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Wolves squad makes history

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WINSTON-SALEM — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association state championships in cross-country for both boys and girls will be held at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons on Saturday. Both the Lincolnton girls and East Lincoln boys will take their shots at state titles. This meet is especially significant for the…

Wolves get stung by Jackets

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BESSEMER CITY — Although a conference championship was out of reach, the state playoffs were shaping up nicely for Lincolnton. If the Wolves were to wrap up a second-place finish in the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference, they had a possibility of hosting a playoff game or two. But those aspirations…

Mustangs leap forward

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VALE — The East Lincoln Mustangs football team has been rolling along of late, winning nine straight games after its opening season loss to Newton-Conover. The team continued its Southern Piedmont Conference-dominating performance with a 43-7 win over rival West Lincoln on Monday. The Mustangs (9-1, 5-0) took awhile to…

Defenses make their mark as season begins to wind down

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With the regular season of high school football quickly coming to a close, some teams needed stellar performances while others were hoping for an upset. Both things happened this week in Southern Piedmont Conference play. North Lincoln got a stellar performance from its defense as the Knights (6-3, 3-1) collected…

Soccer playoffs today

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Two Lincoln County teams have qualified for the men’s 2A West soccer playoffs, which will begin today. South Iredell (17-1) won the Southern Piedmont Conference, followed by East Lincoln and Lincolnton. Both the Mustangs and Wolves will play in the first round of the playoffs today beginning with Lincolnton at…

Roundup

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Golf Tobey places ninth On the final day 2A high school state golf championship round East Lincoln sophomore Mattie Tobey finished ninth overall shooting a 166. She shot an 83 on both Day 1 and Day 2 to earn a three-way tie for ninth place in the state competition. She…

Keep your eye on the ball

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Sports Briefs

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Powder Puff Thurs. Powder Puff games for East Lincoln High School will be held on Thursday, October 30th starting at 6:30 p.m. The ninth and 10th grade girls will play first followed by the 11th and 12th grade girls. Sports Boosters will have the concession stands open serving hamburgers and…

County tennis players fall short of championship round

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RALEIGH — It was a battle of Salisbury High School teammates for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A women’s doubles championship on Saturday at North Carolina State University. Hannah Lebowitz and Kirstin Meyerhoeffer of Salisbury downed teammates Shea Comadoll and Joy Loeblein 6-0, 6-1 in the finals.…

Sports Briefs

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WLHS Ceremony West Lincoln High School will hold its annual awards ceremony Sunday, November 16 at 2 p.m. in the new gym. BC Optimist b-ball Boger City Optimist in now accepting registration for basketball sign-ups. Those interested can sign up at City Park during the month of October on Mon.,…