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McGill goes out on top

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Eddie Shelton had one goal when he took over ownership of All-American Fitness in March. “I wanted to make it more family-oriented. Now, it’s family-run. Myself, my wife Vickie and my kids (Tina Heafner and Haylee Harrelson) have made a lot of improvements. We’re trying to change the image of…

Newsome to continue playing career at Navy

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Sometimes you just know. That was exactly the case the first time Alex Newsome stepped foot onto the campus of the Naval Academy. The 6-foot-9 center wanted to commit right there on the spot. “It came to down to what I thought would be best for me and my future.…

Glover seals deal for East

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The East Lincoln Mustangs beat Bandys 44-29 Thursday night. East Lincoln outscored the Trojans 15-6 in the fourth quarter to break open a close game. Alex Newsome paced the Mustangs with a double-double as the Navy-signee scored 13 points and ripped down 10 rebounds. Wes Glover tied Newsome’s output with…

Is this a dream?

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Don’t wake me up. If this football season is a dream, just let me sleep. Never in our wildest dreams did we ever think back in August that the 2A Western Region would be decided tonight in Lincolnton with the Wolves hosting the Mustangs. For all the folks in Lincoln…

Jones sparks East win

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East Lincoln beat North Gaston in a low-scoring contest Tuesday night 37-29. Breon Jones paced the Mustangs with 15 points, four assists, five rebounds and three steals. Wes Glover was 6-for-6 down the stretch to allow the Mustangs to hold on for the victory. Glover had eight points, while Alex…

Golden performances

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Historic matchup

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I`ll tell you truth. When the Lincolnton Wolves dominated the East Lincoln Mustangs on Sept. 28, 24-6, I thought my old high school would have bragging rights for a full year until they went to Denver next season. Well, I was wrong. That night was a special one for me…

Will Wolves go to state?

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Lincolnton head coach Scott Cloninger is short and to the point when asked if he ever could have pictured a scenario where his team would be hosting Lincoln County rival East Lincoln in the 2A Western Final. “I would`ve bet the farm against it.” While no one, including Cloninger could’ve…

Or will the Mustangs go to Raleigh?

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What if someone would’ve told East Lincoln head coach Mike Byus his team would face Lincoln County rival in the Western Final at the beginning of the season? “I would say, does it have to be Lincolnton? We get to see them enough,” he said. “But at the same time,…

Forney does it again

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NEWTON- The East Lincoln Mustangs could’ve started their season with a loss to Newton-Conover and ended their season with a loss at the hands of the Red Devils. They were bound and determined not to let that happen Friday night in the third round of the 2A State Playoffs. After…