Rebels came away with a 7-3 win over the Yellow Jackets. With the score deadlocked at two, Chris Taylor’s groundout RBI followed by RBI singles off the bats of…

Thompson lifts Wolves

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The Lincolnton Wolves edged South Iredell 5-4 Thursday night on the road for their first win in the Southern Piedmont. Senior Paul Robinson worked five and two-thirds, gave up two earned runs, scattered seven hits and struck out four batters in a no-decision, leaving his head coach Cole Sigmon impressed…

Triple threat trio leads team to new heights

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They say the best things come in small packages and in pairs, but what about three’s? Alex Newsome, Keith Rendleman and Wes Glover might just be the most feared record holding trio in the Southern Piedmont Conference. The two seniors have combined for 2,179 points, 1252 rebounds and 249 steals.…

Rebels ‘Cook’ up big win vs. Huskies

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West Lincoln beat Hunter Huss 13-2 in five innings Wednesday night. Senior Daniel Wise (1-0) threw three innings, struck out three batters and gave up two hits in his first varsity start. “I was just really happy for Daniel to go out and perform extremely well. He got ahead of…

Lady Mustangs lose 3-0

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team suffered through their first big test before conference play as they lost 3-0 to Salisbury at David Clark Stadium Tuesday. The Lady Hornets (5-0) avenged a loss in last year’s playoffs at the hands of East Lincoln. With the Lady Mustangs (1-5) main…

Gator bait

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Roundup

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Mustangs swing in second The East Lincoln Mustangs finished second in two golf tournaments recently. Wednesday, the Mustangs 165 were bested only by Charlotte Country Day, which shot a 156. Maiden and Highland Tech tied for third with a team score of 167. Al Dickens paced Charlotte Country Day with…

Rendleman takes top honor in SPC

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Good thing he’s graduating. That’s what opposing teams and fans say about East Lincoln standout Keith Rendleman, who was just named Southern Piedmont Player of the Year, after watching him play. Only one problem with that comment, it’s not true. Much to the chagrin of his Southern Piedmont competition, they’ll…

Wolves defeat Cherryville 9-5

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The Lincolnton Wolves earned not only their first victory of the season but also their first conference victory of the season behind a complete game effort from Brandon Locklin and a homerun from Nate Wright as the Wolves defeated the Cherryville Ironmen 9-5 Tuesday night at home. “I thought both…

Drewery, Rebels roll in 3-0 win

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West Lincoln shut out South Iredell 3-0 behind sophomore right-hander Trey Drewery. Drewery, in only his second varsity start, threw a complete-game two-hitter, striking out eight batters and walking four. While he may have suprised the Vikings, Drewery’s head coach Allan Chapman wasn’t surprised at all. “We’re very impressed with…