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Woodie out Taylor Woodie, who was the second-leading scorer last season with near 11 points per game, underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee Monday, forcing him to miss basketball season. Despite missing the Rebels’ final two football games and this coming basketball season, Woodie is…

Wolves hoping to complete perfect run through Southern Piedmont Conference with win

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The No. 2 team in 2A football in North Carolina, the Lincolnton Wolves (9-1, 5-0), will face North Lincoln for the first time in regular season action at ‘The Dungeon,’ looking to make it six straight wins entering the playoffs. Two seasons ago, Lincolnton faced the Knights as part of…

North looks to do the unthinkable, by beating Wolves in regular season conference finale

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It goes without saying, that it’s an unenviable task going up against the No. 2 team in the state, Lincolnton. But while North Lincoln knows it won’t be easy, they’re choosing to focus on how big of an opportunity they have — hosting a cross-county rival — with a chance…

Caught the big one!

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Wolves crush Ironmen, cloninger not pleased with intensity

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Lincolnton coach Scott Cloninger complained Friday night that his team has not been challenged in recent weeks in Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference play. Chances are, the Wolves will get more of a fight this week when they travel to North Lincoln for the first meeting between the two schools, one…

Rebels dreams crushed

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The Rebels suffered one of their most heart-breaking losses in school history Friday night. After such an emotionally up-and-down season, with one of the best moments being starting out 3-0 in the Southern Piedmont Conference, the image of senior linebacker Jon Thomas embodies what West Lincoln is all about– hard-working,…

Knights end Rebels` season

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A chance to make the playoffs for the first time in school history, senior night and a county rival in your backyard. The script couldn’t have been any better for a West Lincoln fan. Unfortunately, the Rebels, along the loyal Rebel fans, can blame Friday’s 23-6 loss and not making…

Sports Briefs

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Wolves soccer The Lincolnton Wolves (12-1-3, 8-1-1) will host Ledford, from Rowan County, Wednesday. The game will start at 6 p.m. and will be played on Von Ray Harris Field. Admission for the game is $5. First-year head coach Andrew Grant led the Wolves to a second-place finish to league…

Sports Roundup

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Running to the state meet It was a big day for Lincoln County cross country teams at the Midwest 2A Regional Meet at Salisbury Community Park Saturday. The East Lincoln Mustangs, led by senior Brad Popple, qualified for the 2A State meet. Popple broke the course record with a eye-popping…

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Knights make it to states North Lincoln Lady Knights’ tennis player Jordan Kinney will participate in the 2A Tennis Championships to be held at the Cary Tennis Center. The Lady Knights women’s golf team finished seventh out of 19 teams at the 2A Regional at Riverbend Country Club. Haley Sumner…