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Local wrestlers finish second

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On November 22 several Lincoln County wrestlers ranging in age from 4-years-old to 10 traveled to Fayetteville, North Carolina to compete in the National Elementary Folkstyle Duals wrestling tournament. The Western NC Grapplers, which had a variety of wrestlers from across North Carolina, including Lincolnton, Spruce Pine, Lenoir, Cherokee and…

Former Wolf honored

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Bemidji State University cornerback Terrell Phelps (Sr., Lincolnton) has been named First-team Daktronics, Inc. Super Region No. 3, as announced today by the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Phelps was one of eight players hailing for the NSIC to be named first-team All-Super Region and anchored the…

Sports Roundup

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Basketball Varsity girls NL 68, BC 39 Lainey Livernois and Nicole Paysour combined 25 points while Sydney Wilkinson had 12 rebounds in the North Lincoln Lady Knight basketball teams’ first conference win of the season Tuesday. North Lincoln 21 17 9 21 -68 Bessemer City 7 12 12 8 -39…

Sports Briefs

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Playoff tickets Tickets for Friday’s football game between East Lincoln and East Henderson will be on sale at the school for $7 presale and $8 a ticket at the gate. Please call the school for more information. Basketball Mini-Camp East Lincoln High School’s Boys Basketball team will be hosting a…

Sports Briefs

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Playoff tickets Tickets for Friday’s football game between East Lincoln and East Henderson will be on sale at the school for $7 presale and $8 a ticket at the gate. Please call the school for more information. Donkey basketball today North Lincoln High School will be having a Donkey basketball…

Wilson, defense cruise past Trojans

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DENVER — Junior East Lincoln quarterback Josh Wilson threw for 171 yards and rushed for 90 while the Mustangs defense made four interceptions as they defeated Bandys 37-20 in the third round of the 2AA West playoffs on Friday. “I just felt good about getting back into the quarterback position,”…

Mustangs, Bandys re-match tonight

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DENVER — Last time East Lincoln junior Josh Wilson saw Bandy’s he was the Mustangs starting quarterback. In fact, Wilson drove his team down 63 yards in four plays and his 9-yard touchdown run sealed East Lincoln’s first win of the season. Since then the Mustangs haven’t lost. Wilson will…

Wolves starting slow

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LINCOLNTON — The Lincolnton wrestling team hasn’t gotten off to a hot start, but that doesn’t worry Lincolnton wrestling head coach Brent Gates who says the team is young and improving with each match. On Monday, the Wolves lost 43-36 to rival East Lincoln, then lost to Southlake and West…

Lincolnton girls hoops aiming high

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LINCOLNTON — After a dismal first-round playoff exit last season, the Lincolnton Lady Wolves basketball team and head coach Jimmy Carr are hoping to right the ship this year. “We always stress the fundamentals because we always feel like we can better,” Carr said. “If you want to be a…

Locals cheer to nation-als

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The North Lake Knights Peewee Cheerleaders took second place Nov. 2 in a competition at RS Central High School in Rutherfordton, qualifying them for a national cheerleading competition. The Knights will be competing Dec. 13 at the Amway Arena in Orlando, Fla. The cheerleaders have been working hard and are…