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Lincoln athletes advance in track-and-field competition

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At last weekend’s 2A Midwest Region track competition, 27 Lincoln County track-and-field athletes qualified for state, with 13 of them qualifying in individual events. Three Lincolnton athletes won Individual Midwest Championships in their events. They were Grace Turner, in the 1600 meters; Morgan Turner in the 800 and 3200, and…

Diggin’ volleyball gold

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Husband and wife win top honors

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Sports Briefs

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Royals holding tryouts The Lake Norman Royals are currently holding tryouts for the 8U baseball team. For more information contact John Parker at (980) 241-6108 or e-mail jparkerlknsports@yahoo.com Reliving the past Any former Lincolnton football player or parents of a former football player who went on to play college football…

Drewery earns top nomination

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CANTON, N.C. – The North Carolina Spit Tobacco Education Program (STEP) is proud to announce the finalists for the 2nd Annual N.C. STEP “No Spit” All-Star of the Year. Each finalist has pledged not to use spit or smokeless tobacco – on or off the field. Fans from across North…

Mustangs win 2A Regional title

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DENVER — For the East Lincoln boys track team the past three seasons had been agonizing as twice they finished as runner-up, but not this year. The sound rang sweet in their ears after Saturday’s results at Monroe High School as they became the 2009 2A Midwestern Regional Champs. “What…

Sports Roundup

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American Legion Baseball Burke Co. 4, Lincoln Co. Cards 2 American Legion baseball Burke Co. Post 21 defeated the Post 455 Lincoln County Cardinals, formerly Denver Post 455, Saturday night 4-2. With the score deadlocked 2-2 in the top of the sixth Burke scored two runs on two hits and…

Sports Briefs

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Royals holding tryouts The Lake Norman Royals are currently holding tryouts for the 8U baseball team. For more information contact John Parker at (980) 241-6108 or e-mail jparkerlknsports@yahoo.com Reliving the past Any former Lincolnton football player or parents of a former football player who went on to play college football…

Mustangs season ends at home

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DENVER — The East Lincoln Mustangs baseball team ended their spectacular season run with a 12-8 home loss to Mt. Pleasant Tuesday at ‘The Corral.’ Providence Grove’s Matt Barrier and Anthony Allende combined for two homers, three runs and 9 RBIs. Barrier went 3-for-4 with 6 RBIs and two runs…

Rebels advance 3-2

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VALE — The West Lincoln softball team defeated Providence Grove 4-0 Tuesday led by junior Ashley Rhyne’s pitching performance. Rhyne pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts, five hits, two walks, a hit by pitch and no runs allowed. West Lincoln scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the…