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Raymer carries Knights

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BUNKER HILL — A week after a heartbreaking home loss, the North Lincoln Knights responded on the road with a 34-15 win Friday led by senior running back Kenny Raymer’s 174-yard, three-score performance against the Bunker Hill Bears. “I’m really proud of Kenny [Raymer],” North Lincoln head coach Matt Beam…

New coach makes debut

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Knights net Hainrihar as new coach

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PUMPKIN CENTER — The North Lincoln Knights basketball team will have a new head coach next season, but it won’t be who you think it is. Former boys’ head coach David Johnson and girls’ head coach Mark Lackey were supposed to switch places. That changed over the course of the…

Sports Hall of Fame names released today

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The Lincoln County Sports Hall of Fame board has released the names of the inductees for the 2008 ceremony. This year’s new members are Bill Abernethy, Scott Cloninger, Maebelle Aderholt Earnhardt, Jerry Gates, Terry Gates, Maurice Moore, Butch Ross and Ryan Shelton. This will be the eighth Hall of Fame…

Mustangs net victory over Wolves

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Tuesday marked the coaching debut of new East Lincoln head volleyball Stacey Buchanan and the second consecutive conference loss for the Lady Wolves, as East Lincoln defeated Lincolnton 3-1; 18-25, 25-21, 25-19 and 25-19. “It feels good to win,” Buchanan said. “I think we had the nervous jitters with the…

Wright earns honor after performance

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In celebration of football season, the Lincoln Times-News sports staff will pick a Lincoln County football athlete from one of the four county schools each week. This week’s featured athlete is senior Jordan Wright of the 2A state champion Lincolnton Wolves. Wright caught four passes for 108 yards in Week…

Roundup

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Soccer Ashbrook 6, Lincolnton Lincolnton lost 6-0 at Ashbrook on Monday. They will travel to take on South Point (2-2) today at 6:30 p.m. Bandys 2, NL 0 Bandys varsity soccer defeated North Lincoln 2-0 last Thursday. The Knights are now 0-2 on the season. The jayvee team tied 3-3.…

Wolves roll to 35-7 victory in opener

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The 2008 version of Lincolnton Wolves football picked right up where the 2007 2A state championship team left off, winning its 12th game in a row dating back to last season. Sophomore quarterback Brandon Wilson passed for 177 yards and a touchdown Friday night as the Wolves defeated East Rutherford…

Rebels lose 43-14 in Latham’s debut

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VALE – The Mark Latham era at West Lincoln started off with a bang for the Rebels, but it didn’t last long as the Indians of St. Stephens spoiled the home debut of Latham and the Rebels with a 43-14 win. After taking the field in a new look uniform,…

Late FG defeats Knights

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PUMPKIN CENTER —Lake Norman Wildcat senior place-kicker Sully Shidler connected on a 37-yard field goal with 35 seconds left that proved to be the difference in a 12-10 victory for Lake Norman over the North Lincoln Knights at ‘The Dungeon’ at North Lincoln High School Friday. “We didn’t give up…