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Lady Knights burned by Dragons

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It was the final stop for the North Lincoln Lady Knights soccer team as they were defeated 4-1 at home Wednesday in the third round of the 2A West women’s soccer playoffs. North Lincoln head coach Beth Pressley said but it was a big step in the programs history. “I…

Huskies prevail after 13

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Thirteen was an unlucky number for the West Lincoln Lady Rebels softball team Thursday at home. Thirteen — as in the inning number it took Ashe County to defeat the Lady Rebels 1-0 and end their season in the women’s 2A West second round of fast-pitch softball. The Lady Huskies…

Mustangs season ends

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The East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team came to end Wednesday as they were defeated by the No. 12 best team in women’s 2A West soccer, Wilkes Central 4-0. The Lady Mustangs got behind and never really tested the Lady Eagles goalkeeper, East Lincoln head coach Jason Dragoon said. “They…

Franklin advances

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Brad Franklin of Lincolnton entered the Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run competition after his grandmother saw it in the Lincoln Times-News and told his mother. She encouraged to partcipate and he won the local level of competition in the 11-12 age division. He competed on April 27th…

Lady Rebels make history, shutout West Davidson

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The West Lincoln Lady Rebels’ softball team made history with its 2-0 win over the West Davidson Lady Green Dragons Tuesday night, as the Rebels became the first fast-pitch softball team to advance to the second round of playoffs in the school’s history. Lady Rebel head coach Mia Cooke said…

Watts lifts Rebels

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Senior Jake Watts made North Stanly Comets pay at the plate, holding them from rallying back late, as the West Lincoln baseball team defeated the Comets 6-5 at home Tuesday night in the second round of the men’s 2A West state baseball playoffs. The Rebels (17-9) couldn’t figure out North…

Harkey silences crowd

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A little more than three years ago, Mallary Harkey, now 7, Lincolnton received a Callaway HX Tour Prototype golf ball from 2004 Masters’ Champion Phil Mickelson at the Wachovia Championship in Charlotte when she was four year’s old. Fast forward to May 7, 2008: Mallary’s four-year-old little brother, Lawson Harkey,…

Lady Mustangs prevaillate 3-2 in OT

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Sometimes adversity can be a good motivator. Thus was the case with the East Lincoln Lady Mustangs soccer team Saturday, as they came back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat West Henderson 3-2 in overtime. They now advance to the third round of the women’s 2A state soccer playoffs and…

Wolves bedeviled out of playoffs

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The Lincolnton Wolves baseball season came to an end Saturday as Brevard rallied in the bottom of the seventh inning to win 4-3 ending the Wolves season. Things looked good early fro Lincolnton (9-12) as Nate Wright gave the Wolves a 2-0 led in the first inning with a 2-run…

Sports Roundup

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Baseball Salisbury 11, EL 3 The Hornets stung the Mustangs for 11 runs and ended their season with a 15-9 overall record. Mustang head coach Chris Matile was unavailable for a comment for press time. Softball N. Lincoln 2, W. Lincoln 0 The North Lincoln Lady Knights held West Lincoln…