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Wolves playoff tickets on sale Tickets to Lincolnton’s home playoff game versus Red Springs will be on sale for $6 apiece at Lincoln Athletics, Byrd’s Sundries, City Lunch and Lincolnton High School. No passes that are not North Carolina High School Athletic Association passes will be honored—county passes fall under…

Lions too much for Knights

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Shelby just had too much speed. North Lincoln kept it close, trailing only 14-7, at the end of the first quarter but a 28-point explosion by the Golden Lions propelled them to a 49-28 victory and into the second round. “They had a lot of speed. We played really good…

Cavs end Rebels’ season

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West Lincoln traveled to East Rutherford Friday night for an opening round game in the 2AA state playoffs. It marked the first time the Rebels had ever played in a postseason game. The Rebels were rewarded a playoff spot after a third place finish in conference play while the Cavaliers…

7 named to all-SP team

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Seven players were named to the Southern Piedmont’s 1A/2A All-Conference volleyball team recently. For Southern Piedmont runner-up East Lincoln, Kassi Henry and Lauren were rewarded for their stellar play, being named all-conference. Hannah Parker and Charlotte Clark were selected from the Lincolnton Lady Wolves. West Lincoln’s Sara Elmore and April…

Sports Briefs

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Wolves playoff tickets on sale Tickets to Lincolnton’s home playoff game versus Mount Heritage will be on sale Lincoln Athletics, Byrd’s Sundries, City Lunch and Lincolnton High School. No passes that are not North Carolina High School Athletic Association passes will be honored—county passes fall under that category. Knights playoff…

Wolves No. 1 in final poll

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The final AP high school football poll of the regular season was released Tuesday and the Lincolnton Wolves are ranked number one. The Wolves received fifteen of the possible twenty first place votes, with number two ranked South Columbus receiving four, and number four ranked Northeastern the other. With Brevard…

Knights to take on Lions

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Facing the No. 8 team in the state Shelby is never easy, but the North Lincoln Knights find themselves in an even more precarious situation this week. The No. 5 seed Golden Lions are fresh off the heels of a 23-21 loss at the hands of Cleveland County foe East…

Been a long time

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While everyone has taken notice of Lincolnton, the No. 2 team in the state, another county team has quietly put together quite a run. The East Lincoln Mustangs have won six of their last seven games, after beginning the season 0-4. It takes time for a team to learn a…

2005 Rebels, ‘team that made history’

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est Lincoln’s (3-7) reward for making the playoffs is not one many teams would welcome—the East Rutherford Cavaliers (10-0) a No. 1 seed in the west. But nonetheless, first-year head coach Randall Gusler and his team, are happy they were finally able to break the streak of 43 straight years…

Wolves ready for first round

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Anyone clad in black and gold is happy the Lincolnton Wolves were rewarded with a No. 1 seed. And while Lincolnton coaches and players alike feel good about that, they also know just as quickly as they earned their impressive 10-0 record and No. 1 ranking in the state, they…