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Denver Dazzle 14U wins first place

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Sports Briefs

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LHS sports tickets Season tickets for all sports at Lincolnton High School are now on sale at two locations, The Drug Store and Kate McCalls. Football season tickets are $25 and all sports passes, which include every home game, are $75. For more information call (704) 735-3089. Punt, Pass and…

Wolves run wild over rival

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What is usually a close contest between two very good football teams produced a surprise result Friday for Lincolnton head coach Scott Cloninger and the Wolves as they defeated rival Maiden 40-23. “I didn’t expect this,” Cloninger said. “This game always goes down to the wire, I thought it was…

Avery shoots her way to state title

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CROUSE — With her chin pressed firmly against the gun, she slowly begins to close her eyes and think of someone who makes her feel good. Quietly, she recites the same Bible phrase to herself, a verse that she relies on to give her strength and comfort. When the time…

Mustangs win home opener

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DENVER — After a disappointing loss on the road to Newton-Conover and a close win over Bandy’s last week, the East Lincoln Mustangs were happy to be home as they defeated Kennedy Charter 62-13 Thursday. The Mustangs offense, defense and even special teams played well as the boys sporting orange…

Rebels shut out 33-0

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VALE — West Lincoln came into Thursday night’s game looking to get into the win column against a very solid Fred T. Foard squad. It didn’t happen. The Rebels (0-3) fell at home 33-0. Nothing seemed to go right for West Lincoln, as the team was held to 135 yards…

Wolves fall 3-1 to rival

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Whenever Shelby and Lincolnton take the pitch in soccer it always ends in a close match. Wednesday was much of the same, as Shelby, the No. 1 team in 4A, defeated 11th -ranked 2A powerhouse Lincolnton 3-1 in extra time. “We play them hard, they play us hard,” Shelby head…

Knights, JV Wolves win

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OLIN – Kenny Raymer rushed for 116 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the fourth quarter, as North Lincoln pulled away from North Iredell to a 30-14 win Thursday. North Lincoln (2-1) led 13-7 before Raymer scored on runs of 1 and 8 yards in the final quarter to…

Angels finish as runners-up at state

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Three area teams move games to Thursday

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With Tropical Storm Hanna threatening to make its way to the Carolinas sometime late Friday or early Saturday, West Lincoln, East Lincoln and North Lincoln high schools have changed their football game to Thursday. Other tilts scheduled to be played in Gaston and Cleveland counties have also been pushed up.…