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Remembering Trey

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Five players were honored as part of North Lincoln’s senior night. Four in body and one in spirit. Kenny Bethea, Kyle Baker, Alex Loftin and Reid Ketner watched as fellow-senior Trey Whiteside had his jersey retired. Whiteside, a 16-year old, who passed away in a tragic car accident last summer…

Lady Knights fall to Vikings, East clinches second place

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North Lincoln let an eight-point lead slip away with six minutes to play before succumbing to South Iredell 59-52 Tuesday night in a battle for first place in the Southern Piedmont. Lady Knights head coach Mark Lackey credits the Lady Vikings (15-8, 12-1) for North’s collapse. “They forced us away…

Iron will: Ironmen beat Wolves

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Cherryville head coach Scott Harrill took what could’ve been a dire circumstance and made something positive out of it just in time for a 72-71 victory at Lincolnton. After dismissing sophomore starter Kalem Johnson and reserve guard Daniel Martin for a violation of team rules, Harrill shared Romans 5:3 with…

Lady Rebels down Yellow Jackets

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West Lincoln downed Bessemer City 53-29 behind another double-double from senior Sara Elmore. Elmore scored 19 points, had 11 boards and four steals in the victory, while Holly Hoover and Jessie Watts each had 11 in the win. Kayda Caldwell chipped in seven. Auny McCaskill paced Bessemer with 15 points…

Standing tall in the middle

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Mustangs take state crown

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East Lincoln’s men swim team won the 1A/2A State Championship Saturday held on the campus of North Carolina State University. The Mustangs scored 240 team points to best runner-up Cardinal Gibbons (190.5), Mount Airy (176), Hillsborough Cedar Ridge (134) and Reidsville (119). East Lincoln’s women finish fifth, tallying 86 points.…

Showdown set for the Lady Knights

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The Lady Knights refused to look past Lincolnton Friday and their focus earned them a 73-57 victory. North Lincoln (15-7, 11-1) will battle South Iredell (14-8, 11-) Tuesday night, but they knew for that game to mean anything they would have to get past Lincoln County rival Lincolnton (6-14, 5-7).…

Wolves run past Knights, 92-76

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Entering the final two games of the Southern Piedmont season, the Lincolnton Wolves are serving notice East Lincoln and Cherryville aren’t the only two contenders for the conference crown. With a 92-76 victory over North Lincoln Friday night, the Wolves have won eight of their last 10 games as conference…

Sports briefs

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Adrian L. Shuford YMCA Programs The Adrian L. Shuford Jr. YMCA is taking soccer and volleyball registration from Jan. 23 to Feb. 11. Late registration for soccer will be from Feb. 12 to the 18 (add a $5 late fee). The cost for kids ages 3 & 4 is $45…

No Gross Experience

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