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Wolves battle back in SPC

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LINCOLNTON — The Lincolnton Lady Wolves met their goal of going 2-0 last week after defeating South Iredell on Tuesday and beating Highland Tech 43-32 Friday at home. Against Highland Tech, Maggie Cline led Lincolnton with 22 points, including hitting five 3-pointers while Tanetta Mutz contributed 7 points and 9…

Third quarter costs North

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CATAWBA COUNTY— The North Lincoln Lady Knights had a shot at giving Jimmy C. Draughn its first and only 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference loss, but it didn’t happen thanks in large part to a 27-10 third-quarter advantage by the Lady Wildcats, who won 79-56 Friday at home. Elizabeth Ross led…

Rebels move to 5-0 in SPC play

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VALE — The West Lincoln Rebels wrestling team remained perfect in 1A/2A Southern Piedmont Conference play after defeating rival East Lincoln 52-18 on Senior Night. With the victory West Lincoln moved to 27-5 overall and 5-0 in league play. Rebels head coach Butch Ross said he expected East Lincoln, who…

Football team honors players

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DENVER — Some things in life are about timing. Others can depend on being at the right place at the right time. This past season was the right time for the East Lincoln Mustangs football team to be successful, head coach Mike Byus said. “To have a season like this…

Wolves win after big break

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SOUTH IREDELL — The Lincolnton boys varsity basketball team showed no signs of a 13-day layoff as they defeated South Iredell 68-57 Thursday. “It was a long layoff, but a lot of credit for keeping the kids prepared goes to my assistant coaches for running practices when I couldn’t be…

Sports Briefs

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Cherryville Roadrunners The Cherryville Roadrunners will be having try-outs for a 10U baseball team 2-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton. Please bring all equipment for a complete evaluation. Those who made the team will be announced on Sunday. All people trying out will need to…

Rebels perfect in conference

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PUMPKIN CENTER — With Friday’s recent 65-12 victory over rival North Lincoln, the West Lincoln Rebels wrestling team is now a perfect 4-0 in conference and 26-5 overall. With only six seniors and a large influx of underclassmen the Rebels are learning at an accelerated rate, West Lincoln head coach…

Sports briefs

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Cherryville Roadrunners The Cherryville Roadrunners will be having try-outs for a 10U baseball team Jan. 24th and 25th at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton from 2-4 p.m. each day. Please bring all equipment for a complete evaluation. Those who made the team will be announced on the 25th. All people…

Rendleman slams the Rams

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DENVER — The Mustangs came out of the gates strong and then held on for a 56-42 conference victory over Highland Tech Friday night at East Lincoln. East Lincoln outscored the Rams 14-2 in the first quarter, and never saw their lead get below five points throughout the remainder of…

Roundup

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Varsity basketball Lady Knights 58, SI 43 The North Lincoln Lady Knights basketball team defeated South Iredell 58-43 Friday. Senior Ashley Thackeray had 12 points and 5 rebounds to lead North Lincoln while Stephanie Wooten pitched in 11 points. Sydney Wilkson added 4 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals in…